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  • Emerging Trends In UV Disinfection

    The UV disinfection industry has experienced tremendous growth over the last 20 years. The development of new UV technologies over this period is a perfect example of an industry investing to meet market demand – in this case demand for an effective, low cost, and environmentally friendly disinfection technology. The acceptance of UV disinfection at water plants treating in excess of one ...


    By Aquionics Inc

  • San Diego Company Donates Radiation Safety Instruments to Emergency Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

    In response to the natural disasters in Japan, General Atomics Electronic Systems, Inc. (GA-ESI) (www.ga-esi.com) has sent its entire remaining inventory of DOSE-GARD® Microelectronic Alarming Dosimeters to Tokyo Electric Power Company. These devices, called dosimeters because they measure radiation dose, are worn by workers in a ...


    By Marketwire

  • ESRL helps develop a response system for airborne threats

    ESRL’s Rich Jesuroga pulled up a map of Fort Worth, Texas on his computer, and clicked the mouse once in a suburb. “Suppose there’s a toxic release here,” he said. Within one minute, Jesuroga, a researcher in ESRL’s Global Systems Division, learned that prevailing conditions would swirl the imaginary airborne toxin west. Within two minutes, he traced a polygon over the “hottest” part of the ...

  • Neptune Benson Introduces ETS-Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems Used in Hydraulic Fracture Operations

    Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS- UV disinfection systems, and components, has perfected a UV system that provides superior performance in the very harsh environment of fracture operations.  The emergence of Hydraulic Fracturing or “Fracking” as it ...


  • Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany Grants Type Approval for SeaCURE Ballast Water System

    Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) type approval completes international approval process for SeaCURE Ballast Water System SeaCURE is now a product of Evoqua Water Technologies, formerly Siemens Water Technologies Proven Chloropac concentric tubular electrodes used in the SeaCURE system produce biocide from seawater without the ...


    By Evoqua Water Technologies

  • Heysham Power Station - Bio-fouling Control

    Heysham nuclear power station have recently suffered a build up of Zebra mussel growth in the sea water cooling water intake systems. Previous experience proved that Sodium Hypochlorite dosing was successful in clearing the infestation and so WES were engaged to design and manufacture a temporary/emergency Sodium Hypochlorite dosing system to control the bio-fouling. Utilising an existing ...


    By WES Ltd / Weschem Ltd

  • Worldwide nuclear accident monitoring network launched

    An IAEA-based international nuclear emergency response network has become operational through receipt of its first pledges of assistance from four Member States. Finland, Mexico, Sri Lanka and the United States have stepped forward to make the initial commitments to the Response Assistance Network (RANET), a global response arrangement designed to coordinate international assistance in case of a ...

  • Neptune Benson Introduces ETS-Ultraviolet Offshore Mobile Package for Sea Water Disinfection

    Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS- UV disinfection systems, and components, has recently designed a state of the art containerized UV disinfection package for the treatment and removal of SRB’s (Sulfate Reducing Bacteria) from sea water. Each UV treatment stream is designed to treat over 1000m3 ...


  • WES MOVE PREMISES DUE TO CONTINUED GROWTH & EXPANSION

    WES had “outgrown” the previous offices and workshop facilities at “The Farm” in Old Basing and have now moved to a new,  modern, purpose built 10000 sq foot facility in Rankine Road Basingstoke. The new offices offer an improved working environment for employees and visitors, and the production and workshop facility is larger, lighter and offers room for even more ...


    By WES Ltd / Weschem Ltd

  • No immediate health risks from Fukushima nuclear accident says UN expert science panel

    "Radiation exposure following the nuclear accident at Fukushima-Daiichi did not cause any immediate health effects. It is unlikely to be able to attribute any health effects in the future among the general public and the vast majority of workers," concluded the 60 th session of the Vienna-based United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effect of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR). The effects of ...

  • Australian scientists develop device to measure cell-level radiation

    Australian scientists have developed a miniature radiation detector, the size of a human cell nucleus. The detector is designed to accurately measure the amount of energy deposited by ionising radiation within a human cell nucleus allowing better understanding of radiation effects on humans, ANSTO’s on-line magazine Velocity reported this week. The technology was developed in a collaboration ...


    By Australian Government

  • World Malaria Day 2015

    On April 25th people across the globe take part in a wide range of activities to mark World Malaria Day. For half the world every day is malaria day - a day to keep up the fight against this killer disease. The World Malaria Day theme from 2013 – 2015 is ‘Invest in the future, defeat malaria’. The theme provides a common platform ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Cummins Acquires SCR Doser Assets from Hilite International

    Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the emission control assets of Hilite International in Marktheidenfeld, Germany. The Hilite assets are now part of Cummins Emission Solution (CES), positioning the company to serve all major market applications with a Cummins doser. Cummins Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tom ...

  • EU scientific committee looks for mercury alternatives

    April saw EU scientists actively seeking advice on possible alternatives to a pollutant that threatens the health of millions, from humans, animals to ecosystems. The EU’s Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) is currently undergoing research into the possible substitutes to mercury-containing sphygmomanometers. Under a 2007 directive (Directive 2007/51/EC) ...

  • Fire & Rescue Service deploy ABLE Jerome for mercury spillage detection

    Strathclyde Fire & Rescue Service, acting on the advice of one of its Fire Board’s constituent local authorities’ scientific advisory services namely, Glasgow Scientific Services, has recently purchased ABLE’s Mercury Detection System for its technical support teams and mobile technical support laboratory. Mercury, also called quicksilver or hydrargyrum , is a chemical element with the symbol ...

  • Using ozone to reduce sludge

    Untitled Document An excess of sludge in a sewage treatment plant is not a new problem. For a long time, “end of pipe” ...


  • Association for Environmental Health & Sciences and The Adventus Group Recognize Future Environmental Science Leaders

    Remediation biotechnology firm announces winners of its latest student award program SAN DIEGO, Calif – The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, has rejoined the Association for Environmental Health & Sciences (AEHS) to recognize talented, emerging environmental scientists during the “17th Annual AEHS Meeting and West Coast Conference on Soils, Sediments and ...


  • Neptune Benson’s New Electrode Technology Performance Meets AOP Requirements

    Neptune Benson is pleased to announce that its newly developed electrode technology has exceeded expectation during potable water reuse demonstration testing in California. Neptune Benson, in collaboration with Carollo Engineers, took part in the nine month VenturaWaterPure project which is aimed to increase recycled water supply to meet long term demands in this ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, testimony before the U.S. Senate committee on environment and public works and subcommittee on clean air and nuclear safety

    Good morning, Madam Chairman, Chairman Carper and Members of the Committee. I am pleased to be here today to discuss EPA’s role in monitoring for radiation associated with the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant emergency in Japan and the possible implications for the United States. Let me begin by expressing my sympathy for those who have lost loved ones from the earthquake and tsunami ...

  • Global Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market and Forecasts to 2017

    The global radiation protection (detection, monitoring, and safety) market was valued at $920.0 million in 2012, and is expected to reach $1,231.2 million by 2017 at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2012 to 2017. The various industries covered in this report are healthcare, manufacturing, defense, nuclear power plants, homeland security, and others (waste management, mining, agriculture, and food ...


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