University of Utah researchers have developed an electrobiochemical reactor that applies a low electrical voltage to microbes to help them quickly and efficiently remove pollutants from mining, industrial, and agricultural wastewater.
Usibelli Coal Mine Inc., owner of an open-pit coal mine near Healy in Alaska’s central interior, has signed a consent agreement and final order that resolves water permit violations and numerous unpermitted discharges.
Approximately one in four Montrealers take some kind of anti-depressant, and according to new research, the drugs are passing into the waterways and affecting fish.
High demand has persuaded EPA to record presentations and make them available through its website.
The company, which has worked with the agency since the 1970s, will provide technical expertise to the Office of Wastewater Management.
The agreement would resolve allegations in a lawsuit the United States and Indiana filed in September 2009, alleging violations of its Clean Water Act discharge permits.
The company will separate its businesses into three corporations, focusing on technology, water, and defense and information.
Clean Water America Alliance meets with other stakeholders today for dialogue on greater sustainability and stronger science.
Inexpensive igloo-shaped, pollution-eating devices nicknamed "Poo-Gloos" can clean up sewage just as effectively as multimillion-dollar treatment facilities for towns outgrowing their waste-treatment lagoons, according to a new study.
Scientists are reporting that household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought.
University of Utah researchers developed a new concept in water treatment: an electrobiochemical reactor in which a low electrical voltage is applied to microbes to help them quickly and efficiently remove pollutants from mining, industrial and agricultural wastewater.
As part of the plan, the city will improve its combined sewer system over the next 20 years, reducing discharges of hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage to the Mississippi River and its tributaries.
Water is a precious commodity, so finding ways to re-use waste water, especially in arid regions is essential to sustainability.
The guidance offers an approach for coordinated water lab response in the case of a natural disaster, accident, or intentional event.
Research indicates pathogens levels have dropped since the implementation of federal regulations on treating sewage in 1993.
Construction of a fuel cell with enough capacity to power 2,800 homes has begun on the University of California’s San Diego campus as part of a renewable-energy project to turn waste methane gas from the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant directly into electricity without combustion.
The county will pay more than $1 million in civil penalties and supplemental environmental project costs.
Fru-Con Construction has been awarded two contracts totaling $138.7 million to improve and expand the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant for the city of Baltimore.
The Justice Department says the employees allegedly turned up disinfectant treatment for daily wastewater sampling; United Water refutes the charges.
Warsaw is updating its sewers at a quick pace with the help of 118-inch centrifugally cast fiberglass reinforced polymer mortar pipe.
- By Erin Boudreaux
- Dec 10, 2010