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  • Ground Source Heat Pump & boreholes for a renovation in Herts

    Better Planet was instructed to design, supply and commission a ground source heat pump, for this property in Hertfordshire in connection with a full renovation and extension. As no gas from the grid was available a ground source heat pump was the natural choice.  With limited land available for horizontal ground loops, boreholes were the best option. Like for all our projects involving ...


    By Better Planet

  • Boreholes, Springs and Rainwater Tanks to Tackle Rising Water Costs

    Again, we read about the importance of water in dairy farming in this week’s Farmers Guardian. Katie Jones writes that water costs are being controlled on one farm in Devon through utilising spring water on the unit. Located just North of Plymouth, despite farming in an area home to the longest stretch of coastline and with seemingly high levels of rainfall, the South of England still has ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • SamplePro Air-powered Pumps Become World Leader In Portable Groundwater Sampling

    Ann Arbor, MI — Sample Pro® bladder pumps from QED Environmental Systems have rapidly become the leading portable groundwater sampling pumps worldwide, used from Alaska to Australia and beyond to collect samples for environmental monitoring. The key reason for the Sample Pro's growing popularity is that its no- tool, twist-apart design for simple cleaning makes it easy to comply with the latest ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • ENER-G helps Vaillant pump up its low carbon performance

    ENER-G Sustainable Technologies has helped to install a Vaillant geoTHERM ground source heat pump system at Vaillant Group's new Northern Region headquarters in Belper - supplying the majority of the building's heat needs and contributing to its outstanding sustainability performance.  The 30kW Vaillant ground source heat pump system draws energy from the ground using eleven 70 metre ...


    By ENER-G

  • ENER-G super-sizes low carbon heat pumps at The Open University

    The UK’s largest closed loop ground source gas absorption heat pump installation is providing low carbon heat to The Open University in Milton Keynes. The heat pumps have been supplied by ENER-G, which worked in partnership with mechanical and electrical contractor Rushmoor Mechanical Services to install the technology at Building 12, a 2000 sq metre sustainable new-build development that ...


    By ENER-G

  • EnLink Wins $3.8 million Award to Build Part of Largest U.S. Geothermal Heat Pump System at Ball State University

    EnLink Geoenergy Services, a leading builder of geothermal heat pump (GHP) HVAC systems, announced today that it has won a $3.8 million contract for a portion of the award-winning Ball State University GHP system, the largest district heating and cooling system in the country. Ball State has won state and national awards ...

  • A week`s work in seconds: Saving time, improving quality in gas analysis on landfill and brownfield sites

    Instant accurate data download or a week of manual data input? That is the choice facing technicians with numerous borehole gas analysis data sets. Those with data download will not wish go back to keying in endless datasets from manual notes with its risk for data entry errors. For technicians using Geotech’s latest Gas Analyser Manager software (GAMS), those days have gone. With one or ...


    By Geotech

  • Three Valleys Water Plays it Safe With Medium Pressure UV

    Two Hanovia medium-pressure UV disinfection systems were recently installed for Three Valleys Water at one of its pumping stations in Hertfordshire. The UV system was chosen as the optimum treatment process for borehole water that has a small risk of contamination from farmland run-off and a sewage pipe located within the catchment area. The UV installation formed part of a £560,000 refurbishment ...

  • Help for Hero’s – HMS Drake, Plymouth

    Perfect Green has begun the second phase of the Installation at Help for Hero’s. The first phase included drilling a number of 100M deep boreholes on a tight site, this was programme intensive but the drilling deadlines where met and the external pipe work completed on time. The second phase includes the installation of two in number Carrier water to water heat pumps and a 4000litre buffer ...


    By Perfect Green Ltd. (PGL)

  • GEO-TECHNICAL DRILLING COMPANIES IN UGANDA, RWANDA & D.R.CONGO (East ARICA)

    GEO-TECHNICAL DRILLING COMPANIES IN UGANDA, RWANDA & D.R.CONGO (East ARICA)   KASTHEW Geotechnical Drilling Company Ltd (Uganda EAST AFRICA)   WEBSITE: www.kasthewdrilling.co.ug KASTHEW Geotechnical Drilling Company Ltd (Uganda EAST AFRICA). KASTHEW DRILLING UGANDA offers drilling services in UGANDA, BURUNDI, RWANDA ...

