edie feature articles on this day... for June 2001, 2000, 1997, 1992

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in June 2001, 2000, 1997, 1992


June 2001

Location, location, location . . .

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) combine layers of spatial information about a location, allowing the user to visualise, manipulate and analyse data from many sources. John Bearder, HSE Consultancy, Shell Global Solutions (UK), describes why this makes them ideal tools to facilitate environmen

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You win again. . .

Environmental award schemes have for some time offered a powerful means of stimulating change, and have been very successful in encouraging organisations to behave in a more environmentally responsible way. So successful, in fact, that growth in such schemes has tipped the 'exponential' mark, to the

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All monitors are not created equal

The forthcoming Europen Standard on the Quality Assurance of Automated Monitoring Systems will have a significant impact on the monitoring of certain industrial emission sources in the UK. Beverly La Ferla reports.

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June 2000

Monitors to protect microbes in activated sludge

Pollution and Process Monitoring (PPM) has designed a number of monitoring systems to protect the sewage treatment process from toxic shock loading.

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Certified certifiable?

The Environment Agency took a brave step forward in April 1998 when it launched the Monitoring Certification Scheme (MCERTS) for Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS). Now, it seems, the Agency is considering the expansion of the scheme to all regulatory monitoring, with the possibility of

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Welsh Water chooses to go with the flow

Interstage pumping station, Hidrostal pumpsets and discharge pipework

In April 2000 the expansion of Welsh Water's Nash STW was completed. Sited on the banks of the River Usk, a tributary of the Severn, Nash serves the whole of Newport courtesy of a new tunnel and pipeline connecting the western half of the town. The project is of vital importance to Welsh Water, whic

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· Dispersion conversion

· Incineration wins role in Waste Strategy

· Software and tear

· New £24M STW built for Grangemouth region

· Arsenic removal for contaminated groundwater

· FTIR: testing resolution

· Wessex upgrade aimed at sea change



June 1997

Guidance galore from the government’s ‘best practice’ scheme

With the election over, the hiatus in the government’s publishing machine came to an abrupt end last month with a flood of good practice guides, benchmarking reports and case studies from the Environmental Technology Best Practice Programme (ETBPP).

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How geosynthetic clay liners can put the cap on landfills

Against the background of the impact of the Landfill Tax and the growing scarcity of of traditional cover

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Data management: a bird's eye view

Environmental data, and the management thereof, is now vital to the work of industry, scientists and others. The RSPB, formed in 1889 by a group of people who wanted to ban the practice of using Grebe feathers in ladies' hats, today employs 'Adaptive Server Enterprise' and 'Spatial Query Server' sol

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June 1992