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  • Pennsylvania American Water Plans $3.2 Million Rehab of Water Storage Tanks

    Pennsylvania American Water announced today the start of rehabilitation projects at 11 water storage tanks throughout Pennsylvania. The tanks will be inspected, sandblasted and repainted to provide a protective barrier that prevents the steel from rusting and compromising water quality. The combined cost of these improvements is approximately $3.5 million. ...


    By American Water

  • Formatank Refurbishes Water Storage Tanks to Ship Shape Condition

    Formatank Ltd recently refurbished two water storage tanks on board a pipe lay and heavy lift vessel. The onboard engineers had noted deterioration of the coating, and walls of their fresh water hydrophore tanks, and relayed the diagnosis to Formatank. Understanding the importance of dependable water supply on board an industrial vessel, and challenges with replacing the tanks, Formatank ...


    By Formatank Limited

  • Pennsylvania American Water Announces $16.5 Million Investment to Construct and Rehab Water Storage Tanks

    Pennsylvania American Water unveiled today its 2013 construction schedule to build nine new water storage tanks, as well as rehabilitate 14 existing tanks throughout the commonwealth. The new tank construction will provide increased storage capacity to meet customer demand and improve fire protection, while the company’s rehab program of inspecting, sandblasting and repainting the existing ...


    By American Water

  • Romania water supply programme

    Franklin Hodge have once again been chosen to supply drinking water tanks for a further phase of a major water supply project in Romania, in partnership with Mivan-Kier Joint Venture Ltd who are based in Romania. Franklin Hodge has been supplying drinking water tanks for a number of years for village and small community water supply projects in Romania. Franklin Hodge’s Liquistore ...

  • Retractable Odor Control Covers Improve Access to Wastewater Tanks at San Francisco Bay Sanitation Plant

    The Vallejo Sanitation & Flood Control District is an independent special district created by the State of California to collect and treat wastewater, and to protect the Vallejo community from flooding. Since 1952, the District has protected public health and the San Francisco Bay by collecting and treating the wastewater generated by more than 115,000 residents of Vallejo and the surrounding ...

  • GTI to Exhibit at AWWA’s Water Quality Technology Conference

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is excited to be exhibiting at the Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition, a highly-regarded water quality event hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA). The conference takes place November 15-19, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and GTI will be exhibiting at booth 308. The Water Quality Technology Conference ...

  • Arsenic: when will the clean water start flowing?

    Razia Begum has been asking the same question for two years now: 'Please will someone fix my arsenic filter?' She lives in Nagda, a village in one of the areas of Bangladesh most severely contaminated by arsenic in drinking water — although at first glance there is nothing about the village's lush paddy fields to suggest anything dangerous. Razia's family, like many thousands of others in such ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • How to get fresh water out of thin air

    Original story at MIT News In some of this planet’s driest regions, where rainfall is rare or even nonexistent, a few specialized plants and insects have devised ingenious strategies to provide themselves with the water necessary for life: They pull it right out of the air, from fog that drifts in from ...

  • International thought leaders collaborate to address world water crisis

    Global population continues to soar. By 2050, it’s expected to exceed at least 7 billion, putting an alarming amount of pressure on one of the world’s most sacred resources – water. Each year, Stockholm World Water Week brings together thought leaders from across the globe who collaborate to address such pressing issues related to ...

  • Dow FILMTECTM Goes Tankless FILMTEC 500 GPD residential RO elements help ensure water safety, allow better water utilization and improve user experience

    Dow Water & Process Solutions (http://www.dowwaterandprocess.com/en) (DW&PS), a business unit of Dow (http://www.dow.com/), introduced a new member to the DOW FILMTEC Reverse Osmosis (RO) product family with 500 gallons per day (GPD) residential drinking water elements. The new element was showcased at Booth 2.208, Brand ...

  • Oil Spills costly for three New England companies

    Three New England companies will pay penalties to resolve allegations that they violated federal oil storage regulations. The companies have operations in all six New England states, and two own and operate multiple oil storage facilities. Rice Oil Co. of Greenfield, Massachusetts; Irving Oil Co., a Canadian company with U.S. operations based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and Mantrose-Haeuser ...

  • New Applications and New Regional Demands Boost the Market for Corrosion Resistant Materials

    The market for corrosion resistant materials is now capacity limited.  New applications and growth in demand in Asia are causing shortages and extended delivery times for stainless steel, FRP, and other corrosion resistant materials and fabrications.  This is the conclusion reached in the online, “World Market for Your Products”, published by the McIlvaine Company. The investment in new ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • UV light helps to ensure safe bathing during the summer months

    • Ultraviolet light kills bacteria in wastewater without the need for chemicals and allows safe bathing in the Isar. • Reliable and environmentally friendly method • Used in the project “Clean Isar” in a large number of clarification plants in Bavaria/Germany. In addition to the conventional processes for cleaning water – such as the use of chemicals like ...


    By Heraeus Holding GmbH

  • New Cylinder Cart Scale From Scaletron Industries Provides Chemical Weighing for Multiple Locations With One Scale

    Scaletron Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of corrosion resistant digital and mechanical scales, has announced the addition of the Model 2308CS Cylinder Cart Scale. The new scale is designed to provide an economical, versatile solution for ...


    By PRWeb

  • A natural solution for catching rain in Guatemala

    In the midst of a light but constant sheet of rain, two young smiling Mayan girls stand in the middle of the schoolyard. One in a red coat, the other in pink, both wearing rich, hand-woven skirts that stop just above their ankles. Leaning toward each other, hands joined, they form a bridge for all the pushing, squealing smaller children to squirm playfully through below. Off to the side two young ...


    By Water For People

  • Site of W.Va. spill was subject of 2010 complaint

    West Virginia inspectors visited the site of last week's chemical spill in 2010 when a nearby resident complained about a strong odor of licorice, the same smell that led officials to the spill Jan. 9, according to documents released Thursday. The company that stores the chemical that leaked into the Elk River and contaminated drinking water for 300,000 people was not cited after the 2010 visit, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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