cooling water intake News

  • Update on the cooling water intake structures proposed rule

    In response to requests from stakeholders and to encourage additional public comment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the public comment period by 30 days for the cooling water intake structures proposed rule. This change will not affect EPA’s schedule for issuing a final rule by July 27, 2012. This proposed rule, based on Section 316 (b) of the Clean ...

  • Citing impact of shutdown, EPA postpones issuing final rule on cooling water intake

    The Environmental Protection Agency said it will delay issuing until Nov. 20 a final rule to require more than 1,000 power plants and industrial facilities to obtain Clean Water Act permits for their cooling water intake structures, citing the government shutdown in October as a force beyond its control. Under a 2010 legal agreement with Riverkeeper, an environmental advocacy group, the EPA was ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Water intake protection using fluorescence monitors

    The protection of municipal drinking water producers and industrial plants water intakes from oil and hydrocarbon contamination has long been a problem for users of rivers, lakes and oceans.  Potential pollution sources include ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, local surface traffic accidents with fuel spills, upstream industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling ...

  • EPA Finalizes Standards to Protect Fish, Aquatic Life from Cooling Water Intakes

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized standards to protect billions of fish and other aquatic life drawn each year into cooling water systems at large power plants and factories. This final rule is required by the Clean Water Act to address site-specific challenges, and establishes a common sense framework, putting a premium on public input and flexibility for facilities ...

  • Power Plants Ask Federal Appeals Court To Review EPA Cooling Water Intake Rule

    A coalition of power plants has joined Entergy Corp. in asking an appellate court to review the Environmental Protection Agency's final rule regulating cooling water intake structures at more than 1,000 factories and power plants. In a Sept. 5 petition, the Utility Water Act Group (UWAG) and Entergy asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to review the final cooling water intake ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Clean cooling water to a nuclear plant

    Kopar is to modify fine bar screens at Fortum Loviisa nuclear plant. Kopar received an order from Fortum Power and Heat Oy's Loviisa Power Plant. The scope of the purchase is modernisation of the fine bar screens at the raw water intake station of plant unit no 2. The Loviisa nuclear power plant consists of two plant units, Loviisa 1 and Loviisa 2. The plant units generate a combined eight ...


    By Kopar Oy

  • Protect sea-water intakes from oil using turner oil in water monitors

    The protection of Desalination Plants, Open Loop Cooling Water Intakes, Seafood Processing Plants and other seawater users is a special problem during an oil spill or other marine accident. Potential pollution sources include crude oil drilling and production, ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, and other industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling water discharges. Low ...

  • NRDC: New EPA Water Intake Rule Too Weak, Fails to Protect Aquatic Life

    The Environmental Protection Agency today, following decades of litigation, issued a final rule that falls far short of what’s needed to protect fish and other aquatic life from being killed by the cooling system water intakes at electric power plants and large factories, the Natural Resources Defense Council said. NRDC and other conservation groups objected to rules when they were first ...

  • Lake source cooling at Cornell University

    Cornell University has installed a very innovative, yet very basic concept for cooling Ithaca High School and Cornell University. It is a closed loop system that exchanges the cool water from the depths of nearby Cayuga Lake, and expels the warm water into the shallow waters of the same lake. The water is drawn through an intake that comes from water about 2 miles out in water that is 250 feet ...


  • Eimco Water Technologies – will supply equipments for the new seawater cooling capacity in Kuwait

    Colchester, UK, October 12, 2006 – Eimco Water Technologies Limited, a division of GROUPE LAPERRIÈRE & VERREAULT INC. (ticker symbols GLV.A, GLV.B/TSX) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an order to supply filtration and intake systems by Petrochemical Industries Co (K.S.C.), Safat, Kuwait, for a new closed circuit seawater system. This order is part of a major addition project ...

