Environmental Protection

Water


Oak Ridge Calls for Coal Ash Strategy Proposals

Oak Ridge Associated Universities is managing the project, which is funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Case Study: Reliable Corrosion Control

Having worked extensively overseas and in 22 states, I have seen a fair amount of corrosion, but a wastewater treatment facility in my own backyard has the distinction of being the most corrosive job site that I have ever dealt with.

ANSI Offers Report of Product Standards Workshop

More than 340 people participated in the meeting, agreeing that consistent and globally accepted terminology is the greatest need for sustainable product standards.

UCLA Creates Mini Mobile Modular Desal System

The M3 can be used to test almost any water source.

S.D. Study Links High Mercury to Lake Expansion

Wet cycles can cause prairie lake expansions that drive elevated levels of mercury, according to South Dakota State University research.

Bay Area District Encourages Carpooling

Spare the Air campaign is designed to reduce the number of single occupancy vehicles on California highways.

Texas Gets $179 M to Address Wastewater Needs

EPA awarded American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money to the Texas Water Development Board.

Puerto Rico to Receive Nearly $72 M for Water Projects

Stimulus funds will finance overdue improvements to wastewater and drinking water systems as well as water quality planning.



Army Lab Study 'Improves' Water Needs Equation

New research sharpens Shapiro equation of sweat production, adjusting the amount of water needed in the field for hydration.

Oregon Bans Topping Off Gas Tanks to Lower Emissions

The rule was adopted in December to prevent benezene and volatile organic compound emissions from gas stations.

Lowe's Offers Tips on How to Save Water

The average household spends as much as $500 per year on water and sewer bills and uses about 100 gallons of water each day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Mississippi River Is Coastal Areas' Hottest Hotspot

University of California researchers say resource management and conservation won't work if they don't address the impacts of land-based human activity, particularly the mouth of the Mississippi River.

Bruno Steis Becomes CEO of inge watertechnologies

Bruno Steis has now replaced Wolfgang K. Distler as the company's chief executive officer.

USGS Develops Supply Model for Calif. Central Valley

Hydrologic model provides insights into surface and ground water supplies.

Army Lab Study 'Improves' Water Needs Equation

New research sharpens Shapiro equation of sweat production, adjusting the amount of water needed in the field for hydration.

Mississippi River Is Coastal Areas' Hottest Hotspot

University of California researchers say resource management and conservation won't work if they don't address the impacts of land-based human activity, particularly the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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