sediment probe News

  • Mexican mining firm complains about probe of spill

    A mining conglomerate charged Thursday that it is being subjected to "punitive" legal actions by Mexican officials because one of its mines spilled acid-laced copper sulfate and heavy metals into two rivers. Environmental authorities have ordered a full inspection of Grupo Mexico's Buenavista copper mine near the U.S. border and threatened ...


    By Associated Press

  • Campbell Scientific acquires optical backscatter product line from D&A Instruments

    Campbell Scientific, Inc., with over 34 years of experience in data acquisition and control products, has purchased the OBS product line from D&A Instrument Company.  For many years, Campbell Scientific has sold the OBS-3 and OBS-3+ sensors, which monitor turbidity and suspended-sediment concentrations using optical backscatter (OBS) technology. Production and business operations have ...


    By Campbell Scientific, Inc.

  • Automatic Laser-Induced Fluorescence System

    VentEko is one of the first European companies that have acquired a unique automatic laser-induced fluorescence system (LIF) for oil product detection in polluted soil. Presently there are only about ten such equipments in the world. Operating principle LIF operation principle is based on soil laser irradiation through a special probing device inserted into the soil. The intensity ...


    By VentEko Ltd.

  • Investigation: EPA, state underestimated spill potential

    Federal and state regulators underestimated the potential for a toxic blowout from a Colorado mine, despite warnings more than a year earlier that a large-volume spill of wastewater was possible, an internal government investigation released Wednesday found. The regulators wrongly concluded there was little or no pressure from the millions of gallons of water trapped inside the inactive Gold King ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sophisticated monitoring array to address mystery of uranium plume

    Scientists have been puzzled for years about why uranium contamination in groundwater continues to exceed drinking water standards in an area located at the south end of the Hanford Site. The Department of Energy wants answers to why the uranium persists. Now, an innovative system has been installed for field experiments to better understand this complex site and to support future cleanup ...

  • Technology for gulf oil spill and gas shale fracing

    Two major sources of energy for the U.S. are dependent upon the solution of environmental problems. The McIlvaine Company has a created a free website with the latest technology to solve these problems. Over the last three weeks a series of recorded webinars have been conducted on both subjects. The full recordings of the discussions have been posted to the free site.  Here are some ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Youngstown Waste Water Treatment Plant Selects FLO-CORP’s Tracer 1000™ GWR Remote Electronics Transmitter for Level Control Solution

    The City of Youngstown sought out FLO-CORP (Flow Line Options Corp.) for an innovative level control solution to lift station flooding.  Waste water mixed with electronics provides a complicated problem for the city.  Level measurement is a necessity in the lift station even though flooding makes it difficult to keep a level transmitter operational.  Water damage results in costly ...

  • Valeport Reveal Latest Optical Sensors at OI 2016

    Valeport are highlighting their latest products in Optical Sensors and CTD Profilers at the Oceanology International 2016. Valeport is using OI 2016 as the platform for the first showing of their latest sensor in the Hyperion optical range, the Hyperion-T and their newest profiling technology innovation the rapidCTD. The UK’s leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Fire out on Gulf well that `snuffed itself out`

    A drilling rig that caught fire after a natural gas blowout in the Gulf of Mexico appears stable now that the fire is out, and there was no sign of any oil sheen on a fly-over Thursday morning, a rig company executive said. "The well essentially snuffed itself out," said Jim Noe, a vice president with the rig owner Hercules Offshore Inc., ...


    By Associated Press

  • Culligan Declares May

    CHICAGO, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- Culligan International, a world leader in water treatment, has declared May "Drinking Water Month." This is the fourth year Culligan has sponsored the month-long initiative, which compliments other government and association-sponsored events like the American Water Works Association's Drinking Water Week, May 6–12. "Drinking water helps us ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • ASTM E2856 - 11 Standard Guide for Estimation of LNAPL Transmissivity

    LNAPL transmissivity is an accurate metric for understanding LNAPL recovery, is directly proportional to LNAPL recoverability and tracking remediation progress towards residual LNAPL saturation. LNAPL transmissivity can be used to estimate the rate of recovery for a given drawdown from various technologies. LNAPL transmissivity is not an ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM E2856 - 11e1 Standard Guide for Estimation of LNAPL Transmissivity

    Application LNAPL transmissivity is an accurate metric for understanding LNAPL recovery, is directly proportional to LNAPL recoverability and tracking remediation progress towards residual LNAPL saturation. LNAPL transmissivity can be used to estimate the rate of recovery for a given drawdown from various technologies. LNAPL transmissivity is not an ...


    By ASTM International

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