Tag: Water

Commercial Waste Containers For Specific Wastes

Commercial Waste Containers For Specific Wastes

Commercial waste pick up is not just a matter of size. Though certainly larger than residential carts and waste cans, commercial containers come with additional features made necessary by the volume and weight of their waste loads. Commercial containers are made with different materials, often with reinforced structures to manage

Water: A Weapon and a Victim

Water: A Weapon and a Victim

Throughout the recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria, water has been used as armament by competing powers as they scramble to control a quickly diminishing resource.

When ISIS seized the Fallujah Barrage, a dam on the Euphrates River, in 2014, they used it as leverage by depriving downstream cities of water.

Water Environment Federation Selects 2017 WEF Fellows
For Contributions to Water Profession

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces 11 distinguished members as the 2017 WEF Fellows recipients. This prestigious designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature, and contributions in the water profession.

“WEF Fellows have significant professional accomplishments and

First steam generator placed for Vogtle Unit 3

First steam generator placed for Vogtle Unit 3

Georgia Power announced today that the first steam generator has been placed at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia. The 1.4 million-pound steam generator was lifted into the Unit 3 nuclear island on Tuesday and marks the first major lift under the recently finalized service agreement with Westinghouse which

It’s Not Just a Matter of Size

It’s Not Just a Matter of Size

Commercial waste pick up is not just a matter of size. Though certainly larger than residential carts and waste cans, commercial containers come with additional features made necessary by the volume and weight of their waste loads. Commercial containers are made with different materials, often with reinforced structures to manage

Landfill Challenges Accepted

Landfill Challenges Accepted

Today’s municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills are much more than places to dump household trash. They’re engineered facilities that are designed to hold and isolate the trash from the environment and are governed by both federal and state regulations.

Separate, But Not Equal

Separate, But Not Equal

As technology changes our lives, so too it changes our trash, necessitating new methods and new equipment in order to process it. Until the processes and equipment can keep up, challenges and issues will plague the industry.

Serenading the Asian Carp

Serenading the Asian Carp

Who’s afraid of the Asian carp? Lots of people, apparently, including those in the fishing industry throughout the Great Lakes region. The invasive species of fish, which was brought to aquatic farms in the Southern US more than 40 years ago, is steadily spreading north. Weighing up to 100 pounds

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