edie feature articles on this day... for January 2006, 2005, 2002, 1997

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in January 2006, 2005, 2002, 1997


January 2006

Pushing out the boundaries of air quality monitoring

Cameron Stathers, Sales Manager for Casella ETi, outlines how technology will revolutionise the routine boundary measurement of methane at landfill sites as an extremely cost effective and reliable alternative to the traditional hand-held or open path techniques.

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Holiday disruption minimised

Brownsea Island is owned by the National Trust and sits at the entrance to Poole Harbour, Dorset. Both the harbour and the island are sites of special scientific interest.

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On-board weighing plays key role in recycling

As landfill taxes increase and recycling targets rise local authorities are investing in programmes of waste reduction and more recycling. This is stimulating the demand for equipment such as PM Onboard's WasteWeigh" system for waste vehicle payload and its accredited and patented BinWeigh" system f

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· Carefully screened

· Breaking convention

· Slashing costs in gully waste

· More help for flood victims

· Defence sector

· What's it all about...?

· Brother, where art thou?



January 2005

CIWEM Column

In the run-up to an election CIWEM executive director Nick Reeves is concerned that the short-term thinking of politicians is putting water supplies at risk...

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Good governance vital as well as finance

Alan Hall & James Winpenny, Global Water Partnership

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New StreetNOx selected for urban air quality monitoring

Air quality monitoring has come a long way since sulphur dioxide bubblers were first introduced, to monitor smogs, in the 1950s. Having largely removed the problems of SO2 from urban air quality, today's concerns in urban areas are now focused on the effects of traffic pollution.

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· FloodScape seeks sustainable solutions for NW Europe

· Managing sewerage assets

· Red Forge introduces wireless crane weighing

· Satellites aid African aquifer management

· Determination prepares for challenges

· Hungarian water survey is EU first

· Technology offers clarifier solutions



January 2002

Taff minewater given clear bill of health

The Taff Merthyr Minewater Treatment Scheme in South Wales, developed and operated by Parsons Brinkerhoff, has seen levels of iron in the Taff Bargoed Valley, South Wales, fall by 97 per cent - clear proof of the scheme's success.

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Plug technique reduces noise and prevents migration

Pennine Vibropiling's innovative use of its vibro concrete plug technique has provided an alternative design solution for ground improvement at the new B & Q Superstore being built in Kidderminster.

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A reeding lesson from BAA

BAA's construction of a wetland treatment system, designed to deal with contaminated airfield runoff, has been praised for its environmental sustainability and innovation

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· What will be the big issues in 2002?

· Dyeing to receive clear waste

· Checking out road tunnel atmospheres

· Cleaning up on spillage costs

· Emissions tracked for chemical recycling

· Technically speaking

· Investing in IT offers a big payback



January 1997

Rewarding opportunities in prospect for 1997

The environmental marketplace has undergone radical change over the past ten years. Paul Gosling of specialist environmental recruitment consultants Allen & York looks at what's in store for the coming year.

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