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  • Small, portable oil skimmer system can make big impact in BP disaster clean-up on Louisiana shoreline

    A North Carolina company that specializes in industrial oil skimmers has created a small, portable oil skimmer system specifically designed to clean up the BP oil spill on the shoreline in the Gulf of Mexico. SkimOil, Inc., has incorporated their well-proven industrial skimmer into a portable, easy-to-use surface skimming system that can be used on small vessels to remove large volumes of oil ...


    By SkimOil Inc.

  • 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

  • Oil Skimmers’ decanter allows continuous skimming with minimum water pick up

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a decanter that is used to return water droplets during the oil skimming process back to the skimmed area. The Oil Skimmers decanter works on the basic principle of differences in specific gravity between oil and water – lighter oil will float higher than water. A specifically designed manifold, incorporated with an oil ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Stormwater bypass and treatment project protects sensitive cold water stream

    Aquatech Dewatering was recently retained to intercept, bypass and filter exceedingly turbid stormwater passing through a large drainage ditch, which ran through an area under construction before entering a natural water course, located in the Greater Toronto Area. The main challenge was to design, install and commission a system that would handle flows raining from 76 litres to 7,600 litres per ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • H.L. Mooney Water Reclamation Facility installs WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems

    Woodbridge, VA. July 6, 2010, WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems by GillTrading.com, Inc. were installed on the new Gravity Thickeners recently constructed at the H.L. Mooney WRF to control sludge and other unwanted material accumulation. The improvement project was accomplished by ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • Peristaltic pumps the clear choice at Siltbusters

    Separating suspended solids from liquids before discharging to sewer or water course is a headache that construction companies have had to endure for a considerable period of time. Aggravating the problem further is when materials won’t settle quickly. To overcome this obstacle Monmouth-based Siltbuster Ltd has standardised on innovative 500 and 600series peristaltic pump technology from ...

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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