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 ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • LumiCalc: How To Add & Manage A Site in LumiCalc

    The LumiCalc software is an information management platform that provides users a high degree of flexibility and data customization capabilities.  Data management within LumiCalc starts at the highest level with the creation and maintenance of sites.  A “site” can be defined as a unique database that houses microbiological monitoring data from a specified location.  ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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 ...

  • Saving and managing water using pressure management

    The Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, and the surrounding towns and villages in North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire. Water costs were a primary focus for Andy House, estates manager, and knowing that the system was not pressure managed and therefore potentially over pressurised particularly ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eldorado Gold adopt MP5 for management of EHS data and their Kişladağ Mine site

    Eldorado Gold Corporation (http://www.eldoradogold.com/s/Home.asp) is a gold producer active in exploration and development. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada but with operations in USA, Brazil, China, Greece, Turkey and surrounding regions. The Kişladağ gold mine, the largest gold mine in Turkey, requires a software system to manage ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Inmet mining adopt MP-5 for the management of data across their Closed Sites Division in North America

    Inmet mining are is a Canadian-based global mining company that produces copper, zinc and gold. They own and operate mining operations in Turkey, Finland, ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • US Groundwater Foundation launches green sites program

    The Groundwater Guardian Green Site program for 2008 has been launched with the aim of recognizing good stewards of groundwater by encouraging managers of highly-managed green spaces to implement, measure, and document their groundwater-friendly practices. The program will document current practices related to pesticide and fertilizer use, water use, pollution prevention, water quality, and ...


    By The Groundwater Foundation

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