domestic water News

  • U.K. Water Companies Address Domestic Water Shortage

    The current water shortage in southeast England is having a marked effect on water resource strategy. Many water companies are reviewing what can be done to address potential shortfalls that are predicted for the years to come. This has taken the form of both demand and supply side measures including changes in U.K. water metering policy and plans for alternative methods of water supply. ...

  • Shredding of domestic waste for research

    The technical center of the laboratory for Waste Management, Water Management and Environmental Chemistry of the University in Münster, Germany (LASU) is grown by new a machine from Austria. Additional to the existing equipment such as conveyor belts, screens and near-infrared spectrometer the technical pool now also includes a shredder of Type VEGA S600. “Shredding technology is in ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Domestic RHI roadshows

    The domestic RHI scheme is for home-owners and private and social landlords who want to install renewable heating systems in their homes in England, Wales and Scotland. It will provide long term financial support for property owners who install renewable heating systems and is due to be launched in the spring. It will mark a milestone in energy efficiency as it will be the first time every ...

  • WRc launches online domestic water calculator

    WRc are launching an online water calculator which follows the methodology provided in CLG’s ‘The Water Efficiency Calculator for new dwellings’ for assessing water efficiency in new dwellings in support of The Code for Sustainable Homes and the new Part G of the Building Regulations. From October 2009 all new dwellings will be required to prove the water using products installed in the home meet ...


    By WRc plc

  • Domestic Greywater Filter Launch Offer

    AquaReuse have released a bonus half price offer for their first 100 units sold. The Domestic Greywater Filter treats wastewater to enable safe low cost reuse water fit for toilet flushing, washing machines and garden irrigation. This offer will includes supply, installation and the first years service for under $5,000 - conditions ...


    By AquaReuse PTY LTD

  • Non-domestic RHI events and roadshows

    The non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is for commercial, industrial, public and not for profit sectors as well as multiple homes (including District Heating) who want to install renewable heating systems in their buildings in England, Wales and Scotland. The RHI is the world’s first long term financial support programme for renewable heat. It is designed to bridge the gap ...

  • EPDM rubber liners for a wide range of industrial and domestic water containment applications

    Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) synthetic rubber liners are very effective for outdoor functions requiring long-term weathering properties. The flat sheet liner can be fabricated for lining water storage tanks, domestic garden ponds, irrigation and slurry lagoons, lakes and reservoirs. EPDM liners are also used for bespoke projects such as ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • DECC hosts first meeting of domestic heating and hot water taskforce

    Energy and Climate Change Minister Lord Hunt of Kings Heath will today chair the first meeting of the Domestic Heating and Hot Water taskforce. 47% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from the way we generate heat so a radical change will be needed to meet the UK’s ambitious carbon reduction targets. The taskforce has been set up to allow Government and industry to work together to find the most ...


  • Dow ultrafiltration membranes enable reuse of domestic waste water

    In order to ensure quality reverse osmosis feed water, ShanXi DaTong Co-gen has selected DOW™ Ultrafiltration membranes for its DaTong, China co-generating plant. Despite challenges posed by high chemical oxygen demand, the ultrafiltration (UF) membranes successfully demonstrate reliable performance with product water of turbidity averaging 0.05 Nephelometric Turbidity Unit (NTU) and silt density ...


  • Domestic deals boost Iran’s global PPP ambitions

    Iran’s National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company (NWWEC) has put pen to paper on a raft of new water and wastewater PPP projects, as worldwide interest grows in the market following the agreement that marked the end of international sanctions. The body, which is the parent group for all the country’s utilities, signed off on five desalination and wastewater projects with ...

  • Condensing biomass boilers qualify for domestic RHI

    Condensing biomass boilers will be eligible for the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme, following confirmation from Government analysis that the risk from certain pollutants discharged from such boilers is minimal. When the final domestic RHI policy was ...

  • BRC calls for domestic appliance scrappage scheme

    VAT should be removed entirely from energy efficient appliances and a car-industry-style scrappage scheme considered. This would help households cut their fuel bills by switching to low emissions-generating products. As the Chancellor begins drafting this autumn's Pre-Budget Report (PBR), the British Retail Consortium (BRC) is today (Monday) writing to Alistair Darling setting out its priorities ...


    By British Retail Consortium

  • Domestically Produced Propane Prominent at Virginia Energy Conference

    Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) President and CEO Roy Willis told the Second Annual ...


    By PRWeb

  • Frost & Sullivan: domestic investments to steer Malaysia out of troubling times ahead

    2011 saw Malaysia witness conservative growth in the environment and building technologies markets with sporadic high value and key development of projects, mainly bolstered by participation of domestic companies. According to Melvin Leong, Frost & Sullivan Program Manager for Environment & Building Technologies, "Significant contribution and participation by the private sector is needed. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Grant applications sought for groundwater research, and developing-nation and domestic water supply, projects

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation is seeking grant applications for groundwater research projects, as well as water supply projects and educational programs in both developing nations and the United States. The NGWREF Board of Directors recently approved $15,000 for research grants, $35,000 for developing nations grants, and $10,000 for grants from the USA Groundwater ...

  • New Report Shows Domestic Offshore Wind Industry Potential, 21 Projects Planned in U.S. Waters

    The Energy Department today released a new report showing strong progress for the U.S. offshore wind market—including the start of construction of the nation’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, one of 21 projects totaling 15,650 megawatts (MW) in the planning and development pipeline. Of these 21 U.S. projects, 13 projects totaling nearly 6,000 MW—enough to power 1.8 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • British Retail Consortium calls for domestic appliance scrappage scheme

    The British Retail Consortium has called on the Government to introduce a domestic appliance scrappage scheme similar to the car industry scrappage scheme in the UK. The BRC wants the Government to waive the 15 per cent VAT on white goods such as fridges and washing machines when customers trade up. The body claims it will encourage consumers to replace old energy consuming appliances with ...

  • Field test to advance geological carbon storage while enhancing domestic

    A Department of Energy sponsored project in Hopkins County, Kentucky has begun injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) into a mature oil field to assess the region's CO2 storage capacity and feasibility for enhanced oil recovery. The project is part of DOE's Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (RCSP) program and is being conducted by The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC). The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NGWA joins call to action for strong federal investment in domestic research and development

    The National Ground Water Association today joined CEOs and 252 organizations in signing “Innovation: An American Imperative,” a document aimed at urging stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development. The ...

  • Global Ecology Corporation Completes the First Domestic Demonstration of Its Mobile PureWater System(TM)

    Polluted Water Converted to Safe Drinking Water at 15 GPM MONTCLAIR, NJ - Global Ecology Corporation (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated the operation of its Mobile PureWater System? ("MPWS"). On Saturday, October 9, 2010, the company showcased its proprietary water purification mobile unit at a location in the New Jersey shore town of Wall ...

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