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  • Typhoon™ 10 nozzles clean small pipes with less leakage

    Two new Typhoon™ 10 rotating water jet nozzles from NLB Corp. clean pipes as small as 5/8-inch (1.6 cm) in diameter and use water more efficiently than other rotating nozzles. The Typhoon™ 24-10 is for applications requiring water pressure of up to 24,000 psi (1,680 bar), while the Typhoon™ 15-10 is for pressures up to 15,000 psi (1,035 bar). These self-propelling nozzles rotate at up to 7,000 ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Pipe material for earthquake zones

    In a study of the effects of earthquakes on water and sewer pipe, ductile iron pipe with restrained joints proved superior to other pipe materials. An article published in the Journal of the American Water Works Association describes how the high-strength, flexible pipe with flexible joints withstands earthquakes better than cement or plastic pipes. "Pipelines that deliver clean water and ...

  • Small scale CHP shown at the fair

    Technology for commercially viable small scale CHP (combined heat and power) in the effect interval 1-5 MW electricity will be shown at the Nordic District Heating Fair 2011, 20-22 September. Meva Innovation will present their VIPP – Vortex Intensive Power Process for the actors in the district heating sector. This technology is based on production of synthetic gas from biomass fuels and ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Small hydro projects – renewable or ruinous?

    With thousands of rivers and streams running through British Columbia, small hydro energy projects seem like a significant source of renewable energy. Although such projects have low environmental impacts compared to major hydro-electric dams, they face a significant level of opposition from the public. These small hydro projects known as run-of-the-river projects utilize the natural ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • In-Pipe UV Disinfection of Wastewater - The Advantages

    More and more operators of wastewater treatment facilities are now opting for in-pipe, medium pressure UV disinfection systems. They are choosing this technology in favour of older open-channel, low pressure UV systems.The reasons for this change are due in part to the drawbacks of open-channel technology, as well as the advantages of in-pipe ...

  • Can rain clean the atmosphere?

    Original story at MIT News As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is coagulation, a natural phenomenon that can act to clear the air of pollutants like soot, sulfates, ...

  • Mains cleaning system wins award

    New pipeline technology developed in association with UK utility Northumbrian Water has scooped a national award for innovation. Gateshead-based Hydrascan Ltd received the prize at the UK Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT) Awards for its Typhoon system designed to clean water mains. The typhoon system was developed in response to a challenge set by Northumbrian Water for an ...

  • Clean, thorough, efficient: 15 years of self-cleaning Activepowerclean heat exchangers

    The year 2000 is not only a special year because of the new millennium: the best Olympic Games ever were held in Sydney, with the most athletes, the most types of sports, the most participating countries. The Harry Potter books won the hearts of readers around the world in the international book market and there was also good news in the industrial sector: the ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • EPA awards US$2m to small businesses to develop ground-breaking technologies

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $2.38 million to 34 small businesses to develop innovative, sustainable technologies to protect human health and the environment. These efforts will help improve air quality, protect our water, work to decrease the effects of climate change, and support green jobs. “Innovation is the lifeline of progress -- and scientific and ...

  • Climate Change & Small Islands, Part 2: The U.S. Virgin Islands

    “Drought ranks as the single most common cause of severe food shortages in developing countries, so this is a key issue for Caribbean food security.” – Deep Ford, United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization Regional Coordinator in the Caribbean   A new report from the ...

  • New NLB pipe and tube nozzles offer more choices

    NLB Corp. has introduced a line of high-pressure water jet nozzles for cleaning small pipes and tubes that features five major styles and more than 200 models with standard drill patterns.  Custom nozzles are also available.  Included in the new line are: standard nozzles for applications requiring 15,000 psi, 20,000 psi or 40,000 psi (1,035 bar, 1,380 bar, or 2,800 bar) ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Innovyze Releases InfoWater Generation V12 With Advanced Pipe Break and Leakage Modeling

    In its ongoing quest to equip the global water industry with the world’s most powerful and comprehensive GIS-centric infrastructure modeling and management solutions, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide availability of the V12 Generation of ...


    By Innovyze

  • New Walkerton Clean Water Centre to be Green

    The Walkerton Clean Water Centre, a world class training and education centre on drinking water and water quality management based in Walkerton, Ontario, is aiming for LEED accreditation for its new facility. Established in 2004, the Centre features a state-of-the-art technology demonstration facility, providing a unique opportunity for hands-on training and serving as a practical ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Kyrgyz clean water project under scrutiny

    A shortage of clean drinking water in Kyrgyzstan has been tackled with multimillion dollar funding in recent years, but critics say the results have at best been mixed. Much of the blame has been directed at the international donors who paid for a major program to expand and repair water networks in the countryside. But an expert working on the Clean Water program said that most of the ...

  • NLB introduces two new self-rotating tube cleaning nozzles

    NLB has introduced two new Typhoon™ 10 selfrotating nozzles that clean pipes and tubes as small as 1/2” in diameter. The RPN1506 operates at pressures up to 15,000 psi and the RPN2006 at up to 20,000 psi. Both rotate at 7,000 rpm with a maximum flow of 6 gpm. Like other Typhoon nozzles, these new nozzles are precision-machined and coated with titanium nitride for long life. You can ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New NLB water jet nozzle cleans tubes at up to 40,000 psi

    The new RPN4009, a self-rotating water jet nozzle from NLB Corp., cleans pipes and tubes at pressures up to 40,000 psi (2,760 bar).  Designed for a minimum pipe diameter of 0.75 inches (1.91 cm), it is the first nozzle in the Typhoon 10 series to operate at ultra-high pressure. Like other Typhoon nozzles, the RPN4009 is precision ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Clean Water Trust Fund Bill Introduced in House, NACWA Applauds Effort

    In a bold move to address America's growing infrastructure funding crisis, Chairman John J. Duncan, Jr. of the House Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee introduced landmark legislation — The Clean Water Trust Act of 2005 (H.R. 4560). The Chairman has demonstrated his clear commitment to the health of the American people and the Nation's treasured waterways. The National Association of ...

  • Trion® Introduces the Latest Solution in Commercial Kitchen Air Cleaning

    Trion®, an innovative, international company dedicated to providing quality indoor air quality products for the commercial, industrial, and residential markets since 1947, is proud to introduce the latest innovation in commercial indoor air quality. The Grease Viper™ Commercial Kitchen Air Cleaner is designed to treat grease, smoke, and odor emissions from exhaust ...


    By Trion Indoor Air Quality

  • SERVPRO Helps Homeowners Pinpoint Trouble Spots During Spring Cleaning Chores

    Each year, homeowners and businesses observe National Cleaning Week during the last week of March. As always, this year's campaign, from March 27 - April 4, is designed to encourage property owners to clean out winter's cobwebs, odors and dampness and get ready to enjoy spring's breezes and warmer weather. But if your spring cleaning turns up signs of mold or water damage, then it's probably ...


    By Marketwire

  • A Sewage Treatment Plant Goes Underground Using In-Pipe Technology Company, Inc. Bioaugmentation

    Villalba de los Barros, a small municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain uses a new treatment process that causes the sewer collection system to work like a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Like any other town of its size (1,800 people), Villalba de los Barros has a sewage treatment plant to comply with ever more stringent European limitations on discharges into ...


    By PRWeb

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