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2012-07-19 13:43:41

Possible sources include sewer overflows, septic tanks A new study finds elevated levels of caffeine at several sites in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of Oregon–though not necessarily where researchers expected. This study is the first to look at caffeine pollution off the Oregon coast. It was developed and conducted by Portland State University master's student Zoe Rodriguez del Rey and her faculty adviser Elise Granek, assistant professor of Environmental Science and...

2012-07-05 02:21:12

GUANGZHOU, China, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech, a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets, has been awarded a contract for the design, engineering, supply and supervision of installation and commissioning of a concentrated brine treatment plant at the Chinacoal Tuke Fertilizer Project in China. The project is located in the city of Ordos in the Inner Mongolia region. "With this order intake, Aquatech is now well-equipped to offer...

2012-06-15 23:02:59

LNR Industries announces the patented "A" Clamp Sewer Line Vent Clamping System that secures riser and cleanout pipes to the discharge pipe with a strong action that eliminates ground water infiltration. This low cost, easy to install clamp can save thousands of dollars in wastewater treatment every year in northern areas that experience damaged vent pipes caused by cold winter temperatures. Newfane, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Every homeowner in the northeast knows the damage cold weather can...

2012-06-11 06:21:42

IG Will Use No Water from Area Aquifers ROCKPORT, Ind., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana Gasification is pleased that the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has issued a public notice of its draft Clean Water Act permit for the company's world-class, clean coal facility. In May, IDEM filed a proposed air permit with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "Together, these decisions advance the development of the cleanest coal plant ever...

2012-06-05 22:20:10

LONDON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central and Eastern European municipal water and wastewater treatment chemicals market offers growth opportunities for a range of chemicals. Demand will be propelled by intensifying legislative pressure from the European Union, supported by government funding, aimed at promoting environment-friendly, water- and energy-saving technologies. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.chemicals.frost.com), Analysis of the CEE Municipal Water and...

2012-05-31 02:26:43

VANCOUVER, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc., a clean water company that recovers phosphorus and nitrogen from industrial and municipal wastewaters to create premium fertilizers, announced today the completion of a US $14.5 million private equity financing. Led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, a global investor in energy innovation and efficiency, the financing also included existing Ostara investor, London-based Frog Capital and a group of new...

2012-05-30 02:21:49

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech, a global leader in water purification for industrial and infrastructure markets, has been awarded a contract to design and supply a wastewater recycle system in a gas field development project in Turkmenistan. Because the plant is in an area where effluents cannot be discharged and reuse is the only option, a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) technology was specified in the project. Aquatech, an industry leader in ZLD systems,...

2012-05-17 06:21:53

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eureka Resources, LLC, announced today that it will construct a world-class centralized wastewater treatment facility in Standing Stone Township, Bradford County, Pa., to treat wastewater generated during development of oil and gas wells in the Marcellus and Utica Shale. Plans for the facility include installation of Eureka's industry-leading treatment process that allows for recycling of Marcellus and Utica shale water for use at future well...

2012-05-08 06:25:30

-- Environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to deliver keynote at the Rock Creek Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility -- Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler and Clean Water Services Chairman, Andy Duyck, will officially open Facility HILLSBORO, OR and VANCOUVER, BC, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - A successful public/private partnership in sustainable technology continues between Clean Water Services and Ostara Nutrient Recovery...

2012-05-02 10:22:10

WORCESTER, Mass., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when regulatory agencies are increasing pressure for the disposal of wastewater containing soluble sugars, ThermoEnergy Corporation's (OTCBB: TMEN) (www.thermoenergy.com) CASTion® Sugar Recovery System is a proven, cost-effective technology to capture and recover sugar in wastewater. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/CL50460LOGO ) Food and beverage wastewaters have high biological oxygen demand (BOD) from dissolved...