reactive barrier News

  • ECOMONDO

    ECOMONDO 7th - 10th November 2007, Rimini (Italy) the wastewater sector continues to grow. Two international events will be held: the symposium organized by Trojan Tech, presenting UV technology dedicated to wastewater treatment, PRB (Permeable Reactive Barriers) and RZ (Reactive Zones), and the 3rd INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON PERMEABLE REACTIVE BARRIERS AND REACTIVE ...

  • New Life for Contaminated Land in Croydon UK

    Contaminated land remediation specialist Envirotreat are currently undertaking the installation of a Soil Mixed Reactive Barrier System (SMRBS) at a former coal gasification site in Croydon UK for Barratt (Kent) in what will form a forward thinking and exciting new site 5.3ha combined Commercial and Residential property project. Working alongside Piling Contractor Miller Piling and Consultant ...


  • All Zero Valent Iron are not Created Equally

    Particle size:  The particle size of ZVI is the primary and the most important aspects in choosing a type of ZVI.  The reductive dechlorination of chlorinated compounds is a surface area mediated reaction, meaning that in theory, the greater the surface area, the more reactive a ZVI particle is.  For ...

  • Nitrate problems are soluble – but who pays?

    The world needs to double food production by 2050 but surface and ground water pollution from agricultural fertilizers will have to be reduced at the same time. Consequently, there is an urgent requirement for solutions that will permit the use of fertilisers to maximise yields whilst protecting the environment from pollution. Nitrate pollution in rivers, lakes, reservoirs and underground ...


    By NITRABAR

  • Zero Valent Iron for Soil and Water Remediation

    Waterloo, Canada; Oberhausen, Germany. The Adventus Group, a multinational remediation technology enterprise, provides a review of the Observatory NANO Focus Report 2010 on the issues surrounding nano-scale ZVI (nZVI) for treatment of contaminated water and soil. The debate over nano-scale versus micro-scale zero valent iron (ZVI) has attracted the attention of leading scientists in the ...


  • Gas analyser helps reveal NITRABAR success

    A portable FTIR multiparameter gas analyser from Quantitech is helping researchers at the University of Strathclyde to prove the efficacy of a novel technique ('NITRABAR' - an EC LIFE Environment Project) that helps remove nitrate pollution from groundwater. The NITRABAR system uses permeable reactive barrier technology and consists of a trench containing a mixture of natural materials, which ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Tersus Announces a New Family of Products for Enhanced in Situ Bioremediation

    To complement its Gas inFusion technologies, Tersus Environmental unveiled today a new family of products for enhanced in situ bioremediation. The new products are engineered to treat soil and groundwater contaminated with organic constituents amenable to anaerobic bioremediation processes, including chlorinated solvents, energetics and pesticides/herbicides. These amendments from Tersus can also ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Comments sought on revised cleanup plan for burlington’s pine street canal superfund site

    This summer, EPA will be continuing its work at the Pine Street Canal Superfund Site in Burlington, Vt., by gathering public input on plans to enhance part of the site’s remedy and by conducting a comprehensive evaluation of the cleanup. From July 14 to Aug. 15, 2011, EPA will be seeking public input on recommended modifications to the site’s underwater cap.  The existing ...

  • St Peter’s Wharf: Further Envirotreat E-Clay® Success in Gasworks Remediation

    Contaminated land remediation specialist Envirotreat has successfully completed a comprehensive treatment programme for Blenheim House Construction Ltd at the former gasworks site at St Peter’s Wharf, Maidstone in Kent. The remediation works element that forms part of a multi million pound commercial redevelopment of the site was completed last month utilising the Envirotreat® process for the ...


  • EnSafe Superfund Site Achievement Honored

    EnSafe Inc.’s award-winning, fast-track remediation of a contaminated site in Charleston, S.C., was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the 1,000th “Construction Complete” Superfund site in the U.S. in November 2006. USEPA officials attending the ceremony recognized the accomplishments of the Superfund Program over the last 26 years and discussed the economic revitalization ...


