Last week, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., introduced the Water Protection and Reinvestment Trust Fund Act of 2013. It would provide a protected source of revenue to help states replace, repair, and rehabilitate critical wastewater treatment facilities.
A sewage treatment plant in Queensland, Australia chose is expected to double the amount of wastewater it can treat each day after choosing GE’s LEAPmbr membrane bioreactor (MBR).
Various communities in Arizona, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and South Carolina received $400,000 in grants to help combat water pollution and climate change.
Strict discharge regulations and the need to reuse the treated water led Bashneft to choose GE's technology for its new wastewater treatment plant.
- By Water & Wastewater News Staff
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality proposes to grant an operating permit and already issued a final Montana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit that allows the joint venture to discharge treated mine dewatering water into three creeks near the mine.
The state agency released a guidance document and an online learning module this month that cover available collection programs and appropriate disposal methods.
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality proposes to issue a Utah Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (UPDES) permit for the facility, which will replace an existing lagoon system.
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.
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.
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
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).