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  • Water reservoir Zeeland

    At its plant Braakman in Philippine  (Zeeland, The Netherlands) Evides Water Coop. uses three reservoirs for the storage of raw water. From reservoir 1 water is extracted for the production of drinking water. To ensure the water proofing of the reservoir the reservoir will be lined with a geomembrane construction. It is, as far as known, the largest water storage reservoir in the Netherlands ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • China reservoir attracts loan

    A project to improve the efficiency of water reservoirs in the Shandong province in the People's Republic of China (PRC) has received financial backing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). A USD29.8 million loan for the ‘Risk Mitigation and Strengthening of Endangered Reservoirs' in Shandong Province Project has been approved. The loan will rehabilitate nine ageing dams and hopes ...

  • Cleaning of large outdoor reservoirs

    Spain has thousands of outdoor reservoirs used for irrigation in fruit plantations. From smaller rectangular concrete tanks to larger reservoirs with liner bottoms and sides. Regular cleaning of these reservoirs is important and the water for the plantations is an absolute must to make sure that the plantation has a constant supply of water. Draining of these reservoirs is normally not an ...


    By Weda AB

  • Los Angeles covers reservoir waters with ´shade balls´

    Los Angeles has been blackballed. The city has completed a program of covering open-air reservoirs with floating "shade balls" to protect water quality. City officials this week dumped the last 20,000 of 96 million black balls into the Los Angeles Reservoir in Sylmar, 25 miles northwest of downtown. The 4-inch-diameter plastic balls block sunlight from penetrating the 175-acre surface of ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Reservoir Will Funnel Colorado River Water to Nevada

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (ENS) - A bill that directs the Bureau of Reclamation to construct a new reservoir to capture billions of gallons of Colorado River water requested by Arizona and California users but not used, was signed into law today by President George W. Bush. Included in the massive HR 6111 Tax Relief and Health Care Act, the measure will enable the capture and use of ...

  • Mexico’s Uncovered Church and How to Monitor Reservoir Water

    The stunning ruin of the 16th century structure has been hidden under 100ft of water since 1966. The church dates back to 1564 when it was built in anticipation of a population increase, but when the plague struck between 1773 and 1776, the church was left abandoned. Architect Carlos Navarettes commented on the building, saying: ‘It was a church built thinking that this could be a great ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Reservoirs: a neglected source of methane emissions

    Substantial amounts of the greenhouse gas methane are released not only from large tropical reservoirs but also from run-of-the-river reservoirs in Switzerland, especially in the summer, when water temperatures are higher. This was demonstrated by Eawag scientists at Lake Wohlen, near Bern – a finding which slightly tarnishes the reputation of hydropower as a climate-neutral way of ...

  • Temcor completes water reservoir cover for Laguna Beach water district

    Temcor has recently completed the third in a series of large water reservoir cover replacements in southern California with the erection of a 162' x 262' column-supported Temcor Aluminum Roof. This most recent roof was built over an existing potable water reservoir at the Laguna Beach County Water District, a nonprofit, local government agency that provides retail water service to 25,000 people ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • Temcor replaces water reservoir cover with structural aluminum roof system

    A common problem facing cities across the U.S. in the first part of the 21st century is the deterioration of water and wastewater infrastructure. Specifically, potable and non-potable water tanks all over the country are in dire need of rehabilitation. In 2007, the City of San Diego along with consulting engineering firm, Simon Wong Engineering, concluded that the existing concrete roof on the ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • How water storage tanks and reservoirs add financial value to a golf club

    Have you ever marvelled at the greens of a well maintained golf club and wandered how they they keep them looking so lush no matter what the weather? In short it is all about the right mix and concentration of nutrients plus water fed into the ground. The flawless image, however does come with a price tag. Water is becoming more and more expensive leaving golf courses with no other alternative ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Award for Ultrasonic Algae Control in Raw Water Reservoir UK

    LG Sound, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW), Celtic Process Control and Isle Utiltites received the Engineering Solutions Award for the deployment of a MPC-Buoy for ultrasonic algae control. The Engineering solutions award considers innovations that have a physical and tangible output. DCWW supplies drinking water and waste water services to most ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Water reservoirs receive protection in Saudi Arabia from Minnesota company

    The Saudi Kingdom and Sinopec, the world's largest oil refining company, have awarded Industrial and Environmental Concepts, Inc. of Lakeville, Minn., a contract in the Al Khobar region of Saudi Arabia. The project is managed by the Saudi government and its agency, Hassa Irrigation and Drainage. The government recognizes the importance of water and is employing leading organizations in the water ...

  • Solar Bees Buzzing in Canoe Brook Reservoir

    New Jersey American Water Employs Technology to Improve Water Source VOOHEES, N.J. - Four “Solar Bees” have landed in New Jersey American Water’s Canoe Brook reservoir in Short Hills helping to make the treatment process smoother when water conditions change. The Bees are essentially solar panels mounted atop large portable mixers that agitate the water in the 1.5 ...


    By American Water

  • Remote-control boat speeds reservoir surveys

    As the regulatory requirement to assess reservoirs and lakes expands to include smaller bodies of water, HR Wallingford has developed a remote control boat which is able to collect hydrometric data quickly, simply, safely and accurately. The ARC-Boat employs a sophisticated SonTek (a Xylem company) M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) which is a 5-beam depth sounding device that scans the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • Divers install eccentric plug valve in reservoir tunnel

    A team of specialist divers – working in a cramped, water-filled tunnel 20 metres beneath the surface of a reservoir – has just completed installation of an eccentric plug valve to control water flow.The valve and associated equipment has been supplied to United Utilities by Viking Johnson (www.vikingjohnson.com), a world leader in the supply of pipe joints and ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • COOLEY COOLPRO® REINFORCED POLYPROPYLENE USED IN FRANZEN RESERVOIR REHABILITATION

    Untitled Document Cooley COOLPRO reinforced polypropylene is being used to protect 100 million gallons of water in the Franzen Reservoir, located in Salem Oregon. The Franzen reservoir was built in the ...


    By Cooley Group

  • New York City Reservoirs to Be Filled Only 80 Percent

    WEST TRENTON, New Jersey, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - New York City has agreed to help regulate temperatures and water levels in the Delaware River by releasing up to a total of 35 million gallons a day from three of its reservoirs. The Delaware River Basin Commission at its September 26 meeting directed commission staff to begin the public rulemaking process to implement an amended ...

  • Mercury Reported in Fish from San Francisco’s Crystal Springs Reservoir

    LA Testing provides testing services to prevent mercury from the environment and food products from impacting people and animals. Garden Grove, CA, August 2nd, 2010 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Testing confirms toxic algae poisoned river and two reservoirs in US

    A California Superior Court judge has invited the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board to exercise its authority to regulate water quality to rid the Klamath River of toxic algae. The ruling by Judge Elaine Rushing comes in a lawsuit filed by Klamath Riverkeeper, the Karuk Tribe, and the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, PCFFA, against the board. The groups filed ...

  • International Lining Technology Project of the Month: Huffaker Hills Reservoir

    April’s project of the month is close to headquarters with the Huffaker Hills Reservior in Reno, Nevada. In December, Superintendent Gilberto Mendoza and 12 other employees installed 60-mil textured HDPE, ballast and batten at the reservoir and water containment project. Since it was a two-minute drive from our offices, project manager Sean Gill was able to take some video of the project as ...

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