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  • Solution to frac wastewater disposal

    Natural gas producers and public water companies in the US race to meet the 19th May deadline to stop releasing diluted hydrofracking water contaminated with bromide and radioactive material from shale gas extraction into the state’s rivers. Altela has stepped developed a technology validated by the Pennsylvania (PA) Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the US Department of ...


  • Underground wastewater disposal in the US linked to increase in earthquakes

    The number of earthquakes of magnitude 3 or greater in the central and eastern US has increased significantly in recent years, from about 21 a year between 1967 and 2000, to over 300 between 2010 and 2012. Most of this increase seems to be linked to the deep injection of wastewater in underground wells, according to a recent review of seismic activity. In addition to natural causes, earthquakes ...


    By European Commission

  • Save Big on Wastewater Disposal Costs with ENCON Thermal Evaporators

    ENCON Evaporators, a leader in low cost wastewater minimization solutions, is proud to present the ENCON Thermal Evaporator. The environmentally friendly ENCON Thermal Evaporator is engineered to provide the most effective and economical method of wastewater minimization possible. This proven design requires minimal labor to operate and it has the ability to handle different waste streams ...


    By ENCON Evaporators

  • Wastewater Disposal Likely Induced February 2016 Magnitude 5.1 Oklahoma Earthquake

    Distant wastewater disposal wells likely induced the third largest earthquake in recent Oklahoma record, the Feb. 13, 2016, magnitude 5.1 event roughly 32 kilometers northwest of Fairview, Oklahoma. These findings from the U.S. Geological Survey are available in the online edition of Geophysical Research Letters. At ...

  • Pöyry assists in the improvement of wastewater disposal and solid waste management in Vietnam

    Pöyry's Water & Environment business group has been awarded a contract for wastewater disposal and solid waste management for four provincial towns in Vietnam. The assignment, which is funded by the German KfW Development Bank and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) under the Program North II in Vietnam, has a value of EUR 3.5 million. The local clients are Lang Son ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • EC request to Germany concerning award of services for collection and disposal of wastewater by city of Hamm

    The European Commission has decided to send a formal request to Germany concerning the award of services for the collection and disposal of waste water by the city of Hamm to the water association Lippeverband in the year 2003 without carrying out tender procedures. This formal request takes the form of a 'reasoned opinion', the second stage of the infringement procedure laid down in Article 226 ...

  • Legislations on Wastewater Residue Disposal Spur Adoption of Sludge Treatment Systems Globally, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    Stringent legislations on wastewater residue disposal have fuelled investments in the global sludge treatment market. Rapid infrastructure development, particularly in developing countries, has resulted in a rise in the number of wastewater treatment plants and heightened sludge production, further providing a large addressable market for sludge treatment systems. New analysis from Frost & ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • GAO Urges Review of Risks From Disposing Of Oil, Gas Wastewater Into Injection Wells

    The Environmental Protection Agency should review emerging risks related to the disposal in underground injection wells of wastewater from oil and gas activities, according to a report released July 28 by the Government Accountability Office. Overall, safeguards in place at the ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Significant Sludge Treatment and Disposal Opportunities in China

    Sewage sludge treatment and disposal is far behind the development of wastewater treatment in China. Majority of the sludge is not properly treated and caused various environmental incidences and public health and sanitation issues. From 2011 on, China's 12th five year plan (2011-2015) puts sludge treatment and proper disposal as one of the key priorities in the environmental protection industry ...


  • EPA seeks more information from natural gas drilling operations to ensure safety of wastewater disposal

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today directed six natural gas drillers to disclose how and where the companies dispose of or recycle drilling process water in the region. EPA continues to work with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) to ensure that natural gas production takes place safely and responsibly. These actions are among the ongoing steps EPA is ...

  • Multi-use disposable filter for industrial waste

    AbTech Holdings, Inc has developed a new disposable filter in its Smart Sponge range, the Smart Sponge 55, which has been designed as a self–contained, disposable 55 gallon drum filter system. The filter will initially be marketed to the chemical shipping, ground water remediation, and energy sectors for the treatment of hazardous contaminated wastewater. Since each ...

  • ProWater Expands Into Bakken Shale, Drills State of the Art Saltwater Disposal Well

    Sustainable Environmental Technologies Corp.'s ("SET Corp") (OTCQB: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETS) wholly owned ProWater subsidiary has begun drilling saltwater disposal well (SWD) CL 11-2 in the midst of one of the Bakken Shale's hotbeds for new shale oil wells. CL 11-2 is the first in a ...


  • Reduce disposal costs by using the right treatment method on release agents

    Release agents are essential additives for producing high-quality castings in the die-casting process. They make sure that the casting can be easily extracted from the mould. The used release agents that are dissolved in operational wastewater from the foundry must not be introduced into the public sewerage system and usually need to be disposed of at a high cost. The alternative to disposal is ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Wastewater/Stormwater Permitting in Texas

    Join us as we cover wastewater and storm water permitting mechanisms in Texas. We will discuss individual as well as general permit options, and provide general guidance on applicability. We will also briefly discuss recent regulatory changes and proposed changes to the definition of “waters of the US” and implications on the permitting programs. Course Topics ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Opportunities in Sludge Management Market growing volumes, disposal restrictions and energy recovery

    With a booming global population, the volume of both municipal and industrial biological sludge being produced is on the increase, and it simply has to be treated. The growing importance of cost effective sludge management is changing the size and shape of the market – as the volumes being produced accumulate, the evolving perspective is that sludge can be a renewable resource with a ...


  • Two New Versions Of Simplest Disposable Gas Detector In The World

    Crowcon has introduced two new versions of the Eikon™, its tiny, disposable, single-gas detector. The new versions detect ammonia and chlorine and are guaranteed to operate without the need for parts or maintenance for two years and, uniquely, do not require specialist training . They are ideal for temporary use by site visitors, on-site contractors or for use during maintenance shutdowns. ...

  • The Army and its Partners Mark Transportation Milestone in Newport Hydrolysate Disposal

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Today, U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) officials joined with Veolia Environmental Services’ work force and Tri-State MotorTransit drivers at a ceremony in Port Arthur, Texas, to celebrate a half million miles safely driven. This milestone was achieved transporting wastewater generated by the destruction of VX nerve agent at the Newport Chemical Agent ...

  • Tribal wastewater infrastructure project

    US EPA joined the Indian Health Service last week at a groundbreaking ceremony on the Tule River Reservation for the largest-funded stimulus Tribal wastewater infrastructure project nationwide. EPA is contributing USD6.3 million to the project through the Clean Water Indian Set Aside program; the Indian Health Service is providing an additional USD1.8 million. "This sewage ...


  • WELTEC Optimises Wastewater Plants

    In the future, the anaerobic fermentation and utilisation of sludge from wastewater plants will play an increasingly important role. To ensure an economically and ecologically sustainable solution, more and more municipalities decide to optimise the energy potential of their sewage plants. For a plant dimension of 20,000 to 30,000 PE (population equivalent), biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • Mechanical systems for wastewater plant

    WABAG is to supply mechanical systems for a new wastewater plant on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf. The new plant will have a capacity of 10,400m3/d and secure environment-friendly wastewater treatment for the island"s roughly 20,000 inhabitants and their numerous guests, who total around a million annually. The order is worth some EUR2.5 million. Kish Island, which is located 20km off ...


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