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If Natural Gas is considered to be the fossil fuel with the lowest specific carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) for the same quantity of power generated1, methane (the main component of the Naturel Gas) has a far more important effect on global warming than CO2 (GWP100 of 28).  Therefore, to support the major role Natural Gas has to play in the Energy Transition, the natural gas industry has to proactively deal with methane emissions in the atmosphere all along the gas chain, from gas producti...

View 15:30:00 29 Nov 2017

The legislation on industrial emissions (Directive 2010/75/EU) is supported by the Best Available Techniques Reference documents (BREFs), which set out at an EU level the best available techniques for defined industrial activities and/or across these activities. Several BREFs also cover the prevention and control of fugitive and diffuse emissions of VOCs from industrial storage and transfer activities, in particular the BREFs concerned with mineral oil and gas refineries, large volume organic...

View 10:00:00 29 Nov 2017

A chemical element, mercury is found both naturally and as an introduced contaminant in the environment, mainly from high-temperature industrial processes such as alkali and metal processing, incineration of coal and oil in electric power stations, foundries, waste combustion and oil and gas processing. In gas production and processing plants, trace levels of mercury could range between 0 and up to 2000 µg/Nm3 in products, depending on the source. It poses a formidable threat to the safety o...

View 10:25:00 29 Nov 2017

Unconventional gas extraction has become a major component of the energy sector in the US, however the development of the industry in Europe has been limited, largely limited due to concerns over environmental impacts. One of the most frequently cited public concerns in Europe has been a potential reduction in air quality, through both direct onsite emissions of methane, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and NOx, and more distributed emissions arising from the supply chain and vehicle movemen...

View 10:50:00 29 Nov 2017

The United States has recently experienced the most rapid expansion in oil and gas production in four decades, owing in large part to implementation of new extraction technologies such as horizontal drilling combined with hydraulic fracturing. The environmental impacts of this development, from its effect on water quality to the influence of increased methane leakage on climate, have been a matter of intense debate. Air quality impacts are associated with emissions of nitrogen oxides and vola...

View 12:35:00 29 Nov 2017

Non-Revenue water is more a management issue than an infrastructure and Engineering challenge in Africa. Poor management and decision are the result of 65% of total non-revenue water. While the cost of reducing non-revenue water is very little compared to the economic and political cost of loss, very little has been done to address it. Nairobi City water and Sewerage company has in the last five years been proactive in managing the loss of water related to management and decision (Referred to...

View 09:40:00 03 Nov 2016

In addition to being the largest water and wastewater utility in England with nearly 1,900 DMAs, Anglian Water's drive for innovation spurred an ambitious vision for leveraging Big Data to streamline operations to better service its 6.4M customers today and for future years to come. This vision dubbed the IRIS programme is a five-year project that came to fruition in 2015 with the completion of the cornerstone project, the replacement of one of the UK's oldest telemetry systems. This system c...

View 10:20:00 03 Nov 2016

Some years ago it was impossible thinking about having real data about the most important parameters in rivers, lakes, the sea or the environement Nowadays, is a reality. Water and Environment markets are growing not only as independent solutions for water areas or environment projets but also for Smart Cities deployments or Smart Agriculture ones. Libelium designs and manufactures hardware for wireless sensor networks and a complete software development kit (SDK) so that system integrators,...

View 11:20:00 02 Nov 2016

Servelec Technologies, the leading provider of business optimisation solutions in the UK water industry, is implementing its market-leading PIONEER Asset Management Decision Support software with new international customers that are keen to benefit from respected UK water sector experience. Based on successful outcomes in regulatory price reviews for 30% of UK water companies, PIONEER is broadening its geographic reach and customer base, demonstrating the technology is scalable and transferra...

View 14:00:00 02 Nov 2016

The emerging availably of 'Big Data' or large datasets represents a challenge for the water industry in terms of assimilating this data with the existing operational data. Existing IT systems and structures are not designed to cope with both the volume and velocity of these datasets. More importantly they do not have the data processing and analytics capabilities to process the data into a form that can readily be integrated into these IT systems and then used for real world applications and...

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Events

ICMGP 2022

Jul 24 2022 Virtual event

ACHEMA 2022 - NEW DATES

Aug 22 2022 Frankfurt, Germany

The Water Show Africa 2022

Aug 23 2022 Johannesburg, South Africa

AWRE 2022

Aug 24 2022 Sydney, Australia

CAMWATER'22

Sep 06 2022 Phnom Phen, Cambodia

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