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  • 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`s Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently took the lead on responding to the fire inside a 50,000 ton pile of plastic, glass and other materials at the Hillcrest Industries facility in Attica, N.Y. The EPA is working in concert with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Wyoming County and Village of Attica. The EPA’s primary goal is to extinguish the fire as ...

  • 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

  • Water and sewer systems modeling conference

    This once-a-year learning opportunity is sponsored by many utilities in the region and will feature keynote presentations from leaders in hydraulic modeling throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. The conference also incorporates an annual gathering of MWH Soft software users and their managers who want to sharpen their skills, expand their knowledge, ...


  • United Water and City of Camden Reach Settlement on Terms of Water Contract

    United Water and the City of Camden announce that they have reached agreement for settling a lawsuit between the two parties concerning the provision of water and wastewater service to the City’s residents. The settlement is comprised of two components: monetary resolution of all claims; and modification of the existing water service agreement. The ...

  • Asia dominates the $4.4 billion ultrapure water market

    Asian purchases will account for 63 percent of the purchases of ultrapure water products in 2012. This is the latest forecast in Ultrapure Water World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) Ultrapure water is defined by end use. It is often clarified even to remove negatively charged ions. While it is ideal for rinsing chips or ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • China Will Be The Largest Ultrapure Water Purchaser By 2020

    Ultrapure Water (UPW) is used for steam generation in power plants, to wash chips in semiconductor plants, and for human injectables in the pharmaceutical industry.  The total market for UPW is forecast to rise from $3.5 billion this year to over $5 billion in 2010, according to the McIlvaine Company in the most recent update of its online Ultrapure Water World Markets report. China will be ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • $4 Billion Market For Ultrapure Water Systems By 2009

    By 2009 the market for ultrapure water systems (UPW) will be $4 billion worldwide. This is twice the size of the 200l market according to the McIlvaine Company, Northfield, Il in their latest forecasts displayed in the online, Ultrapure Water World Markets. UPW ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Call for papers for 2012 Asia pacific water and sewer systems modeling conference

    This informative and highly regarded event will bring together forward thinking utilities and the vast community of engineering professionals from around the world for an in-depth look at the newest technological advances, solutions and practices in geospatial infrastructure modelling, management and optimisation. The two-day educational program will offer a wealth of critical learning and an ...


    By Innovyze

  • United Water Renews Contract with Village of Bensenville, IL to Operate Wastewater System

    United Water, one of the largest water services providers in the nation, has reached an agreement with Village of Bensenville, Illinois, to extend its agreement to operate, maintain and manage the Village’s wastewater treatment system for the next two years. Since 2004, when United Water began managing the contract, United Water has developed best-in-class ...

  • 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

  • Coming 2017 New Water Mist Fire Protection System

    TOMCO2 Systems has specialized in quality Low Pressure CO2, High Pressure CO2, Inerting, and Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems to provide protection for virtually unlimited types of hazard areas with custom designed detection and controls. Now we are adding a new, environmentally friendly, FM Approved, Water Mist Fire Protection System to support growing needs in the ...


    By TOMCO2 Systems

  • American Water “Faces” the Challenges of Changes in Climate this Earth Day and Every Day

    The global theme for Earth Day 2013 is "The Face of Climate Change," and leading up to the April 22 observance, the Earth Day Network is seeking to raise awareness about the massive challenges that climate change presents, and about people and organizations stepping up to do something about it. ...


    By American Water

  • 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

  • Eaton Announces the Launch of its Newest Portable Filtration System for Fire Suppression Systems

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced the introduction of its new patent pending AquaGard™ portable filter for water-based fire suppression systems. It’s designed to prevent discharge of rust, pipe scale, and corrosive materials into storm drains and the environment. This compact, self-contained, easy-to-operate filtration system is engineered with a 15 gallon ...


  • Aquatech awarded Pretreatment System Contract at Sandy Creek Energy Station in Texas

    CANONSBURG - Aquatech International Corporation, a leader in the field of desalination, water reuse, and zero liquid discharge, was awarded a Pretreatment System contract by Sandy Creek Power Partners, L.P. (Zachry Industrial, Inc./Overland Contracting Inc./Gilbert Power Constructors Co.) for the 900 MW Sandy Creek Energy Station coal fired super critical power plant in Texas. The Engineer ...

  • SERVPRO(R) Jumps to No. 4 on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 List

    SERVPRO®, a disaster recovery and restoration franchise company, jumped up four notches on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 ranking this year, moving to the No. 4 spot in 2012 from the No. 8 spot in 2011. This year's results make SERVPRO® No. 1 in the cleanup and restoration industry for the ninth consecutive year. "It's very satisfying to see our Franchisees' efforts ...


  • Det-Tronics fire and gas detection/releasing system obtains U.S. coast guard and lloyd’s marine approvals

    Det-Tronics system and detectors are hearty enough for offshore. Minneapolis, MN (January 26, 2010) — Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) has announced that its Eagle Quantum Premier (EQP) system has received Type-Approval from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and from Lloyd’s Register (http://eqp.det-tronics.com). Det-Tronics ...

  • DcR engineering uses VTScada software for automated fire station alerting system

    DcR Engineering Services has designed a state-of-the-art fire station alerting system that reduces emergency response times by automating the E9-1-1 emergency fire response process. Eighty-six fire stations have adopted this system which utilizes the latest technology in wireless data communications, intelligent process control equipment and VTScada HMI software from Trihedral. Response Time is ...


    By Trihedral

  • 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

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