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  • New Installation Reduces Turbidity and Total Organic Carbon in Alabama

    WesTech Engineering has supplied critical equipment in the construction of the High Point Water Treatment Plant near Henager, Alabama.  Built in response to growing populations in and around Henager, the new plant has reduced turbidity and total organic carbon (TOC), increased water quality, and simplified operations and maintenance. Northeast Alabama Water District (NEAW) services 15,200 ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • New Intelligent Triton TR6 Turbidity Sensor with Advanced Infrared (IR) Optical Technology

    Ideal for Environmental Monitoring, Wastewater Treatment Discharge, Filter or Backwash, Clarity in Settling Ponds, Surface Water, Rinse Water Control With advanced optical infrared (IR) sensing and intelligent electronics, the versatile Triton TR6 Turbidity Sensor from Electro Chemical Devices, Inc., measures turbidity or suspended solids and can be combined with ECD’s ...

  • Water quality information in Hawaii

    New information about water quality is now available to people living, working, and playing near Hawaii. U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) partners located within the Pacific Islands region recently installed new nutrient sensors on two water quality buoys located at Kilo Nalu and near the Ala Wai outflow. These new sensors will provide early warning of storm runoff or other poor ...

  • New SediMeter features in 2015

    The third generation SediMeter released in 2013 is getting some exiting improvements in 2015, in response to feedback from customers. Although none of the improvements is visible on the outside, they are significant. The only physical change is that the cleaner version SM3B is getting a doubled battery capacity, up to 1800 mAh from 900 mAh. Considering that the idle current is the same, this ...


    By Lindorm, Inc.

  • Amiad Automatic Microfiber (AMF) filter wins California title 22 approval

    The Amiad Automatic Microfiber (AMF) filtration system received approval for use as a filtration technology for achieving the required turbidity level under the California Water Recycling Criteria, also known as Title 22.  The company’s 20-micron system received the State’s official approval; the AMF system is also available for 10, 7, 3 and 2-micron levels of filtration. The AMF system ...

  • Campbell Scientific acquires optical backscatter product line from D&A Instruments

    Campbell Scientific, Inc., with over 34 years of experience in data acquisition and control products, has purchased the OBS product line from D&A Instrument Company.  For many years, Campbell Scientific has sold the OBS-3 and OBS-3+ sensors, which monitor turbidity and suspended-sediment concentrations using optical backscatter (OBS) technology. Production and business operations have ...


    By Campbell Scientific, Inc.

  • Major flood repair helped by remote control boat

    A remote control boat equipped with a SonTek M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) has been employed with HydroSurveyor software to create a 3-dimensional map of a damaged (and still submerged) flood barrier, following serious damage that took place during last December’s storms. Data from the survey enabled the Environment Agency to act swiftly and effectively to repair the damage and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • microLAN exstends R&D facility in monitoring station

    After winning a SenterNovem development project (for developing the SPE-UVTOX-combination) microLan has in collaboration with Rijkswaterstaat (Dutch Department of Public Works) achieved a further expansion from the monitoring station in Hank at the river Maas (Mouse, the Netherlands). This new section of the laboratory will house the permanent equipment, from which the data is directly sent to ...

  • Water quality protected during dredging of Somerset Levels

    A special monitoring system is helping protect water quality on the Somerset Levels and Moors where a major dredging operation is under way following severe flooding. The system, which was supplied by OTT Hydrometry and installed by Wavelength Environmental, is designed to protect the river ecology by issuing email alerts if water quality deteriorates beyond pre-set conditions. Any such alerts ...

  • DynaPERM enhanced particle filtration system

    DYNAFLOW, INC. is pleased to introduce the DYNAPERM® system for enhanced high flux rate filtration of particles from liquids. Laboratory experiments with the patented DYNAPERM® technology have produced flux rate increases of a factor of 50 over conventional cross flow filtration with comparable or improved effluent quality. Part of the development of this system was funded by a Small Business ...


