INDUSTRIAL WATER ARTICLES

Product Showcase

Collection of new products of special interest to the industrial water and wastewater markets.

Baby steps toward a smaller water footprint

Finding a consistent way to measure one's 'water footprint' has continued to be a challenge in industrial processes. As such, ISO (International Organization for Standardization) has released a new standard that will give organizations -- from industry to government to NGOs -- a framework for measuring the potential environmental impact of their water use and pollution.

ExxonMobil to pay $1.4M penalty in settlement for CWA violations from 2012 oil spill

The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced that ExxonMobil Pipeline Company has agreed to pay a civil penalty totaling $1.4 million for an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a crude oil spill in 2012.  

Study of Gulf Coast Deepwater spill site reveals key to tracking pollutants

Results from a new study of ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have revealed the large role that small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants, providing new information to help predict movements of oil and other pollutants in the ocean.

U.S. Coast Guard grants AMS acceptance for ballast water treatment system

The U.S. Coast Guard has granted alternate management system acceptance of a new ballast water management system from Evoqua for use in fresh, brackish and sea water, providing ship owners with a type-approved and AMS-accepted solution deployed in any trade lane worldwide.

Multinational company settles CWA violations at two major locations

Cargill Incorporated has agreed to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act at two different large oil storage facilities located in the cities of Blair, Neb., and Eddyville, Iowa.

Legal expert tells WWi about pros & cons of fracking for UK water companies

Simon Colvin, Partner at law firm Weightmans, explains why the UK government’s continued support for fracking activity, presents both risks for water companies and a number of opportunities. 

Plan addressing capping of landfills at NJ Superfund site concluded

EPA has determined that no further action is needed to address the capping of two closed landfills at the Cinnaminson Groundwater Contamination Superfund site in the townships of Cinnaminson and Delran, N.J.

Energy efficiency at German sewage treatment plant improved with screw blowers

In an effort to supply energy-efficient compressed air to process sewage at a treatment plant in the town of Versmold, Germany, two Atlas Copco ZS 55+ oil-free screw blowers with variable speed drive have been installed.  

Archer Daniels settles CWA violations at five large oil storage plants across U.S.

Archer Daniels Midland Company has agreed to settle allegations of Clean Water Act violations at five different large oil storage facilities across the United States.  

INDUSTRIAL WATERWORLD

Sep 2014
Volume 14, Issue 5
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BUYER'S GUIDE COMPANIES

International Power Machinery Co

Buys and sells both 50- and 60-cycle new and pre-owned electrical, gas, steam and power equipment.

BioWorld Products Inc

Manufactures and markets biotechnology products for wastewater treatment, odor control, natural algae treatment, hydr...

Chemviron Carbon

Manufactures, supplies and develops activated carbon products and services for optimising production processes and sa...

Shakti Swarupa Industries pvt Ltd

Offers pH, conductivity, turbidity, side stream filters, chemical dosing systems and online water monitoring system. ...

BUYER'S GUIDE PRODUCTS

REGAL SULPHONATORS

Based on same simple, efficient design that has made REGAL Gas Chlorinators the industry standard. Used to de-chlorin...

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 p...

GD-1000 Gas Leak Detector

The Model GD-1000 Premier Series Gas Detector is a fast, reliable, easy-to-program instrument for detection of chlori...