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  • Cooling Systems: Increased Costs from Mineral Scaling and Biological Fouling

    Mineral scaling and biological fouling are two of the most common problems associated with watercooled systems, and the costs from these issues can be enormous. By understanding how these issues affect cooling water systems, and their associated cost drivers, facility managers can make informed decisions on proper scale and biological fouling control. ...


    By Innovas Technologies LLC

  • 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

  • Funding announced for three Alberta biological projects

    The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation is funding three new initiatives through its Biological Greenhouse Gas Management Program. The program is managed on behalf of CCEMC by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions. The initiatives include optimizing small methane biofilters for controlling low volume point-source emissions, creating 'activated' biocarbon from wood-residue to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Making nano-scale manufacturing eco-friendly with silk

    Nanolithography — a way of making finely detailed patterns or structures, such as those found in advanced computer microchips, uses toxic and corrosive chemicals. Researchers have now shown that these could be replaced with eco-friendly silk proteins and water, eliminating the need to use and dispose of hazardous chemicals, while achieving similar levels of detail to conventional methods. ...

  • CPI selects Suncombe Effluent Treatment Facility for UK`s new National Biologics Manufacturing Centre

    The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has recently completed commissioning of the new £38m National Biologics Manufacturing Centre in Darlington, Co. Durham, which features a state-of-the-art effluent treatment facility suitable for Containment Level 2 wastes, supplied by Suncombe’s Biowaste Solutions arm. The new Centre provides companies with open access facilities and ...


    By Suncombe Ltd

  • APHL Commends US Public Laboratories' Participation in EPA Region 7 & 8 Full Scale Exercises

    APHL applauds the 27 public health, environmental, drinking water and agricultural laboratories that have demonstrated their commitment to emergency preparedness by voluntarily participating in the Region 7 and 8 full-scale exercise on October 14-21 (laboratory portion runs from October 17-21). These laboratories will be tested on response plan procedures for sample collection, shipment, ...


  • Envirogen Introduces New Small-Scale Fluidized Bed Reactor Systems for Treatment of Selenium in Coal Mining Waters

    Envirogen Technologies, Inc. (Envirogen) announced today that it has introduced a new small-footprint fluidized bed reactor (FBR) system designed to treat low flows of selenium-laden coal mining waters economically and efficiently. The new systems will allow coal mine operators to treat flows that start at less than 100 gallons per minute (gpm) to lower than 5 micrograms per liter selenium at ...


    By Envirogen Technologies Inc.

  • Thailand - water pollution control industry

    The current total market size for wastewater treatment is estimated at about $1.533 billion USD, with an average growth rate of about 10% per year (government sector $613 million USD, private sector $920 million USD). In general, construction and engineering services costs are 85% of the project with the remaining 15% for equipment. Thus, the market for wastewater treatment equipment is about ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Democratic Controlled Congress Shapes New Energy Policy

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - A bill to make permanent the current ban on drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, ANWR, was one of the first measures proposed in the House of Representatives, now controlled by a majority of Democrats. Bills to allow drilling in the refuge have passed the House 10 times in previous Congressional sessions, but these measures have all been ...

  • New generation treatment plant selects Rotork for electric control valve actuation

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuation technology has been selected for a demanding duty involving continuous modulation at what is described as a “new generation” waste water treatment plant in southwest France. The plant is one of the largest in France as well as one of the most energy efficient. Designed for increased rainwater and effluent treatment ...


    By Rotork

  • JUMO AQUIS 500 - New transmitter/controller series for analytical measurement

    This new compact design still features all the most useful options, and is so simple to use its “child’s play”: The new JUMO Aquis 500 can be used for the measurement and control of the most widely used liquid analysis parameters. Available are options for pH/Redox, the JUMO AQUIS 500 pH, and electrolytic conductivity measurements using 2- and 4-electrode methods the ...


    By JUMO

  • Agilent Technologies and MRM Proteomics introduce first commercial kits for quality control of MRM-Based quantitative plasma proteomic workflows

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and MRM Proteomics Inc. today announced the launch of MRM Proteomics' PeptiQuant MRM Assay Kits for quality control in quantitative plasma proteomic analyses based on multiple-reaction monitoring. The two new kits are designed for use on Agilent's ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • BioReaction Industries Announces New Contract

    December 1, 2006 (Portland, OR) - BioReaction Industries signed a contract with a major wood products manufacturer to provide it’s patented Bio-oxidation system to control the press emissions from a Greenfield OSB plant in lower Alabama. Karl Mundorff, President and CEO of BioReaction Industries said, “We appreciate the opportunity to work with our customer on this large scale project. Our ...


  • VWS/John Meunier Inc. commissions first Biostyr® BAF at Kingston Ravensview WWTP

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies / John Meunier Inc. is proud to announce the start-up of its first BIOSTYR® Biological Aerated Filter in Canada at the Ravensview Wastewater Treatment Plant in Kingston, Ontario. BIOSTYR® Biological Aerated FiltersBAFs (Biological Aerated Filters) are compact treatment processes, which combine filtration and aerobic/anoxic treatment using a fixed-film ...

  • Pilot MBR technology for refinery wastewater treatment

    Members of PERF (Petroleum Environmental Research Forum) have selected Siemens Water Technologies to provide a Petro membrane bioreactor (MBR) pilot unit to test the viability of such technology in treating refinery wastewater. This will be one of the first full-scale operational MBR processes for treating refinery wastewater in the world. The results of this pilot testing will be used to ...


  • When times are tight, focus on adaptation

    In a commentary article in the journal Nature Climate Change, US, Spanish and Australian researchers submit that biologists should, instead, aim to achieve a balance between understanding climate change impacts and planning for the consequences. “There is little point in focussing on fully identifying the climate impacts while losing species,” says co-author Dr Elvira Poloczanska, an ...

  • 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

  • Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Nanomaterials in New York and the Tri-State Area

    Technology-based companies in New York and the surrounding area often look to advances in materials science to innovate and create new products to sell globally. One of these technologies is the development and advancement of nanotechnologies. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines nanotechnology as the manipulation of matter on a near-atomic scale to ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Occupational Exposure Risks to Nanomaterials in Puerto Rico

    Technology-based companies in Puerto Rico look to advances in materials science to innovate and create new products to sell worldwide. One of these technologies is the development and advancement of nanotechnologies.  The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines nanotechnology as the manipulation of matter on a near-atomic scale to produce new structures, ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Real-time epidemiology from urban wastewater

    Original story at MIT News A team of MIT researchers, together with researchers from Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research and Kuwait University, has been awarded a $4 million grant for a collaborative research project titled “The Underworlds Project: a Smart Sewage Infrastructure for ...

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