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  • A Sewage Treatment Plant Goes Underground Using In-Pipe Technology Company, Inc. Bioaugmentation

    Villalba de los Barros, a small municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain uses a new treatment process that causes the sewer collection system to work like a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Like any other town of its size (1,800 people), Villalba de los Barros has a sewage treatment plant to comply with ever more stringent European limitations on discharges into ...


  • Howard County, Maryland, Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at Two Facilities

    Howard County, Maryland, has agreed to pay a $9,727 penalty to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank (UST) regulations at two facilities in Columbia, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA cited the county for not complying with safeguards designed to prevent, detect, and control leaks of petroleum and other hazardous substances from USTs. The alleged ...

  • Baltimore County settles violations of underground storage tank regulations

    Baltimore County has settled alleged violations of regulations designed to prevent leaks of fuel and hazardous wastes from underground storage tanks (UST), the US Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement resolves alleged UST violations at 13 county-owned and operated locations. The county will pay a civil penalty of $28,968 and perform a supplemental environmental project ...

  • EPA strengthens underground storage tank requirements to improve prevention and detection of leaks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) is strengthening the federal underground storage tank (UST) requirements to improve prevention and detection of petroleum releases from USTs which are one of the leading sources of groundwater contamination. EPA’s action will strengthen existing requirements and help ensure all USTs in the United States meet the same release protection standards. ...

  • PM Environmental Launches State by State Resource Page for Leaking Underground Storage Tanks

    PM Environmental has recently launched its Leaking Underground Storage Tank Resources page. This state by state list of resources was created to inform individuals about local regulations and legislation with regard to underground storage tanks, preservation, cleanup and more. The page is designed to be a one-stop shop for people to easily find information pertaining to leaking underground ...


  • EPA Takes Action Against Underground Petroleum Storage Tank Violations in Monmouth County, Middlesex County and Paterson, New Jersey

    In separate agreements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Monmouth and Middlesex counties in New Jersey have settled alleged violations of federal laws regarding the proper maintenance and operation of underground petroleum storage tank systems. When not properly maintained, underground storage tanks can leak petroleum and other hazardous substances, threatening soil and water ...

  • Growing Texas City Counts on Innovyze Software to Help Manage Rehabilitation of Underground Distribution Infrastructure

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Denton Wastewater Department in Texas has chosen industry-leading Innovyze InfoMaster Sewer software to help manage the replacement and ...


    By Innovyze

  • Global Water Technologies Targets Leaking Pipes to Improve Water Efficiency

    Global Water Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: GWTR) has identified better monitoring of leaking water mains as an opportunity to improve efficiency of the nation's drinking water infrastructure. "Our cities treat water to drinking quality standards and then pump it through old, leaking underground pipes where often more than 20 percent of that water is lost," said CEO Erik ...

  • SewerVUE completes in-pipe radar scans in salt lake city

    SewerVUE’s parent company, Terraprobe Geoscience Corp. was hired by Carollo Engineers P.C. to undertake a high frequency ground penetrating radar (GPR) survey to investigate four interior joints of the 60-inch unlined RCP raw water Davis Aqueduct owned by the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District in Layton, Utah. This was a time critical project with the primary water supply shut down for ...


    By SewerVUE

  • South Staffordshire Water chooses Krohne - and paints pipes to maintain accuracy

    Water supply utility South Staffordshire Water has chosen KROHNE OPTIFLUX electromagnetic flowmeters as its preferred meter– and has also standardised on a colour scheme for its pipework which helps to maintain the accuracy of the meters! South Staffordshire Water has around 500 flowmeters in its network.  All of the most recent abstraction and distribution input meters have been supplied by ...

  • PVC Pipe Industry: Congress Shouldn`t Write Blank Checks for Water Infrastructure

    Unsustainable Iron Pipes Leading Cause of Nation's Corrosion Crisis and Water Main Break Epidemic See Skyrocketing Costs at WaterMainBreakClock.com "Billions needed to upgrade America's leaky water infrastructure" was the headline in a recent Washington Post front-page story.  While action must be taken, the PVC Pipe Association is urging Congress not to write blank checks to local ...

  • Award-winning "Green" Pipe Rehabilitation Technology Introduced for Much Needed Eco-friendly Infrastructure Repair Solutions

    GeoTree Technologies, Inc., a high tech infrastructure repair materials company announced that it has formed strategic partnership with IPR, the nation’s leading trenchless contractor, to introduce IPR EcoCastTM , the first advanced geopolymer liner system to address the increasing demand for eco-friendly trenchless infrastructure rehabilitation products. “As a full service pipe rehabilitation ...


  • SewerVUE selected for BCTIA “Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology” awards

    SewerVUE In-Pipe GPR Technology has been selected by the British Columbia Technology Innovation Council (BCTIA) as one of the three finalists for its prestigious “Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology Awards”. The 2010 finalists for the Technology Awards are forging new markets with technologies that allow inspectors to see into concrete to determine the state of aging ...


    By SewerVUE

  • Safety concerns cause festival move

    Health and safety fears have caused the organisers of Scotland's largest music festival to relocate to a new site next year. T in the Park, which has been held at Balado for 18 years, will take place on the Strathallan Castle estate in Perthshire in 2015. The last festival at Balado will be held next month before the switch to the 19th century castle grounds in the interests of ...

  • Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that U.S. Army Garrison in Fort Belvoir has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $33,076 and complete a project costing at least $310,000 to settle alleged violations of federal environmental laws. The Fort is located at 9820 Flagler Road, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The settlement addresses storage and record-keeping violations related to ...

  • New reporting format incorporating GIS capabilities in plan views

    In March 2010, SewerVUE Technology Corp. completed beta testing its proprietary “Pipe Penetrating Radar Data Interpretation Application (PP-RADIAN).” This was highlighted in the March Newsletter. Since then, SewerVUE has completed an enhancement of this software that enables presentation of the in-pipe GPR (Pipe Penetrating Radar) data to be displayed in longitudinal crosssections ...


    By SewerVUE

  • SDG&E Reminds Customers to "Call 811 Before They Dig"

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/11/10 -- Today marks National 811 day and San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (SDG&E) is reminding customers to "call 811 before they dig" prior to starting any digging projects to avoid damaging hidden gas lines and injury. "Even relatively minor projects such as installing a mailbox, putting up a new wall or fence, building a deck or ...


  • The Gas Company Reminds Customers to 'Call Before You Dig,' in Wake of Texas Gas Explosion

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/08/10 -- In the wake of yesterday's gas explosion in Texas, Southern California Gas Co. (The Gas Company) is reminding customers and contractors to "call 811 before they dig" in their yard or construction site to avoid damaging buried natural gas lines and to help avoid possible injury or service interruption. "Although the cause of this tragic incident is ...


  • CTSpec launches Sewer Player

    CTSpec, Canada’s leader in underground infrastructure inspection,is pleased to announce the launch of Sewer Player, a free, 100% Quebec-developed app that helps users more easily access, manage, and organize CCTV sewer inspection data. “Sewer player will make the underground infrastructure business more accessible than ever before,” said CTSpec president and CEO Alain Lortie. ...


    By CTSpec Inc

  • The New Dual Frequency Utility Detector (GPR)

    Geomorph Instruments announces the availability of the new Dual Frequency by GSSI for the markets of Greece, Cyprus and the Balkans. The DF is a premium GPR unit for utility locating. It incorporates our innovative digital dual-frequency antenna (300 and 800 MHz) and an easy-to-use touchscreen interface to view shallow and deep targets simultaneously in a single scan. With an operation life of up ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

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