on-site water News

  • 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 ...

  • 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), ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Bundle solution for three Dwr Cymru Welsh Water sites

    Bundled solution for three Dwr Cymru Welsh Water sites Eight WPL Conical Settlement tanks have been successfully installed in the first quarter of 2015 over three Dwr Cymru Welsh Water sites.  View the Infographic ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • New web site helps Wisconsin plan for safe drinking water

    Wisconsin relies heavily on its groundwater—97 percent of communities in the state and nearly 1 million additional residents with private wells use groundwater for their daily needs. A new web site provides easy access to information about Wisconsin's groundwater to assist local governments in protecting this vital resource and to help owners of private wells tap into safe drinking water ...

  • Nearly half of U.S. Fracking sites overlap with water-stressed regions

    A new report from CERES draws a connection between water risk and hydraulic fracturing in the United States. The report adds an important dimension to the conversation about how energy use and water stress will play out in the years ahead. The ...

  • Online Site Registration Now Open for World Water Monitoring Day 2007

    Alexandria, Va. – Online site registration is now open for World Water Monitoring Day™ (WWMD) 2007. Held annually from September 18 through October 18, WWMD is an international outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world by engaging communities in performing monitoring tests on local rivers, streams, estuaries and other water ...

  • On-Site Sub-ppm Oil in Water Measurements in Less Than 15 Minutes

    The new InfraCal 2 Field Portable IR Analyzer can measure down to 0.1 ppm oil in water accurately, on-site and in less than 15 minutes. It is the newest addition to the Wilks line of rugged, easy-to-use oil in water/soil analyzers and provides added sensitivity and features for today’s most challenging environmental applications. InfraCal 2 is ideal for non-technical users and will provide ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 95 % of these sites meeting minimum requirements. Coastal sites 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 % deemed excellent), Croatia (95 %) and Greece (93 %). At ...

  • On-Site Oil in Water Measurements Ensure Compliance with Discharge Permits

    Determining total oil in water levels for compliance with governmental regulatory permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing all segments of the oil and gas industry.   To ensure compliance with these regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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 ...

  • Aggressive service station site closures

    ARCADIS has realised significant results and gained industry-changing insights from recent implementation of an innovative, portfolio-scale fixed-price, guaranteed contracting 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 ...


  • 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 ...

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