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  • Controlling Sludge in Lamella Clarifiers

    This month we are focusing on the control of sludge blanket build up in Lamella Clarifiers. Lamella Clarifiers, also known as Inclined Plate Separators (IPS) are in common use at Waste Water Treatment Sites as small footprint plant settlement units and are often employed in place of conventional settling tanks. Controlling Sludge Blanket Build up Effluent ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Movement underway to clarify the clean water act jurisdiction

    The Obama Administration has sent letters to House and Senate leaders signaling that the Administration supports efforts to clarify the waters that should be protected by the Clean Water Act (CWA). Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) has introduced legislation in the Senate. A key provision of the bill is a change in the definition of the waters to be protected under the CWA. Whereas the Act now reads ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Congress Tries to Clarify Waters Muddied by Supreme Court

    Wasington, DC - To restore federal protection of waters and wetlands, a bi-partisan bill was introduced in the House on Tuesday that attempts to clarify the original intent of Congress in the 1972 Clean Water Act. Two Supreme Court decisions that obscured the definition of which water bodies are covered by the 1972 law have made the new measure necessary, its sponsors say. Democratic Congressmen ...

  • Clarifying arctic sovereignty - for better or worse

    Five Arctic coastal nations have agreed to let the United Nations rule on conflicting territorial claims to the Arctic seabed, which may hold up to one fourth of the world’s undiscovered hydrocarbon reserves. Many believe any outcome will be destructive to Arctic habitats and that an international treaty for protecting these waters is necessary. Ministers from Canada, Denmark, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • OriginClear Innovation Proven to Double Usefulness of Water Clarifying Process

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), a leading ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • US$5.6 billion market for clarifiers and centrifuges

    The market for sedimentation and centrifugation equipment will remain flat this year at $5.6 billion worldwide.  Some industry segments will be up and will mostly offset declines in others. Asia will be up, offsetting declines in Europe and NAFTA.  These are the latest forecasts in Sedimentation & Centrifugation World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • U.S. Supreme Court Decision Fails to Clarify Clean Water Act

    Untitled Document WASHINGTON, DC , June 19, 2006 (ENS) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there are limits to the federal government's authority to regulate ...

  • Advanced Clarifier Design Increases Treatment Capacity at Miami WWTP

    WesTech Engineering, Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah, has helped to increase the treatment capacity at the Miami Dade South District Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) by 60 million gallons per day (MGD).  WesTech has supplied four new 195’ diameter clarifiers and retrofitted six additional 195’ diameter clarifiers with the proprietary Clarifier Optimization Package (COP™) ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Implementation plan to make England AD `world leaders`

    Local authorities, businesses and farmers will be given more Government advice and shown more demonstration projects to communicate how anaerobic digestion can best be used in England. Accelerating the Uptake of Anaerobic Digestion in England: an Implementation Plan has been published by the Department for Environment, ...

  • Water Brings Hope in Iraq

    Two projects started in late December of 2004 are complete this month, but it marked a beginning, not an end, for the people of Erbil and Nasiriyah, Iraq. The two cities, one on the northern border and one on the Southern, with a combined population of roughly 1.3 million, now have new potable water distribution and treatment ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • EPA reaffirms clean water permits not needed for water transfers

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a rule to clarify that permits are not required for transfers of water from one body of water to another. Such transfers include routing water through tunnels, channels, or natural stream courses for public water supplies, irrigation, power generation, flood control, and environmental restoration. 'EPA's Water Transfer Rule gives communities ...

  • Recycling cooling water protects the environment

    Siemens has received an order from Slovakia Steel Mills (SSM) in Strážské, Slovakia, to supply a water treatment plant for its new steelworks. The plant will treat the water used for direct and indirect cooling and is scheduled to come on stream by the end of 2010. The order is worth some ten million euros. The mini mill of Slovakia Steel Mills in Strážské is designed ...

  • Renewing the Alberta water for life strategy

    A report released by the Alberta Water Council suggests that the provincial government must accelerate action and take stronger, bolder steps to safeguard Alberta’s water resources. The Council argues the provincial government must renew its dedication to the province’s ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Making clean, high-quality fuels from low-quality oil

    Original story at MIT News New findings released by MIT researchers could help energy companies implement a long-recognized process for converting heavy, high-sulfur crude oil into high-value, cleaner fuels such as gasoline without using hydrogen — a change that would reduce costs, energy use, and ...

  • Valero selects Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies for boiler feed water system at Gulf Coast refinery

    Valero, with corporate headquarters in San Antonio, TX, has selected Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to supply a complete boiler feed water system to its St. Charles refinery located in Norco, LA (USA). The treatment system will incorporate Veolia's patented ACTIFLO Turbo clarification technology to treat water from the Mississippi River. The clarified water will be used for cooling ...

  • Farmers worry over Reach of EPA Water Rules

    Government rules to clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from development and pollution are fueling political anger in the country's heartland. The rules proposed last year by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have become a top issue of concern for many farmers and landowners who say there are already too many government ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ovivo Bongo Pilot makes Spokane, WA a believer of OVIVO drum screen technology

    The Ovivo Bongo fine screen was developed using a multitude of proven components and screening design technologies. The Bongo drum screen normally provides dual aperture screening from 5.0mm influent coarse screening down to 0.25mm fine screening in a dual aperture, single drum treatment configuration. One of its many uses is to protect membrane systems from large and small debris entering a ...

  • EPA Strengthens Lead in Drinking Water Rule

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 26, 2007) EPA is helping to reduce lead in drinking water by issuing a final rule that will improve requirements in the areas of monitoring, customer awareness and lead service line replacement. Specifically, the agency will require water suppliers to provide consumers with information to help them make decisions about how to limit their exposure to lead in drinking ...

  • Webinar: compare oil water separation options

    Learn How To Prevent Heavy Plugging, Increase Time Between Cleanings, And Ensure Compliance With Your Oily Wastewater Processing. Register and Attend For Free On Thursday July 28th Mercer International's David Goding and international industry expert Philip D'Angelo taped a webinar geared toward helping engineering, ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Bristol Water goes for Partech - fixed point sludge blanket detection

    Quality drinking water is appreciated worldwide and only by applying the best treatment technologies will it satisfy all relevant standards and regulations. In the UK, Bristol Water takes pride is supplying its customers with the highest quality drinking water coming from two treatment plants close to the Severn Estuary on the north side of Bristol. With a capacity of 60 mega litres per day, the ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

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