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  • GWT SWRO Membrane System Solutions

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., GWT series custom built sea water desalination systems incorporate both proprietary patented nano fiber prefiltration with nano composite membrane technology to provide optimal system performance with reduced capital costs and operating costs. The GWT series sea water systems typically produce 20% more water using while using 20% less power consumption versus a ...

  • Positively Charged Nylon Membrane Filter Produces Highly Effective Reduction of Endotoxins

    Porvair Filtration Group has introduced Hydrofil HTZ – an innovative dual 0.2µm membrane sterilisation filter cartridge that incorporates a pharmaceutical grade, positively charged Nylon 6,6 membrane.  The positive zeta-potential of the nylon membrane enables highly effective reduction of most endotoxins derived from bacteria which typically have a negative charge in water. The ...


    By Porvair Filtration Group

  • New Logic´s Vibrating Reverse Osmosis Membrane System Solves Leachate Treatment Problem at Ecuador´s El Inga Landfill

    New Logic Research announced today the successful commissioning of another VSEP vibrating membrane system at a municipal landfill – this time in Quito, Ecuador. The RO system takes landfill leachate from storage ponds and filters it to create clean water that is recycled and used as irrigation water. The water permeating from the system has only about 50 parts per million of dissolved ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • HPR-40 MIMS System Assists in Denitrification Studies

    Denitrification is the process carried out by bacteria that converts nitrites and nitrates to nitrogen, nitric oxide and nitrous oxide gases. Two of these gases have been linked with ozone layer depletion and global warming. Denitrification is an anaerobic process and occurs in environments where oxygen levels are depleted, such as within soils and groundwater. The Hiden HPR-40 membrane inlet ...


    By Hiden Analytical Ltd.

  • JUMO pH process electrodes for the toughest requirements

    New combination pH electrode for the toughest industrial conditions. Taking measurements in strongly contaminated media poses no problems for these electrodes. Thanks to the use of the new JUMO solid electrolyte, the electrode is ideally suited for applications with difficult conditions. With these electrodes, the repeated failures of normal gel-filled electrodes, caused by suspended particles ...


    By JUMO

  • H.B. Fuller Water Filtration Adhesives Earn NSF Certification

     H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL), a leading global adhesives provider has received notification from NSF International that its new two part polyurethane adhesives for spiral wound membrane bonding ...


    By NSF International

  • METTLER TOLEDO launches intelligent dissolved CO2 sensor for brewery and carbonated soft drinks industries

    With the InPro 5500i, intelligent dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2 ) measurement is now available for brewery and carbonated soft drinks applications. METTLER TOLEDO Process Analytics has enhanced the well-established thermal conductivity CO2 measurement principle to be more durable by adding Intelligent Sensor Management (ISM) functionality. ISM simplifies sensor handling and increases reliability, ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • EPA settles with Jerome Cheese for chemical risk management violations at Jerome, Idaho plant

    Jerome Cheese, a division of Minnesota-based Davisco Foods International, Inc., has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to comply of federal Clean Air Act Risk Management Plan regulations aimed at preventing chemical accidents. The violations occurred at the Jerome Cheese (“The Company”) manufacturing facility in Jerome, Idaho. The settlement ...

  • South San Francisco food processing factory will pay nearly $700,000 in Penalties, spend $6 million to update refrigeration system safety

    South San Francisco food processor Columbus Manufacturing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbus Foods LLC, has agreed to pay a penalty and make significant upgrades to settle Clean Air Act violations, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The case stems from two releases of anhydrous ammonia that occurred in 2009 at its manufacturing ...

  • Odors Cause Health Concerns and Impact Worker Productivity

    The building science professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide indoor air quality (IAQ) identification services and solutions for commercial and residential property owners plagued by problematic odors. Indoor plumbing not only isolates us from the obvious undesirable liquids and solids we flush down our drains, but also safeguards us from the noxious and caustic gasses generated therein. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Environmentally friendly aircraft: hydrogen fuel cells for airplanes

    Fuel cells can already be used to power motor vehicles, but what about a commercial airliner? Fuel cell powered airplanes may be nearer than you think. The first manned flight powered by a hydrogen fuel cell was flown in March 2008. A recent study explains how this energy source can be used in small aircrafts, potentially reducing greenhouse gas emissions in aviation. Hydrogen fuel cells are ...

  • Ontario, Calif., Food Processor to Pay $157,000 Fine for Toxic Ammonia Release

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with food processing company Ventura Foods, LLC, located in Ontario, Calif. Ventura Foods has agreed to pay $157,900 for violations of federal regulations including failing to notify the proper officials immediately following the release of anhydrous ammonia, failure to submit a required Risk Management Plan, and inadequate ...

  • MC-RT - advanced oxidation process for recalcitrant wastes from Water Innovate

    Water Innovate announce major developments with their MC-RT (membrane chemical reactor) technology, held under their exclusive patent portfolio. As part of a consortium, £1M funding from the UK Department of Trade and Industry and £2M from the European Union has been awarded, enabling Water Innovate, a spin-put company from the highly internationally respected Centre for Water Science at ...


    By Water Innovate Ltd

  • Geosynthetics for CCR Containment and Closure

    New federal regulations on the disposal of coal combustion residuals represent new approaches in response to events where coal ash has been inadvertently released from impoundments, the blowing of contaminants into the air and the leakage of potential contaminants into groundwater. “The rule establishes technical requirements for landfills and surface impoundments under Subtitle D of the ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • Peak Scientific Add NM-3G Nitrogen Generator to Genius Range

    Summary: Peak Scientific adds to its world-leading Genius range of Gas Generators with the NM-3G Nitrogen Generator. Body: Launched last year, the Genius range of Gas Generators from Peak Scientific is world-renowned for being smoother, quieter, safer and more efficient than any other generator on the market. Today, the Genius range grew in strength with the addition of the NM-3G Nitrogen ...

  • ReportsnReports - Water Technology Markets

    The water sector is facing greater challenges than ever before: population growth, climate change, increased water scarcity, tougher environmental regulation, and dwindling public finances. As we confront these issues, only one thing stands between success and failure: water technology. It is a subject which has been neglected over the years. The pipe, the pump and the valve, have been enough to ...


  • The new Conex® DIA G Gas leakage monitoring system with intelligent sensors

    Gasdetect 308, the unbeatable leakage monitoring system for chlorine, chlorine dioxide, ozone, ammonia and hydrochloric acid, is equipped with a range of functions that provides users with optimum safety combined with minimum labour input. Special features include automatic sensor recognition, automatic sensor test cycles and failsafe relays. The new potentiostatic gas sensors for Gasdetect 308 ...


  • Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the Town of Newburgh, New York has completed the construction of a drinking water treatment plant that will deliver a reliable and clean source of drinking water to local residents under the terms of a 2008 legal agreement between the town and the EPA. The agreement was reached after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a complaint on ...

  • U.S. EPA settles with Irvine, Calif. company to ensure safe handling of pesticides

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that an Irvine, Calif. company, Advanced Sterilization Products, has agreed to pay a $136,800 penalty for the sale and distribution of unregistered and misbranded pesticides to veterinary clinics and laboratories nationwide. “Companies must understand that it is illegal to sell pesticides that have not been registered with the ...

  • WEF to release three new publications next week at WEFTEC.09

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) will release three new publications at WEFTEC.09, WEF’s 82nd annual technical exhibition and conference, next week in Orlando, Fla. The publications, Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants — MOP 8, 5th Edition, Wastewater Collection Systems Management — MOP 7, 6th Edition, and Energy Conservation in Water and Wastewater Treatment ...

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