microbial fouling News

  • DuPont ADOX 3125 now approved for microbial control in oil and gas waters in Canada

    Product Prevents Bacterial Contamination of Process Water Used in the Oil and Gas Industry DuPont Chemical Solutions (DuPont) announced that Health Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved DuPont ADOX 3125, aqueous sodium chlorite, for bacterial control in waters used in oil and gas operations. Sodium chlorite is a precursor of chlorine dioxide (ClO2), ...


    By DuPont Chlorine Dioxide

  • Singapore Consortium Learns from Nature to Produce New Chemical-free, Anti-bacteria Plastic `Skins`

    US, European and Japanese companies join A*STAR's Industrial Consortium On Nanoimprint (ICON) to engineer marine life-inspired anti-microbial surfaces for use on ships, lenses and even medical devices. Taking a leaf from animals like dolphins and pilot whales that are known to have anti-fouling skins, researchers from A*STAR's Industrial Consortium On Nanoimprint (ICON) are using nanotechnology ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Sewage plant or power house - new technology turns sewage into energy

    Penn State researchers have developed technology that combines bacterial degradation of waste water with energy extracted from the salt-water fresh-water gradient to produce power anywhere. Production of energy from the difference between salt water and fresh water is most convenient near the oceans, but using an ammonium bicarbonate salt solution, Penn State ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Rotork assists Wessex Water’s environmental improvement scheme for leisure beaches

    Rotork flow control equipment has been installed throughout a major water industry AMP5 environmental improvement project at a sewage treatment works serving Somerset’s largest tourist resort on the south west coast of England. Wessex Water has invested £26 million at the site to achieve improved bathing water quality for the resort of Weston-super-Mare. The improvements will ensure ...


    By Rotork

  • Saving Water in Schools

    A growing number of schools and institutions in the UK are successfully managing to save millions of litres of fresh water a year. These environmentally aware establishments have placed eco-cube into their washrooms and as a result are saving precious fresh water and also saving considerable sums of money in the process.eco-cube is a proven system that uses microbial technology converting ...


  • Danish Sludge Dewatering Plant Chooses Hanovia Uv

    To ensure wastewater is effectively disinfected before being mixed with a polymer for subsequent sludge decantation (separation) and dewatering, the Stege Kommune municipality in Denmark has installed ...

  • Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. Awarded

    Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. is proud to announce it has again added to its in-house intellectual property with the addition of a groundbreaking advancement in the materials and technologies available for the remediation of CVOCs. IET has expanded the tools available for in-situ remediation of soils and groundwater with our most recent patent.  The integration of dried ...

  • North America industrial wastewater series—Power generation industry

    Equipment for Cooling Tower, Boiler Blowdown, and FGD Purge Streams to Optimize Water Use The power generation industry is the most water-intensive industry in North America. The droughts that some US states have faced present critical challenges for this industry. Facilities must now consider ways of lowering water consumption while ensuring that wastewater meets EPA regulations. This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • EREF Awards Record 12 Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships, Including 3 New Named Scholarships

    The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has awarded a record of 12 scholarships to Master’s and Doctoral students across the United States and Canada. Included in those 12 scholarships are recipients of 3 new named EREF scholarships: the Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship, funded by Evergreen National Indemnity Company (Evergreen), the ...

  • ASTM D4814 - 11a standard specification for automotive spark-ignition engine fuel

    This specification describes the various characteristics and requirements of automotive fuels for use over a wide range of operating conditions in ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines. It provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at ...


    By ASTM International

  • European Union Biocidal Products Regulation and Its Impact on Industry: A Practical Briefing

    Background The European Union (EU) Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) has entered into EU law. This legislation changes the way in which biocidal active substances and biocidal products are regulated in the EU. The new EU regulatory system differs from other global regulatory systems for biocidal substances and redefines what are considered biocidal ...


    By Acta Group

  • ASTM D4814 - 11b Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

    This specification describes the various characteristics and requirements of automotive fuels for use over a wide range of operating conditions in ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines. It provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at the locality where the fuel is used. This ...


    By ASTM International

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