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  • ´Remediation Engineering: Design Concepts, Second Edition´ Explores Future of Environmental Remediation

    CRC Press announces the publication of Remediation Engineering: Design Concepts, Second Edition co-authored by the late Dr. Suthan S. Suthersan and colleagues, John Horst, Matthew Schnobrich, Nicklaus Welty, and Jeff McDonough. Two decades ago, contaminated groundwater supplies were addressed by containing football field-sized areas and spending years excavating, ...


    By Arcadis

  • Combined energy and water system could provide for millions

    Original story at MIT News Many highly populated coastal regions around the globe suffer from severe drought conditions. In an effort to deliver fresh water to these regions, while also considering how to produce the water efficiently using clean-energy resources, a team of researchers from MIT ...

  • Executive Board Technology Award at 2017 National Federal Laboratory Consortium Awarded to United States Environmental Protection Agency and AdEdge Water Technologies Collaborative Technology Transfer

    AdEdge Water Technologies and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced today that NoMonia, an innovative dual-stage biological treatment technology for the removal of multiple contaminants such as ammonia, arsenic, iron, and manganese from groundwater, was selected the winner of the 2017 Executive Board Technology Award at the upcoming 2017 National Federal Laboratory ...

  • Wastewater Treatment Flotation Plant in High Demand

    Industrial and waste water treatment system supplier EnviroChemie GmbH saw record sales of its flotation plants in 2016. Sales of the largest series – the Flomar®, designed to treat up to 300 m3 of wastewater per hour – rose significantly again on the previous year. Flomar® plants, based on the principle of dissolved-air flotation, are mainly used in dairies, ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • Protecting engineering materials from water impact

    Erosion caused by the impact of water droplets on component surfaces can lead to failures in key technological applications. For example, in steam generating plants, the leading edge of turbine blades suffer major erosion damage from the steam driving the turbines, requiring costly maintenance and repair with consequent loss of generating capacity. Similarly, erosion caused by the impact of rain ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.” ...

  • Aurecon develops water infrastructure engineering skills

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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Response Engineering Partner

    With the advent of the septic tank registration program and a higher awareness of our commitment to the EU to clean our own waste water, more and more mainstream companies are looking to enter the domestic market. Response Newspont Issue 8It is my pleasure to announce that Response engineering has taken on the BioPro line of wastewater treatment solutions for domestic and commercial applications. ...


    By BioPro Ireland

  • The story of the barefoot engineers

    In a remote village in northwestern India, a rural college aims to lift people out of poverty by passing on traditional knowledge and skills. The Barefoot College, based in Tilonia, relies on peer-to-peer learning to train locals to become engineers, communicators, accountants and more, using simple technologies such as mobile phones and personal computers (PCs). Now, it is getting ready to open ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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.

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