Environmental Protection


Black & Veatch Customer Rates Survey Sees 5% Increase

Survey correlates with findings of the American Society of Civil Engineers' "Report Card for America."

North Providence Will Install New Sewer to Reduce SSOs

EPA fined the town $15,000 and ordered the sewer line be installed as a supplemental environmental project, which is expected to cost about $86,000.

CH2M Hill Adds Jeyanayagam to Team, Contracts with Huron East

Wastewater treatment expert Samuel Jeyanayagam joins the company while the firm picks up a water and wastewater services contract with Huron East in Ontario.

BioMag Pilot Convinces Stonington to Install Technology

Stonington will upgrade its Mystic Water Pollution Control Facility with a process developed by Cambridge Water Technology.

Agency Recognizes Greenleaf, Newport, N.H. Treatment Plant Operator

EPA's New England office bestows award to Arnold Greenleaf, superintendent of the wastewater treatment plant.

Tom Dick Emerson Process Management

From the Top: Q&A with Emerson Process Management's Tom Dick

Taking a few minutes out from the 2010 American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, Tom Dick, vice president of Water Automation Solutions for Emerson Process Management, shares his company's success in helping water and wastewater facilities find integrated solutions.

New Water Impact Index Adds Consumption, Resource Stress Factors

Veolia Water North America has tested this tool in Milwaukee, which will use the information to lower its water impact and carbon footprint as well.

American Water Subsidiary Gets Islip Development Contract

Applied Water Management won the bid to build a $3.4 million wastewater treatment plant that will serve about 1,000 people in two Home Properties developments.

Secure Water, Chemical Bills Aim to Protect Facilities; SOCMA Objects

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates says "inherently safer technology" is not a common sense mandate.

Biological Sewer Treatment Saves $500,000 a Year, Company Claims

In Pipe Technology says its method helps to optimize current wastewater treatment system infrastructure.

Jet Fuselage Manufacturer Pays $132,500 to Settle Hazwaste Issues

According to EPA, the Wichita, Kan.-based plant generates significant quantities of hazardous waste, including industrial wastewater treatment filter sludge, primer residue waste containing chromium and cadmium, tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene waste from degreasers, and hazardous waste oil.

Oil Decontamination System Ready to Clean Watercraft, Vehicles

Hydro Engineering's portable, modular wash rack collects wastewater and oil.

OSHA Extends PSM National Emphasis Program

Effective July 8, a new directive extends to Sept. 30 a yearlong NEP. It specifies programmed inspections in three regions and unprogrammed ones in the other seven OSHA regions.

McIlvaine Says Asia Holds 45% of Macrofiltration Market

China's push to build more sewage treatment plants and otherwise improve water quality call for belt filter presses as well as granular media filters.

Singapore International Water Week Hits New Highs in Pacts, Attendees

According to event organizers, parties transacted more than S$2.8 billion worth of projects and investments at the annual Water Week conference

Northshore Utility Deploys IP Video Surveillance System

The water and sewer utility in King County, Wash., covers more than 17 square miles and includes 263 miles of sewer pipe, 15 lift stations, 3 water pumping stations and 8 water storage facilities.

Maryland Rural Water Group Names Elkton System of the Year

The biological nutrient removal wastewater treatment plan has been in operation for about two years.

ThermoEnergy Contracts with NYC for Jamaica Bay Work

New York City will implement the CASTion Ammonia Recovery Process to reduce nitrogen discharges in the bay.

EPA Proposes Use of Sufficiently Sensitive NPDES Test Methods

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.

IWA Recognizes Asia Pacific Water Engineering Projects

Singapore, Australia and The Philippines are among the winners who were announced during Singapore International Water Week 2010.

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