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  • Ecological approach used to remediate former mining site

    Cleanup of the inactive Burlington Mine site in Boulder County, CO, was initiated in 2003 as a voluntary cleanup overseen by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) pursuant to the Colorado Voluntary Cleanup Redevelopment Act of 1994. An ecological approach was used to improve downstream water quality, reduce surface- and ground-water interaction with contaminated ...

  • Inflatable Pipe Stopper and Bypass Bag Hire Made Easy

    Maris Pumps Ltd has launched a new service which removes the hassle from hiring an inflatable pipe stopper or bypass bag. The service offers Vetter inflatable pipe stoppers and bypass bags for hire with free nationwide, next-day delivery & collection. The all-in-one solution means the stopper or bypass bag is supplied complete with an inflation controller suitable for use with either a ...


    By Maris Pumps Ltd

  • Brazil obtains IDB loan for Sanitation Project

    Bank will finance drainage, wastewater treatment and improve living conditions for 220,000 people in northern Brazil. The Belém municipality in northern Brazil will obtain US$68.7 million from the Inter-American Development Bank for a sanitation and urban environmental program in Estrada Nova watershed, which is home to about 220,000 people. The loan will help finance the construction of 77 ...

  • Sydney tar ponds agency tender issued for protective cap

    The Sydney Tar Ponds Agency has released a tender for the construction of a protective cap over treated tar ponds sediment. "Today is good news for the people of Sydney," said Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services. "This tender for the Tar Ponds cap will lead to the reclamation of nearly 240 acres of land and a cleaner and more sustainable future for residents." It"s the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Company fined after pig effluent causes water pollution

    A company that runs a pig farm in Essex has been fined £15,000 after effluent from its animals twice polluted a ditch which drains into the Colne Estuary. A.M. Gray & Co Limited caused water pollution on two occasions after pig slurry from their Bocking Hall Pig Farm, in West Mersea, got into a tributary of the Pyefleet Channel earlier this year. The company pleaded ...

  • Hydraulic Flow Control Valve for the Canal de Champfleury in Avignon /France

    ROMAG aquacare ag supplied not only the technical equipment and control for the flow control valve in the 7.0 m wide sewage channel, but also conducted the project planning. As part of a new overall concept for the drainage of the Agglomeration Grand Avignon, the treatment of the rain water from combined sewage had to be renovated after the new construction of the waste water treatment plant. ...


    By ROMAG aquacare ag

  • NivuFLow 650 - Intuitive Operation and a wide Range of Sensors

    The new transmitter has been developed for accurate flow measurement in open channels, part full and full pipes, and surface water bodies and is compliant with both ISO 6416 & IEC 60041. To meet the highest possible accuracy requirements it is currently possible to utilise the NivuFlow 650 using up to 4 velocity paths, with up to 32 velocity paths available by the end of 2016. It is then ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • EPA orders restoration of damaged Wetlands on Massachusetts farm (MA)

    EPA has ordered the owners of Meredith Farm to restore wetlands and streams on its 160-acre plot in Topsfield, Mass. The wetlands were excavated and filled between 2006 and 2007 while the farm’s drainage system was expanded - widening and deepening a stream channel, and creating a pond. Christopher and Bonnie Nash violated the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) by failing to obtain the required ...

  • Horizon Will Attend Water Africa 2018 from 13th-15th in Ghana

    Horizon will attend Water Africa 2018 from 13th-15th in Accra city of Ghana,we welcome every client who is interested in cooperating with Horizon in water treatment industry to visit our booth No.22 for detailed communication. Horizon is also looking for qualified agent to develop the water market in Africa and other region's market,please contact our person during Water Africa Exhibition for ...


    By Horizon Water Co., Ltd.

  • Alaska Gold settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at Nome Mine Site

    The Alaska Gold Company has paid a penalty for alleged Clean Water Act violations at the Rock Creek mine near Nome, Alaska. According to a settlement announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the company allegedly violated permit requirements for controlling storm water pollution during construction activities. In addition to paying a $177,500 penalty, the company has already ...

  • EPA Cites 14 Municipalities for Stormwater Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cited 14 municipalities in Pennsylvania and Maryland for stormwater violations, nine of which are within the Chesapeake Bay watershed. “EPA, in partnership with the states, is taking clear steps to protect the water quality of local streams and rivers,” said Jon M. Capacasa, director of the Water Protection Division for EPA’s mid-Atlantic region. ...

  • Flood-free Fens

    The pumping station designed by Atkins for the Middle Level Commissioners at Wiggenhall St Germans in Norfolk was formally opened on Wednesday 20 April 2011 by Lord James Russell. The £38M pumping station, which pumps the land drainage and flood flows from the middle level system into the tidal River Ouse, is the biggest facility of its kind in the UK with a capacity 40% greater than the ...


    By Atkins

  • Tensar Erosion Control Technology brings vegetated bank benefits to suds surface water control schemes

    Increased local authority investment is required to improve water courses and surface drainage for water control and flood alleviation, following Government SUDS initiatives. As an alternative to hard stone and concrete finishes, Tensar International’s proven erosion control technology is creating flow resistant vegetated banks on projects around the UK and in Europe. Tensar’s RollMax ...

  • Flooded streets, normal or manageable

    One of the challenges for urban planners is urban water management. For example, buildings and paved roads prevent natural infiltration and direct the water flow to channels and sewers. Moreover, the weather patterns are also changing. We are increasingly faced with longer periods of drought and short periods of intense rainfall. Water drainage and sewage system Because the ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • EPA orders four municipalities in South Central Pennsylvania to improve stormwater management (PA)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has sent orders to four south central Pennsylvania municipalities requiring improvements to their respective Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) programs. Orders went to Silver Spring Township and Lower Allen Township in Cumberland County, and Wyomissing Borough and West Reading Borough in Berks County. EPA issued similar orders ...

  • DEP Awards More than $2.25 Million in Mine Reclamation Contracts

    The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has awarded $2,252,855 for remediation projects at abandoned mine sites in Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Jefferson and Luzerne counties. The remediation will reclaim 181 acres to pre-mining conditions by planting tens of thousands of trees, re-grading thousands of cubic yards of steep slopes left by mining, stabilizing old mine pits and ...

  • EPA approves new performance standards for D. C. storm water

    “This permit includes a number of green performance measures for preventing stormwater, along with the pollutants and trash it carries, from washing into local waterways,” said EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin, “Moreover, this builds on efforts the District has already undertaken and is a major step forward in reaching our goals for restoring the Anacostia River and ...

  • Tensar Enables Extreme Fluid Waste Stabilisation at Knostrop Sludge Lagoon

    To cap a 120,000sq.m lagoon containing ultra-soft sludge at Knostrop Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) adjacent to the A1M near Leeds, Yorkshire Water turned to Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) to devise a bespoke solution. MMB based their solution on experience gained from an earlier scheme on a smaller sludge lagoon, at Dowley Gap near Bingley in Yorkshire. In this project, MMB collaborated with ...

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

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