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  • Rio garbage boats aim to clean Olympic waters

    A stout green catamaran plied the polluted waters of Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay Mondayalongside the local fishing boats, but instead of grouper and swordfish its catch consisted of plastic bags, soda bottles and a discarded toilet seat. The catamaran is one of three so-called "eco-boats," floating garbage vessels that are a key part of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Complete Online Monitoring Solution for Waste Water Treatment Plant

    Due to the increasing number of requests for the monitoring of waste water treatment plant atmosphere, Chromatotec® has designed a specific analytical solution for sulfur and nitrogen compounds analysis. For more than 25 years, Chromatotec® has proven its value and expertise in measuring and recording sulfur concentrations in waste water treatment plant. Chromatotec® has completed its ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Hach Company Defines Lean Operations for the Water/Wastewater Industry in New White Paper and Industry Presentations at AWWA ACE 2011

    AWWA ACE, Booth # 2326 -- Hach Company today announced it has released a new white paper – Lean Operations for the Water and Wastewater Industry. The paper outlines an entirely new and modern approach to lean practices that helps water and wastewater organizations increase their efficiency and become more productive. The foundation of the new approach is based on practices that were ...

  • Flownetix announces update to 100series® product range

    Flownetix is pleased to announce an update to the company’s 100series® product range. Increasing production volumes has now allowed Flownetix to move production to our dedicated production facility, already capable of producing over 1 million units annually of our 300series® Consumer Water Meter product, in Southern China. This allows us to provide higher unit volumes and excellent pricing to ...


    By Flownetix Limited

  • GUTERMANN and VEOLIA sign a landmark supply contract for Lyon

    Gutermann AG, a Switzerland-based global leader in advanced leak detection technologies, and Société Eau du Grand Lyon SAS, a fully owned Veolia company have signed a multi-million Euro supply contract for fixed network leak monitoring technology for the city of Grand Lyon. As part of the contract, GUTERMANN will supply 5,500 correlating radio loggers of the type ZONESCAN 820 for ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Light S.A. Expands Brazilian Smart Meter Order with Elster to Service a Total of 100,000 Endpoints

     Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Light S.A. (Light), the second largest utility in Brazil, has chosen  Elster's Garnet and Dracon solutions to expand its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system to an additional 80,000 metering endpoints in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Since the initial ...


    By Elster Group

  • Local participation in biodiversity monitoring: how much is best?

    Monitoring species and habitats is essential to sustain biodiversity. A recent Danish study has classified different monitoring schemes based on levels of community participation. The classifications could help conservation leaders identify the most appropriate schemes for different situations. Maintaining biodiversity is an important goal of European environmental policy, both within the EU and ...

  • Energy use drops: It’s not just the economy

    We"ve been hearing a lot about a drop in energy consumption as a result of the economic downturn. In fact, US energy use per person declined last year to its lowest level since 1968. Economic activity and energy use are directly linked. But lately, several reports have noted that the economic slowdown is not the only reason energy consumption is falling. Aggressive energy efficiency efforts also ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Canadian City Goes Out on a Limb with RFID Technology

    When city workers maintain their parks and trees they are recording all daily activities with Radio Frequency Identification technology. Fort Saskatchewan a city just North of Edmonton is attaching HisTREE.net RFID tags to trees, park furniture equipment and other city assets. This will allow them to update and maintain city records regarding the park sites, trees, ...


  • U.S. EPA requires Cupertino cement company to report toxic chemicals, commit to environmental projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Lehigh Southwest Cement Company for failing to properly report releases of toxic chemicals at its Cupertino, Calif. plant. The company is required to pay a $47,600 penalty and spend $144,250 to fund projects that support local emergency response and limit future releases from the plant. Under the federal Emergency Planning and ...

  • Come to CAS DataLoggers with Your Project, Leave with Your Solution

    We’re also changing our Lascar dataloggers page over to the product matrix design of our popular T&D dataloggers page so it’s even easier to navigate. Our Lascar USB data loggers provide an inexpensive and easy to use solution for stand-alone data recording. The ...


    By CAS DATALOGGERS

  • New Study by Florida Gulf Coast University Professor Could Alter Ecological Management

    New research by a Florida Gulf Coast University eminent scholar proves that natural and manmade wetlands have a potential to mitigate climate change that far outweighs the negative effects of a greenhouse gas they emit. Dr. William J. Mitsch, a prize-winning wetland scientist with an international reputation in ecological engineering ...


  • Deep-sea mining looms on horizon as UN body issues contracts

    The deep oceans span more than half the globe and their frigid depths have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of prized minerals. These treasures of the abyss, however, have always been out of reach to miners. But now, the era of deep seabed mining appears to be dawning fueled by technological advances in robotics and dwindling land-based deposits. Rising demand for copper, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Schilling Green II Certified LEED®-CS Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council

    Schilling Green II, a Class A office building located at 225 Schilling Circle in Hunt Valley, has been certified LEED-CS ...

  • Varian, Inc. shows new products at PITTCON® 2008

    New information rich detection systems and laboratory consumables showcase Varian, Inc. (Nasdaq: VARI) technologies for solving important life science and chemical analysis challenges at the 2008 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON). Booth # 4621 At PITTCON 2008, Varian, Inc. highlights the following products: 920-LCThe Varian 920-LC is a fully ...


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