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A machinery or a methodology to analyze sediments in sea water

Dear Sirs, We are searching For A machinery or a methodology to analyze sediments in sea water. We can't use Icp solutions. We need a sample and fast technology. Thanks in advance.  Andrea Xamin, Project Manager "Mediterranean Sea Guardians"...

A protective dyke from 100% reused sediments

[caption id="attachment_7233" align="alignleft" width="300"] The dredged material is delivered to a pontoon equipped with screens and a set of piston pumps able to push the relatively dry sediment approximately 600 m to the mixing plant.[/caption] By preparing material from maintenance dredging...

Coastal erosion stopped by using geotextile bags filled with solid sediment

[caption id="attachment_4355" align="alignleft" width="300"] Before and after: beach nourishment using dredged sediment from the deepening of the navigation channel in Poole Harbor(UK)[/caption] Dredging and disposal of sediment poses some unique challenges in the ecologically protected Poole...

Sandmotor will strengthen British coastline

[caption id="attachment_16509" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bacton & Walcott Sandscaping[/caption] The Dutch Sandmoter is building extra protection for the British coastline. Building with nature is the intention of the Sandmotor. Since 2011, an artificial sandbank has been lying near...

Watch this Seasaw hotspot designed as sea defense

[caption id="attachment_15501" align="alignleft" width="350"] MVRDV wins competition for landmark public installation in Den Helder with 'infinite loop' design[/caption] This stunning Seasaw concrete sea defensewill rock back and forth with the tide along the Dutch seashore. MVRDV recently won a...

PROMISING WATER SYSTEMS

Flood protecting solutions Neptune: Flexible flood defence system beats rising water levels Block-It: Stop high floods with one push on the button! Up to 10meters high quay wall Tubebarrier: The Tube Barrier SLAMdam®: easy movable dam Royal BAM: Super Lego blocs stop floods because...

Meet the new urban waterfront

[caption id="attachment_13486" align="alignleft" width="300"] ECOncrete® supplies a range of modular esthetic sea wall elements, which functionally integrate into coastal infrastructure.[/caption] Our waterfront needs to protect us from het rising sea level. Good news: The number of innovative...

WFA-PF generates water from air

[caption id="attachment_12704" align="alignleft" width="400"] Drinking water from the air. The WFA-PF electrostatic air filter effectively prevents micro-particles and dust from entering the appliance.[/caption] The WFA-PF the stainless steel public fountain generates water from the air. We...

New drainage tech: the downpipe

[caption id="attachment_7368" align="alignleft" width="300"] Working of the capacity down pipe (1, empty; 2, filling-up; 3, over-flowing; 4; full; 5, drained)[/caption] A case study in Manchester with different solutions for water infiltration and retention systems, showed that soak-aways and...

Coast protection alternatives

[caption id="attachment_11522" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hundreds of volunteers helped to restore coast Alabama, building oyster reefs[/caption] We need to protect our coasts from global warming and - because of that - the sea level rising. But should we only use concrete seawalls? Why not...

Hydro Electric Power Plant Indonesia – Please give us your advice

Indonesia has built several hydroelectric power plant such as Saguling and Cirata in Citarum River Basin. The problem is that the sedimentation rate is high, so it can accelerate the lifetime of the dam. How in your opinion if the dam was not functioning anymore whether left or dredged? Thank...

XBeach-G protects coasts

[caption id="attachment_10627" align="alignleft" width="300"] XBeach-G model helps to protect gravel coasts like the Chesil Beach, as seen at Chesil Cove, Dorset (England)[/caption] XBeach-G model helps to protect gravel coasts in the United Kingdom against storms and rising sea...

Nereda: a new technique for water purification

[caption id="attachment_9244" align="alignleft" width="300"] During the wastewater treatment, the Nereda bacteria transforms waste into harmless substances. Nitrification organisms like ammonium are transformed into nitrate.[/caption] Nereda is the innovative and award-winning wastewater...

FLOOD SOLUTIONS – FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT

[caption id="attachment_8128" align="alignleft" width="300"] Think of this: Bangkok is sinking rapidly by the increasing flood of seawater invading the city.[/caption] Floods are an increasing issue for the world. But industries, businesses and public organisations like hospitals, still don't...

European Circular Economy Is Growing Fast

[caption id="attachment_7541" align="alignleft" width="300"] Resource productivity in the EU grew by 20% between 2000 and 2011. And another 30% is expected by 2030, resulting in an additional 2 million jobs.[/caption] The circular economy in Europe is growing fast. Products are remanufactured,...

Unilever needs no landfills anymore

[caption id="attachment_7399" align="alignleft" width="300"] It was not only a matter of saving money, there were also created hundreds of jobs with this approach.[/caption] Since 2015, Unilever is reusing all regular waste from more than 240 factories in 67 countries worldwide. This saves the...

Designing sustainable infrastructure to meet the water demand of future generations

[caption id="attachment_5443" align="alignleft" width="300"] Adding in green infrastructure systems is not only good for managing water, but also good for communities.[/caption] Climate change, urbanization, population growth and higher water consumption per capita, the energy infrastructure and...

Is Olivine the solution against Climate Change and Ocean Acidification?

[caption id="attachment_6325" align="alignleft" width="300"] Olaf Schuiling: " Milled olivine is a sustainable solution reducing CO2 and save the Climate"[/caption] The world is desperately looking for safe and cost-effective solutions to counteract climate change by reducing the CO2 levels of...

Building with nature to protect the coast of Colombia

[caption id="attachment_5888" align="alignleft" width="300"] Colombian institute Invemar started collaboration with Dutch engineers to combat coastal erosion[/caption] In order to protect the Colombian coast against erosion a team of Colombian and Dutch engineers have decided for beach...

Florida’s fears of further beach erosion and coastal flooding

[caption id="attachment_1927" align="alignleft" width="300"] Climate change causes a lot of damage in Florida[/caption] Decades after Congress sought to curb the federal costs of coastal management, several agencies are encouraging communities to apply for aid to protect shores with sand...

A historic moment for clean power: Ocean underwater turbine

[caption id="attachment_2026" align="alignleft" width="300"] Maine: ocean energy project[/caption] Since September 13, 2012, an enormous underwater turbine in Maine’s Cobscook Bay began sending power inland to the Bangor Hydro electrical utility grid. It was a historic moment for clean power: the...

Mudtrap: Circular soil water management

[caption id="attachment_10728" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Mudtrap collects and disposes mud including the bound phosphates by dredging[/caption] The Mudtrap is a circular water (soil) management solution because it collects and disposes mud including the bound phosphates by dredging.  Do...

Computer models can help coastal managers making better decisions

  [caption id="attachment_1927" align="alignleft" width="300"] Coastal erosion costs Florida 105 million in 5 year[/caption] A computer model can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly...