The Pennsylvania authority will pay a $320,000 civil penalty and improve its combined sewer system at an estimated cost of $10 million.
The new ANSI standard (J100) for managing risk and resilience is expected to strengthen decision making at water facilities.
Met-Mex Peñoles has used reverse osmosis membranes to further treat municipal wastewater from Torreón City for its boilers over the last 12 years.
- By Renato Ramos, Peter Aerts, Enrique Guzman, Juan Pacheco
- Jun 14, 2010
In its Clean Watersheds Needs Survey, EPA summarizes data from 47 states and predicts the nation will need most of the money for wastewater treatment and collection systems over the next 20 years.
The Water Environment Federation and the American Water Works Association invite organizations to contribute documents, videos and links to benefit job seekers and employers.
The newly formed team will share knowledge and expertise to advance sustainable initiatives, global sanitation and plumbing products and services overall.
Scientists collected outflow samples periodically from 2004 to 2009 from three New York wastewater treatment plants, two of which receive more than 20 percent of their wastewater from pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.
The International Water Association will award the global grand prize in Montreal in September.
Sewage treatment plants are missing a whole other source of pollution – nitrogenous matter – when only the BOD5 test is used.
- By Peter Maier
- Jun 07, 2010
Bill Bertera will leave the organization at year's end.
GE Power & Water says its analyzer offers increased uptime and instrument reliability.
The technology turns a maintenance problem at the Nansemond plant into a commercially viable fertilizer product with no additional cost to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District.
The organizations say the new guidance can be used to simplify and streamline the request for proposal process.
The Northwest Arkansas Conservation Authority will use the funds for a portion of the engineering and final design phase of a conveyance system.
Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corporation pleaded guilty to 11 felony violations of Texas Water Code and will pay a $2.75 million fine.
Agency schedules listening sessions in June and July to get feedback on possible modifications to NPDES permits.
Yale University scientists say that wastewater treatment plants may not be able to remove all quaternary amines discharged with household detergents and shampoos, allowing the formation of nitrosamines, a suspected cancer-causing contaminant.
U.S. District Court judge orders company to serve three years of probation and implement an environmental compliance plan.