Minor amendments to the Clean Water Act require that only analytical test methods that can detect and measure pollutants at or below the respective water quality critieria can be used for NPDES permit application.
New York City will implement the CASTion Ammonia Recovery Process to reduce nitrogen discharges in the bay.
Singapore, Australia and The Philippines are among the winners who were announced during Singapore International Water Week 2010.
The proposed rules, which also cover confidential business information, would require underground coal mines, industrial wastewater treatment systems, industrial waste landfills and magnesium production facilities to report their GHG emissions by the end of March 2012.
Global Water Group's systems can process 20,000 gallons per day.
The team reviewed the method used by EPA for calculating possible greenhouse gas releases from agricultural anaerobic lagoons and found that the estimates of methane may be underestimated by as much as 65 percent.
Broward County and Hillsborough County changed two Superfund sites into a wide-ranging outdoor activities park and a multipurpose waste collection center and model airplane park, respectively.
The Pennsylvania authority will pay a $320,000 civil penalty and improve its combined sewer system at an estimated cost of $10 million.
The new ANSI standard (J100) for managing risk and resilience is expected to strengthen decision making at water facilities.
Met-Mex Peñoles has used reverse osmosis membranes to further treat municipal wastewater from Torreón City for its boilers over the last 12 years.
- By Renato Ramos, Peter Aerts, Enrique Guzman, Juan Pacheco
- Jun 14, 2010
In its Clean Watersheds Needs Survey, EPA summarizes data from 47 states and predicts the nation will need most of the money for wastewater treatment and collection systems over the next 20 years.
The Water Environment Federation and the American Water Works Association invite organizations to contribute documents, videos and links to benefit job seekers and employers.
The newly formed team will share knowledge and expertise to advance sustainable initiatives, global sanitation and plumbing products and services overall.
The International Water Association will award the global grand prize in Montreal in September.
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.
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.