Surface Water News

  • Aeration Industries to Host MN Water Technology Export Roundtable: Water Energy Nexus

    Treating, moving and, managing water requires a great deal of energy.  Maybe you’ve heard of the “water energy nexus,” but what does that mean exactly?  The managers of wastewater treatment facilities already have a pretty good idea—according to the USEPA, 4% of the nation’s energy goes to municipal wastewater treatment. The race is on to save energy ...

  • Environmental Experts Provide Solutions for Identifying Contaminated Soil in Puerto Rico

    Last month, The Atlantic published a report about the high rate of illnesses and cancer on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. The article discussed the Navy’s past use of heavy metals and toxic chemicals on its former military base on the island and potential lingering soil contamination issues that could be impacting people’s health.  The Atlantic Fleet Weapons ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • RainCatcher Soakaway Crates – A More Modern Approach To Surface Water Drainage

      Among RainCatcher’s rainwater harvesting product range of innovative, high performance, easy-to-install tanks, filters, pumps and accessories you will also find our new RainCatcher ...

  • CH2M joins Value of Water Coalition for Imagine a Day Without Water

    Today CH2M is pleased to join the Value of Water Coalition and hundreds of water agencies, businesses, elected officials, schools and community organizations from across the United States for Imagine a Day Without Water, a national campaign taking place September 15, 2016 aimed ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • WaStop installation 15 years on …

    Mönsterås in Sweden was one of the early WaStop Inline Check Valve installations. The issue faced was high sea levels during onshore winds.  This caused the sea water to be forced up into the stormwater system, leading to back flow into the sewer system through the emergency overflow pipes.  This in turn caused flooding in low lying houses upstream as well as surface flooding ...


    By Wapro AB

  • T-T are exhibiting at RWM Exhibition

    T-T are exhibiting at The Water Event  at RWM (Resource Waste Management) on 13th and 14th September at the NEC in Birmingham. The RWM exhibition is the UK’s number one event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions. The Water Event specifically promotes the efficient consumption, ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Small Contractor Pumps Boost International Trade with South Africa

    T-T has been working hard to develop relationships with companies overseas as export becomes an increasingly important market for our company. We understand that one small order for a small contractor pump can really be the start of something great… Over the years T-T have focused our efforts at various trade shows and exhibitions, meeting contacts new and old, in order to maintain ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Innovyze releases InfoWorks ICM Generation V7.0, taking integrated catchment modeling to new heights

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V7.0 Generation of ...


    By Innovyze

  • Nitrate and the U.S. EPA

    The U.S. EPA initiated the Federal Water Pollution Control Act  in 1948 to regulate contaminants in surface waters - which later expanded in 1972 to form the Clean Water Act (CWA). Nitrate is one of the primary contaminants regulated by the U.S. EPA under the CWA as well as the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The maximum contaminant level set by the ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

  • Solinst Canada Launches New AquaVent Water Level Datalogger

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the latest release in their datalogger series - the all-new Model 3500 AquaVent™. The AquaVent uses a vented pressure transducer for reliable, accurate datalogging of water levels in groundwater and surface water applications, no need for barometric compensation. The AquaVent combines pressure and temperature sensors, datalogger, and FRAM memory ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Repairing of water and land polluted areas in Ogoniland, Nigeria

    For the past 60 years, the Ogoni's country by the production of crude oil extremely dirty. With conventional technologies, soil and water contamination from a technical and commercial perspective, can not be remedied. Although today there are large sums of money from various sources for disposal is a decontamination only possible if by well-documented approach a large area highly effective acting ...


    By Oil Dissolver GmbH

  • Seismo Electronics LLC. has successfully completed Shengli Oilfield Seismoelectric Survey Project for Sinopec Group

    Seismo Electronics LLC. has recently finished a project for its client-Sinopec Shengli Oilfield Company. This project, which has over 8000 acre survey area, has been in the works since January, 2015. Our geophysicists used our instrument to detect reservoir 2000-4000m below ground surface. We provided three recommended drilling locations to our client, which all match the client’s existed ...


    By Seismo Electronic LLC.

  • ‘Hidden larder’ for sharks and whales revealed in Welsh waters

    The mission saw an unmanned underwater glider travel to an area around 50 miles to the south west of Wales called the Celtic Deep, which is a haven for wildlife but also an extremely busy shipping route and fishing ground. The glider travelled 600 km in 30 days, undertaking nearly 3000 dives from the sea surface to the seabed at a depth of 100m. Data from the glider shows a previously hidden ...

  • Perchlorate & Potential Exposure Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses perchlorate and potential human exposure concerns.   “Perchlorate is a chemical that is highly soluble in water, it can enter surface and groundwater where it can last for an extended time and create ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • The HORAS 600 project provides erosion control via Reno Mattres

    Launched in March 2014, the Hybrid Off River Augmentation System (HORAS 600) is the Selangor State Government’s solution to water woes during prolonged dry seasons. Absolute reliance on dam and surface water is not enough to sustain over a million consumers in the Klang Valley. Overpopulation thus leads to water rationing during times when the water level is at critical stages. The RM 405 ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • Featured Product: Evaluating the Source of Water to Wells Using Metamodeling

    Numerical groundwater modeling is a strength of the USGS, from software development (likeMODFLOW) to applications, such as the regional groundwater availability studies highlighted in the December 2015 News and Highlights. Numerical models ...

  • 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

  • Study: Rising Seas Slowed by Increasing Water on Land

    New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise. A new study by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and the University of California, Irvine, shows that while ice sheets and glaciers ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Bad weather is good news for OTT Hydrometry

    OTT Hydrometry, the specialist manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, has announced that 2015 was its best year ever in the UK. “Product sales were very good across all ranges,” comments Managing Director Nigel Grimsley. “Our water quality, level and flow monitors all performed very well; as did out meteorological, datalogging and telemetry instrumentation.” ...

  • Eijkelkamp helps municipality of Zutphen with water data

    The appearance of the IJsselkade in Zutphen is undergoing renovation. During the preparations for the renovation, Eijkelkamp Soil & Water is collating the correct groundwater and surface water data. In mid-February 2016, the existing ground water monitoring network will be temporarily extended by 9 groundwater monitoring points and 1 surface water monitoring point around the IJsselbrug bridge ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

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