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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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Danbury Conn. reaches settlement for clean water violations

    The City of Danbury, Conn. will pay a $30,000 fine and perform a Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) at a cost of approximately $48,000 to resolve federal Clean Water Act (CWA) violations related to the operation of its wastewater collection and conveyance system. The case stems from an inspection of the City’s Collection System in the spring of 2009. The inspection revealed many ...

  • U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Lima, Ohio, to Reduce Sewage Overflows

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of Ohio today announced a Clean Water Act settlement with the City of Lima, Ohio, to resolve claims that untreated sewer discharges were released into the Ottawa River during wet weather. The proposed consent decree, lodged yesterday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, requires Lima to ...

  • Green Light given for `super sewer` to clean up London`s river

    The Government has given the go-ahead to start building London’s ‘super sewer’ which will tackle the sewage pollution in to the tidal River Thames. The 25km tunnel will run underground from Acton storm tanks in West London, and travel roughly the line underneath the river to Abbey Mills Pumping Station in East London, where it will connect to the Lee ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Mass clean-up brings confidence over water supplies

    One of the chief concerns among aid workers in the wake of Cyclone Nargis was polluted ponds, the only source of drinking water for many villagers. However, Lwin Maung, in Thonegwa, in Yangon Division, told IRIN he was confident that despite the approaching end to this year's rainy season, residents had already cleaned and refilled enough ponds to provide the household needs for the village's ...


    By IRIN

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • EPA administrator Jackson and Philadelphia mayor Nutter sign landmark green city, clean waters partnership agreement

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by U.S. Representative Allyson Schwartz and city and federal officials, signed an agreement that represents a $2 billion investment in Philadelphia green infrastructure during an event at the Fairmount Water Works. Over the next 25 years, the Green City, Clean Waters ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • FFT-SolutionTM, Used to Assist In Oil Spill Cleanup

    A new green, toxin free, cost efficient Oil Dispersant has been used to assist in the Oil Spill Remediation at a mid-Atlantic naval facility. FFT-SolutionTM an approved EPA registered chemical is now listed on the ...

  • CDEnviro Launch Third Generation D:Max

    Since its initial launch in 2007 the D:Max from CDEnviro has been widely used in the waste water treatment sector to process waste prior to landfill and recover the grit material from the waste which can subsequently be resold / reused. This technology has been widely adopted by water companies and contractors to the industry in the treatment of a variety of waste materials including waste from ...


    By CDEnviro

  • IPI now carries 1000 gallon fuel storage containment sumps

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now provides an even broader range of fuel storage sumps in a variety of sizes with the addition of a new 1000 gallon model from Ultra Tech.  The new Ultra 1000 Containment Sump is now the largest in IPI’s line of fuel tank storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • ODIN, LTD. Recommends Industry Prepare Now for the 2012 Hurricane Season

    The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that Hurricanes Katrina and Rita caused $5B in commercial damage and warns that severe hurricanes packing winds up to 150 MPH can cause catastrophic damage to industrial plants along the Gulf Coast and even miles inland. "Manufacturing facilities should plan and prepare now for the high winds, flooding, loss of power and supplies, disruptions and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Best of British: RainCatcher’s Best Selling, British-Made Rainwater Products

    Here at RainCatcher we pride ourselves on British-made quality when it comes to Rainwater Harvesting. Our family run business continuously researches, develops and innovates in a bid to bring about small incremental change that when accumulated with other solutions, such as EcoGrid permeable paving, will have a measurable impact on the environment and quality of life for those living in ...

  • Chemical Industry Prepared as Hurricane Irene Heads to East Coast of U.S.

    With another hurricane season upon us and Hurricane Irene heading toward the eastern coast of the United States, the chemical industry is prepared to build on the successful actions taken to weather previous hurricanes. During storms like Katrina and Ike, American Chemistry Council (ACC) members' emergency preparations worked as planned. Not one employee at a chemical ...

  • EPA Reaches Agreement with Municipality of Culebra Puerto Rico to Address Water Pollution in Atlantic Ocean

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck announced a legal settlement with the Municipality of Culebra for discharging pollutants from the Parcelas Culebra Lot Development into the Culebra Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System. This sewer system discharges into to the Ensenada Honda, the Lobina Lagoon, and the Atlantic Ocean. The settlement requires the ...

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