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  • Professional sewer inspection with the CamMobile® line by Kummert

    For all pipe inspections – the products by Kummert GmbH are ideally suited for every occasion. Both in small nominal diameters starting at DN50 and in pipes up to DN300. Whether you need rotate-and-pivot-cameras or cameras navigating laterals – with the inspection systems by Kummert GmbH, no pipe run will remain undetected. Special emphasis should be placed on the two inspection systems Compact ...


    By Kummert GmbH

  • City of Keokuk, Iowa, agrees to address discharges of untreated sewage to soap creek and Mississippi River (IA)

    EPA Region 7 and the City of Keokuk, Iowa, have reached an agreement by which the city will improve its combined sewer system over the next 20 years, reducing discharges of hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage to the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Under an administrative compliance order on consent, filed in Kansas City, Kan., Keokuk will submit to EPA and the Iowa Department of ...

  • Great Lakes Fouled by Raw Sewage

    TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, (ENS) - Detroit, Michigan is at the bottom of the class, performing the worst of 20 cities graded by a Canadian environmental group in a Report Card on how well they manage their sewage. Sierra Legal released its first Great Lakes Sewage Report Card today, an investigative report that analyzes the performance of 20 cities in the Great Lakes ...

  • New LED Illumination Option Enhances Performance of QuickView™ Zoom Pipe Inspection Camera.

    Available as an option on new systems or as an upgrade to existing ones, the new LED illumination option for QuickView® enhances short- to mid-range zoom inspection of storm and sewer pipes. It offers better diffusion for viewing near targets, as well as other benefits commonly associated with LED lighting: extended life (up to 10,000 hours), instant start-up, variable intensity, exceptional ...


    By Envirosight LLC

  • UK’s largest water utility implements Innovyze Smart Asset Management Solutions

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Thames Water, UK, has adopted InfoNet and InfoNet Mobile as the core components of its work with contractors as part of ...


    By Innovyze

  • EPA Adds Radiation Site in Ridgewood Queens, New York to the Superfund List

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added the Wolff-Alport Chemical Company site in the Ridgewood section of Queens, New York to the federal Superfund list of hazardous waste sites. The soil and nearby sewers were contaminated by radioactive material from past industrial activities at the site. Testing indicates that there is no immediate threat to nearby residents, employees or ...

  • PURE TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES $13 MILLION IN NEW WORK

    Calgary, Alberta, Pure Technologies Ltd., TSX-V: PUR: announced today that Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Laurel, Maryland (“WSSC”) has approved the issue of a US$7.75 million change order to an existing US$9 million, 3-year engineering services contract with Openaka, a division of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure”). The change order ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Southeast facilities ordered to stop discharging and comply with clean water act (AL, KY, NC, TN)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued Administrative Orders (AOs) against eight entities in Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee between January and April for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA). "By taking these enforcement actions, we are sending a strong message about the importance of protecting rivers, lakes and streams across the Southeast,” ...

  • Torbay expands business analytics capabilities with InfoWorks ICM and InfoNet

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced that Torbay Council in Devon, UK, has purchased InfoWorks ICM and InfoNet. The double purchase will enable the ...


    By Innovyze

  • MWH soft launches technical webinar series

    MWH Soft debuts a technical webinar series. The eight-week event begins on 16th July 2010 and continues into September. The event is open to utilities and their consultants, and registration is free of charge. "Our customers are continuously looking for cost-effective ways to grow their knowledge bases and learn about emerging technologies," said J. Erick Heath, P.E., MWH Soft Vice ...

  • ReportsnReports - Water Technology Markets

    The water sector is facing greater challenges than ever before: population growth, climate change, increased water scarcity, tougher environmental regulation, and dwindling public finances. As we confront these issues, only one thing stands between success and failure: water technology. It is a subject which has been neglected over the years. The pipe, the pump and the valve, have been enough to ...


  • Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored seventeen individuals and organizations from across New York with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. In addition, the President’s Environmental Youth Award, given each year to 10 students from across the country, was awarded to Christopher Johnston, ...

  • Ecosystem renovation - bring it on back

    A ‘lost’ lake in Mali and a Kenyan forest that is the water tower for key rivers and lakes in East Africa are among two country projects aimed at bringing significant degraded and denuded ecosystems back from the brink. The projects are among several being drawn up and spearheaded by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), in cooperation with governments, to demonstrate that re-investing in damaged ...

  • Oak Ridge completes field work on Recovery Act-projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM) has finished field work on the last Recovery Act-funded environmental cleanup project. Since 2009, EM has used the $751 million in Recovery Act funds to accomplish 27 projects, many of which included multiple subcomponents and extensive scopes. “This is a landmark milestone for our program ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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. ...

  • Several massachusetts citizens receive prestigious regional EPA environmental awards

    Nineteen environmental awards will be given to Massachusetts environmental groups, individuals, businesses, nonprofit and government agencies tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as EPA presented its annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011. In addition, a President’s Environmental Youth Award was given to the Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network, which received special ...

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