Research indicates pathogens levels have dropped since the implementation of federal regulations on treating sewage in 1993.
Construction of a fuel cell with enough capacity to power 2,800 homes has begun on the University of California’s San Diego campus as part of a renewable-energy project to turn waste methane gas from the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant directly into electricity without combustion.
The county will pay more than $1 million in civil penalties and supplemental environmental project costs.
Fru-Con Construction has been awarded two contracts totaling $138.7 million to improve and expand the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant for the city of Baltimore.
The Justice Department says the employees allegedly turned up disinfectant treatment for daily wastewater sampling; United Water refutes the charges.
Warsaw is updating its sewers at a quick pace with the help of 118-inch centrifugally cast fiberglass reinforced polymer mortar pipe.
- By Erin Boudreaux
- Dec 10, 2010
The commissioning expands the technology from its application in wastewater treatment plants.
The web-based tool that helps identify details on wastewater discharges is now available in a beta version.
The contracts, valued up to $40 million and $119 million, respectively, are designed to help Indonesia reduce threats to deforestation and to assist Kabul in improving delivery of public services such as sanitation and solid waste
Possible solutions include installing wetlands to filter tile drainage, fertilizing fields in the spring, and planting winter crops.
The American Water Works Association's survey covers water and wastewater utilities of all sizes.
The Flushable Consumer Products Certification program provides a solution to clogging issues associated with wastewater treatment systems.
People-powered pump could help prevent spread of dysentery, cholera, and typhoid.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, preparing for and cleaning up after a holiday meals and parties can use much more water than ordinary, everyday use.
The Vulnerability Self Assessment Tool and the Water Health and Economic Analysis Tool have been developed to help drinking water and other facilities assess their responses to threats and natural disasters.
Indianapolis, Ind., conducted additional engineering studies and found that it could implement less expensive combined sewer overflow control measures to meet Clean Water Act regulations.
Using a University of British Columbia-developed technology, Abrary and his team at Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc., have managed to launch four full-scale facilities with two more in the design phase in just five years.
- By Phillip Abrary
- Nov 09, 2010
WinCan 3D™ builds a virtual model of pipeline infrastructure automatically from inspection data, allowing easy visualization and management of underground assets.
The teams tackled wastewater plant expansion challenges and green infrastructure design in the Water Environment Federation's annual contest.
In the latest settlement, the city will expand its system to reduce discharges of untreated combined sewage from about 35 per year to four or less.