Surface Water Monitoring News

  • Illinois’ First Environmental Contaminant Treatment (ECT) System

    The Otter Lake Water Commission has installed our TrojanUVSwift™ECT – a technology which optimizes the treatment of environmental contaminants, particularly taste and odor-causing compounds found in surface waters. This is the first ECT installation and the first UV system to receive ...

  • EPA awards $2.5 million to Arizona to improve surface water quality

    The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $2.5 million to the State of Arizona for projects to help restore water quality in the state’s polluted water bodies. With an additional $1.6 million leveraged by the state for these activities, more than $4 million is available this year to improve surface water quality. Recent water quality data shows that a significant percentage of surface ...

  • Big business wants single water supplier from day one of market opening

    The retail water market must open on time and must be fit and ready for multi-site customers to switch to a single supplier from day one. These are two of the demands that feature in the Water Competition Manifesto published today by large utility consumer group the Major Energy Users’ Council (MEUC). The MEUC surveyed its members – which ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Report on the implementation of EU water legislation: there is progress, but still work to do

    The first Communication and the two reports published today by the new Commission show how water policies can be a source of green and blue economic growth, with water management technologies at the heart of eco-innovation. The EU Water Framework Directive sets a framework at European level that aims to ensure clean water in sufficient quantities for people and nature, and for use in economic ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Environment Agency grants shale gas permit for Preston New Road

    The Environment Agency has today (16 January) granted the environmental permits Cuadrilla needs to carry out operations safely at their proposed shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road, Plumpton in Lancashire. The Environment Agency has over the last 6 months conducted a rigorous assessment of Cuadrilla’s applications and carried out 2 periods of extensive public consultation. The ...

  • Further Protoc Success at Leeds Bradford International Airport

    After the successful installation of two Protoc 300 TOC monitoring systems, supplied earlier this year, Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) has placed another order for a surface water monitoring and control system. The latest Protoc 300 analyser order will be used to provide continuous measurement and control of surface water entering a new holding tank at Outlet 3 location. The large ...

  • Early tests don`t find tainted water from oil boom in the Northern Plains oil patch

    Random testing of shallow groundwater in the Northern Plains oil patch found no early evidence of contamination from an energy boom that's already seen more than 8,500 wells drilled, federal scientists said Monday. However, the U.S. Geological Survey cautioned that the tests could have missed contamination from surface spills or leaking well casings. That's because water can take many hundreds of ...


    By Associated Press

  • ProMinent at interbad 2014: Expanded internationality and further increased quality of visitors

    This year's interbad at Messe Stuttgart closed with positive results: "The exhibitors were particularly happy with the quality of conversations and the contacts they made," said Kromer, Managing Director of Messe Stuttgart, in an initial summary of the event. This is confirmed by Markus Rösch, Divisional Manager for Pool and Wellness at ProMinent GmbH: "Our stand was very busy ...

  • EPA Orders Army to Take Corrective Measures at Fort Gillem

    EPA Region 4 issued an Order today that requires the U.S. Army take expedited corrective measures at the former Fort Gillem in Forest Park, Georgia. EPA issued the Order under Section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which is intended to address an imminent and substantial endangerment to health or the environment related to past waste handling activities. The Army has ...

  • Expanding cities need smart water approach

    By 2050, around 70% of the world's population of 9,2 billion people is expected to live in an urban environment. Especially in developing countries this increasing population and expanding cities pose great challenges with respect to access to clean drinking water, sanitation, waste water treatment and protection against floods. On request of UN Habitat, PBL Netherlands Environmental ...

  • EPA Announces Awards to College Students in National Water Quality Challenge

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced seven undergraduate and graduate student winners for phase 1 of the National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) Campus Challenge, recognizing exemplary research in the area of water quality and ecosystems. Announced in February, the NARS Campus Challenge encourages students to develop proposals for research projects that find innovative ...

  • UGA Student wins National Water Quality Challenge Award

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that James Wood, a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Georgia located in Athens, Ga., was one of seven undergraduate and graduate student winners for Phase 1 of the National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) Campus Challenge. The award was based on Wood’s proposal to assess major trends in river plants and measure the ...

  • Tropical Storm Bertha Causes Property Damage in Puerto Rico

    This past weekend, heavy rains and winds pounded parts of the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico.  The storm knocked out power for many and dropped between 3 and 5 inches of rain in Puerto Rico as it crossed the region.   Bertha’s strong winds and heavy rain caused water damage to some homes and buildings.  Whenever water enters a building, no matter the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ESRI UC Water Resources Hydro Meeting Recap

    KISTERS North America was proud to yet again be a sponsor of this year’s edition of the ESRI UC Water Resources Hydro Meeting in San Diego, CA. Dr. David Maidment kicked off the Water Resources Hydro meeting with a keynote presentation. His talk energized the audience of water resources professionals as he outlined exciting new projects and initiatives that will shape the future for water ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Duke Energy completes cleanup work along the Dan River

    Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this location. Crews and equipment were staged at Abreu-Grogan Park in ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Getting a charge out of water droplets

    Original story at MIT News Last year, MIT researchers discovered that when water droplets spontaneously jump away from superhydrophobic surfaces during condensation, they can gain electric charge in the process. Now, the same team has demonstrated that this process can generate small amounts of electricity that might be ...

  • The Provision of Safe and Adequate Water is a Fundamental Human Right

    Today, talks on water as a human right and the government’s responsibility to provide it took centre-stage at a High Level Event consisting of the Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment, local organisations, international NGOs and donors. “Water is life, as it is commonly said, and provision of safe and adequate drinking water is a fundamental human ...


    By Wetlands International

  • EPA Promulgates SNURs for Two CNT Substances

    On July 8, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 13 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). The rule includes two PMN substances, P-10-5 and P-11-339, that were the subject of TSCA Section 5(e) consent orders and whose reported chemical names include the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Data Management Seminar and EQuIS Demonstration

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - SGS Office, Sulzbach, Germnay Register by Friday, 11 July Please contact Karl.Daines@SGS.com EQuIS data management software improves data quality and decision support. EQuIS is used in more than 42 countries and is the most widely used ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Province Announces Manitoba`s First Comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy

    $320-million Investment to Better Manage Floods, Droughts, Protect Lake Winnipeg; Regulations to Preserve Wetland Benefits; Cut Red Tape for Routine Drainage Projects:  Ministers Manitoba is proposing its first comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy and multi-year surface water management investments to protect Lake Winnipeg and mitigate flood and drought damage, Conservation and ...

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