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  • Los Angeles covers reservoir waters with ´shade balls´

    Los Angeles has been blackballed. The city has completed a program of covering open-air reservoirs with floating "shade balls" to protect water quality. City officials this week dumped the last 20,000 of 96 million black balls into the Los Angeles Reservoir in Sylmar, 25 miles northwest of downtown. The 4-inch-diameter plastic balls block sunlight from penetrating the 175-acre surface of ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Hexa-Cover subsidiary in USA

    We are delighted to announce that Hexa-Cover A/S has established a subsidiary in the USA, Hexa-Cover, Inc.   Hexa-Cover® is already well underway in the United States but still there exists huge opportunities in all our 3 market segments; Water, Industry and Agriculture.   Hexa-Cover, Inc. will be spearheading the implementation of a new growth strategy for the ...


    By Hexa-Cover A/S

  • Hexa-Cover® now available in the US

    Having been on the market for 5 years and being widely used throughout Europe the Hexa-Cover® in now introduced in the US. The unique and patented Hexa-Cover® floating tile is perfect as a cover on any form of fluid surface and today Hexa-Cover® is in use on almost all forms of basins, lagoons, reservoirs, containers, ponds and tanks. Hexa-Cover® is the ideal solution for eliminating such ...


    By Hexa-Cover A/S

  • Temcor completes water reservoir cover for Laguna Beach water district

    Temcor has recently completed the third in a series of large water reservoir cover replacements in southern California with the erection of a 162' x 262' column-supported Temcor Aluminum Roof. This most recent roof was built over an existing potable water reservoir at the Laguna Beach County Water District, a nonprofit, local government agency that provides retail water service to 25,000 people ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • GTI Prepares for Mega-Cover in Melbourne

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to join forces with the John Holland/ KBR Joint Venture to construct and install a new lagoon cover for Melbourne Water’s Western Treatment Plant (WTP) in Werribee, Victoria, Australia. The 7.6 hectare (19 acre) cover replaces a previous cover ...

  • CryoSat to observe Earth’s ice cover

    ESA PR 03-2010. The European Space Agency is about to launch the most sophisticated satellite ever to investigate the Earth’s ice fields and map ice thickness over water and land: lift-off scheduled for 25 February. ESA’s ice mission satellite CryoSat will be placed into orbit 700 km above Earth by a Russian Dnepr rocket to be launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Lift-off is ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Floating litter in the Black Sea: abundance and composition

    Reliable data regarding marine debris pollution in the Black Sea are lacking. This study provides the first account of the abundance and types of litter floating in the north-western part of the Sea. This information will help to develop effective solutions for marine litter in the region and therefore to achieve the EU objective of ‘Good Environmental Status’ by 2020. Marine litter ...

  • Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Industry Deep Research Report At ResearchMoz

    Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on" Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Industry - Global Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Planned Projects to 2016".The report focuses primarily on quantitative marketmetrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the Remote Patient Monitoring Market. View TOC And Full Report At : ...


  • GLOBAL COLIBRI won the Honorable Mention with the Floating Islands COLIBRI

    After receiving more than 1,000 applications and the distinction of more than 80 projects and initiatives, the Green Project Awards Portugal maintains its original purpose to recognize good practices in projects that promote sustainable development. The Green Project Awards Portugal 2015 aims to: - To reward and recognize good practice in projects implemented in Portugal, which promote ...

  • GTI’s Cover and Liner System Will Help Town Expand Anaerobic Sewer Lagoon

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been selected for a cover and liner project for the expansion of an anaerobic sewer lagoon. The project involves adding an extra pond to the town’s existing lagoon for sewage digestion in order to increase capacity. GTI has been contracted to design, fabricate, and install ...

  • Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Industry Forecast to 2016

    “Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Industry - Global Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Planned Projects to 2016”, is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, which provides an in-depth analysis of the global FPSO industry to 2016. The report provides information on all the major countries that have deployed FPSOs, the major operator ...


  • 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

  • Geomembrane Technologies Inc. introduces new cover design for round tanks

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. Introduces new biogas cover Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) announced today it has developed a new, state-of-the-art, structurally supported geomembrane cover system for use in capturing biogas for round tanks. GTI’s new innovation has just been implemented on a project in Delaware County, near Columbus, Ohio. The new design covers two 65 foot diameter round ...


    By Geomembrane Technologies

  • Australian Dairy processor turns to GTI for odor control cover

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has finished a project for a large cheese and butter plant in the state of Victoria, Australia, again demonstrating GTI’s strength in successfully completing world-wide projects. The dairy processor turned to GTI’s experts to design, fabricate and supervise the installation of an odor control cover for an additional lagoon required at an existing wastewater ...


    By Geomembrane Technologies

  • Straw cover trims emissions of specific gases from Slurry

    Odor complaints related to animal production have increased during the past decade. Swine slurry stored in open storages is a source of airborne contaminants, including ammonia and odorous compounds. A customary practice for ammonia and odor control consists of covering the surface of the slurry with floating materials, such as straw. In general terms, straw covers reduce odorant emissions from ...

  • GTI to custom-design cover and liner system for Slave Lake Pulp

    GTI has been contracted to design and install a customized cover and liner system for Slave Lake Pulp, located in Alberta, Canada. Slave Lake Pulp, a division of West Fraser, is a Bleached Chemi-Thermo-Mechanical Pulp (BCTMP) mill that produces approximately 240,000 metric tonnes of hardwood BCTMP each year. GTI’s participation in this project is part of a larger wastewater treatment plant ...

  • ASTM C729 - 11 standard test method for density of glass by the sink-float comparator

    The sink-float comparator method of test for glass density provides the most accurate (yet convenient for practical applications) method of evaluating the density of small pieces or specimens of glass. The data obtained are useful for daily quality control of production, acceptance or rejection under specifications, and for special purposes in research and development. Although this test scope ...


    By ASTM International

  • Black & Veatch PRICO SMR Becomes World’s First Proven FLNG Technology to Achieve Production on a Floating Facility

    The world’s first floating natural gas liquefaction unit (FLNG) has successfully completed performance testing in Nantong, China. With the average liquefaction process load exceeding 100 percent during the 72-hour performance test, the flawless performance of the FLNG ensured all design requirements and production capacities were achieved for the unit’s operational effectiveness. For ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Black & Veatch Awarded Patent for Innovative Digester Cover to Improve Foam Control and Gas Collection

    Water Technology Leadership Extends to Process Equipment Kansas City, Mo. – Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, announced today that it has received a patent for an anaerobic digester cover that solves a significant wastewater treatment operations problem. The invention enables operations staff to maintain constant digester levels and prevent ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • 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 ...

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