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  • Navajo Water Project Provides Clean Water To Native Americans

    It may seem farfetched, but the reality is that many Americans don’t have regular access to clean drinking water. The election of President Donald Trump has flung the nation’s environmental protection agency into uncharted territory. Among promises to severely cut funding and the appointment of a former lawyer with a history of fighting the organization to lead it, the U.S. EPA ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • WaStop installed to protect pumping station in Huddinge, Sweden

    Huddinge, a suburb in Stockholm, is the second largest of the municipalities in Stockholm County in terms of population. Huddinge consists of several shopping centers, commuter rail stations and apartment buildings that are surrounded by sprawling family homes and natural surroundings. ...


    By Wapro AB

  • USGS Finds Elevated Levels of Arsenic, Radon, Methane in Some Private Wells in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

    Tests of 75 private drinking water wells in Lycoming County, in north-central Pennsylvania, found water from most of the sampled wells contained concentrations of radon that exceeded a proposed, nonbinding health standard for drinking water. Smaller percentages of the wells contained concentrations of arsenic or methane that exceed existing drinking water standards. The US Geological ...

  • Pump Maintenance in 7 Easy Steps

    When things are running smoothly it’s easy to overlook common maintenance chores and rationalize that it’s not worth the time to regularly inspect and replace parts.  But nothing could be farther from the truth.  The reality is that most facilities have several pumps performing a variety of functions that are integral to the successful operation of the plant. If a pump ...

  • Learn more about water well rehabilitation in just-published book from NGWA Press

    Authored by long-time industry professionals Thomas M. Hanna, PG, Michael J. Schnieders, PG, PH-GW, and John H. Schnieders, Ph.D., CPC, it details how to understand various factors and how they impact well operation and maintenance. Through research, field work, and laboratory work, they have developed a method for assessing the information and assigning a value to the well in regard to its ...

  • Meat Processing Wastewater Pump System

    The whole water management system needed addressing to better achieve the desired treatment results. The old pump was a centrifugal design.  And being made of cast iron the pump was heavily corroded internally by the high TDS salty wastewater and wet high humidity environment.  RPC determined that the DAF was best suited by replacing the existing system with a new AISI ...


    By Rogue Pump Company, LLC

  • Dean Pump, a CECO Environmental Brand, enters international distribution agreement with Dorian Drake

    CECO Environmental is pleased to announce that, effective December 21st, 2016, Dean Pump, a CECO Environmental brand, recognized worldwide for high-quality centrifugal pumps, and an industry leader in developing pumps for handling high-temperature liquids, has entered into a distribution agreement with Dorian Drake International Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Dorian Drake will be ...


    By Dorian Drake International

  • NREL announces third round of start-ups to participate in the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) Program

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help an additional 10 companies advance their technologies under the third round of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, a five-year, $10 million program designed to facilitate early-stage technologies that provide scalable solutions to reduce the energy impact of commercial buildings. ...

  • Flint Hires Arcadis To Plan Water Distribution System Improvements

    Arcadis (EURONEXT:ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been selected by the City of Flint, Mich., to prepare a Water Distribution System Optimization Plan under a contract worth approximately $800,000. The plan is intended to guide improvements for the distributed water quality, sustainability and long-term operation of the city’s aging ...


    By Arcadis

  • Waters Corporation Announces Sherry Buck as Chief Financial Officer

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today announced Sherry Buck as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective January 9, 2017. Ms. Buck replaces Eugene G. Cassis, Waters Corporation CFO since February 2014, who will transition to a senior advisory role. "On behalf of our Board of Directors and Executive Committee, I am pleased to welcome Sherry Buck to Waters as our CFO," said ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Testing the waters for offshore treatment

    The market for spending on water treatment in the offshore oil and gas industry is set to grow by an annual average of 4.4% in the next six years, driven by increasing production from developing markets around the world, and the need for more advanced solutions to keep mature oilfields productive. Today, the offshore oil and gas industry accounts for approximately 27% of worldwide production. The ...

  • AdEdge India’s First Arsenic Treatment System Successfully Starts Up in West Bengal

    AdEdge Water Technologies (AdEdge) today announced AdEdge India, a joint venture between AdEdge and InNow, LLC, has built and started up its first arsenic treatment system as a demonstration plant in India. The system is installed in a community called Sayestanagar in the North 24 Parganas District in the State of West Bengal.  The demonstration period will last for 3 months ...

  • Operation Waterwolf - Mobile Flood Relief Pumps

    In order to be well prepared for any future occurrences of flooding, the crisis exercise partners planned a two-day simulation exercise in the Netherlands. The crisis partners consisted of amongst others, a combination of Defense, local water authority and the Departmental Coordination Center Crisis Control of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Bredel pumps replace piston pumps on cement slurry projects

    90 Bredel heavy duty hose pumps ordered as part of €1.8m Chinese concrete grouting projects at sea Abrasive cement/sand/water mixture no problem for Bredel hose pumps Reduced downtime, maintenance and spare parts costs  Bredel hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) ...

  • Aquatech Leads Two Workshops During The International Water Conference® (IWC)

    Greg Mandigo will lead a workshop on Evaporative Water Treatment Fundamentals for Steam Generating EOR Processes during The International Water Conference® (IWC) in San Antonio, TX. The workshop will be held on Thursday morning, November 10, from 8:00 am to 12 noon, and will explore everything from evaporator design, to its integration into various EOR processes: including steam-flood, SAGD ...

  • Recording of World Bank Event on Water Quality Testing

    On October 5, 2016, The World Bank hosted an informative event, “Water Quality Testing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know for Managing Water Safety.” The principal speaker was Dr. Mark Sobsey, an internationally renowned expert on water quality who also developed the Compartment Bag Test (CBT). The World Bank has graciously shared a video recording of the event as ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • Xylem announces new pump rental and services business as part of Middle East North Africa expansion plan

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, has announced the opening of a new pump rental and service business in Dubai to serve growing demand from the construction and infrastructure sectors, as well as municipal customers, across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This follows the company’s announcement in January this year of a $35 million USD investment in ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Winners of the BBA Pumps 2015 Customer Satisfaction Survey in the Netherlands

    In September, Erwin Brandstätter and Markus Grafeneder of the Austrian company HABAU Hoch- und Tiefbaugesellschaft m.b.H. were warmly received by BBA Pumps in the Netherlands. The two guests were the lucky winners of the 2015 customer satisfaction survey. This prize was won through a raffle which takes place each year. The winner receives an all-inclusive trip to ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Four steps for well owners to protect water wells, health during hurricane flooding

    The owners of private household water wells in areas threatened by Hurricane Matthew flooding should act to address possible threats to their drinking water quality, the National Ground Water Association said today. If a well has been flooded: Do not drink the water or wash with it, but use an alternative supply such as bottled water ...

  • Romer Labs launches water-based fumonisins test kit

    Romer Labs expands its recently launched AgraStrip® WATEX product line with the introduction of AgraStrip® Total FUM WATEX - a water-based fumonisins test kit. AgraStrip® WATEX test kits are now available for aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1, G2), deoxynivalenol, zerealenone and fumonisins (B1, B2, B3) and provide a fast, simple and eco-friendly solution for on-site ...


    By Romer Labs Diagnostic GmbH

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