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  • Non-chemical solutions for hard water scale

    Fluid Dynamics International, UK, has been helping farmers to solve hard water problems. The water supply to Hunter Farms in Tennessee, USA, is very hard (480ppm), and they had serious scaling in their chicken house self-watering system and their cool cells and egg room humidifiers. The drippers that provide drinking water for the chickens needed cleaning or replacement every sixty days and, with ...

  • First Steps on the Hard Road to Environmental Restoration

    Untitled Document BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, September 12, 2005 (ENS) - The total environmental impact of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina on August 29 is still unknown, but it is currently being evaluated ...

  • New Wavin AquaGrid paving system The pervious alternative to hard surface drainage

    Wavin Plastics has launched the OSMA AquaGrid pervious paving system to offer a new way to manage rain and surface water drainage. Continuing residential and commercial development means more hard-standing impermeable surfaces, less ground where natural drainage is still possible and more pressure on man-made drainage. The AquaGrid is an easily installed alternative to hard impermeable ...


  • New Wavin AquaGrid paving system: the pervious alternative to hard surface drainage

    Wavin Plastics has launched the OSMA AquaGrid pervious paving system to offer a new way to manage rain and surface water drainage. Continuing residential and commercial development means more hard-standing impermeable surfaces, less ground where natural drainage is still possible and more pressure on man-made drainage. The AquaGrid is an easily installed alternative to hard impermeable ...


  • Environmental Firm Uses Belt Skimmer to Remove Oil from Hard-to-Reach Wells

     Removing oil and hydrocarbons from water is particularly difficult in wells and areas where access is limited. Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has developed a variety of oil-in-water extraction solutions for these types of demanding applications. Abanaki's ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Tensar Erosion Control Technology brings vegetated bank benefits to suds surface water control schemes

    Increased local authority investment is required to improve water courses and surface drainage for water control and flood alleviation, following Government SUDS initiatives. As an alternative to hard stone and concrete finishes, Tensar International’s proven erosion control technology is creating flow resistant vegetated banks on projects around the UK and in Europe. Tensar’s RollMax ...


    By Tensar International

  • WIRELESS CONTROL OF GAUGERGSM LEVEL SENSOR

    GaugerGSM is a SolidAT level sensor for remote level monitoring applications. The sensor is installed in large quantities at remote locations. Some of the locations are spread country-wide, such as when monitoring diesel tanks. Some of the locations are hard-to-reach such as underground sewers. To reduce the setup burden and allow simple tuning of the Gauger configuration, SolidAT recently ...

  • Portable power and temperature control for disaster relief

    When disasters occur, the first thing with which most people are concerned is life. We seek to keep people alive by provide food, shelter, water, and medical supplies and attention as needed, depending upon the circumstances. Power loss during and after these events also leaves people at the mercy of temperatures, and this is an important detail to address once the ...

  • Ocean acidification set to spiral out of control

    The continued release of greenhouse gases into the air is set to bring about huge changes to land ecosystems as they are forced to adapt to rising temperatures. But the marine world — which is just as integral to human existence yet receives little attention during climate negotiations — will endure a similarly tumultuous time as emissions rise, scientists say. “Changing oceans ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Northern California flood control projects fast-tracked

    Four levee improvement projects to control flooding in Northern California will move ahead quickly, funded by $211 million from a bond measure already approved by voters, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said Wednesday. Of the almost $5 billion in Proposition 1E and 84 funding passed by voters in 2006 for flood protection, more than $3 billion has not yet been allocated, according to the ...

  • Daimer Ships Steam Cleaner For Restaurant Pest Control

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally-renowned provider of industrial steam cleaner equipment, such as quality carpet steam cleaner systems and durable vapor steam cleaner machines, has unveiled a machine with anti-microbial features and high temperatures to eliminate pests and bacteria in commercial and institutional restaurants as well as cafeterias. The KleenJet® Mega 500VP ATIS ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • EPA helps people take control of their asthma

    Local air quality affects how you live and breathe. Like the weather, it can change from day to day or even hour to hour. Add pollutants in the indoor air of people’s homes and workplaces, and you have conditions that can be extremely serious for people with respiratory diseases such as asthma. Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the health of ...

  • Youngstown Waste Water Treatment Plant Selects FLO-CORP’s Tracer 1000™ GWR Remote Electronics Transmitter for Level Control Solution

    The City of Youngstown sought out FLO-CORP (Flow Line Options Corp.) for an innovative level control solution to lift station flooding.  Waste water mixed with electronics provides a complicated problem for the city.  Level measurement is a necessity in the lift station even though flooding makes it difficult to keep a level transmitter operational.  Water damage results in costly ...

  • Scale, corrosion and Legionella control without chemicals from Elgressy

    27 May 2006: LONDON, UK: Elgressy UK is pleased to be able to offer its unique technology and methodology for water management in open and closed water systems. Taking a simplified and balanced view of water management has allowed Elgressy to create a highly effective system for the control of micro organisms (including Legionella, E-coli, etc.), scale and corrosion without using chemical ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • India`s water crisis

    Former business and environmental journalist Nitya Jacob has undertaken an unusual task - an ecological travelogue across the Indian subcontinent focused on water. The Delhi-based writer's findings are stark. After writing a book on the subject, he says that in spite of surplus water, and one of the world's richest traditions of managing it, India's water crisis has reached critical levels. ...

  • Daimer Releases Vapor Steam Cleaner For Infection Control in Hospitals

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, an American company and internationally renowned brand name in commercial and industrial steam cleaner systems, including over 600 of the industry's most environmentally-friendly carpet steam cleaner models, vapor steam cleaner machines, and superior pressure washer configurations sold to customers within over 200 nations across ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • New Water System is Hot Stuff

    ELGA Process Water, subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, introduces Thermapure™, the next generation heat sanitisable reverse osmosis (RO) unit for endoscopy applications. The compact system is an extension of ELGA Process Water’s range of heat sanitisable RO systems which meet the latest decontamination guidelines for endoscopy.   The Thermapure™ has ...


  • GlobalSpec Water Quality & Water Reclamation Online Event Draws 1,400

    The March 30 GlobalSpec “Water Quality & Water Reclamation” online event drew more than 1,400 participants, who learned the newest trends driving change in today’s water/wastewater industry, including resource management, treatment, supply and distribution. This online event was the latest in a series of GlobalSpec events that offer attendees targeted opportunities to ...


    By IEEE Globalspec

  • Eliminating the need for Chemicals for Water treatment

    UK Based Fluid Dynamics announces that   a totally CHEMICAL FREE  totally GREEN water treatment system is s now possible. Since 1973 Fluid Dynamics has been manufacturing non chemical water treatment systems Eliminating the addition of harmful salt in water softeners  and  chemicals so dangerous that they can only be handled wearing protective clothing . Eliminating the ...

  • Weak ballast water permit opens U.S. waters to continued invasion

    Today, the USEPA released a new permit to regulate ballast water discharges from commercial vessels in US waters that falls far short of what is needed in the estimation of a coalition of conservation organizations that had previously sued to win a tougher permit. Invasive species introduced and spread via ballast water discharge are already wreaking havoc on U.S. waters. For example, a litany of ...

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