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  • San Francisco Needs to Open the Gate on Cell Phone Safety Say Renowned Medical Experts

    Renowned medical and public health experts, released a letter urging San Francisco Board of Supervisors to defend their unanimously passed 2010 Cell Phone Right to Know Ordinance. Signatories to the letter include distinguished breast surgeon Dr. John West, Director of the Breast Care and Imaging Center of Orange County who is one of America’s Top Doctors and Prof. Stanton Glantz, the ...

  • China will be the largest purchaser of industrial control valves by 2012

    By 2012 Chinese purchasers will be buying valves valued at $2.4 billion.  The Chinese market will be 10 percent larger than the U.S. market and nearly four times larger than Japan.  This is the conclusion in Industrial Valves: World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company www.mcilvainecompany.com. Three of the top ten and six of the top twenty purchasers in 2012 ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Environmentalists Win Halt to Missouri Flood Control Project

    WASHINGTON, DC, September 17, 2007 (ENS) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must stop construction on the St. John's Bayou/New Madrid Floodway Project in Missouri, a federal court in Washington ruled Friday. The controversial flood control project is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in the 'bootheel' of southeastern Missouri. Judge James Robertson of the U.S. ...

  • Cache Water Restoration Project

    IEI has been awarded the contract to design and install a SCADA type system for the Cache Water Resoration Project in Logan Utah.  The system will include multiple sites that measure and report flow data, as well as, a few sites that will require the control of gates and valves.  We will be installing the Campbell Scientific micro control system with a 900 MHz radio as the telemetry ...

  • $35 billion expenditure for nuclear environmental and flow control in next 10 years

    Operators of nuclear power plants will invest over $35 billon in the next 10 years on environmental and flow control equipment.  The expenditures will average $3.5 billion per year but will vary considerably from year to year due to the large size of individual projects. Valves and pumps make up the biggest portion of the total and are critical to nuclear safety.  The need for highly ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • New tools aid arid-land water management

    New tools developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are improving water management in arid regions. In areas where water is scarce, land managers irrigate with water that travels via intricate canal systems. At the ARS U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center in Maricopa, Ariz., director Bert Clemmens and his colleagues are developing computer software to automatically ...

  • Flood and water management bill gains royal assent

    The Flood and Water Management Bill gained Royal Assent yesterday. The Act will implement several key recommendations of Sir Michael Pitt’s Review of the Summer 2007 floods, protect water supplies to consumers and protect community groups from excessive charges for surface water drainage. The Act’s provisions include: New statutory responsibilities for managing ...


  • Grants Available for Rainwater Tanks and Plastic Water Tanks

    Farmers Guardian brings us promising news for farming recently. £19 million is being made available to rural businesses in England under the Farming and Improvement Scheme (FFIS), as revealed by Owen Paterson, the Defra Secretary. The FFIS is a key part of England’s current rural development programme and provides grants designed to boost competitiveness of rural farming and forestry ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Water crisis in the Gulf needs radical solutions

    Despite their location smack in the middle of the desert, the Gulf countries have water parks, public fountains, and bright green lawns. But all that glitters is not gold, and a water crisis is looming for countries such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Technology can alleviate its natural scarcity – there will be enough to drink – but the costs and ...


    By IRIN

  • Rotork Site Services Contributes To Improved Efficiency for Thames Water

    Thames Water is the UK’s largest water company, providing essential services for 15 million customers in London and the Thames Valley. The company invests heavily in new technologies and improvements to increase efficiency and meet the challenges imposed by strict environmental regulations. A framework agreement for the supply of Rotork valve actuators contributes to the achievement of ...


    By Rotork

  • AES Tietê selects Emerson’s Ovation control and SCADA technology for multiple hydropower facilities in Brazil

    Emerson Process Management has been awarded contracts totaling nearly US$9 million to modernize the controls of multiple hydropower plants and a dispatch center for AES Tietê in Brazil. Adopting Emerson’s Ovation control and SCADA technology as a common automation platform for these facilities will help the power producer boost unit reliability, flexibility and efficiency. AES ...


    By Emerson Process Management

  • California City Looks to Sea for Water in Drought

    This seaside city thought it had the perfect solution the last time California withered in a severe drought more than two decades ago: Tap the ocean to turn salty seawater to fresh water. The $34 million desalination plant was fired up for only three months and mothballed after a miracle soaking of rain. As the state again grapples with historic dryness, the city nicknamed the "American Riviera" ...


    By Associated Press

  • ARCADIS Recognized by International Water Association for New Orleans Work

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, was the inaugural recipient of the IWA Executive Director Prize for Impact at Scale award during the bi-annual Project Innovation Awards for their work on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). The ...


    By Arcadis

  • Ultrasonic Water Level Sensors Drive Large Irrigation Project

    Senix Corporation, a leading manufacturer of smart ultrasonic sensors, announces the installation of thousands of ToughSonic water level sensors by Murray Irrigation in New South Wales, Australia. The sensors are part of an irrigation automation system that manages water inventory and distribution to farms and industrial users by measuring water levels at irrigation gates throughout the ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • AGT International Showcases World´s First Truly Integrated Water Resource Management Solution at Asia-Pacific Water Summit

    Solution that mitigates the impact of devastating flooding and droughts unveiled in Chiangmai At today's second Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiangmai AGT International, one of the fastest growing safety and security solutions organizations in the world, and local partner Loxley Group unveiled the world's first truly ...


    By AGT Group GmbH

  • Monitoring System on ferry measures Delaware Bay water quality data

    This summer, a unique research project using a complex, automated measurement and sampling system on the MV Twin Capes was launched by the University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), with the cooperation and assistance of Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA). The SeaKeeper 1000, manufactured and installed aboard the ferry vessel by YSI, collects water quality data ...


    By YSI - a Xylem brand

  • System monitors for drinking water contamination on-line and in real time

    INTRODUCING WISE® Water Infrastructure Sensing Equipment On-line, real-time, chemical and biological water contamination detection   Drinking water systems are vulnerable to chemical spills, pollution, natural and man-made disasters, and acts of terrorism.  Until WISE™, there has never been a single, integrated system capable of detecting and reporting biological and chemical ...


    By ECSI International, Inc.

  • Chinese government clamps down on Huaihe River water pollution

    The Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection has announced implementation of the target-hitting accountability documents for prevention and control of water pollution in the Huaihe River Basin. The governments of four provinces in the Huaihe River basin, that is, Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong, and Henan, have sped up the construction of sewage treatment projects, innovated the working mechanism, ...

  • Rotork valve actuators in ‘landmark’ waste water treatment project

    Rotork IQPro intelligent electric valve actuation technology will assist the operation of the largest and most advanced waste water treatment, water reuse and sludge treatment plant in the Middle East. Described as a ‘landmark’ project, the Doha North Sewage Treatment Works in Qatar has a peak waste water treatment design capacity of 439,000 cubic meters per day, ...


    By Rotork

  • Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Reports 2010 Operating Results

    Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent, today reported its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2010. The Company will host an investor conference call tomorrow -- Thursday, March 17, 2011 -- ...


    By Marketwire

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