biodegradability monitoring News

  • Marchwood Scientific new range of services for biodegradable waste

    Marchwood Scientific Services Ltd (MSSL) the independent Dioxin testing laboratory near Southampton has now extended its package of testing services for biodegradable wastes. The EU Landfill Directive and corresponding UK Landfill Regulations set targets designed to divert biodegradable municipal wastes (BMW) away from landfill. These targets state that by 2010, only 75% of the 1995 quantity of ...

  • New monitoring tools for petrol additive MTBE in groundwater

    Methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) is a petrol additive which can contaminate groundwater supplies. MTBE often breaks down naturally in the environment, but regulators need to be certain that this is taking place. New research highlights a number of tools in development that may offer better data on spilled MTBE in the environment, and improve the ability to monitor its degradation. MTBE is added ...

  • Portable biogas monitoring for process control & analysis

    Regular, reliable and accurate monitoring of biogas yield is essential for optimising process performance, treatment and control. There are many solutions and products available using the latest gas measurement techniques however not all are reliable, maintain the required accuracy or assist with minimising potential downtime. Biogas is produced by anaerobic digestion of biodegradable materials, ...


    By Geotech

  • Principles of In Situ Bioremediation and Molecular Biological Tools for Site Assessment and Performance Monitoring

    Join Microbial Insights and EOS Remediation for a Free Lunch and Learn Workshop  October 20, 2014                             October 27, 2014 10:00 am - ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Global participation in World Water Monitoring Day™ increases 60 percent in 2008

    More than 73,000 people worldwide visited their local streams, rivers, lakes and other water bodies in celebration of World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD) in 2008, according to the program’s Year in Review report released this week by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the International Water Association (IWA). WWMD is an international education and outreach program that builds public ...

  • EU waste management policy

    Today's society generates a great deal of biodegradable waste, which causes major environmental and health problems. There are various forms of treatment to prevent and monitor those problems. The choice of the best method is based on maximising safety, minimising environmental impact and, whenever possible, obtaining recyclable end products. The best way of doing this is by biological treatment ...


  • BCI to Report Significant Research Findings on PCB Dechlrorination at Battelle Conference

    Bioremediation Consulting, Inc. will present recent research findings on dechlorination of PCBs at the Battelle Conference - "Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds", May 21-24, 2012 in Monterey, California. BCI's research; "PCB Biodegradation by a Dehalococcoides (Dhc) Culture Grown on Trichlorobenzenes" can be found at Poster Location 17 on Level 1 in the Exhibit Hall from ...

  • Adventus Group announces new groundwater well treatment product

    Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, announced the introduction of A-SOX(tm) for groundwater well treatment of organic constituents amendable to anaerobic biodegradation processes. Designed by field engineers as a time and money saving innovation, this delivery system is most conducive to physically challenging situations where a readily biodegradable carbon source and ...


  • FMC to team with university researchers investigating bioremediation approaches to the Gulf Coast oil spill

    FMC Corporation has teamed with a number of university researchers to investigate augmented bioremediation of oil from the Deepwater Horizon incident in coastal wetlands and marshes in the Gulf of Mexico. The Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research at Tarleton State University, Texas A & M Galveston Dept. of Marine Biology, Tarleton State Dept. of Engineering and FMC have formed a ...

  • SEPA publishes Waste Data Digest 9

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has published its ninth annual Waste Data Digest. SEPA has produced an annual Waste Data Digest since 2001 which deals with data collected by SEPA on controlled waste in Scotland, providing SEPA's customers with an informative and succinct overview of Scotland's waste management over recent years. The digest consists of two parts: the key ...

  • Upcoming Pittcon 2015

    HORIBA Scientific will be speaking at the upcoming Pittcon 2015 symposium entitled, "Using analytical solutions to target emerging issues in drinking water safety." Adam Gilmore, PhD, will be discussing: "Optical monitoring and optimization of wastewater recycling operations with simultaneous fluorescence and absorbance measurements." The symposium's description is: "Using ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • SURCIS launches the BM-Advance Pro respirometer

    The BM-Advance Pro is a BM respirometry system where it has been introduced an important improvement to the existing BM-Advance model. This upgrade is the inclusion of the Redox potential (ORP) in the BM-Advance measurements. The reason for including this new parameter stems from the fact that through numerous published studies and experiences it has been demonstrated that Redox potential, ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

  • Announcing O-Sox™ Remediation Technology for Downwell Deployment of Dissolved Oxygen

    Industry leaders form partnership to offer oxygen releasing socks for aerobic biodegradation in groundwater wells Stone Mountain, Ga.; Freeport, Ill.; Pittsburgh  – Three premier environmental remediation and service firms have announced a strategic partnership to provide a highly engineered delivery system for the EHC-O™ controlled-release oxygen and nutrient releasing technology ...


  • Hydroxyl Awarded $1M Turnkey ActiveCell® Industrial Wastewater Treatment Contract From Mizkan Americas

    VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Hydroxyl Systems, Inc. announced today that the company has been awarded a $1.1 Million USD contract from Mizkan Americas, Inc. for the turnkey supply of an ActiveCell® biological wastewater treatment system. Hydroxyl's ActiveCell® advanced wastewater treatment technology will process 20,000 gallons a day of high-strength industrial wastewater produced from ...


  • Food Processing Facilities: Substantially Increase Your Wastewater Treatment Capacity in Your Existing Tanks.

    Biowater Technology specializes in efficient, cost-effective wastewater treatment systems for food/beverge processing facilities.  Our systems optimize treatment configureations to help a customer's Clean-In-Place (CIP) and Clean-Out of-Place (COP) systems work more efficiently and make sure compliance is achieved. Food Processing generates highly soluble and biodegradable organic compounds ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Innovative Remediation: Integral Geochemist Presents Papers at Battelle Conference in Monterey

    Integral geochemist Steven Helgen presented papers on enhanced site remediation techniques at Battelle’s Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds held in Monterey, California, on May 24–27, 2010. Attracting more than 1,000 participants, the conference focused on the innovative application of existing or new technologies or approaches to ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • URS & RPI Group Celebrate Top Remediation Award in UK

    RPI would like to congratulate URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited for winning the Brownfield Briefing Award in the Best In-Situ Treatment category. The Brownfield Briefing Awards have become the flagship event for the brownfield community and winning an award is one of the highest industry accolades a company can receive. The annual awards recognize technical and conceptual ...

  • New risks identified for aquatic wildlife from plastic compound

    New evidence suggests that the adverse effects on aquatic ecosystems of chemical compounds used in the manufacture of plastics are greater than previously thought. The study reviewed data on five substances with known endocrine-disrupting effects on wildlife in rivers and waterways. Compounds such as bisphenol A (BPA), and the phthalates DBP, DEHP, DIDP and DINP2, are known as endocrine ...

  • Adventus Announces 1st European Deployment of EHC-OTM Remediation Biotechnology

    Patented oxygen-releasing compound seen in The Netherlands to offer best overall cost, performance and reliability WATERLOO, Ontario (July 6, 2006) – The Adventus Group announces the selection of their proprietary EHC-OÔ product by a consortium of Dutch remediation engineering and consulting firms. It was used at two industrial sites to clean up high levels of petroleum volatile ...


  • American Water Receives WateReuse Research Foundation Grant for Desalination Project

    American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it received a grant from the WateReuse Research Foundation to conduct a joint research project with Drexel University to measure and reduce biological fouling on membrane filters in desalination applications. The project is ...


    By American Water

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