Proposed Rule for Lead and Copper in Drinking Water Raises Concerns

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to Replace Lead Service Lines by 2027

Perfluorinated Chemical Contamination in Drinking Water Raises Concerns in Congress
Shortly after a House subcommittee examined the issue of perfluorinated chemicals in drinking water, a group of Michigan representatives introduced legislation intended to encourage federal agencies to...

State of the Practice for Laboratory Testing of Soft Soils: It's All in the Details
As with all material testing, soils testing has undergone dramatic advances in technology because of computer automation. In the 1970s, laboratories were filled with dial gages, proving rings, mercury...

Concrete Additive Proved to Melt Snow without Deicing Salts

A Sunken Submarine Full of Mercury: Safe, Controlled Construction of a Counter Fill for Seabed Slope Stabilization at about 155 to 177 Meters
On December 5, 1944, with World War II still raging and peace in Europe still six months away, the German submarine U-864 set out on her maiden voyage on a secret mission to deliver strategic war supplies...

Watershed Degradation Increases Treatment Costs for Large Cities, Study Finds

Becoming Greener with Green Sand: An Iron Castings Company Devises an Environmentally Friendly Liner System Reusing Foundry Byproduct
Metalcasting is one of the oldest methods of recycling—humans have a few millennia worth of experience with the technique—but today's industry still battles public preconceptions...

Senate Bill Aims to Prevent Chemical Contamination of Surface Water

NewsBriefs: Wastewater Treatment Plants Fail to Remove Chemicals Toxic to Fish (Chemical & Engineering News)

Chemical Grouting
Chemical grouting is used in underground construction primarily on soft-ground shafts and tunnels in an effort to control cohesionless or running ground conditions by modifying the soil....

Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants
Fully revised and updated, this three-volume set from the Water Environment Federation and the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers presents...

Heave Distress Problems in Chemically-Treated Sulfate-Laden Materials

CoreBits: Industry News—Dr. Marcia McNutt Confirmed Director of USGS; Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics; Project Lead the Way Names John Lock CEO; New Testing Program for Product and Personnel Conformance is Initiated

NewsBriefs: Liquid Metal Bends without Breaking (California Institute of Technology)

Coupling Physical, Chemical, or Biological Methods for Innovative Groundwater Remediation Coupled Polymer Floods and Bio-Chemical Remediation Techniques for Enhanced Groundwater Treatment
Many groundwater remediation techniques are designed to remove or destroy contaminants in situ, but these goals can be accomplished only by...

Modeling Fort Ord Site OU2's Remediation System Using Optimization
Fort Ord.s Site OU2 is located approximately 80 miles south of San Francisco near Monterey Bay in Monterey County, California. Fort Ord contains two landfills which were used for residential...

Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation in Wastewater Treatment Plants
Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation Wastewater Treatment Plants instructs readers in the theory, equipment, and practical techniques needed to optimize BNR in varied environments,...

Drinking Water: Research Links Monochloramine to Increased Lead Levels

Groundwater Treatment: Chemical Catalyst Readily Destroys Perchlorate

 

 

 

 

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