  • Power Restored to Middlesex Water Company's Intake, Cautious Optimism Regarding Sustained Power Reliability; Water Pressures Slowly Rising, Boil Water Advisory Remains in Effect

    Primary power was restored to Middlesex Water Company's intake in New Brunswick, NJ at approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning. Water pressures can be expected to slowly increase over the next 8 hours assuming electric power can be sustained. Tap water may initially appear cloudy, this is harmless and is simply the result of excess air in the water mains resulting from the initial loss of water ...


    By Marketwire

  • DESMI’s new Dubai base helps re-think district cooling

    “We’ve been working for well over 100 years in the marine & offshore, and district heating sectors, giving us outstanding technical competencies related to seawater and cooling applications,” says Michael Hager, General Manager of DESMI’s newly established Middle East office. “It’s a fundamental background for the competitive edge we have in district ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Water Conserving Self Cleaning Filter

    Englewood, NJ -- ORIVAL, Inc. released four new filters in its ORG-Series. One new 4 inch, two new 6 inch automatic self-cleaning filters and a new 8 inch unit bring the series to eight models designed specifically to conserve rinse water. The vertical design of the ORG Series minimizes the footprint while maximizing screen area to provide efficient solids removal with fewer cleaning cycles. ...


    By Orival, Inc.

  • B & V Water develops revolutionary alternative water supply system

    One of the UK's largest water treatment companies has developed a revolutionary system which enables companies to tap into alternative water supplies while reducing their costs and their impact on their environment. The system, created by multi million turnover and double award winning B & V Water Treatment, enables access to non potable water for industrial processes, thus conserving ...


    By B & V Water Treatment

  • Tokyo tap water unfit for babies

    Tokyo’s tap water is unfit for babies to drink after radiation from Japan’s quake-hit nuclear plant affected the capital’s water supply, officials said. People in Fukushima prefecture, where the nuclear plant is located, have been told not to eat certain vegetables because of contamination worries. Radioactive iodine levels in some areas were twice the recommended safe ...

  • “CONSERVATION” Describes New Automatic Water Filters

    Englewood, NJ -- ORIVAL, Inc. released four new filters in its ORG-Series at WEFTEC in Dallas, TX. One new 4-inch, two new 6-inch automatic self-cleaning filters and a new 8-inch unit bring the series to eight models designed specifically to conserve rinse water. The vertical design of the ORG Series minimizes the footprint while maximizing screen area to provide efficient solids removal with ...


    By Orival, Inc.

  • Chemical plant reduces fresh water consumption

    GE’s water treatment technology has helped DuPont achieve significant improvements in water conservation efforts at its Dordrecht facility in the Netherlands. A water treatment program including GenGard chemistry and a sophisticated dosing system, facilitated reducing chloride concentration in the intake cooling water, almost doubling overall system efficiency. This lead to a reduction of ...

  • `CONSERVATION` Describes New Automatic Water Filters

    Englewood, NJ -- ORIVAL, Inc. released four new filters in its ORG-Series at WEFTEC in Dallas, TX. One new 4-inch, two new 6-inch automatic self-cleaning filters and a new 8-inch unit bring the series to eight models designed specifically to conserve rinse water. The vertical design of the ORG Series minimizes the footprint while maximizing screen area to provide efficient solids removal with ...


    By Orival, Inc.

  • Energy savings from water appliances and systems

    Increases Energy Savings from Water Appliances and SystemsThe US government and marketplace are focused on reducing the overall energy costs with various incentives to promote alternatives and improvements. There are numerous agencies, plans and directives to achieve these ambitious goals in commercial and residential applications.There is an affordable easy and proven technology that can ...


    By HydroCare

  • Continued Presence of Hydrocarbons in Salt Water Increases Need for PetroSense’s Monitoring Systems

    DALLAS - As the need to monitor the presence of hydrocarbons in salt water is greater than ever, PetroSense® DHP, digital hydrocarbon probes, offer a proven solution to the detection and measurement of petroleum hydrocarbons in salt water, anywhere, in real time, using fiber optic chemical sensor technology. The proven continuing threat of hydrocarbon presence comes at the ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

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