Industrial News

  1. Resistant To Fibrous Elements: Submersible Motor Agitator With Optimised Propeller Hub To Minimise Dead Flow Zones And Prevent Clogging
    12/14/2018

    Submersible motor agitators are often used in the homogenisation and suspension of fluids. Stringy solid matter, however, which tends to form strands in waste water and can cause clogging, represents a significant threat to these systems.

  2. NARUC Commends EPA And Army Corps For Revised WOTUS Proposal
    12/14/2018

    Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army recently proposed a substantial revised definition to the “Waters of the United States.”

  3. NACWA: Bipartisan Farm Bill Passage 'A Win' For Public Clean Water Utilities, Farmers, Communities
    12/12/2018

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauds Congress for its strong bipartisan support in passing the 2018 Farm Bill that will provide important policy and funding tools to better address many of the nation's water quality challenges through holistic and collaborative watershed approaches.

  4. Trump’s Proposed Rollback Of Water Protections Will Lead To High Costs And More Pollution
    12/12/2018

    The Trump Administration proposed new restrictions on which wetlands and waterways will be protected by the Clean Water Act. The proposed rule will re-define the protected "Waters of the United States," to exclude temporary streams that flow after heavy rain and snow, as well as wetlands not adjacent or connected by surface water to major water bodies.

  5. EPA And Army Propose New "Waters of the United States" Definition
    12/11/2018

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) are proposing a clear, understandable, and implementable definition of “waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act. Unlike the Obama administration's 2015 definition of “waters of the United States,” today’s proposal contains a straightforward definition that would result in significant cost savings, protect the nation’s navigable waters, help sustain economic growth, and reduce barriers to business development.

  6. G2O Secures £1M Investment
    12/11/2018

    Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active private equity firms, has led a £1.035M investment in Manchester-headquartered water treatment technology business, G2O Water Technologies Limited (“G2O”).

  7. Crystal IS Klaran UVC LED Water Disinfection Demonstrates Legionella Performance
    12/11/2018

    An October 2018 vote on proposed water guidelines in Europe ruled in favor of more stringent quality standards for consumer drinking water, expanding monitoring and limits on certain pollutants, including legionella. In alignment with these new guidelines, Crystal IS, a leader in developing high-performance UVC LEDs, recently announced independent testing results of the Klaran AKR, an on-demand UVC LED-based water disinfection reactor designed by Asahi Kasei Corporation, the parent company of Crystal IS, intended for consumer and commercial water purification.

  8. EPA Awards $14.7M To Guam For Environmental Protection
    12/11/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $2.9M to the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (GEPA) to strengthen its capacity to protect human health and the environment, and more than $11.8M the Guam Waterworks Authority (GWA) for water infrastructure projects.

  9. Italmatch Chemicals Group Enters Into An Agreement For The Acquisition Of BWA Water Additives
    12/10/2018

    Italmatch Chemicals, a leading global specialty chemical group focused on the production and marketing of performance additives for water & process treatment, oil & gas, industrial lubricants and plastics, today announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire BWA Water Additives, a leading global provider of sustainable water management solutions for the oil & gas, industrial water treatment and desalination industries.

  10. NREL Expands Research In Geothermal And Solar Desalination
    12/10/2018

    NREL scientists have a long history of successfully analyzing geothermal and solar energy data. But they are now actively researching desalination capabilities by partnering with technology leaders on several groundbreaking projects