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  • HVAC a primary driver of energy-efficiency jobs

    HVAC named one of four technologies stimulating energy-efficient job growth According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), American energy-efficiency jobs are on the rise. Per the DOE’s second annual “National Energy Employment Analysis,” a total of 6.4 million Americans now work in the traditional energy and energy-efficiency industries. More than 300,000 net ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Flood Control at IFAT 2008: Controlling Bodies of Water

    Farsighted flood control and shore protection are environmental protection tasks with optimum priority, not the least due to the climate change. How can we support natural retention basins of water reservoirs and what protection do technical solutions provide? As the leading international trade fair of the environmental protection industry, IFAT 2008 has included ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • Thailand - water pollution control industry

    The current total market size for wastewater treatment is estimated at about $1.533 billion USD, with an average growth rate of about 10% per year (government sector $613 million USD, private sector $920 million USD). In general, construction and engineering services costs are 85% of the project with the remaining 15% for equipment. Thus, the market for wastewater treatment equipment is about ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • California Water Resources Control Green-Lights Recycled Water as Drinking Water

    A report released December 29 by the State Water Resources Control Board concludes that it is feasible to develop and adopt regulations for using recycled water as drinking water, provided that certain research and key knowledge gaps are addressed. Direct potable reuse (DPR) is the addition of recycled water directly into a drinking water system or into a raw water supply immediately ...


    By WateReuse

  • Research and Markets: Application of Adsorbents for Water Pollution Control

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Application of Adsorbents for Water Pollution Control" book to their offering. Among various water and wastewater treatment technologies, the adsorption process is considered better because of lower cost, simple design and easy operation. Activated carbon ...


  • Framework Unveiled to Aid in Controlling Utility Water Losses

    The largest association of California drinking water professionals today announced the formation of a program to educate and assist drinking water agencies in understanding and reducing unnecessary losses of precious water. The American Water Works Association’s California-Nevada Section (CA-NV AWWA) stated that the California Water Loss Control Collaborative will be a far-reaching ...

  • Going Green Will Save Lancaster in Controlling Storm Water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report today that found green infrastructure can be a cost effective solution to controlling stormwater while providing numerous economic benefits. Using the City of Lancaster as a case study, EPA sought to quantify the economic benefits associated with utilizing green infrastructure for controlling wet weather pollution. “Cities ...

  • Bioprocess Control at the IWA World Water Congress

    Last week we were exhibited at the IWA World Water Congress in Lisbon, Portugal. If you are keen to learn more about sustainable water solutions then IWA World Water Congress is the place to visit. We were very excited to be a part of the congress and to immerse ourselves in discussions about how one can easily determine the  methane production potential of, for ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Integrated water management helps control agricultural pollution

    By 2015, all surface waters and groundwaters in the European Union should aim to achieve 'good status', with healthy ecosystems and low levels of pollution. The goals for the management of these bodies of water are set out under the Water Framework Directive1. Recent research suggests that integrated management of water catchment areas could be used to control sources of pollution within river ...

  • European Community involvement in water pollution control

    Greater efforts in reducing water pollution are needed to ensure that targets for water quality are met. A new study shows that community-based approaches can be useful in gaining support for water management schemes and driving positive change. Farmers may also benefit from improved communication within their local networks. Current European water management policies emphasise the importance of ...

  • The Royal Mint improves pH control in water effluents

    Analytical Technology Inc. (ATi) said this week that the UK's Royal Mint has selected its Q45/72 pH/ORP monitor to improve the quality of its effluents and to better comply with Environment Agency regulations. The versatile Q45/72 system is designed for use in industrial and municipal applications and contains sensors specifically engineered to function normally in applications where conventional ...

  • New water loss control products from ADS

    Huntsville, AL ADS LLC today introduces a full line of cost-efficient, advanced water loss control products for leak detection and flow measurement. These technologically innovative instruments form an integrated approach to system monitoring and leakage control for water distribution networks. ADS can now offer leak detection services and products with single point accountability for project ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Next-generation analysis systems for controlling water quality

    Knowing whether the water in our reservoirs is contaminated by a specific bacterium or if the river passing through our town contains an excessive amount of heavy metals is vital when confronting environmental or public health problems. To this end it is necessary to have a network of analysis systems which measures the chemical and biological parameters of these water sources. Current devices ...

  • Instrument and control market for ultrapure water will exceed $468 million this year

    The electronics and power industries in Asia will make the most contribution toward generating $468 million in ultrapure instrument and control sales this year. This is the conclusion in Ultrapure Water World Market published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) Control requirements for ultrapure water are demanding due to the need to integrate ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • GTI covers chosen to control algae at Californian water treatment plant

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to have been selected by a municipality in California for a cover installation project. GTI will supply six structurally supported covers for the project to aid with algae control efforts at the water treatment plant. The GTI retractable covers block sunlight, thus controlling algae while allowing reduced disinfectant chemical usage and reducing ...

  • EU puts into action plans for controlling nitrogen pollution in water

    European policy directives set ambitious targets for controlling nitrogen pollution. Effects of policy measures implemented in Denmark suggest that substantial improvements to water quality are possible through changes in farm management practices, without negative impacts on agricultural performance. Nitrogen pollution of water systems poses a significant problem in Western Europe. Despite ...

  • Montague, mass. water pollution control facility recognized for excellence (MA)

    The Montague, Mass. Water Pollution Control Facility was recently selected by EPA for a Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The entire staff of Montague facility, led by Superintendent Robert Twombley, was recognized by EPA's New England Office for exceptional work in operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant and its collection system. The plant was among three ...

  • Greenfield, Mass. water pollution control facility recognized for excellence

    The Greenfield, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently selected by EPA for a 2011 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The entire staff of Greenfield Wastewater Treatment Plant, led by Cliff Bassett, Superintendent, was recognized by EPA's New England Office for exceptional work in operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant. The Greenfield Wastewater Plant ...

  • ET Water Announces HermitCrab(R) Compatibility With Weathermatic Controllers

    ET Water Systems, Inc., the leading innovator in smart irrigation management solutions, today announced a new release of HermitCrab®, the revolutionary retrofit product that converts most brands of conventional irrigation controllers into powerful ET Water smart controllers. HermitCrab® now supports all Weathermatic controllers from the ProLine and SmartLine® families. With a typical ...


  • Pall highlights contamination control and water reclaim technologies at Intersolar 2011

    Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, will showcase a new silane gas purification system and other contamination control products for the photovoltaic (PV) industry at Intersolar North America in San Francisco. The products are designed to help increase yield and reduce cost of ownership in solar cell manufacturing. Purification of the process ...

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