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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

  • India`s water crisis

    Former business and environmental journalist Nitya Jacob has undertaken an unusual task - an ecological travelogue across the Indian subcontinent focused on water. The Delhi-based writer's findings are stark. After writing a book on the subject, he says that in spite of surplus water, and one of the world's richest traditions of managing it, India's water crisis has reached critical levels. ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • ENER-G helps Vaillant pump up its low carbon performance

    ENER-G Sustainable Technologies has helped to install a Vaillant geoTHERM ground source heat pump system at Vaillant Group's new Northern Region headquarters in Belper - supplying the majority of the building's heat needs and contributing to its outstanding sustainability performance.  The 30kW Vaillant ground source heat pump system draws energy from the ground using eleven 70 metre ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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 ...

  • Xylem launches powerful new Flygt and Godwin dewatering pumps at Bauma 2013

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, will launch powerful new dewatering pumps under its Flygt and Godwin brands at the Bauma trade show in Munich, Germany this week. Xylem will unveil a new series of submersible dewatering pumps modeled on its iconic and popular Flygt BIBO pump. The company will ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Mine Dewatering - The real value of the pumps selected is in the support that comes with them

    Reliable Equipment Depends on Strong Dealer Support When referring to the mining industry, the use of a specialized pumping company that not only supplies equipment, but also understands and provides the support required can play an integral component to the success of a project. This is especially true when working in remote northern areas where down time, has serious schedule and cost ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Small Contractor Pumps Boost International Trade with South Africa

    T-T has been working hard to develop relationships with companies overseas as export becomes an increasingly important market for our company. We understand that one small order for a small contractor pump can really be the start of something great… Over the years T-T have focused our efforts at various trade shows and exhibitions, meeting contacts new and old, in order to maintain ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • 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

  • 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

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