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  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • New mini robot sub unveiled at the NOC

    The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic surface vehicle was unveiled at the Marine Autonomous and Technology Annual Showcase this November, at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This innovative new design, led by Planet Ocean & co-developed by NOC, ASV ltd & The University of Southampton, is around three times smaller than current autonomous underwater ...

  • Easy environmental noise mapping from Brüel & Kjær

    Predictor-LimA Type 7810 version 11.2 responds to customer input and resolves some issues to provide more robust software, that enables calculations in line with latest agreements on standard interpretation (ISO 17534). Other Enhancements include feature importation from open street map in LimA to create models more quickly, Chinese calculation methods and - in Predictor - enhanced results ...

  • Government Officals and Special Guests Gather to Celebrate Completion of 3rd Largest AFO Project in North America

    Last week, government officials, special guests and educators gathered in London, Ontario to celebrate the successful funding, installation and commissioning of a 50 km AFO system on the Lake Huron Water System’s water main transmission pipeline – a 1200mm diameter PCCP supplying more than 500,000 people in southwestern Ontario. The event was covered by the London ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Visit Marlec at METS 2016

    METS is the world’s largest marine equipment trade show, which has been bringing the marine industry together for decades. Visit Marlec at stand 03.231 and discover our highly recomended wind turbines, solar panels and unique systems that are popular world wide. Please feel free to visit our stand and speak to Teresa or David who are highly experienced ...

  • Geovariances has been actively involved in EPRI geostatistics guide

    Earlier this year, the American EPRI has published a guide for using geostatistics in developing a site final status survey program for plant decommissioning. This report examines the use of geostatistical approaches that exploit spatial relationships to develop a three-dimensional contamination map based on measurement results from discrete points. The report presents a conceptual ...


    By Geovariances

  • Study to Uncover Yellowstone’s Subsurface Mysteries

    A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic (HEM) survey on November 7, 2016. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Wyoming and Aarhus University in Denmark hope to distinguish zones of cold fresh water, hot saline water, steam, clay and unaltered ...

  • Valuing Undrilled Exploration Acreage: CGG and Wood Mackenzie Release EV² Exploration Valuation Platform

    Launched today, the powerful EV2 decision support platform enables oil and gas clients to determine the value of undrilled exploration acreage in the world’s most prospective basins. Combining the geological expertise of CGG Robertson with the commercial insight of Wood Mackenzie, EV2 represents an industry first in terms of coupling a flexible valuation tool with a rigorous and ...


    By CGG

  • AERMOD View Version 9.2 Released!

    On October 12, 2016, Lakes Environmental released AERMOD View Version 9.2. This release includes the following updates: New Tile Maps Server: Implementation of a new mapping system "Lakes Satellite". This feature is only available to users with a current paid ...


    By Lakes Environmental Software

  • Modeling Tip: Importing a Map Image File into BREEZE AERMOD or 3D Analyst

    Imported maps can be very helpful when setting up a model scenario and analyzing the results. They can be used as a QA/QC method for ensuring that model objects are in the correct locations and they can also help better visualize results graphically. Although a map file is not required, BREEZE AERMOD and BREEZE 3D ...

  • New technology for remotely mapping beaches

    Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet. This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial licence between National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Marlan Maritime Technologies to sell new coastal mapping technology. The depth and pattern of sediment on the floor of the intertidal zones changes daily, yet ...

  • How California Created a New System for Determining the Costs of Grid Connection

    Interconnecting to the grid is one of the key hurdles for renewable energy project development. The process can be lengthy, expensive and irksome. Some projects take three or more years to get interconnected, with a price tag of millions of dollars, and it is because of these difficulties that there has been a renewed focus around the country on reforming the interconnection process. ...


    By Greentech Media

  • BSRIA launches Indoor Air Quality topic guide

    BSRIA is delighted to announce the release of its new topic guide on the subject of ‘indoor air quality’ (IAQ) which is available to download free from its website. The BSRIA Topic Guides are designed to be an ‘at a glance publication’ introducing readers to key industry topics and suggesting further reading. The guide is aimed at those looking for introductory information ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • European Marine Board consults member institutes on priorities for advancing ocean observation and seabed mapping

    Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is meeting with ocean research leaders at the European Marine Board offices in Ostend, Belgium, today to discuss ocean research challenges. The meeting with Commissioner Vella follows on from a previous consultation, held in March, which identified ocean observation and seabed mapping as crucially important for ...

  • IPM Attending AISTech 2016 in Pittsburgh

    In-Place Machining Company invites you to visit us at Booth #2653 during the Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition 2016, May 16-19 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The annual conference features technical presentations, plant tours, and the largest steel related exposition in North America. In-Place Machining Company provides ...


    By In-Place Machining Company

  • CERC at the recent Air Quality Science and Application conference in Milan

    In March, Dr. Jenny Stocker from CERC attended the Air Quality – Science and Application conference in Milan, presenting recent work on regional to roadside modelling and co-chairing a session on ‘Development / application / evaluation of air quality and related models’. Jenny’s presentation showed analyses derived from ...

  • Time to set standards for mapping noise and stick to them

    SoundPLAN, the leading international expert designer and provider of acoustics and air pollution simulation software for environmental modelling, is calling on the bodies responsible for setting noise standards around the world to ensure that they implement and maintain high quality standards with thorough test procedures and scenarios.  The USA’s Federal Highway Administration’s ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • Making History Again: Louisville Water Deploys Purerobotics for PCCP Condition Assessment and GIS Mapping

    To many history buffs, “the prettiest ornamental water tower and pumping station” in the U.S. belongs to Louisville Water Company (Louisville Water). In 1860, the water company, which today provides water to more than 850,000 people in Louisville, Kentucky and surrounding communities, built its first water tower and ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • EPA Releases Online Mapping Tool to Help Protect Drinking Water Sources

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released DWMAPS – the Drinking Water Mapping Application to Protect Source Waters. This robust, online mapping tool provides the public, water system operators, state programs, and federal agencies with critical information to help them safeguard the sources of America’s drinking water. DWMAPS allows users to learn about their watershed ...

  • Latest Generation Robotic Crawler Takes Pipeline Inspections To The Next Level

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 2.9 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It's the third generation robotics crawler from Pure Technologies Ltd. ("Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR), a global leader in the development of ...


    By Pure Technologies

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