STORAGE ARTICLES

EPA awards $197M to clean up underground storage tank petroleum leaks

In an effort to protect people where they live, work, and play, EPA announced the distribution of $197 million appropriated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to assess and cl...

Panton McLeod uses underwater robots to clean service reservoirs in Dunoon

DUNOON, Scotland, March 6, 2009 -- Underwater cleaning specialists Panton McLeod has used an innovative robot with an uncanny resemblance to Wall-E to ensure customers in Argyle & Bute get the ...

Underground water storage facility named civil engineering Project of the Year

The Vallecitos Water District's 40-million gallon underground water storage facility, the Twin Oaks Reservoir No. 2, was recently honored as the Project of the Year from the American Society of Civ...

Land acquisition benefits lagoon restoration

Restoration of the Indian River Lagoon moved another step forward as the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board approved a 1,772-acre land acquisition in St. Lucie County. ...

Siemens to supply system to treat FGD scrubber wastewater

Siemens Water Technologies was selected by the Washington Division of URS Corporation to provide a system to treat wastewater from a Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) scrubber being constructed at All...

Consortium wins contract to improve drinking water in Turkey

MWH is part of a consortium that has been awarded a major EU contract to provide technical assistance to prepare drinking water supply projects for eight municipalities in Turkey. The 2.6 million E...

Maintenance issues for water storage tanks: Inspections and circulating

Your water storage tank is one of your most valuable assets at your facility. The American Water Works Association has guidelines in place to ensure your tank is keep at its most optimal level of o...

EPA Action: EPA invites public comment on Northern Gulf of Mexico action plan

Also in this report: Proposed Consent Decree lodged in S. Carolina; Intent to prepare Draft Environmental Impact Statement; Notice of public workshop; Proposed Consent Decree lodged in Louisiana; N...

South Florida Water Management District to recommend tighter water restrictions

In response to a wet season that did little to alleviate the ongoing water shortage, South Florida Water Management District staff has recommended that the District Governing Board move to increase...

Going Underground: Hired camera for safe underground inspections

Advanced remote visual inspection equipment from Ashtead Technology Rentals helped one client explore a confined drainage and water storage network without having to venture underground himself, re...