Editorial

Canadian council looks to engineering firms for odour control

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Lunenburg council, in Nova Scotia, Canada, is looking to engineering firms in an attempt to solve odour control problems. The town's wastewater treatment plant has been plagued by odour problems sinc...

Water and Sewerage Corporation Awards Contract Estimated at 83M to Maximize Efficiency of Water System

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Miya (Luxembourg), a wholly owned subsidiary of Arison Investments, has been awarded a contract by the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) to maximize the efficiency of its water systems. The contra...

Workglop 128 Wastes No Time Hoovering Up

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Ecoceane (France), a company specialising in vessels that collect floating debris and hydrocarbons, will present its new ship at Interspill 2012 — the WORKGLOP 128. This unique anti-pollution vessel w...

International Platform for Global Water Solidarity Launched

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UNDP (France) has led a group of 25 institutions including local, regional and national authorities, international and multilateral organizations, water operators, NGOs, private organizations and prom...

Pumps Help to Improve Waste Handling

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The Ford Engine plant in Dagenham is not the type of site you usually associate with an application for a Vaughan chopper pump as these powerful, heavy-duty pumps are more likely to be found operating...

Nitrogen found in 75 per cent of wilderness lakes

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Nitrogen pollution has been found in the vast majority of remote mountain lakes of Europe and the Rocky Mountains, spreading concern over the extent of the human carbon footprint. The effects of pollu...

Greece failing to meet EU framework for bodies of water

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Recent research conducted by scientists at Thessaloniki University has revealed that none of the 15 large lakes in Greece can be considered healthy, Ansa Med have reported. The researchers have also e...

River Thames polluted beyond rescue

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The levels of nitrates in the River Thames are so high they might be beyond rescue, with environmental reporters suggesting a full scale change of land use and management would be required, which coul...

Fears of shale gas pollution in the UK

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Fears of shale gas pollution have been dismissed as 'extremely unlikely' in the UK, after local citizens expressed concern over two earthquakes that had been set off by fracking exploration, it has be...

AECOM Joint Venture Awarded 18 million Yorkshire Water Project

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AECOM along with Joint Venture Partner Galliford Try have secured an £18m contract to upgrade Woodhouse Mill Wastewater Treatment Works in Sheffield for Yorkshire Water. The purpose of the work is to...