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  • Water Conservation is the Wave of the Future

    Asheville, NC – October 25, 2007  Many states throughout the nation are experiencing increasing demand on water supplies that are rapidly dwindling due to recent drought conditions.  State and local governments in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and California have declared states of emergency for entire counties and issued public advisories for residents to immediately make sharp ...


    By AquaPro Solutions, LLC

  • Tsunami footage assists wave prediction

    When the powerful earthquake of 11 March triggered a tsunami that struck swathes of Japan's north-east coast, images of the devastating wave were captured. As well as conveying the scale of the tragedy, footage of the debris-filled water sweeping across fields can be used to better understand the characteristics of tsunamis and help save lives in the future. "Without exaggeration, it will lead to ...


  • ‘The greatest wave of innovation since the war’

    A German scientist has described measures to encourage smaller, more fuel-efficient engines and lighter vehicles as ‘the greatest wave of innovation since the second world war’. Professor Ferdinand Dudenhöffer, head of the Center of Automotive Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen, said a variety of fuel-saving technologies have come onto the market more quickly and more ...

  • Funding Supports Research into Wave Energy

    The Province is providing $150,000 from the Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund to the West Coast Wave Initiative (WCWI) at the University of Victoria to support research into the potential of ocean waves to generate clean, renewable and affordable electricity. “Our B.C. coast is not only one of the province’s most beautiful resources, its waves could also be a source of clean energy, ...

  • ASTM C1651 - 11 standard test method for measurement of roll wave optical distortion in heat-treated flat glass

    This test method is a procedure for determining the peak-to-valley depth and the wavelength of roll wave in flat glass and then calculating the optical distortion resulting from that roll wave. Peak-to-valley measurements provide a means of monitoring the roll wave distortion in a heat processed glass ...


    By ASTM International

  • Latest issue of The Wave Newsletter – Autumn 2015

    It has been six months since our last issue of The Wave Newsletter but it has been an incredibly productive time for the Cirrus Environmental team. To stay up-to-date with the world of environmental noise measurement, download your free ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • Eaton Creates Waves of Innovation at ACHEMA 2012

    No, this isn't a typing error in the heading! Let us explain. Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced it will be presenting its filtration products at this year's ACHEMA at not one but two booths –both visually linked by a bright, rippling wave. At the world’s largest trade show for chemical engineering, environmental protection, and biotechnology the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Forget blizzards and hurricanes, heat waves are to die for (#2262)

    When it comes to gnarly weather, tornadoes, blizzards and hurricanes seem to get most of our attention, perhaps because their destructive power makes for imagery the media can't ignore. But for sheer killing power, heat waves do in far more people than even the most devastating hurricane. Ask medical historian Richard Keller. Keller, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of medical ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Pure Technologies makes waves with advanced pipeline robot

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 5 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It’s the third generation robotics crawler ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Mangroves Provide Measurable Risk Reduction Benefit to Coastal Communities from Storm Waves and Flooding

    Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom, 6 November, 2014: A new guidebook on mangroves as a coastal defence finds that mangroves can reduce risk from a large number of coastal hazards. The role of mangroves in coastal defence has been widely promoted since the tsunami that struck South-East Asia in 2004. Yet, the level of protection provided by mangroves has been subject to debate. The ...


    By Wetlands International

  • We Can Ride the Wave But How Do We Measure It? CWEA Tri Association Conference Presentation

    Kraig Moodie, FloWav’s President along with Steve Motley, P.E. Regulatory Compliance Manager for the City of Virginia Beach co-presented a paper while at the CWEA’s Tri Association Conference earlier this month.  The paper, “We Can Ride the Wave But How Do We Measure It” discussed the complications, tools, common practices and solutions currently utilized to ...


    By FloWav, Inc.

  • Malcam, micro-wave, moisture and density measuring systems. `see trough, see true`

    Since her founding in 1996, Malcam develops and manufactures moisture and density measurement systems based on patented, innovative microwave technology. This technology provides highly accurate and reproducible volumetric measurements, and is more reliable than alternative methods, which perform moisture measurements on the surface only. Malcam's moisture and density measurement ...


    By Artec Testnology

  • Easy Steps to Ensure the Heat Wave Doesn't Melt Your Bank Account

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- Ontarians are currently experiencing the first extreme heat of 2010, with record setting temperatures already surpassed in many parts of the province, a mini-blackout experienced in Toronto and no relief in sight until week's end. In the interest of helping reduce stress on Ontario's electrical grid and bringing down home cooling costs, ...


  • Diageo, BSkyB, O2 and royal mail lead wave of renewed carbon commitment

    Over 30 organisations have recertified under the Carbon Trust Standard - leading to annual cost savings of £13M The Carbon Trust Standard launched in 2008, since then over 600 Carbon Trust Standard certificates have been issued globally.  Based on a rigorous, independent assessment of carbon data, the Carbon Trust Standard certifies that organisations have measured, managed and ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Waves & new Fluid Energy Technologies A Paradigm Shift A GAME CHANGER

    We at Solar Inspired Energy Inc, Sustainable Energy from Ocean and Lake Waves, wish to announce and introduce some unique, novel, innovative and patent pending energy-capture concepts in Fluid Energy Technology. This technology can broadly be described as the inherent Kinetic Energy in any of nature’s renewable, sustainable, solar inspired (driven by the sun) mobile fluids of water and air. ...


  • Agilent Technologies announces the industry`s highest performance millimeter-wave signal analyzer

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that its PXA signal analyzer is now the industry's highest performance millimeter-wave signal analyzer, covering frequencies up to 50 GHz. With external mixing, it can cover 325 GHz and beyond. The result is easier, more accurate millimeter-wave measurements. The PXA delivers ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Full-Scale Wave Energy Device Testing

    The Energy Department, in coordination with the Navy, today announced funding for two companies that will continue to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology as a viable source for America’s clean energy future. Ocean Energy USA and Northwest Energy Innovations will test their innovative wave energy conversion (WEC) devices for one year in new deep water test berths at the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • APG Introduces new True Echo™ GWR200 Guided Wave Radar Level Transmitter

    Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces a new level transmitter, the True Echo™ GWR200 Guided Wave Radar Level Transmitter. The True Echo™ GWR200 takes the mystery and frustration out of level measurement. With programmable 4-20 mA or RS-485 Modbus outputs, and innovative signal ...

  • Energy Department Announces Funding for Demonstration and Testing of Advanced Wave and Tidal Energy Technologies

    The Energy Department today announced $10 million to strengthen the U.S. marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy industry, including wave and tidal energy sources. Through the two funding opportunities announced today the Department is supporting design, manufacturing, demonstration, and testing of sustainable, environmentally responsible marine and hydrokinetic energy devices and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The Unreasonable Institute empowers the public to choose the next wave of high-impact social entrepreneurs

    Starting Jan. 20, 45 social entrepreneurs will showcase their ventures in an online platform called the Unreasonable Finalist Marketplace (http://marketplace.unreasonableinstitute.org/). For 50 days, people from around the world are invited to vote with their wallets on the most viable ventures. The first 25 of the 45 finalists to raise $8,000 in the ...

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