water engineering News

  • NIOSH accepting input on how best to protect workers, including in nanotechnology

    John Howard, M.D., Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), authored a January 10, 2017, NIOSH blog item entitled “Occupational Health Issues in the USA.” Howard shares a recent editorial he wrote in Occupational Medicine, “Occupational health issues in the USA,” that highlights some of the occupational safety and health issues ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Hit Your Target! Measure your sludge blanket level with Markland

    The Sludge Gun®, the Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector from Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd., helps wastewater treatment plants measure solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons. This handheld instrument uses high-intensity infrared light beams to measure sludge blanket levels in clarifiers, settlement tanks, sedimentation basins, lagoons and ponds. It ...

  • Itronics Ships Silver Bullion Produced by ´Break-Throug´ Technology in E-Scrap Refining

    Itronics Inc. (OTC PINK: ITRO), a diversified fertilizer and silver producing green technology company, is pleased to announce that it has made its first shipment of silver bullion produced by its "break-through" e-scrap refining technology that is now entering Phase III, pilot scale operations development. The new "break-through" ...


    By Itronics Inc.

  • New video explains ground source heat pump system standard

    This new video has been created by the CSA Group on the standard for the design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for use in the United States and Canada. CSA-448 is a joint effort of the CSA Group; NGWA; the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers; and the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association. The CSA Group is an ...

  • Study tracks ´memory´ of soil moisture

    Original story at MIT News The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water — less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in ...

  • Federal Trade Arm, the U.S. Commercial Service provides support for CH2M contract to manage development of India`s first smart capital city

    With support from the U.S. Department of Commerce's trade promotion arm the U.S. Commercial Service, CH2M and the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Capital Regional Development Authority have entered into a contract to develop Amaravati as India's first smart capital city. CH2M was selected as program manager to implement major infrastructure developments integrating digital technologies and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Engineering an endless supply of fresh water

    A sustainable and secure supply of fresh water is becoming an increasingly urgent issue throughout the globe - particularly in the developing world, where many of the poorest and most vulnerable already lack clean drinking water. Climate change could also mean that many parts of Southern Europe may face a similar shortage of fresh water in the future. New research offers two solutions to water ...

  • National water and engineering orgs join forces to launch Community Engineering Corps

    In celebration of National Engineers Week, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Water Works Association and Engineers Without Borders USA announced today the launch of a new program to help tackle a serious and growing challenge in the United States: small, underserved ...

  • UNEP engineer honoured for contribution to Sudan water sector

    A distinguished engineer working with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Dr Hamid Omer Ali, has been honoured for his lifetime contribution to the water sector in Sudan. Dr Hamid Omer, a Senior Water Resource consultant with UNEP, was presented with two awards by the Minister of Public Education, Dr Farah Mustafa, at a World Water Day event in Khartoum. He received an Appreciation ...

  • Aurecon develops water infrastructure engineering skills

    Leading engineering, management and technical services company, Aurecon, has recently partnered with the Department of Water and ...

  • New technology excites US water engineers

    A unique, highly innovative water quality monitoring technology is making waves in the North American water supply sector following initial trials at a variety of locations. Developed by Intellitect Water Ltd in the UK, the new analyser (Intellisonde™) features up to 12 sensors in a tiny sonde head that inserts directly into a pipeline through a hot tap fitting. The Intellisonde™ logs water ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • The world’s first model for engineered nanoparticles in surface waters

    Researchers of Wageningen University provide the world’s first spatiotemporally explicit model that simulates the behaviour and fate of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in surface waters. Wageningen researcher Bart Koelmans: “This is important in order to assure safe nanotechnology. We do need to have an assessment of the risks of ENPs to man and the environment.” ...

  • Nanoscale water treatment needs innovative engineering

    Engineering a useable product is the key to making nanotechnology work for water treatment, says Ashok Raichur. The fast-evolving world of nanotechnology captivates researchers in fields ranging from health and nutrition to agriculture and environment. In particular, many developing countries are investigating how nanotechnology might improve access to clean water, with a lot of lab work done ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • RBF to Assist SMWD with Civil Engineering for Water Supply and Recycled Water Projects

    RBF Consulting (RBF), a Company of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR) was recently selected by Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) for a $640,000 civil engineering services contract to design new pipelines, reservoirs and appurtenant facilities to provide water and recycled water to support Rancho Mission Viejo’s new planned community which is located within SMWD’s service ...


    By RBF Consulting

  • Engineering community calls for evidence

    Engineering the Future, an alliance of engineering organisations, is calling on consultants, utility companies, academics, government agencies and non-governmental organisations to submit evidence to an inquiry into global water security. Water security presents a growing threat in many parts of the world, with the International Water Management Institute estimating additional water demand of ...

  • Engineering: operator tips

    It is important for both experienced and new operators to keep the following items in mind when working on a system: Always use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when touching wet parts. A simple hang nail exposed to clear, seemingly clean water can result in an infection. When maintaining high purity water systems, PPE use will prevent reverse organic (oil and grease) and biological ...


    By Practical Applications, Inc.

  • Engineer shares no-dig innovations

    An engineer who scooped a prestigious industry award has travelled to Singapore to showcase innovative sewer repair techniques being used in the UK. Leanne Ford spent time with Singapore's national water authority PUB (Public Utilities Board) discussing trenchless technology methods used to repair and renovate sewers. Miss Ford, a critical sewers technician at Wessex Water, was invited to ...

  • 2016 Drainage Engineers Conference

    October 21, 2016 Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 601 Scottsdale Dr On October 21st, Nilex will be attending the Drainage Engineers Conference in Guelph, Ontario. ...


    By Nilex

  • On the future of hydropower engineering

    The 2nd conference on Hydropower in Poland, “Today and tomorrow of Hydropower in Poland and European Union” during the second edition of International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency RENEXPO Poland, 17-18 October 2012, Expocentre EXPO XXI in Warsaw. Water has always played an important part in people’s lives, deciding on the formation of population ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • Reverse engineering aftermarket parts

    Reverse Engineering of Aftermarket Parts (REAP) is a specialized division within Ruhrpumpen that can replicate the worn or broken pump parts and offer an alternative on nuclear or commercial type pumps. In case of discontinued pump model, is not necessary to buy a brand new one just because spare parts are no longer available. REAP, reverse engineer the parts and solve the pump’s problem. ...


    By RUHRPUMPEN GmbH

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you