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  • Boresaver IronKleen Liquid (IKL Pro) Receives Official Approval

    Geoquip Water Solutions, specialist supplier to water related industries, has announced that IKL Pro, the solution for calcium carbonate residues in the comprehensive Boresaver range, has now been approved by the Secretary of State under regulation 31 of the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 1989 for use in potable water applications. Specially formulated as a combination chemical solution ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • BORESAVER ULTRA C LAUNCH AT NGWA GROUNDWATER EXPO

    Following NSF Approval earlier this year, the powerful well cleaner, Boresaver Ultra C, will be officially launched in America next week at the NGWA Groundwater Expo in Las Vegas on 8th and 9th December. Boresaver Ultra C is the ground-breaking cleaning treatment that ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Pollution on top of the world

    Nearly one-fifth of the earth’s surface is comprised of mountains that play a role in the storage and distribution of fresh water, with one-tenth of the world’s population relying on that mountain snowpack as their sole source of fresh water. Understanding the amount of pollutants in soil and snow is critical to maintaining the quality of alpine water sources, and is the subject of a ...

  • Boresaver Ultra C Pro Wins Official Approval

     Geoquip Water Solutions, specialist supplier to water related industries, announces that BoreSaver Ultra C Pro, the enhanced treatment that completely removes iron oxide deposits found in wells, bores, pipes and pumps, has now been approved by the Secretary of State under ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • The quiet clean mining revolution

    Few industries have got the black eye, literally and metaphorically, of mining. After centuries of environmental effects ranging from toxic emissions to unsightly tailings ponds, acid mine drainage, massive energy consumption and other impacts, mining is slowly cleaning up its act. Why? Mostly because new clean technologies are increasing industrial efficiencies. They're lowering mining ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA adds anaconda copper mining CO. Smelter and refinery in cascade county to superfund site list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with support from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), today announced the addition of the Anaconda Copper Mining Co. Smelter and Refinery (ACM) site in Cascade County, Montana, to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. The ACM site is now eligible for Federal cleanup funds that will support an extensive ...

  • Pennsylvania American Water Experts Address Key Topics at Annual Statewide Water Industry Conference

    Water industry professionals from Pennsylvania American Water will lead sessions on a number of critical industry topics at the 65th Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Section of the American Water Works Association. The annual conference, set for April 23-25 in Hershey, brings together both investor-owned and municipal water system officials, managers, operators, regulators and suppliers from ...


    By American Water

  • Membrana and Layne Christensen Company sign limited agreement for VOC, radon removal

    Membrana-Charlotte, a division of Celgard, LLC has entered into a limited exclusive agreement with Layne Christensen Company for Radon and VOC removal for municipal water applications in the continental United States. Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors are leading-edge technology in gas transfer applications and are the accepted norm in many markets. As a market leader, Layne has strong ...

  • ATi Introduces New FOC Process Application Note about Reagent-Free Residual Chlorine Measurement

    Analytical Technology Inc. (ATi) introduces a new free of charge application note entitled “Regent free Residual Chlorine Measurement in process with variable and/or high pH.  The new application note discusses how ATi’s Q45H62 monitoring system measures free chlorine residuals without the need for chemical buffering traditionally associated with such measurements.  Acetate and ...


  • Tracing CO2 elements in the ocean

    The surface waters of the vast Southern Ocean are suffering from 'marine anaemia' – a serious deficiency in the micronutrient iron. Just as iron deficiency negatively affects the health and productivity of humans and other land-based creatures, so it affects the phytoplankton (microscopic marine plants) existing in the oceanic realm. The environmental consequences of this condition restrict ...


    By Australian Government

  • Purolite opens a new sales office in New Zealand

    Purolite now has a sales office in Auckland, New Zealand to provide more localized support to existing customers and expand our presence in this innovative market. Purolite New Zealand, Ltd. will commence operations immediately. Recently, Purolite has supported the New Zealand market through ...


    By Purolite Corporation

  • Low toxic heavy metal risk for the average Spanish consumer of seafood

    Low toxic heavy metal risk for the average Spanish consumer of seafood A new study assessing the levels, and potential health risk, of toxic heavy metals in market-bought fish and shellfish in Spain has found that they are generally below European Commission regulatory limits, and that these products are therefore safe to eat for the average consumer in Spain. However, for high level consumers of ...

  • Innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams

    Oy Cyclotec Ltd Reports introduction of innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams previously not attractive for recycling. Up to date due to waste fines contamination most of the fraction smaller then 5-6 mm is not used. Dry screening at 5-6 mm and smaller fractions is not efficient. Wet de dusting methods ...


    By Oy Cyclotec Ltd

  • Drinking Water Safety Testing: Building on its success in the developing world, UK based DelAgua Water Testing Ltd have expanded their portfolio

    Originally developed in 1985 in conjunction with OXFAM by Professor Barry Lloyd at the University of Surrey, The DelAgua water testing kit has provided assurance of safe drinking water for millions of people in over 130 countries worldwide and is routinely used for water safety monitoring in rural areas as well as in disaster relief situations, even in the most remote and difficult to access ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Kahoka, Mo., landowners and two businesses ordered to halt hazardous waste pollution at chemical processing site

    EPA Region 7 has ordered the owners of a Clark County, Mo., property, along with an Illinois minerals brokerage firm, and a Missouri company that processes materials at the location, to immediately halt the handling and processing of hazardous materials that have contaminated the property and an adjacent stream. TNT General Contracting, Inc., of Kahoka, Mo.; Webb Minerals, LLC, of Quincy, Ill.; ...

  • Subway stations with platform sliding doors and good ventilation reduce passengers’ exposure to PM2.5

    Underground trains are among the most widely used public transport systems in cities worldwide. A study investigating the chemical composition and source of particles in Barcelona subway stations found that a new station design, with sliding doors that separate the platform from the tunnel and good ventilation, reduced the concentration of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) by over 50% compared with ...

  • Nine research papers on various topics featured in January-February issue of Groundwater

    If you’re a member of the NGWA Scientists and Engineers Section, you will soon receive the Groundwater January-February 2018 issue. Below is a brief overview of what you will find. In his Guest Editorial, Dylan J. Irvine encourages authors in Groundwater to share data, scripts, and spreadsheets with their readers to increase the ...

  • Cavitational technology in wastewater treatment process

    Cavitation is one such recent technique which has been found to be substantially beneficial in wastewater treatment. "Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Triad expedites brownfields redevelopment in Fairbanks

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) used Triad in 2006-2007 to assess environmental conditions at a municipal property along the Chena River in Fairbanks, AK. FNSB accelerated the site investigation as part of a brownfields assessment grant received from the U.S. EPA in 2005. Low-level contamination had been identified onsite in past investigations, but its extent and impact on future ...

  • New trends in wastewater treatment technologies

    Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and also hydrogen peroxide. The efficacy of cavitational reactors can be signi?cantly enhanced by combining cavitation with other ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

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