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  • Heysham Power Station - Bio-fouling Control

    Heysham nuclear power station have recently suffered a build up of Zebra mussel growth in the sea water cooling water intake systems. Previous experience proved that Sodium Hypochlorite dosing was successful in clearing the infestation and so WES were engaged to design and manufacture a temporary/emergency Sodium Hypochlorite dosing system to control the bio-fouling. Utilising an existing ...


    By WES Limited

  • Clean cooling water to a nuclear plant

    Kopar is to modify fine bar screens at Fortum Loviisa nuclear plant. Kopar received an order from Fortum Power and Heat Oy's Loviisa Power Plant. The scope of the purchase is modernisation of the fine bar screens at the raw water intake station of plant unit no 2. The Loviisa nuclear power plant consists of two plant units, Loviisa 1 and Loviisa 2. The plant units generate a combined eight ...


    By Kopar Oy

  • Update on the cooling water intake structures proposed rule

    In response to requests from stakeholders and to encourage additional public comment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the public comment period by 30 days for the cooling water intake structures proposed rule. This change will not affect EPA’s schedule for issuing a final rule by July 27, 2012. This proposed rule, based on Section 316 (b) of the Clean ...

  • New Application Posted to Our Site!

    The Situation: Hydrocarbons in water intake used for municipal drinking water and desalination systems are commonly limited to 1 part per million. Occasionally, drinking water from rivers or lakes with commercial traffic or regular flooding is contaminated by hydrocarbons leaking into the water intake system. Problem: Naturally occurring organics in raw water are typically treated with ...

  • Cost-effective compliance strategies for final phase II rule, Clean Water Act

    Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act intends to minimize the harm to aquatic life at cooling water intake structures (CWIS). Part of a multi-year process to develop implementation rules, EPA’s Phase II rule applies to CWIS with a capacity of 50 million gallons per day or more. The Phase II rule was promulgated in 2004 and required studies and reports evaluating the state of compliance at each of ...


    By AECOM

  • Water intake protection using fluorescence monitors

    The protection of municipal drinking water producers and industrial plants water intakes from oil and hydrocarbon contamination has long been a problem for users of rivers, lakes and oceans. Potential pollution sources include ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, local surface traffic accidents with fuel spills, upstream industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling water, ...

  • Protect sea-water intakes from oil using turner oil in water monitors

    The protection of Desalination Plants, Open Loop Cooling Water Intakes, Seafood Processing Plants and other seawater users is a special problem during an oil spill or other marine accident. Potential pollution sources include crude oil drilling and production, ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, and other industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling water discharges. Low ...

  • Rare Heatwave sweeping Europe

    Europe will be struck by the first heatwave of this year in June, according to the AccuWeather. African plume, a hot stream of air in North Africa, produced by the heatwave will sweep from Madrid to France and bring the temperature up to 45C degrees. Staying in the heat for an extended period will highly increase the risk of heatstroke and permanently damage muscles and vital organs such as ...


    By Scarlet Tech Ltd.

  • Power Plants Ask Federal Appeals Court To Review EPA Cooling Water Intake Rule

    A coalition of power plants has joined Entergy Corp. in asking an appellate court to review the Environmental Protection Agency's final rule regulating cooling water intake structures at more than 1,000 factories and power plants. In a Sept. 5 petition, the Utility Water Act Group (UWAG) and Entergy asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to review the final cooling water intake ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Citing impact of shutdown, EPA postpones issuing final rule on cooling water intake

    The Environmental Protection Agency said it will delay issuing until Nov. 20 a final rule to require more than 1,000 power plants and industrial facilities to obtain Clean Water Act permits for their cooling water intake structures, citing the government shutdown in October as a force beyond its control. Under a 2010 legal agreement with Riverkeeper, an environmental advocacy group, the EPA was ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Boeing Reduces Environmental Footprint at Time of Rapid Business Growth

    Since establishing aggressive environmental goals for internal operations four years ago, The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has steadily reduced its environmental footprint while rapidly expanding its business and significantly increasing monthly airplane production rates, the company reported in its fifth annual Environment Report. In 2007, Boeing established aggressive internal five-year ...


    By The Boeing Company

  • Wastewater/Stormwater Permitting in Texas

    Join us as we cover wastewater and storm water permitting mechanisms in Texas. We will discuss individual as well as general permit options, and provide general guidance on applicability. We will also briefly discuss recent regulatory changes and proposed changes to the definition of “waters of the US” and implications on the permitting programs. Course Topics Wastewater Permits ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • 5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

    An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, leading authorities to shut off water intake valves for both the Ohio and Kentucky sides of the waterway to protect water supplies, and a 15-mile section of the river was closed to allow cleanup. The spill from a Duke Energy power plant in New Richmond, about 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati, happened around 11:15 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Hitachi and Veolia win contract to build pretreatment facilities for Large-scale Water Desalination Plant in Basrah, Iraq

    Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / "Hitachi") and Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE), through its subsidiary OTV ("Veolia"), announced today that a consortium formed by their two companies, along with Egyptian engineering firm ArabCo, has received an order from the Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of ...

  • PMA to Show the New TD-120 at WWEM 2016

    The new TD-120 Oil in Water Monitor will be shown at the WWEM conference. This biennial exhibition for Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring will be held at Telford International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH, England, November 1–3, 2016. The TD-120 is a perfect solution for leak detection in boiler feed, cooling water, and raw water intake. To see the new TD-120, visit ...

  • Modern Water’s Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitor Safeguards Drinking Water Supply for One of Poland’s Largest Cities

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently completed the installation of its first Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitors (CTM) in Poland. The client, Aquanet S.A. operates water and wastewater treatment plants for the city of Poznań, located in Western Poland and commissioned the ...

  • Sustainable waste gas treatment using a combination of ozone-based advanced oxidation process and a wet scrubber

    ESCO International supplied an advanced oxidation system (AOP) to treat an industrial gas effluent in a refinery plant Both the public and local regulatory authorities are highly sensitive to odour nuisance. Odour problems originate from the use of chemicals and solvents in industries such as foundries, electronics, chemicals, petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals but also from sewage treatment ...


    By ESCO International (EI)

  • Tennessee American Water monitors local water quality following coal ash spill

    Tennessee American Water continues to monitor and test the water it provides its customers in the aftermath of a coal ash spill which occurred in Kingston, Tennessee on Dec. 22. “To date, there have been no issues associated with the water supply to the City of Chattanooga and the surrounding communities served by Tennessee American Water,” said John Watson, president of Tennessee American Water. ...


    By American Water

  • LimnoTech Contributing to EPRI 316(b) Conference

    LimnoTech staff members Laura Weintraub, Doug Bradley, and Cathy Whiting will be attending the Electric Power Research Institute’s “Clean Water Act §316(b): Conference on Engineering, Biological and Economic Challenges of the New Existing Facility Rule” on November 10 and 11. The focus of the conference will be the U.S. EPA’s new regulations implementing ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • AC-ROV to Saudi Arabia

    Leading Saudi Arabian marine construction company Huta Marine Works has taken delivery of an AC-ROV Underwater Inspection System. The sale represents the first export into Saudi Arabia for AC-CESS, the Aberdeen based manufacturer. With over 2,500 employees, Huta Marine is a specialist marine equipment owner operator, supporting a broad range of construction activities in the Persian Gulf and ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

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