liquid leak News

  • Carbon dioxide leaks – and leaks, and leaks…

    The recently reported carbon dioxide incident at Greene King Brewery was just the  latest in a series of seemingly endless carbon dioxide leaks. Whilst breweries are a major producer and user of CO2, this is not the only industry whose staff, neighbours and ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Optical Leak Detection Sensors - Leak detection/liquid presence within telecommunications equipment

    The increased use of small and metrocell technology has resulted in a growing number of units being deployed in locations which are difficult to access and not subject to regular inspections. Enclosures, cabinets and housings of these cells are at risk of fluid ingress, putting critical electronic systems and the end users’ service at risk. An industry proven solution to this problem is to ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Hanford tank may be leaking waste into soil

    An underground tank holding some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site might be leaking into the soil. The U.S. Energy Department said workers at Washington state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation detected higher radioactivity levels under tank AY-102 during a routine inspection Thursday. Spokeswoman Lori ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nuclear dump leak raises questions about cleanup

    For 15 years the trucks have barreled past southeastern New Mexico's potash mines and seemingly endless fields of oil rigs, hauling decades worth of plutonium-contaminated waste to what is supposed to be a safe and final resting place a half mile underground in the salt beds of the Permian Basin. But back-to-back accidents and a never-supposed-to-happen above-ground radiation release have ...


    By Associated Press

  • GSE Environmental Offers New Leak Location Textured Geomembrane Products

    GSE Holding, Inc., (NYSE:GSE) the leading global manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, is pleased to announce the release of a new Leak Location geomembrane with a textured conductive bottom layer. This new combination of unique features provides engineers with increased shear ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • Pipeline that leaked wasn`t equipped with auto shut-off

    The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. The original owner of the pipeline skirted the Santa Barbara County requirement by successfully arguing in court in the late 1980s that it should be ...


    By Associated Press

  • Utility plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak

    A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues - possibly for three more months - to plug the well. SoCalGas officials told county supervisors Tuesday that the substance is safe and would neutralize ...


    By Associated Press

  • Union awaits info on leak at New Mexico nuke dump

     A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said Tuesday its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak that exposed at least 13 people. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad has been off-limits to most workers for nearly three weeks. Only ...


    By Associated Press

  • Aeration may remove antidepressant drugs from water leaked from landfill

    Aeration is an effective means of eliminating antidepressants from landfill leachate, a new study finds. The concentrations of five different drugs were reduced by this treatment process, which could be an effective means of tackling the growing problem of pharmaceutical infiltration into aquatic environments. Pharmaceuticals, while an important component of modern medicine, can have negative ...

  • Crowcon launches Gas-Tec Hydrocarbon Gas Detector for Leak Survey and Localisation

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Tec portable hydrocarbon gas detector is designed for rapid leak survey and localisation in applications such as gas distribution networks and landfill sites. Using Crowcon’s tried and tested flame ionisation chamber, the Gas-Tec also features next generation technology such as GPS, data and event logging. The new device allows survey teams to track progress and quickly pinpoint ...

  • Enbridge Energy Partners Update on Michigan Leak Clean-Up

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) (the "Partnership") today provided an update on the progress being made in the clean-up efforts undertaken in response to the leak that occurred on Line 6B near Marshall, Michigan the morning of July 26, 2010. Community health and safety, and environmental mitigation remain top priorities. "Crews worked ...


    By Marketwire

  • Ammonia Sensor Provides Reliable Leak Detection down to -40C

    A renewable electrochemical sensor for the detection and measurement of ammonia (NH3) is available from PureAire Monitoring Systems. Designed to respond quickly to potentially hazardous ammonia leaks and releases in refrigeration systems, fertilizer plants, chemical processing plants, and other facilities where ammonia is used or produced. The PureAire Ammonia Sensor is available with either 0 to ...

  • Nuclear waste tank OK`d to keep leaking for 1 year

    A new deal allows a radioactive waste storage tank to continue leaking for more than a year before its contents are pumped out at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site. The deal to pump nuclear waste tank AY-102, announced late Monday, is between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Washington State Department ...


    By Associated Press

  • SST Sensing Optical Liquid Level Sensors

    Determining the presence or absence of fluids is an important feature of many products. Whether we need industrial sensors to know the fluid levels in a large industrial tank, coffee machine or oil reservoir or to identifying leaks in pumps, the ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Flowline flow switch & control for liquid & air/gas

    Flowline's liquid and gas flow switches are simple devices that are used to detect or monitor flow and send a signal or alarm to another device. They are useful tools in situations where it is important to know whether or not flow exists and to act upon that knowledge (for example they can be used to actuate a signal when flow stops, start a motor with flow, shut off an alarm when flow is ...


    By icenta Controls Ltd

  • Innatank - A Revolution for the Safe Storage of Hazardous Liquids

    The safe storage of hazardous liquids is a perennial challenge facing the water treatment and chemical processing industries - but things could be about to change thanks to a ground-breaking innovation by leading British tank producer Forbes Technologies Ltd. Following an investment of over £1.7 million at their main manufacturing plant located in the Borders of Scotland at Kelso, ...


    By Forbes Technologies Ltd

  • Parker Releases New Air Driven Liquid Pump

    Parker Autoclave Engineers, part of Parker Hannifin – the global leader in motion and control technologies, has released an innovative new air driven liquid pump, the AHL118. A high volume, double-ended, double acting high pressure pump, the AHL118 is designed for use in oil and gas, chemical, industrial and research applications. The pump operates to a ...


    By Parker Hannifin Corp

  • ASTM D7703 - 11 standard practice for electrical leak location on exposed geomembranes using the water lance system

    Geomembranes are used as barriers to prevent liquids from leaking from landfills, ponds, and other containments. For this purpose, it is desirable that the geomembrane have as little leakage as practical. The liquids may contain contaminants that if released can cause damage to the environment. Leaking liquids can erode the subgrade, causing further damage. ...


    By ASTM International

  • News Briefing: Statements from Enbridge Daily News Briefing on Marshall, Michigan Pipeline Leak, August 5, 2010

    Excerpt from Joint News Conference, 3 p.m. Eastern Time, August 5, 2010 Marshall, Michigan.MARSHALL, MICHIGAN -- (Marketwire) -- 08/05/10 -- Patrick Daniel, President & CEO, Enbridge Inc. Thank you, Terri and good afternoon everyone. We continue to make very good progress on the River clean-up as indicated in the prior press conference. The sheen continues to recede on the River and that's very ...


    By Marketwire

  • News Briefing: Statements From Enbridge News Briefing on Marshall, Michigan Pipeline Leak, August 19, 2010

    MARSHALL, MICHIGAN -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- Excerpt from Joint News Conference, 3 p.m. Eastern Time, August 19, 2010 Marshall, Michigan. Patrick Daniel, President & CEO, Enbridge Inc. We continue to make very good progress on clean-up at the leak site and also along Talmadge Creek and we're now well underway with clean-up on the Kalamazoo River as well. I was at the Ceresco ...


    By Marketwire

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