Environmental Protection

Wastewater


Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant is feature in the video by the American Chemical Society

ACS Video Explains How Residential Sewage Becomes Drinking Water

Through its ChemMatters magazine, the American Chemical Society is educating youth about wastewater treatment processing.

New Technology Adds Significant Efficiency to Wastewater Nutrient Recovery

ThermoEnergy Corp., a leading supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, has introduced the Thermo ARP™, a new, high-efficiency process for recovering nutrients from wastewater.

Water main breaks are a big problem in the United States.

Website Tracks Water Main Breaks, Costs of Water Loss

The PVC Pipe Association says polyvinyl chloride pipe won't corrode and can last more than 110 years.

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Siemens to Supply Filter Presses for Gas Drilling Water Reuse

The company is providing a system to treat fracking wastewater in Tioga County, Pa.

Water Office Accepting Comments on Rule Review Plan

President Obama has ordered each agency to develop a plan to periodically conduct a retrospective review of its regulations, and determine if they are ineffective, insufficient, or overly burdensome.

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USDA Analyzes 8 Animal Waste Lagoons for Nitrogen

Despite a large amount of nitrogen cycling genes, researchers concluded that denitrifying and nitrifying organisms were not active.

Bill Would Protect Pennsylvania's Waters from Drilling Damage

In this bill, natural gas drillers would be responsible for more contaminant liability.

Water Reclamation Facility Uses OHxyPhogg to Reduce Odors

According to Parkson, the fog creates a chemical reaction that reduces or eliminates odorous compounds as well as operating costs.



Aqua-Chem Pilots Removal of Dye from Industrial Wastewater

J&J Industries worked with the company to demonstrate the feasibility of removing chemical additives in large-scale carpet manufacturing so that facilities can reuse the water.

Arch Coal Agrees to $4M Settlement, Compliance Measures

The federal government, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky alleged that the coal company violated its discharge permit, sending excess amounts of iron, total suspended solids, and manganese into streams.

WWEMA to Address Manufacturers' Risks in Project Bids

The association has slated an industry event for March 30-31 in Indianapolis.

Aveys Run Stream at Cincinnati Nature Center

Nature Center Opts for Algaewheel Technology to Treat Wastewater

The Cincinnati Nature Center will take advantage of a symbiotic relationship between algae and bacteria to manage wastewater at Rowe Woods using a packaged system from Oldcastle Precast.

PPA Allows Oro Loma Sanitary District to Turn on Solar Savings

Solar Power Partners and Oro Loma partnered with DRI Energy to design, build, and install the single-axis tracker project that is expected to save the district $2 million over the life of the contract.

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Arkla's Wastewater Manager, Supervisor

Two Arkla Disposal Services, Inc. employees were charged in a five-count indictment for discharging untreated wastewater to the local Shreveport publicly owned treatment works and the Red River.

Jacksonville, Fla., Utility Selects BioAir to Control Odors

The filter units use structured plastic synthetic media to remove hydrogen sulfide and other odor-causing chemicals.

WEF Opens Public Access to Water Environment Research

The Water Environment Federation will offer one article per issue of its journal online.

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will incorporate water reuse in its new building.

San Francisco PUC Selects Living Machine System for Office

The system introduces high-strength wastewater to a diverse microbial ecosystem, or biofilm, growing on the surface of a special gravel medium contained in a series of watertight basins.

Association to Help EPA Coordinate Lab Preparedness

The Association of Public Health Laboraties won the cooperative agreement.

EPA Says 2012 Budget Proposal Is 13% Leaner than 2010

Funding support remains for the Great Lakes, water and wastewater treatment, Superfund, and enforcement.

EPA Enhances Water Contaminant Information Tool

WCIT now includes a compendium of 700 new contaminants with details on more than 212 analytical methods.

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