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  • Satellites help locate water in Niger

    Like most sub-Saharan African countries, Niger faces problems meeting its water needs. As part of ESA’s TIGER initiative, satellite data are being used to identify surface and underground water resources in the drought-prone country.Due to the rainfall variability in time and in space, during recent years the rain-fed agriculture struggles to meet the requirements of food security in the Sahel ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • ToxServices LLC Adds New Location

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2012/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ToxServices LLC, a leader in toxicology and sustainability consulting services, announced the opening of its new office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Margaret H. Whittaker, Managing Director of ...


    By ToxServices LLC.

  • WET WELL PUMPING CHAMBER

    Our American Agent has just completed an installation at a waste water site in Michigan State.  A wet well pumping chamber, with no mixing being carried out, was experiencing a build up of rags and other solids consolidating into a floating mat. As the pumps drew from the bottom of the chamber, taking fluid away, the floating mass of solids was becoming thicker and thicker over time. ...


    By STEM Drive Ltd.

  • Testing the water is important for household well owners

    The National Ground Water Association recommends household well owners test their water at least annually for bacteria, nitrate, and any contaminants of local concern. More frequent testing should be considered if: There is a change in the taste, odor, or appearance of the well water, or if a problem occurs such as a broken well cap, inundation by floodwaters, or a new contamination ...

  • Abandoned water wells can present risks

    Household water well owners should act to address any improperly abandoned wells on their property as they can present threats to both people and animals, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Abandoned wells can be a physical danger to people and animals who may fall into them, but an even greater threat may be the pathway that an abandoned well provides for surface ...

  • 5 Reasons to Test Your Well Water

    A lot of us know that we should test our water when we notice a problem with it. Three of the most common problems are when the water gives off a bad smell, is discolored or leaves behind stains. However do you realize that some problems you may be facing such as gastrointestinal upsets, dry skin, or even hardness may be a sign that there is something wrong with your water? Most dangerous ...

  • Household water well inspections important to water quality, health

    National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2013, is a good time to schedule a water well system inspection to assure proper well operation, prolong the well system’s life, and monitor groundwater quality, the National Ground Water Association and its 48 affiliated state organizations said today. “Water wells are expertly engineered systems that, like a car, ...

  • SWS Environmental Services adds Galveston, Texas location

    SWS Environmental Services (SWSES) has expanded its Texas operations to Galveston.  The newest location for SWSES was chosen for its maritime proximity on the Texas coast, providing for new services to the shipping, barge and petrochemical industries. The location comes complete with 200 feet of bulkhead for mooring - and access to an additional 6,800 feet - enabling ...


    By SWS Environmental Services

  • Ohio Proposes Database of Meth Laboratory Locations

    EMSL Analytical provides analytical services to test for meth laboratories to determine contaminated properties and to ensure cleanup efforts were successful. Westmont, NJ, May 26th, 2010 On May 19th the Ohio House approved legislation that would create a new publicly accessible database listing former meth laboratories in the state.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Non Chemical water conditioners prevent hard water scaling and improve equipment operation at multiple locations in Barbados

    Hard water as is well known can cause many problems, the major one is scaling. Historically the only way of stopping scaling or removing it was environmentally damaging using either chemicals or water softeners. Now however Fluid Dynamics unique catalytic technology has scored major successes all over the world. Preventing and removing scaling in a totally environment friendly way. The latest ...

  • New, free guidance available on maintaining private water wells

    Homeowners can get the latest guidance on maintaining their household water well systems free online by visiting WellOwner.org, a website of the National Ground Water Association. Ongoing maintenance of private water wells is the responsibility of the homeowner, yet many well owners are uncertain about how to keep up with water well maintenance. NGWA recommends that all private well owners inform ...

  • NGWA provides water well system professionals guidance on hydrogen sulfide

    The National Ground Water Association has developed an industry best suggested practice (BSP) for water well system professionals to use on how to deal with problematic concentrations of hydrogen sulfide in residential water well systems. Hydrogen sulfide is often responsible for the “rotten egg” odor sometimes present in well water. It is a nuisance for well owners due to its ...

  • Household water well owners should inform themselves about flood threats

    There are certain things household water well owners should know during this flood season about how to protect their wells and their water quality, the National Ground Water Association said today. Flooding by surface water can threaten groundwater quality and the condition of a well system. The vulnerability of a well can vary depending on the area in which one’s property is located or ...

  • EPA announces south platte river as one of seven urban waters federal partnership locations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today, along with partners representing 11 federal agencies, announced the South Platte River as one of seven national Urban Waters Federal Partnership Pilot projects. This project will help protect one of Denver’s primary sources of drinking water, while supporting ongoing technical, education and research projects, and facilitating a growing ...

  • ASTM D7703 - 11 standard practice for electrical leak location on exposed geomembranes using the water lance system

    Geomembranes are used as barriers to prevent liquids from leaking from landfills, ponds, and other containments. For this purpose, it is desirable that the geomembrane have as little leakage as practical. The liquids may contain contaminants that if released can cause damage to the environment. Leaking liquids can erode the subgrade, causing further damage. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Chemtex, Inc. announces a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA

    Chemtex, Inc., a manufacturer of sorbent products used to clean oil spills on both land and water and with its corporate headquarters located in Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA announced last month its building a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA.  The facility is more than 80,000 sq ft and will be responsible ...


    By Chemtex, Inc.

  • Siemens Invests EUR 25 million to Expand its Singapore Location to Become the Center for Water and Wastewater Technologies in Asia

    Singapore -- With investments of EUR 25 million, technology transfers, and research and development projects, Siemens is expanding its Singapore location within the next five years into a competence center for water and wastewater technologies in the Asia-Pacific region. Roger Radke, Head of the Water Technologies Division in Siemens' Industrial Solutions and Services (I&S) Group, said to the ...


  • SonTek/YSI Announces Location of 2007 International Users Conference

    (San Diego, California): SonTek/YSI, in partnership with Qualitas Instruments, has announced plans to host its third annual international users conference, January 24-26, 2007 in the vibrant city of Barcelona, Spain. The 2007 International Water Resources User Forum will feature presentations from respected practitioners of acoustic Doppler techniques from around the world. It is an event ...


    By SonTek - A Xylem Brand

  • Farm bill could hide farm locations from public

    Parts of the nation's $500 billion farm bill that Congress is considering would prohibit the government from disclosing some information about farmers or their employees, possibly preventing people from learning about nearby agricultural and large-scale livestock operations blamed for polluting water or soil. The secrecy effort arose after the Environmental Protection Agency said it had ...


    By Associated Press

  • Business going well at EnviroChemie despite Russian crisis

    Gottlieb Hupfer, CEO of EnviroChemie, reports that the first three quarters of 2014 have gone very well for the EnviroChemie Group. Despite a downturn in transactions with Russia, which traditionally make up a large share of business, the level of incoming orders is well on target. Overall performance has improved compared to the prior year and the forecast for the whole year is set at ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

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