    By Dynaflow, Inc.

  • Clean Water Act settlement ensures that Boston racetrack addresses wastewater and stormwater discharges

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Sterling Suffolk Racecourse LLC will pay a civil penalty of $1.25 million to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Suffolk Downs racetrack facility in Revere and East Boston, Mass. The company is also spending more than $3 million to prevent polluted water from entering nearby waterways ...

  • Builder of the links of Columbia, Mo., to Pay $430,000 civil penalty for construction stormwater violations

    Lindsey Construction Company, Inc., of Fayetteville, Ark., and one of its associated limited partnerships have agreed to pay a $430,000 civil penalty to the United States to settle a series of construction stormwater violations that occurred during development of The Links of Columbia, a nine-hole golf course and 64-building apartment project in Columbia, Mo. Through a stipulation of settlement ...

  • ACEC Announces Award: PROJECT OF THE YEAR - Arkansas Water and Wastewater

    The collective team of World Water Works, Inc., Zentox Corporation, Install Inc., and FTN Associates, Ltd., won the ACEC Water and Wastewater project of the year in Arkansas: Project: Townsends Water Reuse ProjectClients: Environmental Management Corporation (EMC) and Townsends Poultry World Water Works is pleased to announce recognition for our success of the ...


    By World Water Works, Inc.

  • Scientists join forces to solve Australian seagrass mystery

    The release of a major study into the mysterious decline of Adelaide’s coastal seagrasses is helping to improve the marine environment along the metropolitan coastline. The work is a testament to the collaboration of more than 60 researchers from across Australia, says Adelaide Coastal Waters Study Director Professor David Fox. Professor Fox says the final report, released by the SA Government, ...

  • HACH LANGE plans to offer largest range of MCERTS water quality monitors

    A massive programme of MCERTS testing is underway for many of HACH LANGE’s market leading water quality monitoring instruments. UK Sales Director, Matthew Dillon says “Most of the instruments are already in widespread use across a broad range of industries, but as the Environment Agency increasingly requires the use of MCERTS approved analytical equipment, our intention is to be able ...


  • Two Massachusetts companies face fines for clean water act violations (MA)

    Discharges of muddy storm water from a construction site, in violation of the federal Clean Water Act, has prompted EPA to file an enforcement action seeking penalties against two companies constructing a residential development in Ayer, Mass. EPA’s New England regional office has issued a complaint under the federal Clean Water Act to Crabtree Development, LLC of Ayer, Mass. and R.A. ...

  • Work to begin at Weyerhaeuser superfund alternative site in Plymouth, NC

    The current owner, Domtar Corporation, will perform the work with oversight by EPA and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR). EPA selected the remedy after consultation with other federal and state agencies and consideration of public comments. The work is expected to be completed by March 2012. The purpose of the sand cap is to reduce the uptake of ...

  • HACH LANGE celebrates multiple MCERTS awards

    During a glittering MCERTS awards ceremony at WWEM 2012, HACH LANGE was presented with no less than four certificates, demonstrating a massive commitment to the scheme which evaluates the performance of monitoring instruments against stringent MCERTS specifications. Key to HACH LANGE’s success was the effort from their teams across UK, Germany and America. MCERTS is the Environment ...


  • Process optimisation by Real-Time Control at Taunton STW

    Wessex Water is investing around £20m at Taunton (Ham) sewage treatment works to improve the facilities for wastewater and sludge treatment in a project that is due for completion by the end of March 2015. The upgrade to the works under the DWF Improvements Scheme will increase the site’s treatment capacity whilst also improving the efficiency and quality of the treatment process, ...


  • Thailand: Environmental consultants from SLP Environmental Thailand support and promote World Water Monitoring Day

    On Friday 17th October 2008, SLP Environmental sponsored a ‘World Water Monitoring Day’ event on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand with the objective of promoting public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. The World Water Monitoring Day is an international program coordinated by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the International ...

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