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.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
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.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates says "inherently safer technology" is not a common sense mandate.
In Pipe Technology says its method helps to optimize current wastewater treatment system infrastructure.
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.
Hydro Engineering's portable, modular wash rack collects wastewater and oil.
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.
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.
According to event organizers, parties transacted more than S$2.8 billion worth of projects and investments at the annual Water Week conference
The biological nutrient removal wastewater treatment plan has been in operation for about two years.
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.
New York City will implement the CASTion Ammonia Recovery Process to reduce nitrogen discharges in the bay.
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.
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.