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.
Officials hope that an ARRA-funded green roof will help manage stormwater and they plan to monitor the solution using Web-based weather stations.
After four years of public input, Kansas City has a plan that is expected to eliminate unauthorized sewage overflows.
EDI says the new enclosed wastewater treatment process will eliminate the need for settling basins, ponds, and lagoons.
Specific measures include at least a 75 percent separation of the combined system into sanitary and stormwater components, a 50 percent expansion of the west side wastewater treatment plant’s treatment capacity, and the disconnection of catch basins.
BioAir Solutions tested its media and biotrickling filter at a Florida wastewater plant for one year and the results revealed that the system removed more than 98 percent of all odors.
Energy conservation grants helped to fund upgrade, including an aeration blower retrofit.