on-site water News

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Water shifts to on site chlorine generation

    On-site generation offers an economical solution to safety issues surrounding chlorine transportation. Innovative chemical engineering could help resolve a major disagreement between the water treatment industry and environmentalists over chlorine. Chlorine has a stellar record in the disinfection of water, but in recent years its reputation has suffered a steady assault from activists opposed to ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Scientists collect water near site of blown well

    Scientists from several universities are working to learn whether a gas well that blew wild last week off the Louisiana coast is polluting the Gulf of Mexico. Joseph Montoya, a biology professor with Georgia Tech, was performing tests aboard a vessel near the site of the 2010 BP oil spill when the Hercules 265 well blew Tuesday and caught fire. All 44 people on the rig were evacuated and not ...


    By Associated Press

  • On-site measurement of ethanol in gasoline and water in ethanol or methanol

    Two portable, easy-to-use mid-IR analyzers for use by producers, distributors, fleet managers, or regulators to measure the percent ethanol in gasoline and/or water in ethanol or methanol are available from Wilks Enterprise, Inc. They are rugged, compact instruments for use by non-technical personnel and give a direct readout in percent ethanol or percent water in under a minute. This provides ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Water quality excellent at most of Europe’s bathing sites

    The water at Europe’s beaches, rivers and lakes was generally of high quality in 2013, with more than 95 % of these sites meeting minimum requirements. Coastal performed slightly better than inland bathing waters, the data shows. All the bathing sites in Cyprus and Luxembourg were deemed ‘excellent’. These countries were followed by Malta (99 % excellent), ...

  • Service station site closures

    ARCADIS has obtained results from a recent approach to obtain No Further Action determinations for sites with historic fuel releases. ARCADIS remediation experts will discuss the factors preventing closure as encountered and overcome at thousands of service station sites across the country in a special one-day forum within the 2010 National Groundwater Association Ground Water Expo in Las Vegas. ...


    By Arcadis

  • Damage to pearl mussel sites

    Works in and around rivers that are home to the rare freshwater pearl mussel (such as the River Tay in Scotland) can have a devastating effect on the species if the correct working practices are not observed. Groups including the Scottish Environment Protection Agency have launched a campaign to remind landowners of this. SEPA, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Tayside Police have been ...

  • TrojanUVSigna selected by Missouri Site

    Today Trojan Technologies announced that their newest open channel wastewater ultraviolet light disinfection system, the TrojanUVSigna™ has been selected by Little Blue Valley Sewer District (LBVSD) of Independence, Missouri. The system is specifically designed for large-scale wastewater disinfection applications, makes conversion to UV disinfection easier, reduces total cost of ownership ...

  • Parkson and Miox partner to grow municipal on site generation water disinfection market

    Parkson and MIOX announced today the formation of a new partnership to develop the market for on-site generation (OSG) disinfection systems. As an exclusive distribution partner, effective June 1, 2011, Parkson will market and sell MIOX’s award-winning line of proprietary hypochlorite and mixed-oxidant systems to municipal water and ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • GE Water & Process Technologies Launches Used to Useful News Site

    GE Analytical Instruments' parent company GE Water & Process Technologies launched UsedtoUseful, a new platform where we share industry insight and discuss interesting concepts surrounding the impact of water reuse on industrial and municipal sectors. UsedtoUseful focuses on water reuse, tough-to-treat water, energy efficiency, and ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • On-site water treatment service from Tangent Environmental Technologies cuts costs

    After more than two decades in the global oil patch, Stuart Snydmiller thinks the future for his start-up firm is in water, not petroleum. Or at least waste water.Tangent Environmental Technologies, owned with brother Jason and others, has taken existing technologies and put them together into a package that offers huge savings for drilling firms and any industrial operation that needs to ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • WEF, AWWA launch new “Work for Water” web site

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) today announced the launch of WorkForWater.org, a collaborative Web site featuring resources for water recruiters, career seekers and students.   The site addresses one of the water community’s top concerns in the coming decade —the expected ...

  • Fast, easy on-site measurement of hydrocarbons in drilling mud and oil in water

    Portable infrared analyzers, such as the InfraCal Analyzers from Wilks, have been used worldwide for measuring off-shore oil in produced water for over 30 years.  They have the advantage over other analytical instruments in that the measurement can be performed by non-technical users and it is relatively unaffected by composition changes in the effluent. They also provide off-shore users ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Rotork Site Services Contributes To Improved Efficiency for Thames Water

    Thames Water is the UK’s largest water company, providing essential services for 15 million customers in London and the Thames Valley. The company invests heavily in new technologies and improvements to increase efficiency and meet the challenges imposed by strict environmental regulations. A framework agreement for the supply of Rotork valve actuators contributes to the achievement of ...


    By Rotork

  • New Application Posted to Our Site!

    The Situation: Hydrocarbons in water intake used for municipal drinking water and desalination systems are commonly limited to 1 part per million. Occasionally, drinking water from rivers or lakes with commercial traffic or regular flooding is contaminated by hydrocarbons leaking into the water intake system. Problem: Naturally occurring ...

  • Basin Water receives contract for uranium and nitrate removal at US site

    Basin Water, Inc. (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) has received a contract from the East Valley Water District in San Bernardino County, California, to remove uranium and nitrates from the district’s Well No. 40. Basin Water will use its patented ion exchange technology to perform the work, which will allow the district to bring the out-of-service well back on line. The contract includes a 10-year services ...


  • WEF, AWWA launch New `Work for Water` web site

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) today announced the launch of WorkForWater.org, a collaborative Web site featuring resources for water recruiters, career seekers and students. The site addresses one of the water community’s top concerns in the coming decade —the expected retirement ...

  • Water Environment Federation launches new national biosolids partnership web site

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces the launch of a redesigned Web site for the National Biosolids Partnership (NBP), a nationally recognized voluntary program that advances environmentally sound biosolids management practices. Complete with a new look and features, the site—www.biosolids.org—is now housed within WEF’s home site, and serves as an information ...

  • EPA issues rule to reduce water pollution from construction sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final rule to help reduce water pollution from construction sites. The agency believes this rule, which takes effect in February 2010 and will be phased in over four years, will significantly improve the quality of water nationwide. Construction activities like clearing, excavating and grading significantly disturb soil and sediment. If that ...

  • WEF, AWWA launch new “work for water” web site

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) today announced the launch of WorkForWater.org, a collaborative Web site featuring resources for water recruiters, career seekers and students.   The site addresses one of the water community’s top concerns in the coming decade —the expected ...

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