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  • Fire Protection Water Storage Tanks

    Water availability and supply is an important subject to the fire service. Potable water for human consumption is delivered to domestic, commercial and industrial properties from (in the majority of cases in the UK) municipal water systems (mains water supplies). This system also supplies to fire hydrants or fire protection systems, but to guarantee water availability there also needs to be the ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Efforts to protect water supplies from leaking underground tanks result in record year

    Since October 2007, the US Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with Tribal governments throughout the Pacific Southwest inspected 136 underground fuel tanks sites in an effort to increase compliance and prevent petroleum releases to the environment. In Arizona, 25 fuel tank owners operating in the Phoenix, Tucson and Navajo lands were fined a total of $71,776 for violations of ...

  • 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

  • City of Great Falls and Malteurop North America agree to control toxic gases and raw sewage overflows to protect community

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the City of Great Falls, Mont., and Malteurop North America, Inc. (Malteurop) have agreed to control wastewater discharges that generate high levels of toxic gas in the City’s sewer system. The City has also agreed to make improvements to its wastewater treatment system to reduce raw sewage overflows in the city and the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Below Ground Oily Water Separators

    Below Ground Separators are available in double wall steel, FRP coating, leak monitoring, and cathodic protection offering a 30-year corrosion warranty. Mercer offers a line of below-ground separators of various size and configuration to meet most industrial applications. Standard pre-fabricated separators are available from 50-5,000 gpm. Custom units are available with high flow rates. ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • The Best Coating for Water Tanks Just Got Better!

    In 1984, Superior Tank Co., Inc pioneered the use of powder coating on bolted steel tanks. Since that time, powder coating has become the industry standard for extremely durable tank coatings.  Recently, STCI improved the process further by offering a liquid seal underneath the powder coating. ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • 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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