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  • Continuous Robotic Tube Cleaning Eliminates Condenser Fouling – Entirely.

    Shell and tube heat exchanger fouling causes an $80B waste in the US alone, and almost all chiller operators are paying into this waste account.  The Helios TCS provides work-reducing, reliable and simple automation for any organization seeking operational excellence in cost performance and energy efficiency. The Helios Tube Cleaning System enables continuous cleaning of condenser tubes to ...


    By Innovas Technologies LLC

  • Singapore PUB selects CH2M as consultant to develop fifth desalination plant

    Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, recently announced its selection of CH2M as the consultant for the development of its fifth desalination plant on Jurong Island under a design-build-own-operate arrangement. With a capacity to produce 30 million imperial gallons of water per day, the plant provides a long-term solution to Singapore’s water needs, which is expected to ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Cambi at Singapore International Water Week

    We hope to see you at Singapore International Water Week 10-14 July 2016,www.siww.com.sg, where you can meet the Cambi management team and other world leaders and experts in the field of wastewater and anaerobic ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Coke suspends bottling at plant at center of water dispute

    Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co. based in Atlanta, said it was reorganizing operations across its 24 franchise bottling plants in India according to market demand and factory ...


    By Associated Press

  • Eijkelkamp Soil & Water`s ISO-9001 certificate again renewed

    After the annual audit Eijkelkamp Soil & Water's ISO-9001 certificate is again renewed. The quality system employed by Eijkelkamp Soil & Water and its implementation satisfy NEN-EN-ISO 9001:2008 for the following areas of application: The development, production, purchase and sale of equipment for the analysis of soil, water, plants, climate, residual substances and surveying ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Plant strategies for optimising nitrate intake

    The less nitrogen there is in the soil, the better plants are at using it. Researchers from INRA, CNRS and CIRAD, in cooperation with Czech colleagues, have recently shed light on the crucial role of a protein that enables plants to not only assess their environment but also activate the proper adaptive response based on the conditions. This research, published in the 2 March 2015 issue of Nature ...

  • Danone invests 6 million euro in treatment facilities at Lipetsk dairy plant

    MOSCOW. Aug 25 (Interfax) - The Danone group has invested 6 million euro in the water and wastewater treatment facilities at Lipetskiy Molochnyy Kombinat, the company said in a press release. The company's partner in the project was Enviro-Chemie, which carried out a similar project for Danone in Kemerovo in late 2013. The press release says that the Lipetsk dairy plant is one of the company's ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Biomar plant treats 4,000 m³ of dairy wastewater per day in Brazil

    EnviroChemie has completed the commissioning of a wastewater treatment plant for a large-scale dairy in the town of Pocos de Caldas, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. More than 150 m³ of production wastewater are cleaned there every hour. The Biomar treatment plant essentially consists of two Flomar high-performance flotation systems with a capacity of 80 to 100 m³/h each. The ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Super hanging basket liners

    As budding gardeners welcome the arrival of spring and start preparing their hanging baskets and planters, a new innovative water-retaining liner fabric will help make nurturing and caring for plants a lot less time consuming and reduce overall water usage. The Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) technology of UK based manufacturer Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL), is a unique fibrous technology and which ...


    By Technical Absorbents

  • OC on Drought: Save water and stop runoff with “OC Garden Friendly”

    In response to one of the worst droughts in state history, a coalition of local public agencies launched Orange County Garden Friendly, a program to encourage Orange County residents to install climate-appropriate and low-water-use plants in outdoor spaces and gardens. The next OC Garden Friendly event will be held on Saturday, May 3rd, at The Home Depot in Laguna Niguel, 27401 La Paz Road, from ...

  • Woodland-Davis DBO Water Project Breaks Down

    The Woodland-Davis Clean Water Agency (WDCWA) hosted a groundbreaking event on April 10 to observe the start of construction on the new regional surface water treatment plant, expected to open in fall 2016. The project will replace deteriorating groundwater supplies with safe, more reliable surface water supplies from the Sacramento River. WDCWA awarded CH2M ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Nestlé and World Wildlife Fund to promote plant-based plastics

    Nestlé has formed a partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven other major brands to lessen the amount of plastic on the planet by encouraging the development of bioplastics, or plastics derived from plants. Consumers searching for more sustainable alternatives to petroleum-based products will benefit from the formation of the Bioplastics Feedstock Alliance (BFA) announced ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Program designed to help prepare for droughts

    Federal agencies will provide better and more accessible information about matters such as long-term weather prospects and soil moisture levels under a program designed to help communities prepare for future droughts and respond more effectively when they happen, Obama administration officials said Thursday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Japan nuke-plant water tanks flawed, workers say

    When tons of radioactive water leaked from a storage tank at Fukushima's crippled nuclear power plant and other containers hurriedly put up by the operator encountered problems, Yoshitatsu Uechi was not surprised. He wonders if one of the tanks he built will be next. He's an auto mechanic. He was a tour-bus driver for a while. He had no experience building tanks or working at a nuclear plant, but ...


    By Associated Press

  • Invasive Plant Listing

    A proposed new ASTM standard will describe the criteria and procedures by which to develop an invasive plant list for a specific geographic region and will serve as a foundation for creating such lists to support building codes and related applications. WK40773, Practice for Invasive Plant Listing, is being developed by Subcommittee E60.01 on Buildings and ...


    By ASTM International

  • New plant protein discoveries could ease global food and fuel demands

    New discoveries of the way plants transport important substances across their biological membranes to resist toxic metals and pests, increase salt and drought tolerance, control water loss and store sugar can have profound implications for increasing the supply of food and energy for our rapidly growing global population. That’s the conclusion of 12 leading plant biologists from around the ...

  • Before spring planting expert says, `Dig a little. Learn a lot.`

    As spring temperatures go up, it's an excellent time for farmers, ranchers and gardeners to focus their attention down to the soil below them. A spring check-up of your soil's health gives clues of your ground's ability to feed plants, hold water, capture carbon and more.  No fancy equipment required. Just grab a spade or shovel and prepare your senses todig a little and learn a lot. "It ...

  • Guidelines for combating soil erosion and desertification with plants

    A set of guidelines has been developed to reduce soil erosion by planting vegetation in desertification hotspots.Farmers and policymakers can use the guidelines to identify the most suitable places to plant vegetation in the channels where water and sediment move through the landscape. Land degradation through desertification typically occurs in vulnerable, semi-dry areas. As a result of ...

  • Daimer Releases Pressure Washer Targeting E.Coli in Meat Packing Plants

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world's leader in advanced professional pressure washer machines, including gas pressure washer systems and hot water pressure washer equipment, is now shipping its Vapor-Flo® 8410 that is capable of preventing harmful bacteria, such as Escherichia or E.Coli, generally found in many meat packing plants. The electric ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

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