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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • PetroSentry - The Early Warning Hydrocarbon Monitor For Salt Water Intakes Now Available For Immediate Delivery

    They say that oil and water do not mix; but when they do you need to know about it! TPH intrusions can cause serious problems if not caught early. PetroSentry is designed to provide you with the time to take corrective action and avoid serious damage or expensive corrective actions. Easy to install, easy to maintain- interfaces with many commercial loggers and controllers. and now with internet ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • 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

  • CH2M HILL Receives 2 Design-Build Awards for Water Projects

    DENVER, November 2, 2007 - CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm, won two awards yesterday from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) for outstanding project work using design-build delivery. The awards were presented at the Design-Build Conference in Dallas, Texas. CH2M HILL received awards for its work with the Southern Nevada Water Authority ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • CH2M HILL awarded US$180m Santa Fe design-build project

    CH2M HILL, the global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, has been selected to design and build the Buckman Direct Diversion Project (BDD), a $180.9 million water treatment project that will divert water from the Rio Grande River and deliver it to residents and businesses in Santa Fe and Santa Fe County.   The city and county currently depend ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Floating Oil on Water Sensor

    One of our favourite products (and a firm client favourite too!) is the OilTechw² FLT oil on water sensor. A few months ago we did a case study on Northern Ireland Water and their intake protection using our clever sensors, which ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Pöyry awarded detail design contract for hydro electric power plant and dam in Turkey

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 12 July 2011 at 11.00 a.m. Pöyry's Energy business group has been awarded the detailed design services contract for ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • Water contamination detector

    A contamination event at a UK water pumping station was successfully detected by the Chelsea Technologies FASTtracka II system. The event was automatically detected using the FASTtracka II, Fast Repetition Rate (FRR) chlorophyll a fluorometer combined with a novel Red, Amber, Green (RAG) algorithm, which has been developed to provide continuous, real-time protection for water supplies at the ...

  • 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.

  • Meet the Partech Water Instruments Distributor!

    Each month we’ve been introducing you to one of our distributors—this month we spoke to Christophe at C2Plus in France. Hi Christophe! How long have you been affiliated with Partech? We’ve been associated with Partech for three years now, but we had connections for over 15 years as Mobrey France. We ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • 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

  • Missouri American Water Completes Major Water System Improvement in Jefferson City

    Missouri American Water marked the completion of an $11 million water system improvement project in Jefferson City this week with a ceremonial start-up of the new pumps. Jefferson City Mayor Eric Struemph launched ribbon-cutting fireworks at the December 19th community event. The fireworks were coordinated by Dr. Paul Worsey of the Missouri University of Science ...


    By American Water

  • Biogas installation and Water purification installation (Pizzoli, Italy)

    After a promising feasibility study in 2005, to the possibilities/benefits of Green Energy production from potato waste and the processing of waste water from the Italian potato product company Pizzoli S.P.a, the preparations to build a biogasplant have already been started. Colsen International b.v. has been granted the assignment of designing and engineering a digesting installation and water ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • “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.

  • Missouri American Water Groundbreaking Celebrates Approximately $11 Million Water System Investment

    Upgrades of Pipes and Pumps That Draw Water from the River to the Water Treatment Plant Will Enhance System Reliability JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Today Missouri American Water broke ground on new water intake pipelines to draw water from the Missouri River and a water pumping station that will pump the water from the river to the water treatment plant. The project will replace obsolete local ...


    By American Water

  • `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.

  • Biogas plant with maximum water reuse Italy

    After a promising feasibility study in 2005, to the possibilities/benefits of Green Energy production from potato waste and the processing of waste water from the Italian potato product company Pizzoli S.P.a, the company decided to postpone their plans until there was more clarity about the realization of a new factory. The decision of constructing this new factory have already been made and ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

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