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  • Water reservoir Zeeland

    At its plant Braakman in Philippine  (Zeeland, The Netherlands) Evides Water Coop. uses three reservoirs for the storage of raw water. From reservoir 1 water is extracted for the production of drinking water. To ensure the water proofing of the reservoir the reservoir will be lined with a geomembrane construction. It is, as far as known, the largest water storage reservoir in the Netherlands ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Safety testing drinking water

    Apparently a glass of water can help you perform better in exams, giving some students a boost of a grade when consumed in the exam hall. Unless the answers were floating inside the glasses and bottles in the form of ice cubes, it was probably because brain cells can ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Award for Ultrasonic Algae Control in Raw Water Reservoir UK

    LG Sound, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW), Celtic Process Control and Isle Utiltites received the Engineering Solutions Award for the deployment of a MPC-Buoy for ultrasonic algae control. The Engineering solutions award considers innovations that have a physical and tangible output. DCWW supplies drinking water and waste water services to most ...


    By LG Sonic

  • How water storage tanks and reservoirs add financial value to a golf club

    Have you ever marvelled at the greens of a well maintained golf club and wandered how they they keep them looking so lush no matter what the weather? In short it is all about the right mix and concentration of nutrients plus water fed into the ground. The flawless image, however does come with a price tag. Water is becoming more and more expensive leaving golf courses with no other alternative ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • First drinking water contract in China for filtralite

    maxit a.s in Norway has signed a contract with Atal Engineering Ltd. in Hong Kong for delivery of Filtralite filter media to the Weihai Manshan Water Treatment Plant in the Shandong province in China. The ordered volume is 600 m3 and the delivery will take place during first quarter of 2010. The production capacity of the plant is 100.000 m3/day for this first stage. The capacity will be doubled ...

  • Iowa copes with nitrate surge in drinking water

    For much of last year, Iowa's most pressing agricultural problem was a drought that baked farm fields and parched crops, turning them brown and crumbly. Then the skies finally opened up, providing one of the soggiest springs on record. But the rain has created a new, unexpected problem: The deluge is washing fertilizer off the farms and into rivers that provide drinking water to much of the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Drinking water of 41m Americans contaminated with pharmaceuticals

    An investigation by the Associated Press (AP) has revealed that the drinking water of at least 41 million people in the United States is contaminated with pharmaceutical drugs. It has long been known that drugs are not wholly absorbed or broken down by the human body. Significant amounts of any medication taken eventually pass out of the body, primarily through the urine. 'People think that if ...

  • EPA Orders Reamer Hill Water Association to Comply with Drinking Water Safeguards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Reamer Hill Water Association, Inc. in Kanawha County, W.Va. to comply with Safe Drinking Water Act standards at its public water system. Based on the most recently available data, the system provides drinking water to approximately 64 people in Clendenin. EPA issued the order to ensure safe drinking water for users of the system. The Order ...

  • Quality of harvested rainwater unsufficient for drinking

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...

  • New York City Reservoirs to Be Filled Only 80 Percent

    WEST TRENTON, New Jersey, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - New York City has agreed to help regulate temperatures and water levels in the Delaware River by releasing up to a total of 35 million gallons a day from three of its reservoirs. The Delaware River Basin Commission at its September 26 meeting directed commission staff to begin the public rulemaking process to implement an amended ...

  • COOLEY COOLPRO® REINFORCED POLYPROPYLENE USED IN FRANZEN RESERVOIR REHABILITATION

    Untitled Document Cooley COOLPRO reinforced polypropylene is being used to protect 100 million gallons of water in the Franzen Reservoir, located in Salem Oregon. The Franzen reservoir was built in the ...


    By Cooley Group

  • Mercury Reported in Fish from San Francisco’s Crystal Springs Reservoir

    LA Testing provides testing services to prevent mercury from the environment and food products from impacting people and animals. Garden Grove, CA, August 2nd, 2010 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • GE ZeeWeed UF Membranes to Help Protect Water Quality of Major Reservoir in US Southwest

    GE Water & Process Technologies, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) has been selected to supply its advanced ZeeWeed membranes for a 30-MGD (average daily flow) tertiary ultrafiltration upgrade of the 110-MGD Clark County Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) in Nevada. The facility, which treats wastewater for approximately 960,000 people in the Las Vegas Valley, will use the ZeeWeed ...

  • Western Water Outlook: Grim - But good management can lower the risk of reservoir depletion

    As the West warms, a drier Colorado River system could see as much as a 1-in-2 chance of fully depleting all of its reservoir storage by mid-century, assuming current management practices continue. That’s grim news for the roughly 30 million people who depend on the Colorado for drinking and irrigation water. A research team—including PSD’s Marty Hoerling, Andrea Ray, Joseph Barsugli (CIRES), and ...

  • COOLEY COOLPRO® REINFORCED POLYPROPYLENE COVERS BIG CANYON RESERVOIR

    Untitled Document Cooley COOLPRO reinforced polypropylene is being used to protect 200 million gallons of water in the Big Canyon Reservoir (BCR), located in Corona del Mar, California. The Big Canyon ...


    By Cooley Group

  • Breakthrough solar powered technology improving drinking water quality

    Aquafide Engineering are pleased to announce that they have successfully installed five SolarBee water circulators in their first drinking water reservoir project in the UK. SolarBee long distance water circulators require no infrastructure, and in this project were installed in 2 days, and provide significant savings in capital and operational costs. Four of the machines have been installed to ...

  • Trojan Technologies Wins New York City Drinking Water UV Project

    Trojan Technologies Inc. announced today that it has been selected by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) to be the supplier of ultraviolet (“UV”) drinking water disinfection equipment as a part of New York’s new Catskill/Delaware UV Disinfection Facility. The current design calls for Trojan to supply 56 units, which will be capable of treating a total of up to 2.2 ...

  • US$2bn stimulus for drinking water just a small portion of total activity

    Some 900 projects with $2.0 billion in stimulus support are moving forward.  But they represent a small portion of the total activity in municipal drinking water.  Some of the recent project updates in the McIlvaine North American Public Water Plants and People testify to the larger scale of activity. Davie, FL is targeting $100 million for a reverse osmosis facility and other upgrades.  Palm ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • San Francisco US$8m grant to test drinking water security system

    Improving the security of US drinking water systems has gathered urgency since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The US Environmental Protection Agency, this week announced an US$8 million grant to San Francisco to help the city develop and evaluate a contamination warning system for its drinking water supply. Mayor Gavin Newsom joined Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy ...

  • Drinking Water Purification Using UV Lamps Becoming Even More Important

    • International Symposium at Heraeus in Hanau, Germany • UV radiation destroys germs and pathogens in drinking water without the need for chemicals Drinking water treatment with UV radiation was the theme of an interna-tional symposium of the materials network, Materials Valley e.V., which took place at the end of February at the Hanau headquarters of Heraeus, the precious metals- ...


    By Heraeus Holding GmbH

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