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  • Singapore’s used-water superhighway

    One of the world’s largest and most innovative water treatment projects is the Changi water reclamation plant, opened in June by the Public Utilities Board, Singapore's national water agency. The plant at the heart of Singapore's massive deep tunnel sewerage system is powered in large part by ABB. Singapore's deep tunnel sewerage system won its second international award in less than 12 months ...


    By ABB

  • Colfax fluid handling delivers bitumen pumps to Russia

    In June of 2012, Colfax Fluid Handling delivered a package of 21 Allweiler screw and centrifugal pumps for a bitumen production facility in Russia. The pumps are an important part of the plant, which is located in Novoshakhtinsk (Rostov region) and produces bitumen according to the "Biturox" process from Vienna-based Pörner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH. The thirteen Allweiler screw pumps of the ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Allweiler pumps for environmental compatibility and a clean engine room

    Allweiler will present innovative pump sealing technology at the Norshipping trade fair (stand C02-12). Screw pumps made by Allweiler AG are now available with a new opto-electronic module for clean and secure operation. Known as 'ALLSEAL”, this intelligent technology provides safety against uncontrolled leaks and detects wear of the mechanical seal as soon as it begins. The result is an ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Sustainable management of water in an arid region: water supply measures compared

    Water shortages in water stressed regions can be alleviated by building large infrastructures, such as water transfer systems or saltwater desalination plants, which increase the supply of water. However, a new study, which compares the environmental impact of water supply alternatives in a region of Spain, concludes that reducing water use, rather than increasing supplies, is a more sustainable ...

  • Arsenic-free water for rural India

    High levels of arsenic in the groundwater in areas of northeast India and Bangladesh are a recognised public health problem. However, the Isolux Technologies Division of MEL Chemicals, Inc. teamed up with an Indian engineering firm in 2009 to supply 39 arsenic treatment systems customised to the requirements of rural Indian villages. Water supply in rural northeast areas of India and neighbouring ...


  • EVTN Announces New Voraxial® Order For Frac Water / Produced Water Treatment

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB:EVTN) announced today that it has deployed a Voraxial® 2000 System to an oil and gas service company for frac water and produced water treatment.    Hydraulic fracturing is a process used in a majority of the natural gas wells and many oil wells in the United States, where millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals are pumped ...

  • Satellites unlock secret to vanishing water

    A team of hydrologists led by Matt Rodell of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., found that northern India's underground water supply is being pumped and consumed by human activities, such as irrigating cropland, and is draining aquifers faster than natural processes can replenish them. The results of this research were published today in Nature. The finding is based on data ...


  • New Map Shows How Groundwater Pumping Could Affect the Malad River

    A new report illustrates how groundwater pumping can affect the amount of water available in streams within the Malad-Lower Bear River Area in Utah. The product was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water Rights. “The information from this study will be used to aid the state engineer in making ...

  • Crews plan to pump oil cargo from sunken barge in Lake Erie

    Salvage crews are preparing for an underwater operation to pump a hazardous oil-based substance from a sunken barge that apparently had been sitting undiscovered on the bottom of Lake Erie for nearly 80 years. The crews expect to start assembling the pumps near the end of the week before they can begin moving the cargo to a barge on the surface. How fast that happens will depend a lot on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Xylem’s Godwin pumps restore critical operations at flooded oil refinery in Argentina

    Xylem recently secured a $1.1 million order for specialized dewatering equipment after successfully removing flood water at an oil refinery outside the city of La Plata in Argentina. As a result of a severe electrical storm, the state-run Ensenada oil refinery caught fire and the oil refinery’s pump station and surrounding pathways were completely flooded. Yacimientos Petrolíferos ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • A systematic approach for evaluation of capture zones at pump and treat systems

    A Systematic Approach for Evaluation of Capture Zones at Pump and Treat Systems presents a systematic approach for the evaluation of capture zones at pump and treat systems, and provides an overview of a recently published USEPA document on the topic (EPA 600/R-08/003, January 2008). The target audience for the course is project managers who review those analyses and/or make decisions based on ...

  • Farming revolution `route to water security`

    Investing in agricultural infrastructure, from roads to fertilisers, will cut water wastage on a scale greater than any other intervention and is the best way to solve the world's water problems, a leading specialist has said. Colin Chartres, director general of the International Water Management Institute in Sri Lanka, was talking to SciDev.Net to highlight the launch of a book he has co-written ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Water Management 2008 Exhibition & Conference

    Water is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. It is considered to be both cold and wet, according to Plato, it is associated with the icosahedron. It is associated with the qualities of emotion and intuition. Clean water is essential to human life. In many parts of the world, it is in short supply.Water Management 2008 Exhibition & Conference will act as ...


  • New convertible NLB pump offers 350 hp with portability

    A new high-pressure water jet pump unit from NLB Corp., the Model 350, combines an innovative new fluid end design with a rugged 350 hp (261 kW) diesel engine in a unit that can be easily towed to job sites.  It is the latest model in the popular NLB 225 Series of convertible pump ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • SamplePro Air-powered Pumps Become World Leader In Portable Groundwater Sampling

    Ann Arbor, MI — Sample Pro® bladder pumps from QED Environmental Systems have rapidly become the leading portable groundwater sampling pumps worldwide, used from Alaska to Australia and beyond to collect samples for environmental monitoring. The key reason for the Sample Pro's growing popularity is that its no- tool, twist-apart design for simple cleaning makes it easy to comply with the latest ...

  • Deep Groundwater & Dissolved Gas Sampling with Double Valve Pumps

    Sampling groundwater from deep wells is a challenge on its own, but add to that the need for accurate dissolved gas analysis, and the task gets that much harder. Low Flow, Deep Groundwater Sampling HydroTerra, a leading Australian company, and exclusive distributor of Solinst products, provides environmental monitoring solutions. ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • One Month Later, New Orleans Nearly Pumped Dry

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, October 3, 2005 (ENS) - Pumps set up by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have been working 24/7 for weeks to remove the flood waters from New Orleans' streets left in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Now the job is close to completion. Before Hurricane Rita passed, the pumps had cleared most of the flood water from Hurricane Katrina and only 10 percent of ...

  • Household water well inspections important to water quality, health

    National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2013, is a good time to schedule a water well system inspection to assure proper well operation, prolong the well system’s life, and monitor groundwater quality, the National Ground Water Association and its 48 affiliated state organizations said today. “Water wells are expertly engineered systems that, like a car, ...

  • California American Water Reminds Ventura County Customers to Continue Water Saving Practices Despite Improved Water Reserve Conditions

    California American Water is encouraging all of its Ventura County customers to continue their wise water practices given the recent declaration by Governor Brown that the state’s drought has ended and local water allocations have been lifted by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Both actions were made possible by this season’s ...


    By American Water

  • The Key to Closing Water Damage Claims:

    Heat it Up! New thermal drying systems help to close water damage claims in a fraction of the previous time Claims adjusters and managers know the story well: The sooner a claim file is closed, the happier the customer and the greater the savings to the company. Water damage claims magnify this maxim and exemplify it. The longer it takes to get someone out to remove the water, ...


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