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  • Tank Cleaning Robot | See it First at ACE17

    Deep Trekker™ is set to showcase the new tank cleaning robot, the DT640 Utility Crawler, at AWWA ACE 2017 in Philadelphia – including the award-winning DT340 Pipe Crawler and underwater drones. As the Deep Trekker team gets ready to exhibit at the AWWA Annual Conference and Expo (ACE) in Philadelphia (be sure to come and visit us at ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Cleaning of large outdoor reservoirs

    Spain has thousands of outdoor reservoirs used for irrigation in fruit plantations. From smaller rectangular concrete tanks to larger reservoirs with liner bottoms and sides. Regular cleaning of these reservoirs is important and the water for the plantations is an absolute must to make sure that the plantation has a constant supply of water. Draining of these reservoirs is normally not an ...


    By Weda AB

  • Subsea robot dives into nuclear clean-up

    A robotic arm used in underwater environments in the oil and gas industry will be helping Dounreay workers clean out radioactive cells. The manipulator will segregate and package up low and intermediate level waste removed from inside concrete cells as the clean-up of the materials test reactor reprocessing plant gathers pace. The cells contained tanks and pipework which became contaminated ...

  • Planet Resource Recovery, Inc.`s AquaLuxus(TM) Well Clean Proves Highly Effective in Ground Water Well Field Studies

    Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) is pleased to report that the Company has received the preliminary findings of Field Studies on the effectiveness of AquaLuxus? WC for groundwater wells. Planet's distributor, Timberline Assets, Ltd., launched an investigation in August 2011, including independent lab and field testing, to determine the effectiveness of using AquaLuxus WC for ...

  • AC-ROV options launch at Ocean Business 2009

    AC-CESS CO UK Ltd (Aberdeen, Scotland), manufacturer of the market leading AC-ROV Underwater Inspection System has successful launched a suite of new vehicle options. Revealed to great interest at Ocean Business 2009 (Southhampton, England) a new USBL positioning and tracking system, thickness gauge and variable intensity laser scaling system was demonstrated to visitors and exhibitors alike. The ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • Pulsar’s Sludge Finder 2 – twin channel, versatile interface measurement

    Remote measurement with Sludge Finder 2 means you can put an end to tedious, time consuming, potentially unhygienic and hazardous manual measurements using gap switches or vacuum tubes. Sludge Finder 2 is a major update to Pulsar’s successful Sludge Finder, designed to reliably measure interface levels in primary, secondary or tertiary sludge tanks and SBR systems. A twin channel device, Sludge ...

  • 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.

  • EPA Releases a Manual to Reduce Pollution at Marinas EPA to Host “Green Marinas” Workshop in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on April 2

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made a series of recommendations to marinas in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that will reduce pollution. These practices are captured in an easy-to-read manual written by the EPA with assistance from the Puerto Rico Department of the Environment and Natural Resources, Puerto Rico SeaGrant, the Sea Grant Program of the University of the Virgin ...

  • New global marine alliance to tackle bio-invasions

    A new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched this week to tackle the threats of marine bio-invasions caused by the transfer of marine organisms from one environment to another, in ship ballast tanks. Ballast water is carried in cargo ships to provide needed stability. It is taken onboard at the start of every trip a ship makes and then pumped out on arrival. Some organisms in the ballast ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • UN agencies, shipping corporations to tackle environmental threats

    A Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched this week to tackle the threats of marine bio-invasions caused by the transfer of  marine organisms from one environment to another, in ship ballast tanks. Ballast water is carried in cargo ships to provide needed stability. It is taken onboard at the start of every trip a ship makes and then pumped out on arrival. Some organisms in the ballast ...

  • Introducing the New DT640 Utility Crawler

    Deep Trekker™ has added to its fleet of portable, robust underwater drone robots;  the DT640 Utility Crawler – designed to perform a multitude of underwater tasks. From the start, Deep Trekker™ has always collaborated with clients to build affordable products to perform underwater inspections over various ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • EPA guides Marinas on best ways to prevent water pollution

    With Memorial Day and summer approaching, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recommending that New York State marinas take steps to prevent the pollution of local waterways. At the Albany Yacht Club this morning, EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck highlighted the best environmental practices for reducing pollution from boat washing and other maintenance activities that can degrade ...

  • Reed elsevier environmental challenge

    The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge shortlist was announced today, highlighting four innovative ideas to improve access to safe and sustainable water supply in communities where access is presently at risk. The winning project, to be announced in June, will receive a prize of $50,000, with a second place prize of $25,000.  The projects range from a community rooftop rainwater ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Statement of Lisa P. Jackson administrator, U.S. environmental protection agency / legislative hearing on use of dispersants in BP oil spill / senate committee on appropriations: subcommittee on commerce, justice, science, and related agencies (HQ)

    Chairman Mikulski, Ranking Member Shelby and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify on the role of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill response. My testimony today will provide you with an overview of EPA’s role and activities in the affected Gulf Coast region following the April 20, 2010 Deepwater Horizon ...

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