    By EnSafe Inc.

  • Statement of Qualifications: Dry Cleaner Sites and Chlorinated Solvent Remediation

    The Adventus Group is an environmental biotechnology company that provides various remediation biotechnologies, including those exclusive to our patent portfolio. We are not consultants – we support our clients’ project teams by providing unbiased design support and selection of the most cost-effective remedial solution or strategy. As appropriate, our proven products may ...


  • Ground glass solution for cleaner water

    British science has led to a use for waste glass that cannot be recycled that could help clean up polluted waterways by acting as an ion-exchange filter to remove lead, cadmium and other toxic metals. Details are published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. Only a fraction of waste glass bottles and jars can be recycled, partly because much ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • AECOM Promotes US Air Force Sustainable Remediation Tool for Contaminated Site Cleanups - New Technology Optimizes Green and Sustainable Site Remediation Practices

    SAN ANTONIO - AECOM has expanded its role assisting the United States Air Force Center for Engineering and Environment (AFCEE) by promoting awareness and use of AFCEE’s publicly available Sustainable Remediation Tool. AECOM’s global environmental practice, a world leader in developing environmental solutions, has a leading Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR) practice that is ...


    By AECOM

  • ADVENTUS Bioremediation Technologies Highlighted at Battelle Symposium

    Remediation Firm’s Green and Sustainable Solutions Featured in Eighteen Platform and Poster Sessions. Its EPA-approved technologies will be widely highlighted during the 6th international conference on 'Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds' being held May 24-27 in Monterey, California. Los Angeles, CA - The Adventus Group, a remediation biotechnology enterprise for ...


  • Remedial Construction Services, LP Launches New Division

    Remedial Construction Services, LP (RECON), based in Houston, Texas, announced the launch of a new division, Recon Oil Field Services. This new division focuses on environmental remediation technologies to manage oilfield exploration and production wastes. The technologies treat the liquids produced during drilling, hydro-fracturing, and production as well as treatment of cuttings and drilling ...

  • New Solutions for Disinfecting Drinking Water and Wastewater Improve Water Quality and Reduce Risks to Health

    Singapore -- The price and availability of water will have a similar influence on the Asian economies as oil and gas imports do today. 'Through further development of our product lines and systems for disinfection we are making a contribution to meeting the rising demand for fresh water from industry and the population,' explained Roger Radke, who is responsible for global water business at ...


  • Gulf coast task force releases ecosystem restoration strategy for public review / agenda outlines blueprint for reversing decline of gulf coast ecosystem

    One year ago today, President Obama established the Task Force by executive order, in response to recommendations from a report by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, to continue the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Gulf region. The group is made up of representatives from the five Gulf States and 11 federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, Council on ...

  • Adventus Outlines In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR) Advantages

    Remediation biotechnology firm explains key differences between ISCR and Emulsified Oil technologies Freeport, Ill. (May 23, 2006) – Adventus Americas, Inc., an international remediation biotechnology firm, recently outlined topical decision-making criteria for remediation engineers and environmental professionals. “Few, if any, of us are experts in the myriad fields of science associated ...


  • Adventus Group Joins Battelle, Geomatrix and Malcolm Pirnie in Recognizing Future Environmental Science Leaders

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 26, 2008) – The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, was honored to collaborate with Battelle, Geomatrix and Malcolm Pirnie in recognizing talented, emerging environmental scientists during the “6th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated & Recalcitrant Compounds” held in Monterey. Four $1500 awards ...


  • Bioremediation amendment injection into low permeability soil and weathered bedrock

    Project: EHC® Treatment of Chlorinated Ethenes, Ethanes, and Methanes in Saprolite Soils and Partially Weathered Rock, Manufacturing Facility – Western NCSummary:Field scale pilot tests were performed to evaluate the performance of enhanced reductive dechlorination (ERD) of chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons (CAHs) at a manufacturing facility in western North Carolina. The key CAHs found in ...


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