Environmental Protection

Wastewater


FWS Awards $12.8 M to 31 States for Sewage Pumpout Facilities

Clean Vessel Act grants help marinas manage wastes and protect recreational waterways.

Slaughterhouse Operator to Install Sequencing Batch Reactor

Washington Beef LLC will spend more than $3 million in civil penalty and equipment costs to resolve allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act on numerous occasions between 2003 and 2009.

WERF Wants to Help Small Plants Overcome Biogas Barriers

The Water Environment Research Foundation has issued a request for proposals on research related to strategies for biogas production; proposals are due June 7.

United Water Voices Support for Infrastructure Act

The Senate bill removes state volume caps on private activity bonds for water and wastewater projects.

Region 7 Awards $2 M for Stormwater, Wastewater Projects

EPA provides infrastructure funding to East Prairie, Mo.; Plattsmouth, Neb.; and Gravois Mills, Mo.

American Water Awards More Than $128,000 for Environmental Grants

American Water Works Company, Inc. has distributed grants totaling more than $128,000 to 32 projects throughout the company's service areas in 8 states.



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Wireless Spread Spectrum Radio SCADA for Water Facilities

Think of the monitoring possibilities: cathodic integrity for corrosion, pump station efficiency, and tank status.

ICJ: Uruguay's Paper Pulp Mill Is Not Polluting the River

The International Court of Justice ruled against Argentina, which had argued that Uruguay did not follow procedure of a bilateral treaty and the plant should be shut down.

Tomorrow's Water Has Less Government Funding, GWI Says

Global Water Intelligence has released its 2011 market report, which covers infrastructure, water scarcity, desalination, and reuse.

Agency to Require Progressive Stormwater Controls for Washington, D.C.

The enhanced protections for the Anacostia River and Chesapeake Bay include low impact development, strict discharge limits, and monitoring total maximum daily loads.

Oldcastle Precast Provides Tanks for Waste-to-Energy Facility

The company's wastewater holding tanks will be part of a Reynolds, Ind., project that will replace an aging lagoon treatment system.

Big Picture

'Big Picture' Contest Sends Message on Nutrient Monitoring

Hach Co. will present thousands of dollars in equipment to municipal wastewater treatment plants in the United States that can explain creatively why they should receive the award.

Ryerson University

Student-designed Wastewater Treatment Uses MBR with Advanced Oxidation

Award-winning project from four Ryerson University chemical engineering students claims to remove 90 percent of pharmaceuticals and endocrine-disrupting compounds.

Hurlock WWTP Earns Mid-Atlantic OM Award from EPA

The agency reviews data and inspects facilities to determine award winners.

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Case Study: Pulse Technology Breaks Up FOG Cap at Lift Station

The Arizona State Prison in Pima County installed a system that uses compressed air to break down fats, oils, and grease in a sewage lift station.

The View from Kenya on World Water Monitoring Day

An environmental journalist makes a UNEP-sponsored field visit to Mariakani to see first hand how scarce fresh water is and how that affects the people of the village.

Noise Control

During plant design, water and wastewater treatment facility owners have at least three methods to help reduce electrical noise associated with process automation systems.

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