domestic water-use News

  • 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

  • VPhase Domestic Voltage Optimisation

    News was released recently as VPhase was placed into administration. The pioneering VPhase brand placed into administration on the 4th September 2013 contributed greatly to the awareness of energy saving within the home through managing the incoming voltage levels. Many independent studies have been carried out which confirm the principal of energy saving through voltage ...


    By Energy Ace

  • 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 ...

  • Alleged terrorist caught using domestic truck shipments

    Discovery of suspicious package alerts FBI to bomb plot, leads to arrest U.S. authorities say a Saudi national arrested in Texas for allegedly plotting terror attacks was caught shipping explosive chemicals through domestic trucking networks. Law enforcement officials arrested Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, a 20-year-old student, this week and charged him with attempted use of a weapon of mass ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • New Container for Domestic Oil (CDO)

    Contenur has developed two new models of steel containers for domestic oil, the CDO-1 with a capacity of up to 360 l, and the CDO-2 with a maximum capacity of 700 l. Both models are manufactured in galvanised steel, giving a low-maintenance product with a high degree of resistance to atmospheric agents. The steel containers for domestic oil collection have rounded flowing lines with a smooth ...


  • Demystifying the dis-domestication of consumer products

    Prolonging the lifespan of products is vital in order to decouple economic success from environmental impact, according to Marie Hebrok of the National Institute for Consumer Research (SIFO) in Oslo, Norway. Writing in the Journal of Design Research she is developing a theory of dis-domestication of products that should help inform designers and manufacturers as to the social perspective on how ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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 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 ...

  • Domestically Produced Propane Prominent at Virginia Energy Conference

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


  • 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

  • A nationwide review of pay-by-use (PBU) domestic waste collection charges in Ireland

    This study funded by the EPA research programme, ‘A Nationwide Review of Pay-By-Use (PBU) Domestic Waste Collection Charges in Ireland’, investigated the implementation of pay-by-use (PBU) domestic waste charges in Ireland in order to discern their impact on domestic waste-management activities, such as waste presentation, waste recycling and illegal waste diversion. Key Points On a ...

  • Time to Act: Energy from Domestic Resources

    Jobs and growth at home, investment from abroadAmerica's first expo and conference on energy from biomass and waste Pittsburgh, PA / Alpen, Germany – Now is the time to think about energy recovery from biomass and waste. With energy prices constantly rising, domestic resources such as wood waste, energy crops, and agricultural 'byproducts' like manure are becoming attractive ...


  • Turkey to boost energy production from domestic waste

    Solid waste will become an important part of Turkey's renewable share and electricity generation, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said Friday in Balikesir, Turkey.  Speaking at the opening ceremony of Altaca group's integrated biogas and organic waste facility, which is constructed with 100 percent Turkish technology, Yildiz ...


    By Altaca Group

  • Improving non-domestic RHI: Have your say

    We have started a LinkedIn discussion on ways to improve the non-domestic RHI scheme ahead of a review next year. Since it was launched in November 2011 the non-domestic RHI has driven the uptake of 0.5 TWH of renewable heat and given out £21.8m in incentive payments. To date our focus for the RHI has been on maximising the cost ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

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