Water Debris Containment News

  • ARCADIS Assists Storm Affected Municipalities in Debris Removal

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, has deployed its debris management personnel and state-of-the-art technology, HaulPass, to 14 communities in New York and New Jersey where Sandy, one of the worst storms to hit the U.S., wreaked havoc. Additionally, the firm has hired more than 120 local temporary workers to help oversee ...


    By Arcadis

  • PA DEP Offers Tips for Removing, Processing Storm Debris

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is reminding homeowners how to properly dispose of and process debris left behind from Hurricane Sandy. "If homeowners encounter debris from the hurricane in or near creeks and streams, it can be removed without obtaining one of our Water Obstruction and Encroachment permits," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "The hurricane affected us all ...

  • Widespread Spraying of Mosquito Pesticides Called Into Question, Health Advocates Say More Effective and Protective Methods Are Available

     Given the number of Wile Nile virus (WNv) cases, including 26 deaths, it is important to focus attention on mosquito management methods that are the most effective and do not introduce additional short- and long-term public health hazards with the use of toxic pesticides, public health advocates say. It is understandable that local, state, and federal officials want to act decisively, but ...


    By Beyond Pesticides

  • Trailer pump operation and performance (part 1 of 3)

    Crisafulli pumps are naturally robust, and capable of handling a variety of unscreened water-borne debris and slurry mixtures. The following table lists the maximum sizes of spherical solids each model can pass without clogging. Occasionally the pump's speed will have to be changed to get more or less flow and pressure. A small change in speed can result in a large change in power required. ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • WeirWasher, ACS installed at Stuart, FL

    GillTrading.com, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon, manufacturer of innovative cleaning systems, has installed a second WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems for another clarifier at the Stuart WWTP located in Stuarft, Florida. The WeirWasher, ACS supply an effective means of controlling the troublesome growth and debris collection to maintain operational flow while minimizing safety concerns ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • Basic reasons contractors should use surface protections films on their projects

    The victory comes for being remembered for the excellent work that was performed for the customer, not the contant reminder of the damage that was left behind. Today"s surface protection films (plastic sheeting/ polyethylene films) are inexpensive insurance against damaging customer"s surfaces within work areas, reducing the amount of additional work and time spent repairing ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • BigBelly and Water Wheel to Clean Baltimore`s Inner Harbor

    BALTIMORE, Maryland (ENS) - The Baltimore City Board of Estimates has conditionally approved funding for new garbage and debris collection technology which promises to improve sanitation in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. 'I am very excited that Baltimore is going to benefit from the Water Wheel and BigBelly,' said Mayor Sheila Dixon. 'Millions of people visit the Inner Harbor ...

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