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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)...

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...

2013-03-26 20:08:15

A newly developed membrane used to separate waste from water could become key in the treatment of pollutants ranging from acid mine drainage to oil-containing wastewater, as well as in processes ranging from desalination to kidney dialysis. The research was published in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) on Friday, 22 March, coinciding with World Water Day and falling within South Africa's National Water Week. The technology — which was developed by a team of researchers...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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