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2013-07-12 23:21:42

SI Restoration, with over twenty years of water and sewage damage experience, have published the latest edition of an ongoing series of guides geared toward assisting home and business owners with large property loss. This digital tool is designed to educate property owners on how to handle one of the most dangerous and costly tragedies in the restoration business. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 When waste water and raw sewage finds its way into the home or office, property...

2013-07-10 12:22:26

SALT LAKE CITY, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Purestream Services has deployed its AVARA brand vapor recompression commercial water treatment system for an Arkansas Fayetteville Shale gas producer in White County, Arkansas. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130710/SF44513-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130710/SF44513LOGO-b) Purestream Services has been contracted to treat the wastewater at a centralized water treatment facility near Searcy, Arkansas. The...

2013-07-02 20:20:38

Advances in technology have led to notable security and efficiency enhancements in the world of water waste treatment and process management. LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The field of water and waste treatment is never stagnant, but in recent years, many companies have found it harder than ever to keep up. Fortunately for engineers, chemists and other treatment and pH adjustment professionals, Wastech Controls & Engineering, Inc. has remained at the cutting-edge with...

2013-06-29 23:17:43

Spartan Environmental Technologies commissions the Largest SPARTOX System to date at a Major Aircraft Manufacturer. The SPARTOX system is used as a final polish system for removing chemical oxygen demand (COD) from wastewater generated in the manufacturing process. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Spartan Environmental Technologies commissions the largest SPARTOX System to date at a Major Aircraft Manufacturer. The SPARTOX system is used as a final polish system for removing chemical...

2013-06-09 23:02:40

Spartan Environmental Technologies, a company based in Beachwood, Ohio, supplied an ozone based advanced oxidation water treatment system, SPARTOX(TM), to the University of Miami´s innovative net-zero dorm water project, part of a four-year project funded by the National Science Foundation. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 The University of Miami (UM) retrofit Eaton Hall, a 4-bed 4-bath dormitory, making it a low energy, autonomous net-zero water building. Net-zero water (NZW)...

2013-05-24 12:21:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, should remember that chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly, Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said today. "Pools will open in just a few weeks," Abruzzo said. "Sometimes as swimming pools are cleaned and prepared for summer use, we see fish kills in local streams that could easily have been prevented." "Pool owners and professional pool cleaners need...

2013-04-24 12:24:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $91 million in 22 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects in 20 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "The improvements to our environment and Pennsylvania's economy that are created by the projects approved by the Board today help fulfill the fundamental purposes of PENNVEST and my administration," Corbett said. "We...

2013-04-22 20:20:49

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- They say one man's trash is another man's treasure. This Earth Day, it certainly rings true for a newly open recycling facility converting wastewater into fuel. BlackGold Biofuels of Charlotte has opened an innovative recycling facility for restaurant kitchens' wastewater, cleaning up the water and recovering a biofuel. While it's common to recycle deep fryer oil, recycling oils from kitchen wastewater has proven much more elusive. The facility...

2013-04-11 20:20:42

Developments to enable re-use of highly polluted wastewater crucial for market sustenance BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The escalating use of water for industrial processes has spurred the need for water and wastewater treatment, boosting the demand for water and wastewater treatment chemicals in Mexico. Growing awareness on water legislations will continue to drive the market in the country, although major improvements in infrastructure are still required....

Streams Polluted By Pharmaceutical Waste
2013-04-01 20:45:13

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers wrote in the journal Ecological Applications that pharmaceuticals commonly found in the environment are disrupting streams. The latest research highlights the ecological cost of pharmaceutical waste and the need for more research into environmental impacts. "Pharmaceutical pollution is now detected in waters throughout the world. Causes include aging infrastructure, sewage overflows, and agricultural runoff," said...