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  • Non-chemical solutions for hard water scale

    Fluid Dynamics International, UK, has been helping farmers to solve hard water problems. The water supply to Hunter Farms in Tennessee, USA, is very hard (480ppm), and they had serious scaling in their chicken house self-watering system and their cool cells and egg room humidifiers. The drippers that provide drinking water for the chickens needed cleaning or replacement every sixty days and, with ...

  • First Steps on the Hard Road to Environmental Restoration

    Untitled Document BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, September 12, 2005 (ENS) - The total environmental impact of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina on August 29 is still unknown, but it is currently being evaluated ...

  • New Wavin AquaGrid paving system The pervious alternative to hard surface drainage

    Wavin Plastics has launched the OSMA AquaGrid pervious paving system to offer a new way to manage rain and surface water drainage. Continuing residential and commercial development means more hard-standing impermeable surfaces, less ground where natural drainage is still possible and more pressure on man-made drainage. The AquaGrid is an easily installed alternative to hard impermeable ...


  • New Wavin AquaGrid paving system: the pervious alternative to hard surface drainage

    Wavin Plastics has launched the OSMA AquaGrid pervious paving system to offer a new way to manage rain and surface water drainage. Continuing residential and commercial development means more hard-standing impermeable surfaces, less ground where natural drainage is still possible and more pressure on man-made drainage. The AquaGrid is an easily installed alternative to hard impermeable ...


  • Environmental Firm Uses Belt Skimmer to Remove Oil from Hard-to-Reach Wells

     Removing oil and hydrocarbons from water is particularly difficult in wells and areas where access is limited. Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has developed a variety of oil-in-water extraction solutions for these types of demanding applications. Abanaki's ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • WIRELESS CONTROL OF GAUGERGSM LEVEL SENSOR

    GaugerGSM is a SolidAT level sensor for remote level monitoring applications. The sensor is installed in large quantities at remote locations. Some of the locations are spread country-wide, such as when monitoring diesel tanks. Some of the locations are hard-to-reach such as underground sewers. To reduce the setup burden and allow simple tuning of the Gauger configuration, SolidAT recently ...

  • Portable power and temperature control for disaster relief

    When disasters occur, the first thing with which most people are concerned is life. We seek to keep people alive by provide food, shelter, water, and medical supplies and attention as needed, depending upon the circumstances. Power loss during and after these events also leaves people at the mercy of temperatures, and this is an important detail to address once the ...

  • Ocean acidification set to spiral out of control

    The continued release of greenhouse gases into the air is set to bring about huge changes to land ecosystems as they are forced to adapt to rising temperatures. But the marine world — which is just as integral to human existence yet receives little attention during climate negotiations — will endure a similarly tumultuous time as emissions rise, scientists say. “Changing oceans ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EPA helps people take control of their asthma

    Local air quality affects how you live and breathe. Like the weather, it can change from day to day or even hour to hour. Add pollutants in the indoor air of people’s homes and workplaces, and you have conditions that can be extremely serious for people with respiratory diseases such as asthma. Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the health of ...

  • Yet another `Real world´ test of Sialex®Ring`s ability to remove and control `Boiler Scale´

    A particularly difficult "test" was selected. It should be said that in quite a few cases Sialex®Ring is selected when all else fails. However, by demonstrating the products abilities, more companies are exposed to the products capabilities. THe test in this case; a boiler using locally sourced , untreated water from a "hard" water area (hardness expressed as Caco3 = 1,130mg/l.) The ...


    By Phoenix Ring Manufaktur UG

  • EPA addresses water quality issues in Gloucester

    Boston, Mass.-- In order to advance healthy water quality in the coastal areas of Cape Ann near the City of Gloucester, EPA is proposing a draft decision to deny the extension of a waiver of Clean Water Act requirements that has allowed the City to discharge wastewater receiving only primary treatment from its wastewater treatment facility into Massachusetts Bay. Gloucester has applied to EPA for ...

  • Weda keeps things clean in Germany’s tropical waters

    The ideal conditions for any pool-cleaning machine is a square-sided pool that is closed for the night. Tropical Island in Germany is exactly the opposite: a recreation centre that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and a pool with soft shorelines and even some islands! But Weda’s machines have been working hard there every day of the past five years, and they have been doing a great ...


    By Weda AB

  • Droughts, mink and habitat loss blamed for large drop in England’s water vole population

    Records reveal water vole presence down 22 per cent in two years. England’s population of water voles could have declined by a fifth since 2011, the Environment Agency and the Wildlife Trusts have revealed. New maps published today suggest that while there are some strongholds where water voles continue to thrive, the overall population in England is struggling and could have reduced by up ...

  • Water quality standards met by 96 per cent of England`s swimming spots

    Ninety-six per cent of England's bathing waters met the minimum water quality standards set by the European Bathing Water Directive this year and 65.7 per cent met the highest guideline standards according to tests carried out by the Environment Agency. Other results this year show: * Of the 414 bathing waters in England, 398 met the mandatory standards; * Only 16 failed the standards, meaning ...


  • Black & Veatch Celebrates Completion Of £80 Million Environmental Improvement Scheme in Kent (UK) For Southern Water

    Roger Gale MP (Member of Parliament) and Stephen Ladyman MP officially marked the completion of Southern Water’s Margate and Broadstairs scheme at the new Weatherlees Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW) in Kent, on the eve of Kent Coastal Week last month. The scheme was a joint venture between Black & Veatch (B&V) and Costain to enhance coastal water quality off the Isle of Thanet. The ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • P&G CSDW program provides three billionth liter of clean drinking water

    The Procter & Gamble (NYSE: P&G) Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program has provided 3 billion liters of clean drinking water in the developing world through the distribution of 300 million PUR packets. With the help of global health organizations, World Vision and PSI, P&G was able to distribute the third billionth liter to a family in Rwanda, the latest country where the ...

  • New Faucet Technology for better home improvement, better living

    Kinetico Incorporated, a leading water treatment provider and pioneer of water treatment innovations worldwide, is launching two new kitchen faucets with the ability to draw both filtered and unfiltered water from a single spigot. These new options eliminate the need for smaller dedicated faucets that often come standard with sophisticated drinking water treatment systems and require additional ...


  • EPA issues consumer alert: unscrupulous vendors market unapproved flu disinfectant products

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is warning consumers to beware of unscrupulous vendors who may market ineffective and unregistered products or services that claim to disinfect surfaces or entire rooms against the H1N1 influenza virus. In the current flu-conscious climate, heightened anxiety about the spread of the H1N1 virus has bred false claims in the marketplace. “Unfortunately some ...

  • Morgan Stanley recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project for leadership in carbon emissions mitigation

    Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that it has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets, for the action it is taking to reduce emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change. CDP has included Morgan Stanley in its Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI). This index highlights companies within the ...

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