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Shell floating LNG plant to use Veolia water purification technology

January 30, 2013
The MPPE unit will be used for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project in Australia, the largest offshore floating facility ever built at 488 meters long and 74 meters wide.
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Marcellus shale fracking threatens region’s wastewater systems, researchers find

January 22, 2013
Researchers at Duke and Kent State Universities have found that wastewater from Marcellus shale region hydraulic fracturing operations threatens to overwhelm the region’s wastewater disposal capacity.
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High levels of ancient brines found in Marcellus flowback

December 20, 2012
Brine water that flows back from gas wells in the Marcellus Shale region after hydraulic fracturing is many times more salty than seawater, with high contents of various elements, including radium and barium.
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Global water services industry to double revenues by 2020, report says

December 11, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The global water services industry is set to double to $1 trillion in annual revenues by 2020 as companies address the growing problem of water scarcity, according to a new BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research report.


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Industrial Leak Detection Kit

December 4, 2012
Spectronics Corp. has introduced the OPK-541 Industrial Leak Detection Kit, a new starter kit designed to effectively pinpoint the exact source of all leaks in hydraulic equipment, compressors, engines,
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Automation suppler builds holistic platform for plant info

Engineering company focused on water/wastewater sees benefits
December 1, 2012
The information systems used in the process industries, including water and wastewater processing, are largely roles-based, with one being for plant design, another for operations execution and others for process control, maintenance and so on. In addition, most enterprise, or ERP systems, were in their origins meant to support discrete manufacturing, not batch or continuous production.
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Siemens reorganizes water business, shifts focus to automation

November 13, 2012
ERLANGEN, Germany — Siemens is reorganizing its activities in the water business and intends to focus in the future on automation and drive solutions for the control of water
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System addresses soil, water contamination in New Mexico

November 6, 2012
DALLAS — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Mexico Environment Department have completed the installation of a new system to address contamination from a plume of
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TDY Industries pays $1.44 million to help clean up contaminated groundwater

October 30, 2012
LOS ANGELES — Mining company TDY Industries Inc. has agreed to pay $1.44 million to help cover costs for groundwater cleanup at the South El Monte portion of the
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Natural gas drilling companies sued over fracking wastewater

October 9, 2012
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A group of residents living above the Fayetteville Shale formation in central Arkansas have filed a lawsuit against three natural gas drilling companies for improper
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