biological algae control News

  • Airborne lidar catches algae

    ESRL’s Jim Churnside (Chemical Sciences Division) has used lidar instruments on airplanes to find schools of fish and squid. He’s used lidar—which bounces laser light off distant objects and captures the information-rich return signals—to find abandoned “ghost nets,” which can ensnare and kill ocean dwellers. Now, Churnside is using airborne lidar to find layers of phytoplankton—tiny plant-like ...

  • Cheap local clay kills harmful algae, study finds

    Local clay could help control the harmful algal blooms that destroy fish catch in the Philippines, according to researchers. Scientists at the University of the Philippines' Marine Science Institute found that the blooms — commonly known as red tide — can be mitigated by spraying 'ball clay', which ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • OriginOil’s Algae Screen demonstrates ‘dramatic drop in contaminant load’

    OriginOil Inc. (OTC/BB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, today announced that academic testing has verified its new  ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Algaetech Receives 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award for Service Innovation in Algae Technology

    Algaetech International Sdn. Bhd. today announced it has received the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award for Service Innovation in Algae Technology. The award was conferred at the inaugural 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Green Excellence Awards banquet held on the 25 August at the Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, Singapore. According to Frost & Sullivan, Algaetech ...


    By Marketwire

  • Scale, corrosion and Legionella control without chemicals from Elgressy

    27 May 2006: LONDON, UK: Elgressy UK is pleased to be able to offer its unique technology and methodology for water management in open and closed water systems. Taking a simplified and balanced view of water management has allowed Elgressy to create a highly effective system for the control of micro organisms (including Legionella, E-coli, etc.), scale and corrosion without using chemical ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • MI-AWWA/MWEA Joint Expo 2011

    WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems, Eco-Blaster Biological Control Systems and Belt Blaster will be exhibited at the upcoming MI Joint Water Expo being held in Lansing February 8-9.  Environmental Sales will be hosting this exhibit.  Each material control application is designed to maximize the operating capacity of the machine or equipment, improve safety, and  reduce power, ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • OriginOil Selects Award-Winning Engineering Firm for Product Rollout

    OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • GillTrading.com, Inc. in South Korea

    GillTrading.com, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon is pleased to announce the second phase in the planned series of joint projects with AsiaPacific Water Technology in South Korea. The first venture in July of 2008 consisted of a WeirWasher Automated Cleaning System installation at the .Goseong Plant in South Korea. This second project will consist of three WeirWashers to be installed at the same plant ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Marine protistan ecology and evolution

    This position has a duration of one year, with a possible extension depending on job performance and funding. Microbes play fundamental roles in all ocean ecology. Our primary focus is on eukaryotic phytoplankton, and variations in the communities of bacteria, archaea and heterotrophic eukaryotes, as well as viruses, that accompany different phytoplankton taxa. To investigate these complex ...

  • WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems WEFTEC 2010

    October 4-6, 2010 New Orleans, LA  GillTrading.com, Inc. the makers of WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems will be exhibiting at WEFTEC 2010.  You may find them at booth 926 - GillTrading or 1318 - WeirWasher, ACS. The products featured this year include;  WeirWasher Automated Cleaning ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • Solarvest BioEnergy Grants Options

    SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has granted to Dr. Angela Riveroll 70,000 options exercisable at a price of $0.25 per common share for a period of five years from the grant date. As Senior Research Scientist at Solarvest (PEI) Inc., Dr. Riveroll will take a leading role in the company's genetic program to produce hydrogen ...


    By Solarvest BioEnergy Inc.

  • Solarvest BioEnergy Establishes R&D Agreement With Dalhousie University

    CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company"). Solarvest has commenced a cooperative Research and Development agreement with Dr. Suzanne Budge at the Canadian Institute of Fisheries Technology at Dalhousie University to assist Solarvest in the characterization of lipids and fatty acids in algae. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Sunscreen identified as major cause of coral bleaching

    New research highlights the harmful effects of sunscreens on coral reefs. The ultra-violet (UV) filters, used to protect skin from the harmful effects of sun exposure, caused bleaching of coral reefs even at very low levels. In areas exposed to high levels of human activity, sunscreens may now be posing a significant risk to marine life. Coral reefs are among the most biologically productive and ...

  • Solarvest Receives Funding From the P.E.I. Government's Discovery and Development Fund

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company"), wishes to announce that Solarvest (P.E.I.) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, has received funding of $100,000 for one year from the Government of Prince Edward Island. The aim of the funding is to engineer Solarvest's proprietary hydrogen producing ...


    By Marketwire

  • WeirWasher CEO appointed Water Environment Federation`s Safety, Security and Occupational Health Committee Vice Chair

     Shawna Gill, D.C., CEO of GillTrading.com, Inc., accepted the volunteer position of Occupational Health Vice Chair of the WEF Safety, Security, and Occupational Health Committee. Shawna is a Doctor of Chiropractic and has been involved with safety, ergonomic and public health issues since the 1990"s. Since 2002, Dr. Gill has been responsible for marketing, sales and mangament of GTC which ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • DOE to invest up to US$4.4m in six innovative biofuels projects at US universities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six advanced biofuels projects in which DOE plans to invest up to US$4.4 million, subject to annual appropriations.  These awards to U.S. institutions of higher education will support research and development (R&D) for cost-effective, environmentally friendly biomass conversion technologies for turning non-food feedstocks into ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GillTrading.com, Inc. receives contract to build twelve WeirWasher automated cleaning systems for Doha, Qatar

    GillTrading.com, Inc. proudly announces the contract to work with Eimco to provide Doha, Qatar North Sewage Treatment Works with 12 WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems.  Brent Gill, President and designer of the WeirWasher, ACS, is grateful for the progressive decision of Eimco Water Technologies PTE LTD, the engineers and the facility management in choosing this innovative control method ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • Cutting nutrient pollution may curb harmful algal blooms

    Reducing nitrogen and phosphorus pollution may be an easier, more effective way to control harmful algal blooms in water than addressing warming temperatures, say researchers. Cyanobacteria, also known ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Solarvest Bioenergy Inc. Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

    SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company"), wishes to announce it has arranged a non-brokered private placement, pursuant to which the investors will purchase from the Company up to 300,000 common shares priced at $0.25 per share for gross proceeds of $75,000. Proceeds from this private placement will be used as general working capital. ...


    By Marketwire

  • ThermoEnergy Corporation Signs Contract with City of New York to Help Improve Overall Ecology of Jamaica Bay

    New York City will implement ThermoEnergy's CASTion Ammonia Recovery Process to reduce nitrogen discharges that depletes oxygen levels in bay and its ability to support aquatic life WORCESTER, Mass. - ThermoEnergy Corporation (Pink Sheets: TMEN) has announced that it has entered into a $27.1 million contract with the City of New York, to deploy a state-of-the-art ammonia recovery ...


Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you