heavy metals groundwater News

  • MTI Diagnostics online heavy metal monitor undergoes scrutiny of US EPA

    Environmental and diagnostic specialists, MTI diagnostics, (Fareham, UK) have completed a stringent evaluation of its MTI OVA 5000 system at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vineland Chemical Company Superfund site in Cumberland County, New Jersey for monitoring arsenic in the effluent from the waste water treatment plant. The EPA is responsible for the cleanup of the site while the ...

  • Nanoparticles decontaminate groundwater

    Since their invention a decade ago at Lehigh University, iron nanoparticles 1,000 times thinner than a human hair have demonstrated an unprecedented ability to clean contaminated groundwater. The palladium-coated particles have remediated more than 50 toxic waste sites in the US and other countries in 10 times faster than traditional pump-and-treat methods. Researchers at Lehigh University have ...

  • How vulnerable is our groundwater?

    When water travels through soil and bedrock to the water table, it carries minerals, nutrients or chemicals from the surface with it. Environmental research is increasingly concerned with preferential flow, or the movement of water through pores and cracks at a faster rate and bypassing most of the surrounding material, either soil or fractured rock. A special section on preferential flow ...

  • Microorganisms in toxic groundwater fine-tuned to survive

    Microorganisms can indeed live in extreme environments, but the ones that do are highly adapted to survive and little else, according to a collaboration that includes Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Joint Genome Institute (JGI) and the University of Oklahoma. The metagenomic study of a 'stressed' microbial community in groundwater near a former waste disposal pond site on ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Abanaki Oil Skimmers Provide Lowest-Cost Method for Groundwater Remediation

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki Corporation offers a cost-effective way to remove hydrocarbon contamination from groundwater without pumps. Engineers in industrial settings have, for many years, valued oil skimmers as the lowest cost way to remove hydrocarbons from wastewater. Food processing plants, the metals industry, machining firms, and utilities have all used skimmers with great success ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • South African mine finds way of removing uranium from groundwater

    Acid mine drainage is one of the world's biggest environmental problems besides global warming. The national nuclear regulator has confirmed uranium contamination in drinking and agricultural water from gold mining activities in South Africa. Currently, the water quality and pollution into our water resources is a bigger health risk than HIV/AIDs.A test trial done with a organic medium developed ...


    By SupaZOrb

  • Texaco Begins Soil Cleanup, Additional Groundwater Work at Ventura County Superfund Site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that work will begin this week to address soil contamination at the Pacific Pipeline Superfund Site located in Fillmore, CA. Additional groundwater work will begin in early 2014. This work, estimated to cost more than $8 million, is part of a recent settlement with Texaco Inc., a Chevron subsidiary. Texaco, under EPA’s ...

  • Texaco Begins Soil Cleanup, Additional Groundwater Work at Ventura County Superfund Site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that work will begin this week to address soil contamination at the Pacific Pipeline Superfund Site located in Fillmore, CA. Additional groundwater work will begin in early 2014. This work, estimated to cost more than $8 million, is part of a recent settlement with Texaco Inc., a Chevron subsidiary. Texaco, under EPA’s supervision, will ...

  • Distributor Agreement Brings Chemical Fixation / Immobilization Technology to Tersus’ Portfolio of In Situ Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technologies

    Tersus Environmental, LLC, a rapidly growing developer and marketer of advanced, innovative technologies for the remediation of soil and groundwater, and Ziltek Pty Ltd, Adelaide, Australia are pleased to announce that the two firms have entered in an agreement wherein Tersus is appointed the North American exclusive distributor for the RemBind product. RemBind is a ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • ADVENTUS EUROPE participating in three upcoming European Union Environmental Conferences

    The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, announces its presence at three important EU environmental conferences. Their business model supports site owners, environmental engineers, consulting professionals, regulators, and academics around the globe by providing unbiased design, and selection of the most cost-effective remediation strategies. The events ...


  • Early signs indicate New Mexico water wells unharmed by gold mine toxic release

    While the August 5 toxic waste release from Colorado’s Gold King Mine into Colorado’s Animas River presents the potential for contamination of groundwater used by drinking water wells, early indications are that New Mexico wells may not be affected, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Continued vigilance in monitoring groundwater supplies along the river remain ...

  • Olympics 2016, World Cup 2014, but first – ADVENTUS BRASIL 2009

    As part of ongoing efforts to expand deployment of 21st century environmental biotechnologies across the globe, The Adventus Group, a world leader in the soil, sediment and groundwater remediation industry, is pleased to announce formal establishment of its independent office in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Increasing demand for access to scientifically defensible, field-proven and cost-efficient ...


  • EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Closed Landfills in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its determination that no further action is needed to address the capping of two closed landfills at the Cinnaminson Groundwater Contamination Superfund site in the townships of Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey. The site, which covers approximately 400 acres, includes residential and industrial properties and the two landfills. As a result ...

  • Patent validates EOS Remediation’s strong foundation of intellectual property

    EOS Remediation, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater restoration, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent reissue to Solutions-IES. The reissued patent, U.S. Patent No. RE40448, is for groundwater bioremediation using emulsified oils. EOS Remediation, LLC is Solutions-IES’ exclusive licensee for this technology.'The ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • 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

  • Australian Patent validates EOS Remediation`s strong foundation of intellectual property

    EOS Remediation, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater restoration, announced that the Australian Patent Office (IP Australia) has awarded a patent to Solutions-IES. This patent, AU # 782548, is for groundwater bioremediation using emulsified oils. EOS Remediation is Solutions-IES’ exclusive licensee for this technology. A competitor challenged ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Adventus/Vironex EHC-L webinar, March 11th, 2011

    Vironex is pleased to announce the first of our Spring Webinars on advances in remediation technologies.  On March 11, we will be holding a Webinar on the new Adventus product - EHC-L . EHC-L is a stable, concentrated, buffered, microemulsion of controlled-release, food-grade carbon(Lecithin), nutrients, and iron designed for on-site dilution with cold water. It is a liquid variant of the ...


  • Adventus announces new product offering: EHC-L

    Adventus Americas Inc. (Adventus), a leading provider of technology for soil, sediment, and groundwater remediation is proud to introduce  EHC-L, the next member of the EHC® family of In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR™) products. EHC-L is a stable, concentrated, buffered, emulsion of controlled-release, food-grade carbon, nutrients, and iron designed for on-site dilution with cold ...


  • Tersus Announces a New Family of Products for Enhanced in Situ Bioremediation

    To complement its Gas inFusion technologies, Tersus Environmental unveiled today a new family of products for enhanced in situ bioremediation. The new products are engineered to treat soil and groundwater contaminated with organic constituents amenable to anaerobic bioremediation processes, including chlorinated solvents, energetics and pesticides/herbicides. These amendments from Tersus can also ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc Announces Publication Of Exciting New Patent Application

    INNOVATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. (IET) IS PLEASED TO  ANNOUNCE THE PUBLICATION OF ITS LATEST PATENT APPLICATION.  This most recent patent application presents a unique and innovative method of inducing reducing conditions and stimulating anaerobic process through the addition of dried micro-blue green algae (Spirulina, Arthorospira Platensis, Arthrospria Maxima, Aphanizomen ...

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