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

Atmospheric releases of BPA could contaminate surface waters, research finds

Researchers from the University of Missouri and U.S. Geological Survey have assessed water quality near industrial sites in the state of Missouri that are permitted to release Bisphenol-A into the air.

MO city sets deadline to settle CWA violations at wastewater treatment plant

The city of Granby, Mo., has agreed to an administrative civil settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency that requires the city to take a series of actions by July 2018 to correct several Clean Water Act violations related to the operation of its wastewater treatment plat.

Reclamation to invest $50M for water savings in West; WaterReuse applauds efforts

As part of the Obama Administration's effort to bring relief to western communities impacted by drought, the Bureau of Reclamation will invest nearly $50 million to support 64 projects that involve improving water efficiency and conservation in California and 11 other western states.

Crude oil spill contaminates Santa Barbara beach; cleanup efforts underway

On Wednesday, May 20, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a state of emergency for Santa Barbara County due to the effects of a major crude oil spill that occurred early Tuesday near Refugio State Beach, located 20 miles west of Santa Barbara, California

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