This is the third year that the Students and Young Professionals Committee has managed a project in the cities that have hosted the annual conference. This year's project is called "Bioswales in the Bayou" and is designed to stem stormwater flooding in the Ninth Ward.
An Agricultural Research Service study found that spoilage Lactobacilli may have an application in treating textile wastewater.
The consulting firm invited thought leaders to six major conferences and developed recommendations for overcoming barriers to water reuse.
The group will review and discuss in a public meeting final changes to its report.
EPA is reissuing permits for significant wastewater facilities to protect the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay.
The Innovative Sanitation as a Business Program grant will support solutions in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
The city will implement a comprehensive, system-wide plan to ensure that all sanitary sewer overflows associated with insufficient capacity of its separate wastewater collection system are prevented within 12 years.
The agency says the company is exceeding its permitted industrial wastewater discharge, which is piped to Tonawanda's sanitary sewer system.
Inter-American Development Bank and The Coca-Cola Foundation have provided for funds for the program's expansion.
Veolia Water North America has signed a public-private partnership contract with Hollister, Calif., for its 2.1-million-gallons-per-day membrane bioreactor facility.
The report discusses 16 of the more than 200 contaminants of emerging concern present in the database, and the average percent removals achieved by full-scale treatment systems that employ six of the more than 20 reported treatment technologies.
Agricultural Research Service scientists have linked arsenic levels in stormwater runoff on Delmarva Peninsula to chicken litter storage and use.
The American Public Works Association, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies and the Water Environment Federation developed 12 core attributes of effectively managed collection systems to help promote good engineering practices.
According to DOJ, the company, which treats wastewater in a facility separate from its cheese-making plant, repeatedly violated its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit over a period of three years, affecting a waterway that flows into the Boise River, a salmon habitat.
The project with the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority was designed to address technology and automated meter reading upgrades.
The city will pay a total fine of $1.6 million to be split between the federal government and the state of Hawaii to resolve violations of the federal Clean Water Act and the state of Hawaii’s water pollution law.
Howard F. Curren Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant improved its efficiency by upgrading to online process monitoring and control.
- By Dave Marsh
- Aug 11, 2010
Survey correlates with findings of the American Society of Civil Engineers' "Report Card for America."