Call for South Africa to step up
water/sanitation efforts

Only three out of 15 countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region are on track to achieve the 2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target to halve the amount of people without basic sanitation.

Produced water treatment capacity at Canada SAGD site to grow with new evaporators

A large oil and gas company, focused on in-situ projects, purchased two horizontal mechanical vapor compression evaporators to increase the produced water treatment capacity of a steam-assisted gravity drainage production site in Northern Alberta.

Africa copper mine to receive treatment plant to meet boiler feedwater, process water needs

The Kansanshi Copper Mine near Solwezi in Zambia, Africa, will receive a containerized water treatment plant to meet boiler feedwater, process and drinking water needs.

Industrial water in Singapore treated with ceramic MBR and UASB process

Singapore’s first Ceramic Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) plant coupled with an Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) to treat and recycle industrial used water was opened earlier this month...

OK human-induced earthquake in 2011 may have triggered larger quake, finds study

New research finds that a human-induced magnitude 5.0 earthquake near Prague, Okla., in 2011 may have triggered the larger M5.7 earthquake less than a day later.

System-wide upgrades aim to reduce polluted coal-mine discharges in five states

Alpha Natural Resources, Alpha Appalachian Holdings, and 66 subsidiaries will spend an estimated $200 million to install wastewater treatment systems and reduce coal-mine pollution discharges in five states.

Oil and gas industry to spend over $10B for valves in 2015, finds study

According to the McIlvaine Company, the upstream oil and gas industry will spend for the first time more than $10 billion for valves in a single year.

Joint agreement to advance bioreactor performance for water treatment

Envirogen Technologies and Inotec entered into a joint technology development agreement to advance the performance of bioreactors in groundwater, mining water and wastewater treatment applications.

New Products

GE Intelligent Platforms announced the release of QuickPanel+ -- the first product in the company's new line of operator interface (OI) solutions designed to utilize the industrial internet.

EPA moves to protect world's largest salmon fishery from Alaska mine

The EPA is initiating a process to identify options to protect the world's largest Alaskan sockeye salmon fishery from the impacts of the proposed Pebble Mine.


May 2014
Volume 14, Issue 3



Based on same simple, efficient design that has made REGAL Gas Chlorinators the industry standard. Used to de-chlorinate water, wastewater and industrial process water with sulfur dioxide. Made in USA.

Chlorinators Inc

Produces gas chlorinators, sulphonators and ammoniators for municipal or industrial water and wastewater treatment.

The Series C16 PortaSens II

This portable gas leak detector is a versatile tool for performing regular leak checks in gas storage areas, around process equipment and piping, or in confined spaces prior to entry.

GD-1000 Gas Leak Detector

The Model GD-1000 Premier Series Gas Detector is a fast, reliable, easy-to-program instrument for detection of chlorine, sulfur dioxide and other specified gases in air.