  • Brynhoffnant – Primary school in the county of Ceredigion

    Working with Vinci construction and Lorne Stewart, the appointed mechanical contractors, Perfect Green has played its’ part in the early handover of the new Brynhoffnant primary school. The school replaces and number of older schools and brings some of the small surrounding communities together in one place for education and was handed to the headmaster a full 6 weeks ahead of schedule. ...


    By Perfect Green Ltd. (PGL)

  • New BoreSaver Well Cleaning Treatment Launched by Geoquip

    BoreSaver Multi-Kleen is a new all-purpose cleaning and rehabilitation treatment. Fast-acting and easy to use, it is ideal for removing a range of deposits and slime from boreholes, wells, pumps and equipment including iron bacteria, calcium carbonate, scale, iron oxide and manganese oxide. ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Research into iron oxide clogging reveals startling interim results

    Interim results of ongoing research into combating iron oxide clogging in boreholes have recently been released with some startling findings. Ipswich based Geoquip Water Solutions, together with their Australian partners Aquabiotics Industrial, have been working in partnership with the Western Australian Water Corporation to identify ways of treating, maintaining and improving wells with iron ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Clean water project delivers for Ugandan families

    For millions of people in the developing world one of their major challenges to health and well being is the availability of clean water for drinking and cooking. Over recent decades many aid agencies and charitable organisations have worked to install clean water boreholes and pumps in some of the poorest communities. The arrival of a clean water supply can transform the lives and health ...


    By co2balance UK Ltd

  • Second well on the way to cap deepwater horizon

    If you think threading a needle is difficult, imagine drilling into an 18-centimetre-wide cylinder 5500 metres below the sea floor. That is the challenge facing BP engineers as they attempt to drill two relief wells in the Gulf of Mexico in a bid to stem the flow of oil from the stricken Deepwater Horizon. A relief well aims to bisect the original well casing, enabling engineers to pump in mud ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Abandoned water wells can present risks

    Household water well owners should act to address any improperly abandoned wells on their property as they can present threats to both people and animals, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Abandoned wells can be a physical danger to people and animals who may fall into them, but an even greater threat may be the pathway that an abandoned well provides for surface ...

  • USACE integrates fracturing and iron/carbon injections at Colorado site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) performed a large-scale pilot test in 2009 for remediating TCE-contaminated groundwater at the "Atlas 12" formerly used defense site. Hydraulic fracturing was conducted to optimize emplacement of a zero-valent micro-iron/complex carbon amendment that chemically and biologically reduces contaminants in bedrock. Three-dimensional (3-D) mapping was used to ...


  • This World Water Day atg UV Technology are proud to be able to support Myra’s Wells

    With our passion and expertise in water treatment, the atg UV Team are continually looking for ways to support water projects and disadvantaged communities across the globe. This World Water Day, atg UV Technology are proud to be able to support Myra’s Wells and their water projects in Burkino Faso, West Africa. Burkina is the World’s 4th poorest country. Outside of the ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Still soggy on site despite the sunshine

    Water levels across the country are high after all the rain and this may be having an impact on leachate levels on landfill sites, too, which could be making it harder to keep to the required levels. Many people consider pumps challenging because of the harsh operating conditions and the potential difficulties with installing or maintaining them, but now with the Environment Agency looking for ...


    By Geotech

  • Top of the class for renewable energy performance

    Two educational establishments have reached the top of the class for energy performance by using renewable ground source energy.   St John’s College, Oxford, and the new Ynysowen Community Primary School in South Wales, will reap major financial and environmental benefits from ground source heat pump technology from ENER-G. The 280-pupil school, near Aberfan, and 500-student College ...


    By ENER-G

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