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  • New Wireless Sewer Lift Station Monitoring System Limits Dangerous Raw Sanitary Sewage Spills Developed by Cloud 9 Services, Inc.

    We interviewed Rick Fender, the Florida State Certified Plumbing and Underground Utility Contractor for Cloud 9 Services, Inc., to learn more about the dangers of sewage spills and the benefits of this new system. Cloud 9 Services, Inc. was asked to explain how this lift station monitoring is accomplished, and how this affects everyone. ...


    By PRWeb

  • Fort Smith, Arkansas Agrees to Upgrade Sewer System to Reduce Discharges of Raw Sewage into Local Waterways

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice and the state of Arkansas announced that the city of Fort Smith, Ark. will upgrade its sewer collection and treatment system over the next 12 years to reduce discharges of raw sewage and other pollutants into local waterways. This work is expected to cost $255 million plus the cost of routine operation and maintenance. ...

  • Midwest groundwater tainted with sewage and chemicals

    Raw sewage is flowing into rivers and streams across central and eastern Iowa as one after another wastewater facilities are inundated by the record floods that have swept the state during the past two weeks. Livestock manure is also part of the nasty mix, along with spilled fuel and chemicals, all heading to the flooding Mississippi River and down to the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Environmental ...

  • Rio`s Olympic waterways full of trash, sewage

    Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on the likes of once-pristine Guanabara Bay, and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage. In the neon green waters around the site of the future Olympic Park, the average fecal pollution rate is 78 times that of the Brazilian government's "satisfactory" limit - ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Area-Velocity Flow Meter

    Monitor flow through open channels, partially full sewer pipes and surcharged pipes without a flume or weir. This new flowmeter is designed for municipal stormwater, combined effluent, raw sewage and irrigation water. The new Greyline AVFM-II uses a submerged ultrasonic sensor to continuously measure both Velocity and Level in the channel. The sensor is resistant to fouling and corrosion. ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • New Multi-Sensor Area-Velocity Flow Meter

    Monitor flow through partially filled pipes or large open channels with irregular flow profiles. Greyline’s new AVMS 5.1 Multi-Sensor Area-Velocity Flow Meter is designed for municipal stormwater, combined effluent, raw sewage and irrigation water. The AVMS 5.1 uses three submerged ultrasonic sensors to continuously measure velocity at different points in the channel and provide an average ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • Contact-free precise measurement: Flow meter for pulsing liquids

    Heidelberg, July 2010. World premiere at the IFAT ENTSORGA: ProMinent is introducing its newly developed flow meter for the first time at the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. Its unique feature is that for the first time the flow-through of a non-continuous flow and the amount of liquid which has flowed through ...

  • U.S. and Mississippi Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with The City Of Jackson

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice, and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced today a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with the city of Jackson, Miss. Jackson has agreed to make improvements to its sewer systems to eliminate unauthorized overflows of untreated raw sewage and unauthorized bypasses of treatment at the ...

  • Identifying sources of metallic pollution to implement the WFD

    A new study has indicated that metallic pollutants in river basins have more sources than other dangerous substances. Sources include stormwater, industrial effluents, treated effluents, agricultural drainage, sediments, mining drainage and landfills. The EU Water Framework Directive1 requires Member States to take actions to achieve good chemical and ecological status of surface and ground ...

  • Health Concerns Close Record Number of U.S. Beaches in 2006

    WASHINGTON, DC, August 7 2007 (ENS) – Across the United States, beach water was unsafe for swimming a record number of days in 2006, according to the annual beach water quality report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC. Maryland's Hacks Point Beach and New Jersey's Beachwood Beach West were the two dirtiest U.S. beaches last year, the report shows. Sixty ...

  • ZeroWater Comments on Water Quality Challenges Addressed by EPA

    Clean water is essential to human life and continuing health -- that is the reason that the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the Clean Water Act, which has helped improve national water quality for 40 years. With the anniversary in mind, EarthFix recently conducted an interview ...


    By Marketwire

  • Flood risk to continue all week as high tides and further rain expected

    Three severe flood warnings remain in place along the River Severn today as high tides threaten to cause further flooding. Since Friday evening 73,000 homes have been protected from flooding and over 55,000 properties have been sent a flood warning. Around 180 homes have been flooded. The whole of the south of England is at an increased risk of flooding on Monday and Wednesday, as high tides and ...

  • Communities urged to stay safe and check their flood risk as more rain forecast next week

    There is a continued heightened flood risk across southern England following severe weather over the Christmas period. More rain is expected early next week which could cause further flooding, especially in areas where ground is already saturated. The Environment Agency is urging people to check their flood risk and avoid walking or driving through flood water. Environment Agency teams ...

  • Communities urged to take action to protect themselves and their homes from flooding

    Risk of flooding continues across south and south west England. With the Met Office reporting 30 to 60 mm of rainfall across southern England over the last 24 hours, many rivers including the Medway, Severn and Thames continue to respond, bringing a risk of flooding over the next three days. Prepare for flooding and listen to advice We have issued a severe flood warning, ...

  • Severn Trent increase sludge screening efficiency

    A new sludge screening system has resulted in Severn Trent Water significantly increasing the efficiency of sludge screening operations at Minworth Sewage Treatment Works on the outskirts of Birmingham. Since the new sludge screen has been introduced by Severn Trent the company has reported significant operational efficiencies as a result of increased screenings removal from the imported sludge, ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Severe flood warnings expected

    High sea levels combined with strong winds and large waves will increase the risk of coastal flooding along the south west and southern coasts tonight and into Wednesday. After the wettest January on record in places, further widespread rain – falling on already saturated ground – could cause river and surface water flooding in the south and west of England as well as parts of the ...

  • Severe flood warnings remain as further flooding expected

    High sea levels, strong winds and large waves will increase the risk of coastal flooding this week. Severe flood warnings are in force for along the River Severn today, as high sea levels and heavy rain threaten to cause further flooding this week. Homes protected from flooding Since Friday evening over 87,000 homes have been protected from flooding and over 74,000 ...

  • Flood risk across the south west, southern and central England to continue into weekend

    Nine severe flood warnings for coast and rivers in the south west Severe flood warnings are in place today for parts of the south west coast where high sea levels have combined with strong winds and large waves. Today there is a high risk of coastal flooding in Dorset, Devon and of further river flooding on the Somerset Levels and Moors. The south-west, southern and central England is at risk of ...

  • Colorado flooding triggers oil spills, shutdowns

    Colorado's flooding shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state's main petroleum-producing region and triggered at least two spills, temporarily suspending a multibillion-dollar drilling frenzy and sending inspectors into the field to gauge the extent of pollution. Besides the possible environmental impact, flood damage to roads, railroads and other infrastructure will affect the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Beach Report: 10 Percent of America’s Beach Water Samples Fail Safety Test

    Ten percent of all water quality samples collected last year from nearly 3,500 coastal and Great Lakes beaches in the U.S. contained bacteria levels that failed to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s most protective benchmark for swimmer safety. According to the 24th annual beach report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the findings confirm that serious ...

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