passive flood control News

  • Hydro International adds maintenance services for stormwater control portfolio

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced plans to expand its service portfolio to offer maintenance contracts for its stormwater control implementations. Hydro has reached a deal to subcontract its stormwater maintenance support services to ...


    By Hydro International

  • Natcore Receives Exclusive License from NREL to Develop "Black Silicon" Solar Cells

    Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX VENTURE: NXT)(PINKSHEETS: NTCXF) has been granted a patent license agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop and commercialize a line of black silicon products--including equipment, chemicals, and solar cells---based on NREL patents. The license grants Natcore exclusivity in the field of diffused emitters ...


    By Marketwire

  • Mapping Earth`s soil moisture with NASA

    Professor Dara Entekhabi from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to lead a science team designing a NASA satellite mission to collect global soil moisture measurements and other data seen as key to improving weather, flood and drought forecasts and predictions of agricultural productivity and climate change. At present, scientists have no network for gathering soil ...

  • Hydro International Signs New Distributorship Agreement in Midwest and South Regions

    Thompson Culvert Co. to Sell Hydro Stormwater Control Solutions in Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Kansas PORTLAND, Maine – Dec. 19, 2007 — Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced an agreement with Thompson ...


    By Hydro International

  • Green for Green: New Jersey American Water Environmental Grants Announced

    New Jersey American Water will award more than $38,000 to four green projects/organizations to the recipients of the company’s 2013 Environmental Grant Program. The grant winners have projects underway that address water source or water shed protection. A panel of judges from New Jersey American Water chose the following recipients based on criteria such as project goals, project impact, ...


    By American Water

  • Two New Specialist Job Boards Have Been Launched That Promote Recycling Jobs, Waste Jobs and Water Jobs In The United Kingdom And Internationally

    The GreenJobs network of websites has launched two new specialist job boards – WasteJobs and WaterJobs – that will promote jobs and career opportunities in these specific industry sectors. (PRWEB UK) 28 November 2012 The GreenJobs network of websites has launched two new specialist job boards that will cater for candidates and organisations in the ...


    By PRWeb

  • Westinghouse Signs Teaming Agreement with ClydeUnion Pumps

    • Will Market Jointly Turbine Water Lubricated Pump to Nuclear Power Plants Worldwide Pump Offers Several Advantages, Including No Reliance on AC or DC Power Feb. 15, 2013 – Westinghouse Electric Company and ...


    By PRWeb

  • Natcore Scientists Create "Absolute Black"

    Scientists at Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX VENTURE: NXT)(PINK SHEETS: NTCXF), using simple liquid bath processes, have created a black surface on a silicon wafer with an average reflectance in the visible and near-infrared region of the solar spectrum of 0.3%, making it the "blackest" silicon solar cell surface ever recorded. Compared with standard production cells now available, this ...


    By Marketwire

  • It’s show time!

    With several new attractions, WWEM 2014, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition, will be bigger and busier than ever before. The five previous WWEM events, which stretch back to 2005, have included conferences addressing testing and monitoring themes within the Process and Laboratory sectors, in addition to an international exhibition and scores ...

  • WWEM 2014 – better, bigger, busier

    Running over 2 days in early November, WWEM 2014 was an outstanding success, with sustained growth in every event since the first WWEM in 2005. “In comparison with the last WWEM in 2012, visitor numbers were up by 15% and even though the size of the exhibition was increased by 12% we were still unable to accommodate several potential exhibitors,” reports organiser Marcus Pattison. ...

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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