Taking a few minutes out from the 2010 American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, Tom Dick, vice president of Water Automation Solutions for Emerson Process Management, shares his company's success in helping water and wastewater facilities find integrated solutions.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
- Jul 19, 2010
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates says "inherently safer technology" is not a common sense mandate.
The Birmingham, Ala.-based, cast iron pipe manufacturer will answer to 400 violations of environmental laws over the last 10 years with a $4 million fine, $9 million in supplemental projects, and more than $7 million for corrective measures
Effective July 8, a new directive extends to Sept. 30 a yearlong NEP. It specifies programmed inspections in three regions and unprogrammed ones in the other seven OSHA regions.
Udall, Whitehouse bill would establish regional Centers of Excellence for green infrastructure.
Researchers hope to find the amplitudes and frequences that will immobilize cyanobacteria without release its toxins.
In the city of Tangshan on the Yellow Sea, the Chinese plant constructor Hangzhou Xidoumen is building a 110,000 cubic meters per day seawater treatment plant.
According to event organizers, parties transacted more than S$2.8 billion worth of projects and investments at the annual Water Week conference
Better irrigation, drought-tolerant grasses, and rainwater harvesting are a few of the suggestions from the "Sprayed Away" report.
According to the Sensus survey, reliability and accuracy are rated top performance factors.
Washing fecal contamination from hands should be investigated as a strategy to improve stored drinking water quality, researchers say.
Singapore, Australia and The Philippines are among the winners who were announced during Singapore International Water Week 2010.
The $3 million contract between the water authority and the company should help one of the water treatment plants comply with the Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule.
Many of the company's treatment plants have maintained Phase III certification for 10 years.
NSF International said the achievement demonstrates compliance with EPA's Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule.
The Wisconsin Water Department has been providing water to the community from groundwater sources since 1922.
The task force looked at Nuclear Regulatory Commission actions in regard to tritium contamination and recommended ways to strengthen its response.
The public is invited to various meetings in Texas, Colorado, Pennsylvania and New York during the month of July.
Water utilities would have to take action when monitoring results indicate that contamination or a pathway to contamination is present.
The new ANSI standard (J100) for managing risk and resilience is expected to strengthen decision making at water facilities.