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  • Protecting Concrete from Water Intrusion

    Water Intrusion Technologies has an advanced solution for removing and keeping water out of subterranean concrete walls and slabs, which is Electro-Osmotic Pulse (EOP) technology. Traditional methods for correcting water intrusion involved the application of sealants or costly excavation around a facility exterior. In 1994, a team of researchers and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and ...


  • Are your pumps protected?

    Magnetic Scrubber Technology improves Pump PerformanceFerrous metal contamination in fluid results in premature wear and failure of pumps resulting in down-time for repairs and increased operational costs. The 5000 Series Magnetic Scrubber reduces pump damage caused by corrosion and erosion, which extends pump component life and reduces pump maintenance or replacement. When installed prior to ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • EPA takes action to protect ground water from petroleum contamination

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a complaint to the owners and operators of several upstate New York gasoline stations for violating federal regulations governing seventeen underground storage tanks. The complaint, which seeks $233,000 in penalties, was issued to Andrew B. Chase; Chase Services, Inc.; Chase Convenience Stores, Inc., and Chase Commercial Land Development, ...

  • Autoanalyzer helps protect production equipment

    An automated segmented flow analyzer, the AA3 from SEAL Analytical, is being used at BASF’s manufacturing facility at Ludwigshafen in Germany, to protect manufacturing equipment from corrosion or chemical attack from potential impurities in demineralised water, boiler feed water and steam condensate. Roland Bruenn, who has been with BASF since 1986, is responsible for the analysis of ...

  • Check valves protect Florida freshwater ecosystems

    Marsh Landing, a residential community in northeast Florida, relies on Wapro check valves to prevent the Intracoastal Waterway’s brackish water from flooding and damaging freshwater ecosystems within stormwater retention ponds. Marsh Landing, an elegant residential community in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States, uniquely integrates natural beauty and luxurious housing through ...


    By Wapro AB

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 400

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is accepting public comments until May 10, 2017 for the next edition of its Hazardous Materials Code (NFPA 400).  The standard addresses the storage, use, and handling of hazardous materials (other than for private use in one or two family residences).  Hazardous materials addressed in the standard include: Flammable solids; Organic ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • EH&S protection enclosure - New version

    Ready to install system for dosing of up to three different chemicals Total safety for the environment, pumps, process and operators Meant for LMI, G™A, G™M series pumpsENCLOSURE DESCRIPTIONEnclosure made of black HDPE, transparent PVC doors, handle and locking device, sump for drip collection with purge valve, safety and identification markings.NEW VERSION IMPROVMENTS• Porthole(s) for ...


    By Milton Roy Europe

  • EPA Takes Legal Action Against Western New York Gas Stations to Protect Ground Water from Petroleum Contamination

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint to the owner and operator of seventeen underground storage tanks at six gasoline stations in Western New York for violating federal regulations. The complaint, which seeks $42,295 in penalties, was issued to United Refining Company for violations at its Kwik Fill stations in Dunkirk, Westfield, Jamestown, Fredonia and ...

  • EPA takes action against buffalo area gas station owner to protect ground water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken action against Schmitt Sales, Inc. of Buffalo for improperly managing underground tanks used to store gasoline and other fuels at two of its facilities in the Buffalo area and eight other locations throughout the state. Petroleum releases from underground storage tanks can contaminate ground water, making it unsafe to drink, pose fire and ...

  • EPA, New Jersey DEP and local school districts protect students from lead in school drinking water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, working with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and three New Jersey school districts, has successfully lowered lead in drinking water at elementary schools in Union City, Atlantic City and Weehawken, New Jersey to below EPA-recommended levels. Sampling by EPA initially found elevated lead levels in drinking water at 28 of the 343 ...

  • CDM Smith Inc. receives NGWA’s Groundwater Protection Award

    CDM Smith Inc., of Boston, Massachusetts, has received an Outstanding Groundwater Project Award from the National Ground Water Association for outstanding science, engineering, or innovation in the area of protecting groundwater. This award will be presented during the 2015 Groundwater Expo taking place December 15-17 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The CDM Smith project, which took place from April 2007 ...

  • Curative and preventive wear protection: Boiler Coatings Seminar in France

    On 1st March 2016, Castolin Eutectic and its Whertec division are hosting a seminar dedicated to industrial boiler users from incineration plants, biomass, power generation, pulp & paper plants or other industries. The seminar will tackle wear phenomena caused by corrosion, erosion and abrasion encountered during production processes. The seminar will take place from 9am to 4.30pm at the ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • AWWA to Congress: Protection from lead today, while working for future without lead service lines

    Testifying before a U.S. House subcommittee today on behalf of the American Water Works Association, Stephen Estes-Smargiassi stressed that water professionals are committed to protecting families from lead exposure through proper corrosion control while ...

  • Eaton’s New Eatonite Anti-Corrosion Laser Cladding Provides Best-in-Class Protection for Cylinders in Harsh Marine Environments

    Power management company Eaton today announced new Eatonite® anti-corrosion laser cladding, which enhances the service life and reliability of high-functioning cylinders. The coating, certified to meet Joint Industry Protection (JIP) guidelines by DNV GL, protects cylinders in the demanding salt water applications and harsh operating environments, reducing costs of unplanned maintenance and ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • U.S. EPA orders companies in Visalia, Calif., to protect Mill Creek from polluted wastewater

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the resolution of a series of enforcement actions for Clean Water Act violations at three manufacturing companies located in Visalia, Calif. The facilities owned by Univar USA, Advanced Food Products, and Milk Specialties Global discharge industrial wastewater to the city’s sanitary sewer system, which eventually flows into Mill Creek. The ...

  • A better way to shed water

    MIT researchers find that lubricated, nanotextured surfaces improved performance of condensers in power and desalination plants. Written by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office.You can read the original story in MIT News ...

  • Water intrusion into subterranean areas

    There are many stories about water intrusion into subterranean areas with most being horror stories. Many technologies are available with almost all being temporary solutions. Groundwater intrusion into a building can cause serious structural degradation, corrosion of mechanical equipment, increased maintenance requirements, and can make areas uninhabitable or even unusable. Humid environments ...


  • Romania water supply programme

    Franklin Hodge have once again been chosen to supply drinking water tanks for a further phase of a major water supply project in Romania, in partnership with Mivan-Kier Joint Venture Ltd who are based in Romania. Franklin Hodge has been supplying drinking water tanks for a number of years for village and small community water supply projects in Romania. Franklin Hodge’s Liquistore ...

  • Nov. 30 science class in Kansas City, Kan., to kick off EPA’s 40 years protecting communities (KS, MO)

    News media representatives are invited to attend a Nov. 30 science class at Resurrection Catholic School in Kansas City, Kan., at which EPA representatives and school staff will highlight environmental education and EPA’s 40th anniversary. During the class, EPA representatives will teach students about the Agency’s 40 years of protecting American communities. EPA representatives will ...

  • Water tank liner refurbishment: is it really necessary?

    Refurbishing a water tank is very important to ensure you have a tank that will last a long time without contaminating your water or needing regular maintenance. Many people do not realise that the maintenance of a water tank is crucial as corrosion takes place over time and eventually leads to the tanks failure. Those who fail to refurbish their ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

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