HCR Insights

Potential Environmental Concerns to Watch for After a Hurricane

November 10, 2016 | HCR Communications Topics: Storm Safety

Aside from the devastation that the direct effects of a major storm like Hurricane Matthew can have on a region, several indirect effects can occur, as well. For example, pollution and disease can quickly spread if the right precautions and/or remedies aren’t followed. This is why it is important ... Read More

Daylight Savings Safety Tips

November 7, 2016 | HCR Communications Topics: Health & Safety

On November 6, daylight savings time came to an end and we all set our clocks back one hour. While this means we all got an extra hour of sleep that night, it can also take a toll on our health as it disrupts our normal sleep patterns and puts a strain on our bodies. Read More

Is a Geomembrane the Right Choice for My Sludge Dewatering Needs?

October 20, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering separates sludge into liquid and solid components for waste minimization. There are various technologies for sludge dewatering, including plate & frame and belt filter presses, centrifuging, and geomembranes. In addition to these, there are other options available. Read More

How Can You Avoid These Post-Hurricane Dangers?

October 18, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety, Storm Safety

Very few people enter the hospital during a major storm like Hurricane Matthew. After the storm, however, the floodgates tend to open. Many potentially fatal injuries can occur during the after effects of a hurricane. In fact, several deaths were reported in Volusia and Orange Counties as a result ... Read More

How HCR’s “Nobody Gets Hurt” Policy Works

October 13, 2016 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

HCR is committed to conducting business in a manner that protects the health and safety of employees, as well as the environment, others involved in its operations, its customers, and the public. This commitment requires compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; facilities that are ... Read More

OM&M Groundwater Sampling: Why Privatize?

October 4, 2016 | Brian Bausback Topics: Environmental Engineering

Operations, monitoring and maintenance (OM&M) of water and wastewater systems was initially viewed with some skepticism when it first gained traction over three decades ago. However, municipalities are now starting to recognize it’s value as a solution for delivering important public services. Read More

Treatment System Construction & Installation: The Tools We Use

September 28, 2016 | Mike Rumen Topics: Groundwater Remediation

At HCR, well drilling is one of the fundamental aspects of our business. It allows us to start the process and conduct investigations. Our personnel have constructed and installed an assortment of groundwater treatment systems, giving us unique insight into the process. Read More

Is a Centrifuge the Right Choice for My Sludge Dewatering Needs?

September 22, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering separates sludge into liquid and solid components for waste minimization. There are various technologies for sludge dewatering, including plate & frame and belt filter presses, centrifuging, and geomembranes. In addition to these, there are other options available. Read More

Is a Belt Press or Plate and Frame Filter Press the Right Choice for My Sludge Dewatering Needs?

September 21, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering is the process of separating the solid and liquid components that make up sludge waste. This is done to make the sludge easier and more cost-effective to transport and dispose of. Read More

What is Sludge Dewatering?

September 15, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering separates sludge into liquid and solid components for waste minimization. There are various technologies for sludge dewatering, including plate & frame and belt filter presses, centrifuging, and geomembranes. In addition to these, there are other options available. Read More