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  • Competitor`s Underground System Replaced By SOTKON In Faro

    This project envolved a lot of on-site constrution as well as the execution of specific lids and components. Futhermore some old instalations were modified from 5 to 3m3 so it also needed a floor height adjustement. The instalation of Sotkon underground system will prevent the constant water infiltrations that the other equipment suffer. Also as Sotkon plastic containers ...


    By Sotkon Group

  • HF260D drilling machine with 100M underground water detector to Honduras

    HF260D drilling machine with 100M underground water detector is also shipped to ...


    By Sunmoy Technology Co., Ltd.

  • Comment period on proposed Crow Wing County injection well permit extended (MN)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has invited Crow Wing County, Minn., and surrounding area residents to comment on a proposed permit for an underground injection well. EPA is extending the comment period on the proposed Crow Wing County injection well permit a week because a Web address in the newspaper ad was printed incorrectly. The comment period will be extended through July 2. ...

  • Media Mentions: MIT Technology Review

    MIT Technology Review recently published an excellent article about the Newberry EGS Demonstration. Author Kevin Bullis interviewed both Susan Petty, President of AltaRock Energy, Inc., David Stowe, Public Relations representative for AltaRock as well as Jeff Tester, Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems at Cornell University. The article does an excellent job summarizing the Newberry EGS ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • 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

  • Crow Wing County Citizens Invited to comment on proposed waste injection well permit

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has invited Crow Wing County, Minn., and surrounding area residents to comment on a proposed permit for a waste injection well. The public comment period will run through June 25. EPA has proposed issuing an injection well permit to Cooperative Mineral Resources of Brainerd so that it can test the feasibility of injecting water underground to mine ...

  • DNV shows commitment to the water projects in China

    Starting in April 2008, these two projects consisted of bringing spring water from a nearby mountain through tanks and a modern pipeline system to each household and rebuilding an ecological sanitation facility for the residents. Training and hygiene education were also important parts of the projects. A grand ceremony was recently held at Xingfeng Village to celebrate the successful completion ...


    By DNV GL

  • North Texas city rejects partial fracking ban

    The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid earlyWednesday morning to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community after eight hours of public testimony. Denton City Council members voted down the petition 5-2, sending the proposal to a public ballot in November. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Supreme Court considers first-ever groundwater reserves beneath state boundaries case

    The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a case dealing with the use and distribution of groundwater reserves in aquifers that transcend state boundaries. Mississippi claims Tennessee has been pumping water to a point where the land is shifting beneath wells in Mississippi, altering the direction the water moves underground ...

  • Doubts over Egypt`s super-highway project

    Egyptian scientists have criticised an ambitious project to develop the country's Nile corridor, after plans for the US$24 billion project were announced by the government last month (12 April). The project, 'The Development Corridor in the West of the Nile Valley', aims to build a 1,200 km super-highway along the Nile in the Western Desert from El Alamein to Aswan with railway, water pipeline ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Opportunity to participate in JIP BioSealing

    Deltares and Züblin Spezialtiefbau Ges.m.b.H have developed and successfully implemented pilot projects of a solution to seal groundwater leakages in the subsoil using biotechnology. This BioSealing solution is at the brink of a much wider introduction in the market. To support the final step towards full commercialization of the method we are looking for participants in a Joint Industry ...


    By Deltares

  • EPA Must Require Full Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals

    The Environmental Protection Agency today announced it will solicit comments from the public regarding whether it should require chemical manufacturers to reveal basic information about the dangerous chemicals used in fracking around the country. This move could—and should—be the first step toward developing long-overdue nationwide rules that would allow the agency and the public to ...

  • District heating is hot news for Rotork

    A problem in an adjacent area recently caused a remotely controlled underground valve chamber to be flooded with near-boiling water. Although the problem was quickly rectified, all the electric valve actuators installed in the chamber had been completely submerged in the water. Subsequent inspection revealed that the robust double-sealed design of the installed Rotork IQ actuators had protected ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Geoquip Water Solutions to attend Geofluid, 3-6 October

    With over 12,000 visitors from 87 countries, Geofluid is the most prestigious geotechnical exhibition in Europe. Held in Piacenza, Italy, it is a specialist exhibition focusing on underground systems, drilling and prospecting, soil investigation and water extraction. Geoquip Water Solutions will be exhibiting alongside their Italian partners, Millars Products. They will be showcasing their ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes

    A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into the ground are probably shaking up Oklahoma. Those wells seem to have triggered more than 100 small-to-medium earthquakes in the past five years, according to a study published Thursday by the journal Science. Many of the quakes were much farther away from the wells than expected. Combined, those wells ...


    By Associated Press

  • Strategic Cooperation between OriginWater and UNSW Upgraded: Front-end R&D of New Environmental Protection Materials

    On Nov.1, OriginWater, a leading domestic listed high-tech environmental protection company, and University of New South Wales (UNSW) signed a “joint innovation of new environmental protection materials” strategic cooperation framework agreement in the Torch High-Tech Industry Development Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). In the future, the two sides will work ...

  • African water atlas launched in French

    The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a French version of its 'Africa Water Atlas', a compendium of maps, satellite images and 'before and after' images that reveals the vulnerability of the continent's water resources. It was launched last month during World Water Week (21–28 August), in Sweden, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Hydria Water purifies Hong Kong’s harbour

    The Stonecutters Island Sewage Treatment Works in Hong Kong is a much-discussed project that has attracted a great deal of excitement, and to which Hydria Water delivered Mellegård & Naij’s products for several years. Soon, the last shipment to the sewage treatment works will leave our premises in Skövde, Sweden. The Stonecutters Island Sewage Treatment Works is one of the ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • EPA Revises Permitting Guidance for Using Diesel Fuel in Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released revised underground injection control (UIC) program permitting guidance for wells that use diesel fuels during hydraulic fracturing activities. EPA developed the guidance to clarify how companies can comply with a law passed by Congress in 2005, which exempted hydraulic fracturing operations from the requirement to obtain a UIC ...

  • Chicopee facing hefty bill for water leak

    A leak in an eight inch underground water pipe in Chicopee, Massachusetts could cost the city over $100,000 for the total repair costs. The leak is thought to have started at around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, 14th August but wasn’t discovered for over an hour. During this time, over 200,000 gallons of water had leaked from the pipe, damaging the gravel on the street above. Eventually parts of the ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

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