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  • NLB 125 water jet units now convertible to 40,000 psi

    NLB has expanded the operating range of its 125 Series convertible water jet pump units to include ultra-high pressures.  All models can be converted in about 20 minutes to any of eight operating pressures, from 6,000 psi to 40,000 psi (414 bar to 2,800 bar), using NLB’s simple conversion kit. Fast ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Solinst Canada Launches New AquaVent Water Level Datalogger

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the latest release in their datalogger series - the all-new Model 3500 AquaVent™. The AquaVent uses a vented pressure transducer for reliable, accurate datalogging of water levels in groundwater and surface water applications, no need for barometric compensation. The AquaVent combines pressure and temperature sensors, datalogger, and FRAM memory ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Lakewood Water District, WA, selects Innovyze Advanced GIS-Centric smart water network modeling technology

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Lakewood Water District (District), Washington, has chosen the company’s industry-leading and award-winning ...


    By Innovyze

  • BIOGEST AG SBR Waste Water Treatment Plant for Central Mexico

    BIOGEST AG was awarded with the contract of the complete technical equipment for a waste water treatment plant project in the Central Mexico. The wwtp is a fully biological wwtp following the so-called “Sequencing Batch Reactor” – (SBR) process which was designed according to the latest technology and specially with respect to on site hydraulic peak loads and alternating organic ...


    By BIOGEST AG

  • Satellites unlock secret to northern India`s vanishing water

    Using satellite data, UC Irvine and NASA hydrologists have found that groundwater beneath northern India has been receding by as much as 1 foot per year over the past decade – and they believe human consumption is almost entirely to blame.More than 109 cubic kilometers (26 cubic miles) of groundwater disappeared from the region's aquifers between 2002 and 2008 – double the capacity of India's ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Hilcorp Energy Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act

    The Hilcorp Energy Company of Houston has been fined $26,100 by the Environmental Protection Agency for Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure violations under the Clean Water Act. A March 28, 2012, inspection of the South Pass Block 24 offshore oil production facility in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, found the company failed to address secondary containment for spilled gasoline and ...

  • NLB's UltraGreen™ water jet units reduce emissions and operating costs

    New UltraGreen™ high-pressure water jet pump units, the latest convertible units from NLB Corp., feature environmentally-friendly Tier 4F engines that comply with the latest EPA emissions regulations and can reduce operating costs.             ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB 325 water jet now convertible to 40,000 psi

    NLB Corp. has extended the operating pressure range of its convertible NLB 325 Series water jet pump units to 40,000 psi (2,800 bar), making the industry's widest operating pressure range available with up to 400 hp. These units can easily be converted in just 30 minutes to operate at 8,000 psi, 10,000 psi, 12,000 psi, 15,000 psi, 20,000 psi, 24,000 psi, or 40,000 psi (552, 690, 828, 1,035, ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Expanded NLB website has even more for water jetters

    A significant expansion of the NLB Corp. website, www.nlbcorp.com, makes it even easier for people to find water jetting answers, identify pumps and accessories for their applications, and request a quote. The expanded site is easily searchable for specific equipment or by application, with handy links to the equipment typically ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB introduces 400 hp convertible water jet unit

    NLB Corp. has introduced the NLB 325 Series convertible water jet units, which operate at up to 400 hp at any of six pressures up to 24,000 psi. The new models — the first NLB convertible quintuplex pumps — have many features and parts in common with the popular NLB 225 Series. This simplifies operation, maintenance and inventory for water jetters who use NLB 225 units.Two diesel-powered models ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Studies reveal why drinking water wells are vulnerable to contamination

    New USGS groundwater studies explain what, when, and how contaminants may reach public-supply wells. All wells are not equally vulnerable to contamination because of differences in three factors: the general chemistry of the aquifer, groundwater age, and direct paths within aquifer systems that allow water and contaminants to reach a well. More than 100 million people in the United States receive ...

  • Three Valleys Water Plays it Safe With Medium Pressure UV

    Two Hanovia medium-pressure UV disinfection systems were recently installed for Three Valleys Water at one of its pumping stations in Hertfordshire. The UV system was chosen as the optimum treatment process for borehole water that has a small risk of contamination from farmland run-off and a sewage pipe located within the catchment area. The UV installation formed part of a £560,000 refurbishment ...

  • 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.

  • Sign up for Goulds Water Technology Factory School classes

    Distributors, dealers and engineers are invited to learn about product applications, markets, troubleshooting and system components at Goulds Water Technology (GWT) Factory School. Fourth quarter classes begin Oct. 17, and continue through November, covering a range of topics for industry professionals. These industry-leading training and education offerings are held at ...

  • Cenovus sponsors and participates in workshop about water use in the oil sands

    On November 23-25, 2010, young leaders from across Canada participated in a three-day workshop sponsored by Cenovus about water use in the oil sands. The workshop, called "Drilling in the Oil Sands: Water Usage, Development & Innovation," was organized by Waterlution, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating dialogue around water use in Canada. The workshop included a tour of our ...


    By 3BL Media

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • Industrial Launderer will pay $525,000 for clean water act violations

    AmeriPride Service, Inc., an industrial launderer with a facility in Hartford, Connecticut, will pay a $525,000 penalty under the terms of a settlement for alleged violations of federal and state clean water laws and a government-issued permit. The settlement was announced jointly by Nora R. Dannehy, United States Attorney and Ira Leighton, Acting Regional Administrator for the U.S. Environmental ...

  • Purafil ESD prevents Accidental chlorine releases at Detroit Water Treatment Plant

    Springwells Water Treatment Plant is a 540 million gallon per day (mgd) surface water treatment plant located in a mixed residential and light industrial area on the west side of Detroit. The largest freshwater treatment plant in Michigan, Springwells draws water from the Detroit River, disinfects it with chlorine, coagulates it with alum, and filters it through high-rate dual-media rapid sand ...


    By Dimtech S.A

  • New NLB Water Jet Lance has More Safety Features

    The new NCG24-535 water jet lances from NLB Corp. are rated for applications requiring operating pressures of up to 24,000 psi (1,656 bar) and designed to reduce the chance of hose or fitting failure. The new lances reduce stress on the inlet connection by eliminating the bend radius in the hose that supplies high-pressure ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New ARM Lets Water Jet Operators Keep Their Distance

    The new Automated Remote Manipulator (ARM) from NLB Corp. is a semi-automated water jet system that increases operator protection while reducing downtime.  It lets an operator manipulate a variety of accessories from the safety and comfort of a climate-controlled cab, using convenient joystick controls to position them and to ...


    By NLB Corp.

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