Fire Water News

  • Updated Course Explores How Water Distribution Systems Keep Customers Healthy and Safe

    Designed to explore the methods of distribution, installation, and maintenance, TargetSolutions’ Water Industry Distribution Service to Customers training course has undergone major updates, including revised content and upgraded multimedia. The 60-minute course, which is an approved technical course for continuing education, analyzes the four types of public water systems found in ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Fire safety: prevention is better than cure

    Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s head of business unit waste, recently authored an article for Recycling Today. He was asked to look at the combustible nature of materials present within typical Energy from Waste (EfW) streams, and the extent to which this makes alternative fuel production plants vulnerable to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • All Three Grand Cayman Fire Stations Battle Mold Issues and IAQ Concerns

    Recently, the Cayman Compass published an article about challenges and health concerns at all three fire stations on Grand Cayman. According to the report, the Chief Fire Officer has informed the Legislative Assembly’s Finance Committee that mold is an issue inside of all of the fire stations on the island. A high number of sick days have been reported among the fire crews which ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Fossil Fuel-fired Power Plants can be a Positive rather than A Negative Contributor to Water Quality

    Operators of coal-fired power plants and gas turbine combined cycle power plants can utilize municipal wastewater for cooling and other needs. When they also eliminate discharges through zero liquid discharge (ZLD) technology they become positive rather than negative contributors to water quality. Water lost through evaporation can be greatly reduced by heat extraction from ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Water Authority of Western Nassau County NY Selects H2ONET

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart water infrastructure, today announced that the Water Authority of Western Nassau County, New York, has chosen the company’s industry-leading CAD-based H2ONET to support its water distribution network modeling ...


    By Innovyze

  • EPA Awards $4 Million in Grants to Research the Impact of Drought on Water Quality

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $4 million to four institutions to conduct research to combat the effects of drought and extreme events on water quality in watersheds and at drinking water utilities. “As a nation we are witnessing the harmful effects of droughts and extreme events, such as wildfires and flooding, that often follow drought conditions," said ...

  • AWWA and Water Community encourage Protecting Water Infrastructure as Drinking Water Week concludes

    As Drinking Water Week concludes, the American Water Works Association joins water professionals across North America in urging consumers to evaluate how they currently value, use and access water, and how to protect it into the ...

  • Structure Fires Can Damage More than Just the Property Touched by Flames

    Fire departments across the United States respond to over 1 million fires of all types according to the U.S. Fire Administration.  Many of these fires take place in people’s homes and businesses and in addition to causing injuries and deaths in some circumstances, also result in billions of dollars in property damage.   While some fires cause the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Cold water could heat one million homes

    At least one million homes and businesses across England could be tapping into clean renewable heat hidden in our waterways, a new online tool for communities has revealed. The innovative and interactive online map has revealed the secret energy in over 4,000 rivers, estuaries, canals and coastal sites across the country that together could provide over six gigawatts of low-carbon heat to ...

  • 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

  • VdS approval for rugged metal enclosure fire system horn sounders

    E2S Warning Signals has gained VdS approval and CPR compliance to directive 305/2011/EU for its AlertAlarm D112 alarm horn sounder by testing to EN54-3. It combines the field-proven electronics of its AlertAlarm A Series with a robust, corrosion resistant marine grade LM6 aluminium alloy enclosure, giving greater mechanical and UV protection. ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • Magnaplast HT-PP system: much better now!

    Regular checks carried out during the production ensure that even the most minor fluctuations in  quality are recognise immediately. Quality features: Technical terms of delivery: Pipes and fittings meet the requirements in DIN EN 1451 and DIN 19560-10 Quality requirement: According to DIN 8078 Material features: Polypropylene ...


  • City of Santa Cruz Selects CapPlan Water

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Santa Cruz Water Department, California, has selected Innovyze CapPlan Water as its drinking water infrastructure management and risk assessment ...


    By Innovyze

  • Water Community Encourages Investment in Our Future by Protecting Water Infrastructure

    As Drinking Water Week concludes, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are urging consumers to evaluate how they currently value, use and access water, and how to protect it into the future. North America’s ...

  • Demonstration Projects with 63 Concentrator Systems to Start in China

    SunOyster Systems GmbH (SOS), manufacturer and developer of the concentrating solar technology SunOyster, signed yesterday a supply agreement with the Yonghao Gangue Power Plant Ltd. for the delivery of 63 concentrator systems in the Chinese province of Shanxi. The bi-axially tracking systems, the “SunOyster 16”, concentrate sunlight through semi-parabolic mirrors onto a linear-shaped ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Custodial sentence for Arcwood Director

    Arcwood Recycling Ltd and its Director Luke Barker, of Derbyshire were sentenced today (4 Mar) at Derby Crown Court to charges relating to the pollution of the Ereswash Canal in October 2013. They pleaded guilty at Derby Crown Court on 20 February. The charges were brought by the Environment Agency under Regulations 12(1)(b), 38(1)(a) and 41(1) of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) ...

  • 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

  • Crews report progress against Yosemite fire

    Crews were finally gaining ground by late Monday on a massive wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park as officials also expressed optimism that no water or power disruptions would come from the blaze burning along the shores of the main reservoir that supplies San Francisco. While the fire continued to grow in size, containment numbers ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Files Complaint Against Timmonsville, S.C. for Water Violations

    Today, the U.S. Department of Justice, acting on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), acting on behalf of the State of South Carolina, filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina against the Town of Timmonsville, S.C., for wastewater and drinking water violations. ...

  • This week’s Drinking Water Week concludes with a look toward the future

    As Drinking Water Week concludes, the American Water Works Association joins water professionals across North America in urging consumers to evaluate how they ...

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