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  • Treatment of abstracted groundwater

    Since abstracted groundwater can consist of a complex mixture of river bank filtrate and polder water, which have different origins and compositions, its treatment is challenging . An article in Drinking Water Engineering and Science discusses the effect of the properties of this mixture on the production of drinking water. In the Netherlands, over 60% of ...

  • Updated filtration products increase cost effectiveness

    Siemens will highlight updates to existing filtration products at the AWWA ACE Conference in Chicago. In the future, customers will be able to choose from an extended range of systems for treating water even more cost-effectively. The reconfigured Memcor CP ultrafiltration product line provides up to 50% more membrane area in the same footprint than previous pressurised module designs. Siemens ...

  • Groundwater industry’s emerging leaders awarded NGWREF honors

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation congratulates those chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place November 10-12, 2014 in Reston, Virginia. The Foundation believes continuing education in leadership skills will enhance the future effectiveness of the groundwater professions and will maximize the impact of ...

  • EPA to hold public meeting for the aberdeen contaminated groundwater site in Aberdeen, NC

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a public meeting regarding the Aberdeen Contaminated Groundwater Site on Wednesday, September 07, 2011, at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Aberdeen Town Hall located at 115 North Poplar Street in Aberdeen, Moore County, NC. The EPA and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) are hosting the meeting to present ...

  • New treatment system cleaning up groundwater At Crossley Farm Superfund Site

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin commemorated the opening of a new water treatment system today in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new system will remove contamination from the groundwater at the Crossley Farm Superfund site in Hereford Township in Berks County. “This construction project, which used approximately $6.5 million in funding from the ...

  • Evoqua and Its Neptune Benson Business Acquire VAF Filtration Systems

    VAF Filtration Systems is the leading Automatic, Self-Cleaning Water Filtration Company. Evoqua Water Technologies and its recently acquired Neptune Benson business today announced the acquisition of VAF Filtration Systems, a leading screen filtration manufacturer based in Arvada, CO. VAF, founded in 1985, engineers and manufactures automatic self-cleaning water filters and control valves for a ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Ex Situ Treatment of Aqueous Film-Forming Foam Impacted Groundwater

    Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) are common in Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF) used for firefighting. PFASs are widely distributed across the higher trophic levels and are found in air, soil and groundwater at sites across the U.S. (EPA 505-F-14-001, March 2014). The toxicity, mobility and bioaccumulation potential of PFASs pose potential adverse effects for the environment ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Frost & Sullivan: Advanced filtration offers emerging markets a cost-effective alternative to water recycling

    Stringent water and wastewater regulations, expanding population, and receding water tables have made a strong case for water and wastewater filtration systems all over the world. Emerging economies such as China, India, Indonesia, and the GCC (Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf) countries are especially fertile markets for filtration systems due to their rapid pace of ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Specialists remove hazardous toxins from one of the most contaminated soil & groundwater sites in US

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Shell Oil Company have removed more than 23,000 pounds of hazardous toxins from the Del Amo Superfund Site Waste Pits near Torrance, Calif. With EPA oversight, responsible parties Shell Oil Company and the U.S. General Services Administration built a soil vapor extraction system at the Del Amo Waste Pits and have been successfully operating it for one ...

  • PLANTECO Receives Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    PLANTECO has received a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency entitled “Use of Surfactant Modified Clay and Zeolite for Treatment of Perchlorate-Contaminated Water.” PLANTECO will use surfactants to produce low cost clays (SMC) and zeolites (SMZ) capable of simultaneously removing perchlorate (ClO4-), organic contaminants and metals ...


    By Planteco, Inc

  • Pall Corporation Wins 2010 National Ground Water Association Remediation Award

    PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) has received an Outstanding Ground Water Project Award from the National Ground Water Association for outstanding science, engineering, and innovation in the area of remediating groundwater. Pall, a leader in filtration, separation and purification, designed, built and operates one of the world’s largest oxidation treatment systems for the ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • Database for land use to be released

    Land use is considered to play a very important role regarding the life cycle impacts of many products or product groups. During the last ten years, several approaches to address the problem of integrating land use into the LCA framework have been proposed, nonetheless as yet no commonly accepted method has been agreed upon. An applicable approach to incorporate land use indicators into the ...


    By thinkstep

  • Dow Water Solutions to present at membrane technology conference this week in Memphis, Tennessee

    Dow Water Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), and a global leader in water purification, seawater desalination, contamination removal and water reuse solutions, will present during the 10th biennial Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition in Memphis, Tennessee, March 15-18, 2009. The event, co-sponsored by the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) and ...

  • Organic pumping and treatment solution

    Aquatech Dewatering Company, Inc (Aquatech) was called upon to join an assembled project team on an ongoing construction contract in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to facilitate a means of addressing an urgent requirement to intercept, bypass and filter exceedingly turbid surface and storm water entering an environmentally sensitive creek. The surface and storm water from a large drainage area ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Backwash water reuse installation opts for Berson

    Bersons UV systems are being used to disinfect reused backwash water from sand filtration units at the Spannenburg groundwater drinking water facility in the Netherlands. Up to 5% of the produced drinking water at the Spannenburg plant (1.25 million m3/year) is used to backwash the sand filters and, until recently, this water was simply discarded. Following the installation of two Berson InLine+ ...

  • Parsons Awarded $128 million Construction Management Contract by Orange County Water District

    PASADENA, CA (May 17, 2011) – Parsons is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Orange County Water District (OCWD) to provide construction management services for the $128 million Initial Expansion of the Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) in Fountain Valley, CA. Under this contract, Parsons will provide the full spectrum of construction management services, including ...


    By Parsons

  • Small Canadian company makes massive environmental impact

    One small step for a Mining Giant, one big leap for the Environment. At the heart of every mining machine, plant and process you will find a disposable filter. These filters are responsible for collecting harmful debris and contamination from fluids so production can stay up and running. The contamination build-up is extremely damaging to components, so frequent filter changes are a must, often ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • Scott Fowler, from the state of Washington, receives top NGWA award

    Scott Fowler, CWD/PI and president of Dahlman Pump and Well Drilling Inc., in Burlington, Washington, has received the National Ground Water Association’s top honor — the Ross L. Oliver Award for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry. The award will be presented at the 2015 Groundwater Expo this December in Las Vegas, Nevada. Among Fowler’s groundwater industry ...

  • Ground glass solution for cleaner water

    British science has led to a use for waste glass that cannot be recycled that could help clean up polluted waterways by acting as an ion-exchange filter to remove lead, cadmium and other toxic metals. Details are published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. Only a fraction of waste glass bottles and jars can be recycled, partly because much ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congressmember Rodney P. Frelinghuysen today announced a plan to demolish or remove 34 buildings and structures at the Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey. The buildings and structures on the 263-acre site are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), asbestos and lead ...

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