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  • A roof, a tank and rain

    All it takes is a roof, a gutter and a tank to lift the poor out of drudgery. But is it that simple, ask Aisling Irwin and Aditya Ghosh? Mr Wijesinghe, of Meewellawa village, in the dry northwest of Sri Lanka, used to dread his neighbours calling round. A call, by custom, means serving a cup of tea. His well was dry for increasing portions of the year — and every drop had to be ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • How necessary are water storage tanks in the UK?

    Rain water always seems to be in great supply in the UK, so the question asked by many is whether it really is worth installing a metal water storage tank? A number of factors would need to be considered to quantify their value. This can be worked out by calculating water savings over a long-term period of 10 years or more. Installing a water storage tank without protecting ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Rain Shortage Could Threaten Harvest – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks A Relief

    Although the UK was not short of rain throughout the first part of summer, according to Farmers Weekly, rain shortages could foil what was otherwise expected to be a bumper harvest. So far, the 2015 UK harvest season has been one of the best on record. A world record oilseed rape yield was smashed by a farm in Lincolnshire, 50 per cent of winter barley and 35 per cent of OSR is reportedly ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • When it Rains, it pours at RAF Cosford

    Galliford Try choose Wavin Plastics’ AquaCell stormwater management system Wavin Plastics’ stormwater management system, AquaCell, has been specified for the new 6,000 square metre RAF Museum at Cosford in Shropshire. The museum, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2007, requires a sophisticated stormwater management system that can deal with the heavy volume of surface water run-off ...


  • Pakistan: Harvesting rain, restoring dignity

    Tharparker District in Sindh Province, southern Pakistan, is among the most arid regions in the country. Limited rainfall, brackish underground water and the private ownership of wells by an elite minority have made access to potable water very difficult for much of the district’s 900,000 mostly rural inhabitants. However, an innovative project by local NGO Thardeep Rural Development Programme ...


    By IRIN

  • Rainwater harvesting tanks: benefits Of horizontal storage

    Horizontal Rainwater Harvesting Tanks as such as The Original Rainwater Pillow are an economical solution to use wasted spaces for rainwater storage. Rainwater Collection To harvest rain water is the best way to save water for future generations and money, you would normally spend for city water. Rainwater provides on-site storm water retention and aquifer recharge. If there ...

  • Water storage requires evidence-based approach

    Coping with climate change requires a greater understanding of the options for water storage, writes hydrology expert Matthew McCartney. The lack of water is a major cause of food insecurity and poverty among the world's poorest people. But for many, the problem is not water scarcity per se, but the inability to manage rainfall variability. In Sub-Saharan Africa, for example, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • North America Water Storage Systems Market Trends & Forecasts to 2018

    ReportnReports.com adds "North America Water Storage Systems Market, By End Use, Application, Material Type & Country (U.S., Canada, Mexico) – Trends & Forecasts to 2018" new market research report to its store. Rising concerns for optimal usage of water, which is a fast depleting resource, coupled with the benefits and simplicity offered by the water storage systems in all ...


  • Rainwater Harvesting Tanks Protect Against Uncertain Rainfall

    The BBC examined this week how climate change is an issue affecting farming and food supplies throughout the world. Rainfall is not as predictable in modern times and drier weather can interfere with growing seasons. Enduramaxx has discussed on numerous occasions how, on top of the drier weather, water restrictions are also an increasingly worrying part of farming and water supplies. Whether the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Temcor builds quality bulk storage facilties world wide

    Temcor, the world’s largest Aluminum Dome builder, has been building domes and other structures for more than 40 years and has more than 7,000 installations throughout the world.  Their corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free structures are in-place as bulk storage buildings, water and wastewater  facilities and petroleum tank covers.  Their architectural projects shine as sports ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • Superior Tank Co., Inc. Receives Initial FM Certification

    Superior Tank Co., Inc. (STCI), the most trusted name in bolted and welded factory powder steel storage tanks, announced today it has received its initial FM certification. After a final audit to certify the manufacturing facilities as FM compliant, STCI passed with the highest score possible. “This is the result of 3 years of hard work, discipline, patience and commitment to a new system ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Hope for Water Restrictions to be Eased

    Emerging from a cold and wet winter, Melbourne’s reservoirs are at their highest in over 3 years, at 62.4% and more rain is expected through spring. This coupled with the construction of the Wonthaggi desalination plant might be what many Victorians were hoping for. "However, many Victorian's still purchase ...


  • Sometimes oil and water do mix

    Innovation can be like a light bulb, switched on by an unexpected encounter. Such an encounter happened at a recent Waste Management & Recycling trade show. I was approached by a gentleman whose most pressing interest was not in the science or technology of our Biodiesel Blending Systems.  His first question was, 'where can I get a plastic barrel like the one in your booth ...


    By JLM Systems Ltd

  • Celebrate Drinking Water Week

    Missouri American Water joins the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in recognizing May 6 – 12 as National Drinking Water Week -- a time to recognize the vital role that drinking water plays in our daily lives. A few simple steps at home can help protect the rivers and wells that are the source of our water. Watershed protection is the common thread that ...


    By American Water

  • India`s water crisis

    Former business and environmental journalist Nitya Jacob has undertaken an unusual task - an ecological travelogue across the Indian subcontinent focused on water. The Delhi-based writer's findings are stark. After writing a book on the subject, he says that in spite of surplus water, and one of the world's richest traditions of managing it, India's water crisis has reached critical levels. ...

  • Store more water, experts say

    The key to averting a global food crisis may simply be a matter of storing more water, according to a new report released last week at World Water Week in Stockholm. As demonstrated by severe droughts in Pakistan followed just months later by debilitating floods, climate change impacts may be making the weather harder to predict and prepare for. According to the Sri Lanka-based International ...


  • Wash water treatment plant at Leipzig / Halle Airport

    DHL decided in favour of Airport Leipzig / Halle as his future European hub. Airplanes are washed and serviced on indoor and outdoor wash places. The pre-treatment of the workshop water, rain water and the waste water from the wash facilities and part de-greasing is done with an AWAS Galaxie 2002 NS 120 oil separator. After final treatment in an emulsion splitting and flotation plant AWAS ADF-I ...


    By AWAS International GmbH

  • Radioactive water leaks at Japanese nuclear plant

    The Japanese nuclear watchdog on Wednesday said they are taking the leakage of highly radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant seriously, and proposed raising the rating to describe it from "an anomaly" to a "serious incident." The operator of the plant said about 300 tons (300,000 liters, 80,000 gallons) of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Government proposes more steps to store Fukushima water

    A government panel proposed additional measures to lessen the contaminated water crisis at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant, saying Tuesday that current plans are not enough to prevent the risk of a disaster. Officials on the Industry Ministry's contaminated water panel also said that the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant could run out of storage ...


    By Associated Press

  • Some California cities seek water independence

    Drops of rain fell on Josephine Miller's 1920s bungalow - a watery relief in the midst of a punishing drought. Instead of flowing into storm drains and washing out to sea, an oversized tank harvested the precious resource to keep her thirsty citrus trees and vegetables from shriveling up on dry days. Across Santa Monica, backyard rain barrels and cisterns are becoming fashionable. Since 2010, the ...


    By Associated Press

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