Water Infiltration Articles

  • What is the Aging Test?

    The aging test mainly refers to the thermal oxygen aging test of rubber, plastic products, electrical insulation materials and other materials; or the ventilation aging test for electronic parts and plastic products. Seven aging test methods: At present, there are many aging test methods for polymer materials, including climate aging test, ultraviolet aging test, ozone aging ...

  • Leaders in the Field of Trenchless Pipeline Rehabilitation

    What is Trenchless Pipeline Rehabilitation? It is a form of sub-surface construction work that requires few trenches or no continuous trenches. It can be defined as “a family of methods, materials, and equipment capable of being used for the installation of new or replacement or rehabilitation of existing underground infrastructure with minimal disruption to surface traffic, ...


    By Shenzhen Senzor Tek Co.,Ltd

  • Prj 9023 - Bioremediation of underground water contaminated by tailing ponds of a Uranium Processing Plant - Case Study

    The tailing dump of a level land type covered 2,760,000 m2 and comprised 4 accumulators elevating up to 35 m. The tailing dump was used for 42 years and cumulated 37,000,000 m3 of uranium ore processing tailings. The underground water was polluted due to infiltration and percolation from tailings. In result of the many years use of the tailing dump there was formed a northward aureole of ...


    By Biomedy AG

  • Prj 9121 - Deactivation of radioactive water - Case Study

    Although radioactive isotopes are engaged for many applications (i.e. medicine, metallurgy, etc.), the major sources of soil and water contamination with radioactive substances are connected to nuclear waste processing and to uranium mining operations. One of the principal carcinogens is plutonium and any soil or water contaminated by plutonium should be carefully removed and disposed in ...


    By Biomedy AG

  • Ocean County, NJ – Pump Station Rehabilitation

    For most municipalities in the U.S., wastewater collection system rehabilitation has received the least amount of attention and capital of all public works projects, especially compared to the other infrastructure dollars that are spent on bridges, roads and other utilities. Typically, sewage collection construction and rehabilitation is directed at prolonging the life of hidden assets, ...


    By Sauereisen Inc.

  • Massive amounts of material delivered to reclamation site in just one month and installed in extreme temperatures - Case Study

    Project Details Suncor’s Pond 1 Reclamation Location Northeastern Alberta, Canada Products Used BENTOMAT CL EASYROLLER Deployment System The Suncor Pond 1 is an oil sands tailings pond located near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. This region ...


    By CETCO

  • Phosphate mine tailings storage cap and cover system - Case Study

    Project Details Agrium/Nu-West Rasmussen Ridge Phosphate Mine Location Soda Springs, Idaho Products Used BENTOMAT CLT The Rasmussen Ridge Phosphate Mine Tailing Storage Facility was implemented as part of the on-going Supplemental Reclamation Action as a ...


    By CETCO

  • Infiltration Study Poses Challenges But Could Save Millions on Treatment Plant

    Lower 48 Instruments works in partnership with consulting engineers to provide equipment and manpower for flow studies. IBI Group, out of Columbus, OH, USA, contracted with the company to provide placement expertise, equipment and data collection for a period of 60 days. Lower 48 installed 16 meters across the combined sewer district collection system to measure flow as well as rainfall-event ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Managed Aquifer Recharge

    As water demand increases, recycled water can be used to maintain groundwater levels In recent years, groundwater stored in key aquifers has become rapidly depleted. This is due not only to demand, but also to technological advances — notably the introduction of the rotary drill in the 1880s and the submersible electric water pump in the 1960s — that have increased exploitation of ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Reinforcement of a channel alongside a road - Case Study

    The challenge Following the heavy rains, the water streams beyond the road – shoulders and causes internal erosion through infiltration of water on the sides of the channels, under the sub- base layer and under the asphalt edge which may collapse. The traffic of vehicles has become dangerous because the slightest deviation of the vehicles over the road – ...


    By GeoGlobe Europe LTD

  • AQUASCAN 610 nails a difficult leak on a long distance - Case Study

    Lawrence Kansas finds leak on KU Campus Introduction: In June 2018, the City of Lawrence, Kansas water department pinpointed a very small but significant, non-surfacing leak using GUTERMANN’s AQUASCAN 610 Leak Noise Correlator.  Public Works and Utilities received a call that there was an unusual amount of water infiltrating a storm sewer.  After ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Groundwater quality assessment and its suitability for agricultural purposes in the Behbahan Plain, SW Iran

    Groundwater is the main agricultural water resource in arid and semi-arid regions, so, preserving it is extremely important. In this study, groundwater quality was assessed for irrigation, using the principal chemical and physical quality parameters from 30 wells in the study area. Groundwater classification on the basis of electrical conductivity reveals that more than 85% of the samples taken ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Protective coatings for underground utility concrete structures

    As our cities and municipalities grow older, the utility and wastewater infrastructure and corrosion preventive program for underground asset protection are aging with them. Municipalities and Utility Companies are struggling to handle rehabilitation measures and effective corrosion prevention programs to deal with prolonging the life of their buried assets. More municipalities are in the process ...


    By Sauereisen Inc.

  • The power of prevention

    Most people already try to eat well to avoid gaining weight. They keep active to avoid getting rusty and they swallow vitamins to stave off colds… the power of prevention is ingrained in the majority of people, and they wholeheartedly follow the latest fads to keep up with society. But how much more could people do to prevent getting sick? A lot more, it turns out. The more people know, ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Flood cleanup – watch out for mold and poor IAQ

    Clean up with air quality in mind Flooding can strike anywhere around waterways, especially in the spring, when lakes and rivers swell up with melt-water. This year, major floods have already hit areas in North and South America and other parts of the world, including Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, California, Chile, Peru, Indonesia and Russia, just to name a few. When water ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Decrease of the water recharge and identification of water recharge zones in the Alto Atoyac sub-basin, Oaxaca, as a result of climate change

    This study analyzes effects of climate change (CCh) and of the increase of impervious surfaces on the groundwater recharge in the Alto Atoyac sub-basin (Oaxaca, southern Mexico). Water recharge was modeled based on HELP 3.95D; temperature and precipitation were derived, for a near (2015–2039) and a far distant future scenario, from GFDL-CM3 global circulation model (GCM), which describes the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Queensland: a water sensitive future

    South East Queensland (SEQ) is planning a water sensitive future for the region and its cities. In order to the transition to be successful, it is necessary to develop an implementation plan. This plan aims is to identify a common vision that focuses on the transition pathway and mechanisms the region needs, to become a water ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • Water management solutions minimize flood damage

    Human societies around the world have used timber as a building material for thousands of years. As wood is the only significant biological building material we are naturally inclined to believe that using wood in construction is good for the environment. As a matter of fact the environmental benefits of using timber are not straightforward: although it is a natural product, a large amount of ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • What is stormwater?

    Stormwater runoff, water that isn’t absorbed into the ground after a weather event, is a potential water source that cities across the world have struggled with for decades. Why is coping with it such a challenge? Whether the precipitation is water or ice, its addition to the environment can be a problem, especially when a lot of it falls in a short amount of time. When this occurs in ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Stormwater Management Improvements Spurred by Low Impact Development Techniques

    Abstract A concept first advanced in 19901, evidence of Low Impact Development (LID) can now be seen across North America. Like many infrastructure transformations, this growth in LID design has benefitted from regulatory changes; compliance versus cost remains an important motivator in any ...


    By Nilex

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