After Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey last year, wastewater collection and treatment systems are still in need of repair. It was announced earlier this week that Nassau County Department of Public Works selected a joint venture to help stabilize, design, and rebuild those wastewater systems.
Milwaukee, like many cities, is working to upgrade and separate their complex sewer system. As part of the upgrade, a 4,500-foot section of an existing combined sewer was identified as needing rehabilitation.
- By Erin Boudreaux
- Oct 11, 2013
Research shows damage to air quality and possible radiation risks also occur.
The Samara State Technical University research involves water phytoremediation with the use of Myriophyllum Verticillatum.
- By Alina Kopnina, Olga Zavodskaya
- Oct 04, 2013
300,000 gallons of sewage and 233,000 gallons of molasses dumped in Hawaii’s waters.
World Water Council executives assess the city’s ability to host the 2018 forum from August 21-23, 2013
The company opened its Beckton desalination plant in 2010 but says the increase is needed for other reasons: the cost of the Thames Tideway Tunnel and too many unpaid water bills.
EPA has proposed permits that would allow oil companies to continue releasing contaminated wastewater onto the Wind River Reservation in central Wyoming.
The winners will be honored during WEFTEC® 2013, the organization's 86th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference taking place Oct. 5-9 in Chicago.
The Ak-Chin Indian community in Arizona has been recognized by the AZ Water Association and received the 2013 Water Project of the Year Award for its water treatment plant that uses GE’s ZeeWeed technology.
A new partnership between World Water Works and Aquanos Energy, Ltd. will promote innovative algae-based technology for wastewater purification and renewable energy production.
IBM will be using smart information exchange to accelerate water management innovation.
A new educational center to help train water professionals will be opening in West Sacramento, as part of the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA).
By using GE technology, a power plant in Texas has saved more than $1 million a year in operational expenses since 2010. The plant has recently been honored with GE’s Return on Environment Award.
Sanitation District No.1 (SD1) of Northern Kentucky is the second largest public sewer utility in Kentucky with a service area that covers approximately 220 square miles. It is responsible for the collection and treatment of northern Kentucky's wastewater, as well as regional storm water management.
- By Erin Boudreaux
- May 17, 2013
Camp Hill Borough, a historic town in Cumberland County Pennsylvania has been fined $140,000 by the Department of Environmental Protection for its unauthorized and unreported sewage discharges over the past two years.
Community groups in Louisiana and Texas have filed a suit against the EPA, due to their failure to meet Clean Air Act deadlines and revising rules that require more accurate pollution reporting.
Wastewater sludge is a semi-solid material that accounts for 50 percent of operating costs and about 65 percent of environmental impact in order to purify the water. After being tested in 50 wastewater treatment plants in various countries, a new additive called LODOred may be able to purify the sludge more efficiently.
BlackGold Biofuels opened up a new facility in North Carolina, where wastewater will be converted into biofuel. Though it is common practice for cooking oils to be recycled into biofuels, transforming wastewater into biofuel is a more transient feat and not as common.
Discharged water at a Russian refinery will be able to meet strict regulations for limits of chemical oxygen demand in river by using GE’s ZeeWeed wastewater treatment technology to reduce freshwater consumption.