Drinking Water Storage News

  • DC Water awards CH2M/Parsons Joint Venture team major water and wastewater capital improvement program

    CH2M and Parsons, as part of a joint venture team, have been selected by the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) to perform program management services for the development and implementation of DC Water’s capital improvement program (CIP)—a $1.3 billion water and wastewater infrastructure program focused on repair and replacement of mostly underground ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Storm Katie causes chaos!

    Easter washout! Bank holiday misery! Britain on flood alert! The Environment Agency issues 28 flood warnings in the wake of Storm Katie. Just another typical British Bank Holiday to make us all feel glum. But are we missing an opportunity with all this rain? Rainwater is part of the never ending water cycle but fresh water is an increasingly scarce, precious and expensive resource ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Climate change and lack of sanitation threaten water safety for millions: UNICEF

    On World Water Day, UNICEF says the push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging due to climate change, which threatens both water supply and water safety for millions of children living in drought- or flood-prone areas. In 2015 at the end of the Millennium Development Goal era, all but 663 million people around the world ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Formatank Refurbishes Water Storage Tanks to Ship Shape Condition

    Formatank Ltd recently refurbished two water storage tanks on board a pipe lay and heavy lift vessel. The onboard engineers had noted deterioration of the coating, and walls of their fresh water hydrophore tanks, and relayed the diagnosis to Formatank. Understanding the importance of dependable water supply on board an industrial vessel, and challenges with replacing the tanks, Formatank ...


    By Formatank Limited

  • EPA awards over $9 million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded $9 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to continue its efforts to protect human health and the environment. The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation (CUC) will receive $6.7 million for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure support. CNMI Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) is receiving an ...

  • New Sliding Pressure Doors

    ROMAG has installed more than 2,300 pressure doors in Swiss drinking water reservoirs. It was only natural, therefore, that the flood protection sliding door at the Mapragg storage lake was designed and manufactured by ROMAG. Conventional pressure doors in reservoirs seal off the entrance that allows access to the water tanks (e.g. for maintenance work). Sliding pressure doors are closed ...


    By ROMAG aquacare ag

  • House passes another bill to stem California drought

    The House on Thursday passed GOP-led legislation designed to bring more water to California's farm belt amid a severe and lengthy drought. Similar efforts have faltered in the last two congressional sessions after initially passing the House, and the White House and Democrats remain opposed. The four-year California drought has forced communities to cut water use. Some rural areas have been ...


    By Associated Press

  • Think about the water you drink says WCP

    The Water Catchment Partnership (WCP) is requesting that all take extra special care when disposing of chemicals and pesticides this summer, in order to help improve water quality. This advice comes as the WCP discloses that almost 50 per cent of spills occur when filling or washing out of sprayers and containers, according to Farming Life. A single drop of pesticide entering a river can cause ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Pesticide Storage Tanks and how Anglian Water is reducing metaldahyde entering water supplies

    Slugs are of course a huge problem across farming and metaldahyde is used extensively to combat them each year. Although harmless to humans, the chemical is extremely difficult to remove from water treatment works and meeting the tough EU targets on its control is a challenge. Even the equivalent of one drop in an Olympic-sized swimming pool would go against EU regulations. ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Guaranteed Water Containment and Waterproofing Solutions

    The real trick to guaranteeing longterm water containment or waterproofing solutions is to invest in material that will withstand the forces of nature over a life time. A type of synthetic rubber membrane known as EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) has proven success in a number of application types by offering outstanding resistance to heat, UV rays, ozone and extreme weather ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • CEREAL The Arable Event 2015 – See Enduramaxx Water Tanks and Sprayers

    Once again, Cereals The Arable Event is approaching.  This year’s Cereals take place over 10th and 11th June at The Old Rocket Site, Heath Lane, Boothby Graffoe, near Lincoln, Lincolnshire.  LN5 0AS.  Just like last year, Enduramaxx will be meeting some of the 26,000 plus visitors who visit the event to see crop plots, machinery, working demos, machinery awards, ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Abengoa recognized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for its commitment to the environment

    The Atacama 1 STE plant, which Abengoa is constructing in Chile, has been recognized by the Infrastructure 360° Awards for its contribution to clean power generation. Abengoa (MCE: ABG), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been recognized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in the ...


    By Abengoa

  • How water storage tanks and reservoirs add financial value to a golf club

    Have you ever marvelled at the greens of a well maintained golf club and wandered how they they keep them looking so lush no matter what the weather? In short it is all about the right mix and concentration of nutrients plus water fed into the ground. The flawless image, however does come with a price tag. Water is becoming more and more expensive leaving golf courses with no other alternative ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Tank liners for fire protection industry and potable water tanks

    The role of a tank liner is to protect a storage tank as well as to prevent leakages. Two characteristics that are looked at when choosing the type of material is life-long performance with minimal maintenance. Tank liners made from flexible rubber membranes such as EPDM and Butyl have proven to be highly successful in offering those ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • EPA to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act, Highlight Past Successes and Small System Challenges

    On Tuesday, December 16th, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will be joined by State, local and community representatives at the San Jose Community and Bea Main Learning Center in Coachella Valley to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Over the past four decades, the SDWA has enabled EPA and partners to supply safe drinking water to more than 93 ...

  • Potable Tanks For Drinking Water Storage

    With all of the recent talk surrounding water restrictions in farming, from abstraction restrictions, the EU water directive and impending mains water rate rises, we’ve raised the subject of rainwater tanks a great deal, but what about water fit for human consumption? The Enduramaxx range of potable tanks can store water, including mains water for human consumption, thanks to them being ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • New Cone Bottom Tank and Vertical Tank Sizes for October

    Following a very successful apple harvest, we have extended our range of cone bottom tanks to include 2100 litre, 2350 litre, 3250 litre and 3650 litre tanks. Apple growers and cider producers or all sizes find Enduramaxx cone bottom tanks ideal, thanks to their varying capacities, and more importantly, the availability of varying degrees of cone bottoms which allow sediment to drain to the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Catchment Trials Show Improvements in Water Quality

    Farmers Guardian details how Severn Trent Water has recently reviewed the success of its catchment management trials. Managing catchments upstream of drinking water abstraction points could help to limit metaldehyde losses to water. Results show that managing catchments upstream of drinking water solve many problems currently posed by metaldehyde and according so a spokesperson from Severn Trent ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Catchment Trials Show Improvements in Water Quality

    Farmers Guardian details how Severn Trent Water has recently reviewed the success of its catchment management trials. Managing catchments upstream of drinking water abstraction points could help to limit metaldehyde losses to water. Results show that managing catchments upstream of drinking water solve many problems currently posed by metaldehyde and according so a spokesperson from Severn Trent ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • New Water Bond Invests in Local Water Supply Projects, Groundwater Storage and Safe Drinking Water for All Californians

    With Governor Jerry Brown’s support, state legislative leaders today approved, on a broad bipartisan basis, a $7.5 billion water bond that would provide clean drinking water for disadvantaged communities and provide $1.5 billion for water recycling, stormwater capture, water efficiency and other local water supply projects like those detailed in “ ...

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