on-site water management 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 ...

  • Manage your water consumption

    In today’s current economic climate, companies are under increasing pressure to reduce their energy consumption, with very little focus spent on managing water consumption. This could be a costly mistake. Consider the way it is used for starters, not just domestically but also in the commercial and industrial sector. Water is heated, cooled, condensed and moved around, with all these ...


    By MWA Technology

  • Consultation Defra’s Waste Management Plan & Site Waste Management Plans

    A consultation is underway on an updates Waste Management Plan for England, however, Defra’s documents contain no new policies on waste management. The waste management plan will complement the waste planning policy, PPS10; this policy outlines what planning authorities should take into account when considering proposals for new waste infrastructure. The Department for Communities and Local ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Kickstarting livelihoods with improved water management

    Worldwatch Research Intern Alex Tung reports on water management workshops that are teaching farmers and communities in West Africa how to incorporate micro-irrigation into their fields. In the hot, dry regions of West Africa, small-scale farmers can spend up to five hours a day irrigating their crops-hauling water in plastic buckets or in hollowed, dried out squashes known as calabashes. But ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • 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

  • Sewage treatment and grease management system installation at remote historic site

    Due to increasing visitors at a celebrated historic site in Scotland, a WPL HiPAF Midi was installed to upgrade the original WPL wastewater treatment system installed in 1997 when the visitor centre was first built. The tailor-made WPL ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • EPA to Require Best Management Practices To Curb Erosion at Construction Sites

    The construction, utility and housing sectors will be required to implement best management practices to prevent erosion at construction sites in lieu of numeric nutrient limits for turbidity in stormwater under a final Environmental Protection Agency rule published March 6 (79 Fed. Reg. 12,661). The new effluent limitations emphasizing best practices to manage erosion and stabilize soils at ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • 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 plc

  • Two more Turkish Mine Sites Adopt MP5 for the Management of Environmental Data

    Turkey is well known for the production of industrial minerals, and  it has been a prolific producer. However, due to its highly varied geology, the country has potential to host several other minerals and metals. Gold and base metal exploration and development has been on the increase supported in some cases number of foreign investors active in the country. Mining in Turkey is governed by ...


    By EHS Data Limited

  • 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 ...

  • ARCADIS wins large water management contract in Brazil

    ARCADIS, the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced this week that ARCADIS Logos in Brazil, in a consortium with a local firm, has signed a large water management contract with the Brazilian Ministry of National Integration for the implementation of the São Francisco River Integration Project. The total amount of the awarded contract is US$ 42 ...


    By Arcadis

  • 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 ...

  • CH2M provides construction management for Quanta Resources Corporation Superfund site remedial action

    Honeywell has selected CH2M for remedial construction management at the Quanta Resources Corporation Superfund site. The site, located in Edgewater, New Jersey, is one of the largest in-situ stabilization remediation projects of its kind. Edgewater's industrial history, which dates back to the 1880s, left behind contaminated soil, river sediments and groundwater. Partnering on the remediation ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • Michigan`s New Surface Water Information Management System

    LANSING, Michigan, July 6, 2007 (ENS) - The state of Michigan has developed a new online tool for water managers and the general public to track the water quality of the state's rivers, lakes, and streams. The Michigan Surface Water Information Management, MiSWIM, system was introduced in late June by the Department of Environmental Quality, in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources ...

  • Michigan`s New Surface Water Information Management System

    LANSING, Michigan, July 6, 2007 (ENS) - The state of Michigan has developed a new online tool for water managers and the general public to track the water quality of the state's rivers, lakes, and streams. The Michigan Surface Water Information Management, MiSWIM, system was introduced in late June by the Department of Environmental Quality, in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources ...

  • New hydrological station to help manage Afghan water resources

    The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has helped open a new hydrological station at a dam near the Afghan capital, Kabul, as part of its joint efforts with the country’s authorities to better manage water resources in Afghanistan. The station, at Qargha Dam, is one of a network of 174 hydrological stations and 60 snow gauges and meteorological stations being erected around ...


    By United Nations

  • Managing Waste Water in Farming – Horizontal and Vertical Storage Tanks

    Four areas throughout the UK are deemed to have unfit water quality levels, according to Farming Life, and as a result, the UK is being taken to court by the European Commission for failing to ensure that waste water from towns, cities and villages is treated properly. The case itself relates to 17 areas where the collection and treatment of waste water from homes, industry and rainwater is not ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Managing Waste Water in Farming – Horizontal and Vertical Storage Tanks

    Four areas throughout the UK are deemed to have unfit water quality levels, according to Farming Life, and as a result, the UK is being taken to court by the European Commission for failing to ensure that waste water from towns, cities and villages is treated properly.  The case itself relates to 17 areas where the collection and treatment of waste water from homes, industry and rainwater is ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Water management in Europe faces rising challenges as ecosystems weaken

    Water pollution and excessive water use are still harming ecosystems, which are indispensable to Europe’s food, energy, and water supplies. To maintain water ecosystems, farming, planning, energy and transport sectors need to actively engage in managing water within sustainable limits. ...

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