Day: 20 April 2005
Burgeoning demand for flowmeter calibration in China
China's economic transformation has resulted in a dramatic increase in the demand for industrial equipment. Bryan Franklin, flow products manager at ABB in the UK, explains how the company is investing in new facilities in China to meet the demand for accurately calibrated flowmeters.
Treatment plants meet EU incineration standards
New EU waste incineration directives are driving Yorkshire Water's plans to build four effluent treatment plants for sewage sludge incineration in the North East of England. Peter Ripley, managing director of ACWa Services in the UK describes the project and the process.
Reed bed research offers wastewater solution
The Kyoto Protocol on energy consumption and the EU Water Framework Directive on water pollution are driving a new EU LIFE Environment funded research project which aims to bring the concept of tertiary wastewater treatment, using renewable bioenergy, closer to commercial application. Alex Hutchinson, environmental scientist at WRc Group, UK, explains.
Education spin-off from Indian RWH
As Delhi hosts national Mass Awareness Week on Rainwater Harvesting for India (see News), Dr Rolf Leutert, president of the philanthropic Bicentenary Foundation at Georg Fischer AG, explains how RWH projects are not only improving clean water provision in some villages but improving literacy rates among women and children.
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