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  • A superlative storm water tank in Lausanne/Switzerland

    Last year, Lausanne converted the existing rain water surplusing works Capelard in the southwest of the city. The old plant at the Chemin du Capelard was much too small for the enormous catchment area of the sewage water system, which meant ever larger amounts of untreated combined sewage flowed into Lake Geneva during heavy rain. The size of the new plant with its special flow configuration ...


    By ROMAG aquacare ag

  • Storm Katie causes chaos!

    Easter washout! Bank holiday misery! Britain on flood alert! The Environment Agency issues 28 flood warnings in the wake of Storm Katie. Just another typical British Bank Holiday to make us all feel glum. But are we missing an opportunity with all this rain? Rainwater is part of the never ending water cycle but fresh water is an increasingly scarce, precious and expensive resource ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Storm Desmond – The Impact on Farming and Rainwater Harvesting

    With hundreds of homes being evacuated around Cumbria and the Scottish borders, the farming community has rallied support for the victims, many pledging donations of forage and bedding. Forage Aid was established in the wake of the Somerset floods of 2013 and the organisation is currently taking offers on social media and through it’s Just Giving page here: ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Investment falters as fossil fuels face ‘perfect storm’

    The world’s investors – both big and small – think primarily in terms of making good returns on their money. And, over the years, investing in the fossil fuel industry has been considered a safe bet. Yet maybe, just maybe, attitudes are changing – and fairly profoundly – as financial analysts warn that the industry faces “a perfect storm” as it enters ...


    By Climate News Network

  • World food crisis - an environmental perfect storm

    In what many have been calling a perfect storm, food prices are being driven up around the world resulting in violent protests in developing nations. Several causes have contributed to this storm, such as oil prices and China’s economic growth, but what is rarely mentioned is the developed word’s unsustainable agricultural practices. Since 2002 food prices have risen 65% ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • PA DEP Takes Action to Expedite Processing, Disposal of Flood, Storm Debris

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it has taken multiple steps to expedite the cleanup of flood- and storm-related debris. The requirement for a waste hauler to display an authorized Act 90 sticker on the hauling vehicle has been temporarily waived statewide to allow facility operators to accept flood and storm debris waste from vehicles without Act 90 ...

  • ENPRO in Final Days of Post-Tropical Storm Irene Cleanup Across Vermont

    In the immediate aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene, ENPRO Services, Inc. (ENPRO), a customer-focused firm specializing in the management of oil and hazardous waste, was contacted by the State of Vermont, Buildings and General Services to assist in addressing environmental impacts resulting from ...


    By ENPRO Services, Inc.

  • Coastal wetlands can protect against rising sea levels and increasing storms

    Coastal wetlands can substantially reduce erosion, property damage and human deaths in the face of rising sea levels and severe storms, recent research concludes. Understanding whether wetlands can provide effective coastal protection is essential to developing effective climate change adaptation strategies. Over a third of the global population live in coastal areas, and the number of ...

  • PA DEP Offers Tips for Removing, Processing Storm Debris

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is reminding homeowners how to properly dispose of and process debris left behind from Hurricane Sandy. "If homeowners encounter debris from the hurricane in or near creeks and streams, it can be removed without obtaining one of our Water Obstruction and Encroachment permits," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "The hurricane affected us all ...

  • Early Detection of Tank Storage Leaks

    GE Analytical Instruments, a division of GE Water & Process Technologies, manufactures Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems for hydrocarbon tank storage applications. Leakwise offers a variety of system configurations consisting of a sensor and controller for wet and dry environments. Installation of sensors in sensitive locations like storm water sumps, retention tanks, ground ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Rainwater harvesting tanks: benefits Of horizontal storage

    Horizontal Rainwater Harvesting Tanks as such as The Original Rainwater Pillow are an economical solution to use wasted spaces for rainwater storage. Rainwater Collection To harvest rain water is the best way to save water for future generations and money, you would normally spend for city water. Rainwater provides on-site storm water retention and aquifer recharge. If there ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Homeowners warned to check for oil tank leaks

    Homeowners across the South West are being warned to check their oil storage tanks this winter to help save money and the environment. The Environment Agency is urging residents across the region to check their heating oil storage tanks, especially in the wake of the high winds that battered everyone during the St Jude storm, to help avoid expensive leaks or spills which can also harm the ...

  • Leakwise Oil-on-Water Monitoring Systems Mitigate Tank Storage Leaks

    GE Analytical Instruments manufactures Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems for hydrocarbon tank storage applications. Leakwise offers various system configurations including a controller and sensor for wet and dry environments. Sensors installed in storm water sumps, retention tanks, or at the outlet of a floating tank roof provide on-line monitoring 24/7.Leakwise detectors may ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Farmers Urge Cameron To Tackle Climate Change – Rainwater Tanks to Collect Free Water

    According to the Western Morning News, campaigners, including some farmers, are urging David Cameron to take action at next week’s climate change summit in New York, following widespread flooding and storms that have battered the Westcountry and Somerset earlier in the year. A number of charities back the campaigners, including Christian Aid, Greenpeace, the National Trust, the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • BIOGEST received Major Order for Flushing System in the Capital of Malaysia

    To improve the storm water treatment and life condition in the Malaysian Capital a big storm water catchment tank where constructed. For the safe and optimal cleaning of the tank floor BIOGEST AG was awarded with the delivery of the total flushing system for this tank. The flushing system was the key point of this project and specially the cleaning system for flushing of lanes of more than ...


    By BIOGEST AG

  • Attleboro Mass. stops illegal discharge from its Drinking Water Facility under federal Clean Water Act Settlement

    The City of Attleboro, Mass. has taken steps to ensure that its drinking water treatment facility operates consistent with federal Clean Water Act requirements for wastewater management, under a settlement reached with EPA for illegal wastewater discharges from the Russell F. Tennant Water Treatment Facility. The City will also pay a $32,000 fine under the terms of the settlement. An EPA ...

  • Russetts, the water containment specialist sponsors golf tour

    Russetts Developments Ltd (RDL) supply flexible rubber liners to a range of industries looking for water containment solutions including that of reservoirs and water storage tanks installed as a water source for the irrigation systems used on golf courses. RDL, therefore found it fitting to sponsor a local junior golf tournament and here we share a few ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • RainCatcher Soakaway Crates – A More Modern Approach To Surface Water Drainage

      Among RainCatcher’s rainwater harvesting product range of innovative, high performance, easy-to-install tanks, filters, pumps and accessories you will also find our new RainCatcher ...

  • EPA encourages Iowans to report Orphan containers (IA)

    This summer’s severe storms and flooding events may have scattered tanks, drums, cylinders and barrels onto private properties and farmland along the Maquoketa and South Skunk rivers in Iowa. These items may contain hazardous materials such as propane and industrial chemicals and should only be handled by trained professionals. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been tasked by the ...

  • Klargester launches new Attenuation Systems and 24hr Storage Pump Stations

    Leading manufacturer, Klargester, has launched a new range of Stormwater attenuation tanks and a range of high capacity pumping systems, both designed to complement its existing series of sustainable urban drainage solutions (SUDS) products. Stormwater run-off and an increased risk of flooding is becoming a huge challenge for developers. In addition to increased rainfall and rising sea levels ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

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