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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 ...

  • PFAS - Treatment of Groundwater on Airport Site

    The effect of the innovative solution PerfluorAd is to remove the bulk of PFAS or PFC contaminats prior to an activated carbon polishing system without breakdown components and with the result that activated carbon life is significantly extended and disposal costs reduced. Data are derived from a real field application at a European airport. We are happy to share the results. PFC ...

  • Arizona city set for new groundwater treatment plant

    CH2M HILL, a global, full-service, engineering, construction and operations firm, announced it has received a contract from the City of Glendale, Ariz. to provide project management, engineering design, permitting and construction services for the Zone 4 Groundwater Treatment Plant project. “The project will provide the City with not only added supply to meet growth but also operational ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • A Hydrogen Recirculation System For The Treatment Of Tce-Impacted Groundwater

    ABSTRACT: To speed the rate of reductive dechlorination of trichloroethylene (TCE)-impacted groundwater at the Old Jet Engine Test Site (OJETS), Offutt AFB, Nebraska, an in situ pilot-scale dissolved hydrogen addition system was installed. The test area consisted of an injection well, a recovery well, and five monitoring wells within an 8.5 m x 4.3 m (28 ft x 14 ft) test plot. Groundwater was ...


  • Contaminants in US groundwater

    According to a new study by the USGS, more than 20% of untreated water samples from 932 public wells across the US contained at least one contaminant at levels of potential health concern. About one-third of the US population receive their drinking water from such a system. The USGS study (Contaminants in Groundwater used for ...

  • 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 ...

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...

  • 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

  • ARCADIS scientists co-author 3rd edition of Groundwater Treatment Technology

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consulting and engineering company, today announced that Evan K. Nyer, along with a team of other ARCADIS engineers and scientists, have co-authored the third edition of Groundwater Treatment Technology, which was published in January 2009 by Wiley. The first edition, by Mr. Nyer, originally came out in 1986. Groundwater Treatment Technology has been ...


    By Arcadis

  • Adventus Group announces new groundwater well treatment product

    Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, announced the introduction of A-SOX(tm) for groundwater well treatment of organic constituents amendable to anaerobic biodegradation processes. Designed by field engineers as a time and money saving innovation, this delivery system is most conducive to physically challenging situations where a readily biodegradable carbon source and ...


  • EPA Begins Construction of Groundwater Treatment System for Torrance Superfund Sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the start of construction of a groundwater treatment system that will clean up groundwater contamination from past operations at the Montrose and Del Amo Superfund sites in Torrance, Calif. The treatment system is expected to be completed in 18 months at an estimated cost of $15 million and will be used to remove chlorobenzene, benzene and ...

  • Treatment options for groundwater focus of 2016 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer

    Peter S. Cartwright, PE, named the 2016 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer, will present “Water Well Contaminants and Treatment Options,” the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation announced today. Cartwright, who owns and operates Cartwright Consulting Co. with offices in Minneapolis and the Netherlands, has been in the treatment side of the water industry since ...

  • Groundwater pollution in Europe: an overview

    An overview of groundwater contaminants in Europe is provided by a recent study, which calls for more integrated monitoring using a range of indicators. Groundwater contamination presents serious health and environmental concerns. A number of Directives, including the Water Framework, Groundwater, Nitrates, Industrial Emissions and Landfill Directives, together aim to protect groundwater from ...

  • Arsenic Illegally Released into California’s Groundwater

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined a natural-gas fired power plant $13,500 for improper management of hazardous waste. According to the EPA, the plant, located in Yuba City, California, generated arsenic from the treatment of wastewater and failed to minimize releases of hazardous waste to the environment. Arsenic occurs naturally in the local groundwater, which the plant uses in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Midwest groundwater tainted with sewage and chemicals

    Raw sewage is flowing into rivers and streams across central and eastern Iowa as one after another wastewater facilities are inundated by the record floods that have swept the state during the past two weeks. Livestock manure is also part of the nasty mix, along with spilled fuel and chemicals, all heading to the flooding Mississippi River and down to the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Environmental ...

  • EPA Orders Continued Treatment of Contaminated Groundwater at Former Manufacturing Facility in Richmond, Va.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an administrative settlement with Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. and LSI Corp. regarding a former circuit board manufacturing facility located in Henrico County, at 4500 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va., requiring the companies to address groundwater contaminated with volatile organic compounds. Under an administrative order on consent, LSI Corp. which ...

  • Catalyzed Persulfate: Advancing In Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) Technology for Groundwater and Soil Treatment

    REGENESIS, a leader in advanced environmental remediation technologies, announces a new white paper detailing its recently introduced persulfate-based remediation technology, PersulfOx™. This exciting new advancement in persulfate technology provides remediation practitioners across the globe with an all-in-one, easy-to-handle in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) reagent that eliminates ...


    By REGENESIS

  • AD92 Uranium Adsorption Treatment System by AdEdge Technologies Effectively Treats Naturally Occurring Groundwater Uranium in Village of Marshfield, Vt.

    Buford, Ga. (Aug. 10, 2007) - AdEdge Technologies, Inc. announces successful results of its AD92 Uranium Adsorption Treatment System designed and installed by AdEdge to treat high levels of naturally occurring groundwater uranium in the Village of Marshfield, Vt.   Installed in July 2007, the AdEdge system featured a twin AD92–80 Adsorption treatment system rated for up to 160 gpm using AdEdge ...

  • Japan Nuke Plant Releases Tested Groundwater

    Japan's crippled nuclear power plant has begun releasing groundwater from the least contaminated areas of the facility into the ocean so it does not run into contaminated areas and create more toxic water amid storage space limitations. Wednesday's release of 560 tons involves ground water pumped from 12 wells dug upstream of the damaged reactors ...


    By Associated Press

  • Bacterial remediation of groundwater depends on environmental conditions

    New low cost methods using bacteria to remove toxic metals from groundwater have been investigated using both actual contaminated groundwater and artificially controlled systems. Environmental conditions, such as changing levels of acidity or alkalinity, can have a significant effect on the removal of toxins, results show. Contamination of soils and groundwater with toxic metals, such as lead and ...

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