ground water flow News

  • A week at the world water forum

    With a team of collegues from Africa, Asia, and Europe, Wetlands International was present at the World Water Forum with full programme of presentations and contributions to panels. A main ambition was to lead a part of the so-called ‘Thematic ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Oil water separators for the electric utility

    Mercer Clients:Con Edison, PSEG, Allegheny Energy, FPL, Calpine, PPL, KeySpan, PECO, OUC, AES, Bahamas Electricity, Orion Power, Conectiv, NRG, Reliant Energy, Entergy, Sithe, Westinghouse, Southern Service, Seimens, GE, among others with hundreds of installations in above and below ground units and exiting system retrofits. The ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Ruining the world’s water supply

    Agricultural run-offs containing fertilizers, animal wastes and pesticides are infecting rivers and water courses with blue-green algal blooms and toxic chemicals. While the problem is particularly evident in developing countries - Canada, Australia and the United States contain some of the world’s most polluted rivers, and poor agricultural practices are the root cause. Almost one-fifth ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Guidelines help water well owners address water quality problems

    The keys to addressing well water quality problems are to determine what the problem is, whether it is preventable, and, if not, how to treat it effectively, the National Ground Water Association said today. NGWA Public Awareness Director Cliff Treyens said there are basic steps well owners can follow to take the mystery out of solving water quality issues. “The answer to water quality ...

  • Custom Oil/Water/Solids Separators

    Compromise has marked the ordinary designs in the Oil/Water Separator space in the last decade. Mercer offers custom-designed separators for your application; we offer a wide variety of tank materials of construction as well as coating options. Mercer International delivers both HIGH EFFICIENCY and LOW MAINTENANCE. They ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Risk of flooding continues along coast and moves inland to rivers as wet weather leaves ground saturated

    The South and West coast of England and the Severn estuary still remain at risk of coastal flooding throughout the weekend and into the early part of next week. Communities are urged to keep up to date with the latest forecasts and warnings. Parts of the North East coast including Whitby and South Shields could see flooding today, while parts of the south coast could see more coastal flooding ...

  • City of San Francisco, U.S. EPA break ground on innovative project in san francisco’s bayview neighborhood

    The City of San Francisco and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will today break ground on the Newcomb Avenue Streetscape Model Block Improvement Project, a first of its kind project on the 1700 block of Newcomb Avenue to transform the street block into one of the most sustainable streets in San Francisco. The pilot streetscape improvement project will replace significant areas of concrete ...

  • Biological Wash Water Treatment for the Golf Industry

    ESD Waste2Water, Inc. manufactures a full array of Wash Water Treatment and Chemical Mix/Load Equipment to meet the Golf Industry best practices. Our Biological Wash Water Treatment System treats the waste water generated from washing off fairway mowers, green mowers, utility equipment, etc. Here’s how it works: The High Flow adjustable nozzles allow the operators to get ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • Oil in water removal specialists for utilities

    The Mercer International Compliance Master oil/water/solids separator design is well known in the electric utility industry for high-performance and its versatile design features. We offer a full line of innovative rectangular and cylindrical units from 10 to 7,500 gpm as well as existing system retrofits and API & ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Pall Corp. to Present Water Treatment Solutions at Water in Mining Congress

    Water is used extensively for operations and safety purposes in the burgeoning mining industry. Operators are increasingly choosing membranes to treat water responsibly and ensure that surface and ground water remain pure and uncontaminated by wastewater streams. At the ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • Worry over radioactive water leak

    An underground pipe has been discovered by workers in Georgia leaking radioactive water beneath a nuclear power plant. The workers are in the process of discovering if the pipe is the sole cause of the leak or if there is another source that the water is also coming from. Tritium is a radioactive form of hydrogen that is created inside nuclear reactors. There is worry of the water spreading past ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

  • Better flow of satellite data for better management of environmental and security crises

    Natural and manmade catastrophes in Europe, America, Asia and Africa, coupled with increased security needs, have further reinforced the need for earth observation systems. The GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) ensures that crisis situations like floods, forest fires or earthquakes can be better anticipated and managed through monitoring the state of our environment. To supply ...

  • Commercial Systems: The quest for Water Conservation

    Over the past 20 years, private businesses in the U.S. have joined forces with federal and local government to improve the efficiency of water systems, spending billions on infrastructure to reduce waste and save money. Despite their efforts, more than 2 trillion gal of water are still lost every year, according to the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA). So, after all of the investments, why are ...


    By WaterSignal

  • Oil/Water separators for the electric utility

    Mercer International's Oil Water Separators are well known in the electric utility industry for their high-performance and versatile design features. They offer a full line of innovative rectangular and cylindrical units from 10 to 7,500 gpm, as well as existing system retrofits and API or concrete separator up-grades. ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Ideal oil/water separator for transportation apps

    Mercer International, Inc. offers a line of competitively-priced below ground oil/water separators for flows up to 100 gpm. Tanks are constructed of corrosion-proof polyethylene and can be buried up to 30" below grade. The coalescer is a new "coalescer ball technology" that attracts passing oil to the high surface area of a plurality of polypropylene balls. The coalescer balls are harnessed in ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Water for people launches new mobile application for monitoring water and sanitation projects in developing countries

    Water For People, (www.waterforpeople.org), a U.S.-based international development organization, introduced a visual, open-source mobile-based data monitoring and mapping tool called Field Level Operations Watch (FLOW) today at the annual Pop!Tech conference. This new mobile application baseline and monitoring tool allows the organization to capture, report and analyze ...

  • Water For People Launches New Mobile Application For Monitoring Water and Sanitation Projects in Developing Countries

    Open-source reporting system uses Google Earth for faster response times to problems and data-driven decisions DENVER - Water For People, a U.S.-based international development organization, introduced a visual, open-source mobile-based data monitoring and mapping tool called Field Level Operations Watch (FLOW) today at the annual Pop!Tech conference. This new ...


    By Water For People

  • Brewed using the best Czech water

    The heat and the strong odour of barley malt hit you like a wave the second you step inside. In the heart of the brewery, the brewer and his assistants move around the hall containing huge copper tanks and monitor every detail of the brewing process. "For us, brewing beer is primarily about keeping the traditions and the old craftsmanship alive. We use only locally produced ingredients, and every ...


    By Grundfos

  • ABB flowmeters reduce water loss in Riyadh

    ABB FlowMaster flowmeters are helping the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, to cut leakage in its water distribution network by around 40 percent. The flowmeters were repeatedly selected for their outstanding accuracy and performance. By ABB Communications ABB’s market-leading range of FlowMaster flowmeters has been selected on three separate occasions as part of a large-scale project to modernize ...


    By ABB

  • Calculating ‘old’ and ‘new’ water runoff

    Just ahead of a rainstorm, Cody Ross might run out to an agricultural research site as part of his graduate work. He’ll need to get some dye into an injection well. The point? To evaluate the path that water follows from the field during and after the rainstorm. Ross, a member of the Watershed Systems Research Program at the University of Manitoba, is measuring water flow in a part of ...


    By American Society of Agronomy

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