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  • Oxford Instruments launches X-MET8000 Expert Geo - a new high-performance handheld XRF analyser for fast on-site environmental screening

    Oxford Instruments has added the X-MET8000 Expert Geo to its successful range of X-MET8000 handheld XRF (X-ray fluorescence) analysers for rapid, on-site environmental soil and sediment testing. X-MET8000 Expert Geo offers fast screening for heavy metals, dramatically reducing the need for laboratory analyses and their associated cost. Easy to use and ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • New ASTM Standard Supports Direct Kinematic Viscosity Measurement Method Used In Spectro Scientific’s MiniVisc 3000 Series Viscometers

    A new ASTM Standard Test Method supports the simple, convenient, and accurate viscosity measurement method employed in portable MiniVisc 3000 Series viscometers from Spectro Scientific. Spectro is one of the world’s largest suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed water analysis instrumentation and software. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Saving Water in Schools

    A growing number of schools and institutions in the UK are successfully managing to save millions of litres of fresh water a year. These environmentally aware establishments have placed eco-cube into their washrooms and as a result are saving precious fresh water and also saving considerable sums of money in the process.eco-cube is a proven system that uses microbial technology converting ...


    By Eco-Works Ltd

  • Water savings for tire factory

    The BFGoodrich tire manufacturing plant in Woodburn, USA, has significantly reduced water and chemical usage while simultaneously increasing efficiency with help from GE's water chemical technology. The water supply at BFGoodrich's Woodburn facility comes from a well that produces very hard water, resulting in the need to chemically treat the water that is used for boiler feedwater in the steam ...

  • Toilet valve saves water

    When Masco Canada was looking to expand one of its tried and true products with an environmental feature, engineers from The University of Western Ontario were asked to re-configure a mechanical valve known as the Teck II that has been used in toilets for more than 80 years. Tony Straatman and Kamran Siddiqui, two Western Engineering professors who specialise in mechanical engineering, ...

  • Saving water with water recycling partnership

    Artesian Resources Corporation, USA, has created the Artesian Water Recycling Partnership (AWRP) to encourage and support the use of reclaimed water for agricultural irrigation and other needs. Using reclaimed water to irrigate farm fields can save the Delmarva region millions of gallons of groundwater each day. The AWRP"s first project in Middletown, which was planned and engineered by ...


  • TAIM WESER will be present in Save Energy, Save Water, Save the Planet , in Sofia.

    TAIM WESER will be present at the I International Exhibition & Conference Save Energy, Save Water, Save the Planet to be held in the National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria, from June 3 to 5. Save Energy, Save Water, Save the Planet is a three-day international eco conference and exhibition presenting the latest technologies and developments in the area of Energy Efficiency, Water & ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • Large water saving potential in Europe

    Ahead of the Informal Environment Council in Lisbon, which will focus on water scarcity and droughts, a report published by the Commission states that water use in the European Union could be reduced by about 40%. This figure is nearly twice as much as previously estimated. In July 2007, the Commission raised a number of issues to be taken into account to ensure the availability of water for all ...

  • Houses that Save Water (and Money) in Camden

    Twelve new single family homes slated to be built in Camden’s Cramer Hill neighborhood will be designed with water conservation in mind, and will be labeled through the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program. The Nueva Vida III homes will be the first urban community of such dwellings in the United States. The development, part of the Cramer ...


    By American Water

  • Fixing Leaks Saves Water and Money

    The arrival of spring brings an increase in outdoor activity -- including yard chores, deck and outdoor furniture clean up, and swimming pool prep -- that can drive water usage and utility bills up. While this increased seasonal cost is just another reality of home ownership, costs driven by water leaks should not be. American Leak Detection says that from both an environmental and an economic ...


    By American Leak Detection

  • Saving Water in McDonalds Washrooms in India

    McDonald’s India is paying careful attention to its water use given its status in a country with severe water challenges. According to The Water Project, India’s population, which is three times that of the United States, is the second largest in the world.  Due to water contamination, the country experiences significantly high diseases caused by an unsafe water supply and only ...

  • Saving water and energy in wash extractors

    Ecolab has received an environmental stewardship award from the Austrian state of Oberösterreich in recognition of the company's efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of a local hospital laundry. The Austrian Textile Care team is being recognised after implementing the innovative PERformance SMART low-temperature washing process at a Braunau hospital laundry earlier this year. ...

  • Water savings from willow removal

    A CSIRO study into the water use of willows found more than five and a half megalitres of water could potentially be saved annually per hectare of willow canopy area removed, where trees were in-stream with permanent access to water. “One megalitre is one million litres – the volume of water used by three average households in a year. So the evaporative loss of one hectare of willows ...

  • Water treatment company helping to save water

    As drought conditions worsen across the United States, VRTX™ Technologies is giving businesses a way to go green by conserving water in cooling towers and evaporative condensers without chemicals being used to treat the water in the system. VRTX currently saves approximately 800 million gallons of reusable water each year. In evaporative cooling, water is used to reject heat in HVAC systems or ...


  • Water Storage Tanks – A Great Way to Save Water

    Water storage tanks are cost effective storage containers used for numerous residential and industrial purposes such as drinking water, rainwater harvesting, low cost housing developments, mining industries, farming and governmental projects, fire protection, hospitals, harbors, and rural areas, to name a few. These tanks require little or no maintenance due to ...


    By Rainbow Tanks

  • Employees save water all around the world

    A 50 per cent water reduction. You can actually achieve as much as that, by installing a simple device in your tap. The so-called water saving aerator is the pivotal point in Grundfos’ hunt for reducing the water consumption, and when all companies in the Grundfos Group have installed the small water saver, it will result in a reduction of four per cent of Grundfos’ total water ...


    By Grundfos

  • Manufacturing industry saves £2 million in water costs

    Signatories to the Federation House Commitment (FHC) significantly reduced the amount of water used in the manufacture of food and drink last year, saving the industry £2 million in the purchase price of water alone. The news comes as part of the Commitment’s annual progress report, published today by WRAP. Between 2012 and 2013, signatories reduced their water use by 1.35 million m3, ...

  • eWater: Modelling Human Behaviour Key to Water Savings

    A new tool for Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) from Australian company eWater CRC has achieved a major breakthrough by allowing users to simulate the way human behaviour impacts household water use.eWater launched Urban Developer at Singapore International Water Week.Traditional models of the urban water system require the user to specify demand as an input to the modelling system. ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Hey Kids! Make Saving Water an Art

    Children throughout New Jersey will have the opportunity to use their artistic talents to promote water conservation. New Jersey American Water is sponsoring its “Save Our Water” art contest for children from ages seven to 12 and the winner will be featured in a video that demonstrates how to save water at home. The contest asks children to create their own drawings using the theme ...


    By American Water

  • EPA offers tips to save water and money

    August is peak water use season and with a few simple tips from EPA's WaterSense program homeowners can save water and as much as $110 annually on their water bills. “Peak water use can be expensive, taxes local water systems, and threatens future water supply and quality,” said Peter S. Silva, EPA’s assistant administrator for water. “A few simple changes can help consumers reduce their water ...

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