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Gas chromatography/mass spectrometry is a workhorse for the analysis of semivolatile organic compounds in environmental samples. The Agilent Intuvo 9000 GC represents a significant advancement in gas chromatography and provides a number of advantages for semivolatile analysis. In this presentation, the performance of the Intuvo GC is demonstrated for the analysis of semivolatiles based upon the specifications of USEPA method 8270D. Included in this study is an evaluation of the Intuvo during...

View 03:00:00 16 Mar 2017

Best Practices for Environmental Sample Preparation and Testing Abstract: Environmental laboratories adhere to strict procedures to ensure that they remain certified and that their test results meet regulatory standards. During this session, Matt Groff, a veteran representative to environmental labs from GE Life Sciences, will discuss ways in which environmental sample preparation and testing can be run more efficiency and accurately, while meeting all the necessary requirements.  With o...

View 14:00:00 02 Mar 2017

Emerging contaminants, such as pharmaceuticals, are a growing environmental concern.  These contaminants have been detected in environmental waters (such as surface water, ground and wastewater flows) at concentrations ranging from µg L-1 to ng L-1 level.  The majority are unregulated in the environment and as a result the risk assessment and ecotoxicological effect of the contaminants, their metabolites and/or transformation products are relatively unknown. To meet the prerequisite o...

View 02:00:00 03 Nov 2016

Oxygen transfer in biological wastewater treatment represent the most energy demanding step of aerobic processes. Submerged aerators are designed to maximize the available surface for exchange by generating as fine bubbles as possible. Potential effects of process water characteristics on bubble sizes are too often not considered in wastewater treatment, while, liquid properties are known to have important effects on bubble size distribution (BSD) and transfer capabilities. The use of appropr...

View 11:20:00 03 Nov 2016

Non-Revenue water is more a management issue than an infrastructure and Engineering challenge in Africa. Poor management and decision are the result of 65% of total non-revenue water. While the cost of reducing non-revenue water is very little compared to the economic and political cost of loss, very little has been done to address it. Nairobi City water and Sewerage company has in the last five years been proactive in managing the loss of water related to management and decision (Referred to...

View 09:40:00 03 Nov 2016

In addition to being the largest water and wastewater utility in England with nearly 1,900 DMAs, Anglian Water's drive for innovation spurred an ambitious vision for leveraging Big Data to streamline operations to better service its 6.4M customers today and for future years to come. This vision dubbed the IRIS programme is a five-year project that came to fruition in 2015 with the completion of the cornerstone project, the replacement of one of the UK's oldest telemetry systems. This system c...

View 10:20:00 03 Nov 2016

Conventional biological wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) include one or more secondary settling tanks. Their primary function is to clarify wastewater and prevent solids to exit the WWTP and enter the receiving water body. In addition, settling tanks help to thicken sludge that is returned to the biological reactors, which ultimately helps to maintain a high biomass concentration. Thickening also increases the concentration of the excess sludge, thereby reducing excess sludge treatment cos...

View 11:20:00 03 Nov 2016

This work evaluates UV-Vis spectrometry as a tool to estimate nitrite in a continuously operated urine nitrification reactor. The need for such a tool originates from the sensitive urine nitrification systems which need control for stable operation. At this time, the LASSO model identification method which selects a small number of UV-vis absorbance wavelengths proves sufficient to capture the most important dynamics of the nitrite concentration. This is likely sufficient for stabilizing cont...

View 12:00:00 03 Nov 2016

Servelec Technologies, the leading provider of business optimisation solutions in the UK water industry, has successfully delivered a number of trials of its pioneering FlowSure software to UK water companies. Trials will be described that have demonstrated that annual six figure net savings can be realised by use of the software. More than a simple leakage detection system, FlowSure is self-learning anomaly detection software that helps to identify and predict emerging network events to enab...

View 10:00:00 02 Nov 2016

Some years ago it was impossible thinking about having real data about the most important parameters in rivers, lakes, the sea or the environement Nowadays, is a reality. Water and Environment markets are growing not only as independent solutions for water areas or environment projets but also for Smart Cities deployments or Smart Agriculture ones. Libelium designs and manufactures hardware for wireless sensor networks and a complete software development kit (SDK) so that system integrators,...

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Digital Edition

International Environmental Technology November / December 2017

December 2017

In This Edition... Business News - New Building for Sales Center Chile - Hach Company Acquires Belgian Manufacturer AppliTek Water / Wastewater - Microplastic Pollution: Everyone’s P...

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Events

Biogas Convention and Trade Fair

Dec 12 2017 Nuremberg, Germany

Energy from Biomass Combustion

Jan 09 2018 Leeds, UK

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Jan 13 2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE

World Future Energy Summit

Jan 15 2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE

Gulf Coast Conference

Jan 17 2018 Houston, TX, USA

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