Table of Contents

WaterWorld

11/01/2003
Volume 3, Issue 6
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  • News Briefs

    • EPA Water Administrator Resigns
      G. Tracy Mehan III, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has tendered his resignation, effective December 29.
  • Viewpoint

  • Product Showcase

    • PRODUCT SHOWCASE
      The HACH LDO™ dissolved oxygen probe is a revolutionary breakthrough in the measurement of dissolved oxygen (DO) in the wastewater treatment plant process.
  • SWPA

    • Tips on Sizing a Submersible Pumping System
      The importance of taking the time to understand and correctly size a submersible pumping system cannot be underestimated. There may exist "cookie-cutter" designs or packages, but no two pump systems are the same.
  • Product Focus

  • Product & Services Features

    • PRODUCTS & SERVICES Process Monitoring
      Measuring pH, Silcore TUpH sensors from Emerson Process feature a triple-seal contaminant barrier that prevents moisture and material impurities from migrating to the pH electrode's metal lead wire.
    • PRODUCTS & SERVICES Odor Control
      Novozymes Biologicals has introduced a new product for the control of sulfide odors. The product, BI-Chem® DP 110, can metabolize reduced sulfur compounds thereby controlling the malodors they generate.
  • New Products

    • NEW PRODUCTS
      DeZurik Eccentric Plug Valves, available from SPX Valves, are used for applications throughout water and waste treatment plants, water distribution systems...
  • New Literature

    • NEW LITERATURE
      The Gorman-Rupp Company has published two new product brochures: Engineered Pumping Systems (AV-05533 9/03) and the Pressure Booster Stations (AV-05569 10/03).

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Major CA groundwater storage project for drought, emergencies underway

A groundwater supply project by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission that will provide a water "savings account" to protect against future drought and earthquakes in the Bay Area has completed environmental review and is moving forward to construction later this year.

Study estimates total mass of oil reaching Gulf shore in wake of Deepwater Horizon spill

A research team from the New Jersey Institute of Technology has estimated the total mass of oil that reached the Gulf of Mexico shore in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, which occurred in April of 2010.

Gas leaks from faulty fracking wells linked to groundwater contamination, finds study

A new study has found that improved construction standards for cement well linings and casings at hydraulic fracturing sites is the likely source of most natural gas contamination in drinking water wells associated with fracking.

New book implores industry leaders to reexamine relationship with water

The Water Innovation Project released a new water book for preorder, titled "Damned If We Don't! Ideas for accelerating change around water," focused on water-related issues and stories from authors representing ideas of better managing the industry's relationship with water.

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