California has plans to regulate the water used by marijuana growers since their notoriously thirsty crop has long fallen outside the scope of regulatory oversight.
After a disastrous mine waste spill that took place last year, New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado stating that it should be held responsible for the massive contamination.
A water utility in California had to contend with an aluminum-sulfate spill of its own making last month.
New research on drug traces in sewage is pinpointing which pollutants are most likely to leach into groundwater.
After a teen died from contracting a so-called brain-eating amoeba at a recreation center in North Carolina, policy officials are left with the questions about how to handle the park’s water.
Nestlé is opening a new water-bottling plant in Phoenix, the capital of a state the U.S. Drought Monitor says is almost universally plagued by drought conditions.
People who lived on or near the decommissioned Wurtsmith Air Force Base believe water contamination may have given them chronic illnesses.
Students and staff at Penn State University seem to have reason to rejoice as the university’s water reuse system takes off.
The newest player in the wastewater industry is Apple.
Officials from a Pennsylvania county besieged by perfluorinated-compound (PFC) contamination are vowing to take steps to clear the chemical contaminant from their water system.
Just north of Philadelphia, two former Navy sites have been linked to drinking water tainted by harmful chemicals. Since 2014 almost half of public and private drinking wells in Horsham, Warminster, and Warrington, PA, have been shut down because of contamination.
California is developing new regulations for wastewater that may permit direct potable reuse (DPR), expanding on the momentum of popular indirect reuse programs.
A teen who died in June appears to have contracted a so-called “brain-eating amoeba” while visiting a whitewater-rafting park in North Carolina.
Drinking water is becoming a luxury for 80,000 people south of Colorado Springs, as invisible toxic chemicals are contaminating their drinking water.
Municipal and Industrial water and wastewater treatment systems present a challenging environment in which the accurate and reliable measurement of liquid flow is essential for cost-effective plant operation.
The BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) managed solution from Badger Meter combines the intuitive BEACON AMA software suite with proven ORION® communication technology, giving water utilities greater visibility and control over utility management. Badger Meter’s managed solution approach utilizes two-way communications – leveraging cellular and fixed networks – to deliver a simple yet powerful end-to-end solution. Built-in infrastructure management services and flexible system design eliminate maintenance and technology concerns.
Neptune Benson makes the strong commitment to solve the water treatment challenges faced by our customers.
Blame our fast food diets or restaurants’ negligence for what’s going down the drain. Whatever the cause, fats, oil, and grease (FOG) accumulation has become a pervasive problem for wastewater treatment plant collection systems.
It has been named one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World with about 14,000 cargo ships passing through its two locks every year. In 2016, its wonder will expand as a third set of locks opens and Post-Panamax ships pass between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans for the first time.
Reliable data starts with a reliable device. Generate your data from the PhotonMaster, a luminometer that is sensitive enough for the cleanest sample, robust enough for the toughest testing environment, and cost-friendly for any budget. LuminUltra’s PhotonMaster is coupled with the PhotonMaster Bluetooth Module (PBM), meaning that data can not only be generated independently from a computer, but also collected and analyzed in real-time when paired via Bluetooth with our LuminUltra Cloud™mobile app.
XP Solutions, reliable developers of water collection system software for over 30 years, is releasing a water distribution analysis software program that can help you to significantly reduce work time and make results easier to compare.
Welcome to the first edition of Disinfection Digest, a forum to share experiences using PeroxyChem’s VigorOx WWT II wastewater disinfection technology.
Early in 2003, the City of Rome, Georgia, decided to upgrade their Blacks Bluff Waste Water Treatment Plant screening equipment.
AktaKlor 7.5 solution is a USEPA registered 7.5% active sodium chlorite solution used in conjunction with additional precursor chemicals to generate chlorine dioxide. Chlorine dioxide is used in water treatment as an oxidant and a disinfectant.
You don’t have to live in Flint, MI, to be the victim of exposure to less-than-safe drinking water. A recent report by the National Resources Defense Council estimates that last year, millions of Americans were served by water systems with multiple lead-related violations.
The U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust, and Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources are supporting 17 local projects to protect Mid-Atlantic watersheds and inspire the adoption of green infrastructure and effective stormwater management.
Antimicrobials coursing through wastewater are making bacteria stronger, a problem that could lead to 10 million deaths per year if left unchecked.
The award-winning WaterHub at Emory University is more than a mere campus treasure — it has become a model of sustainable wastewater treatment for urban water management of the future.
This year's Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE16), held by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) from June 19 to 22, was the first following the tragedy of Flint — a time when the drinking water industry is under intense scrutiny.
Water reuse may be the moment’s most talked about treatment industry topic. It’s no wonder that as drought persists in regions throughout the world without sign of subsiding, questions about how we can make the most of our water are being asked.
Randy Fuller, industrial applications development manager with Hach Company, relates some common operational mistakes at wastewater treatment plants, and how they can be remedied.
Looking back on 2015, severe droughts, flat budgets, and insights on decreased reading system life have affected the way utility managers make decisions about water metering systems. As utilities plan for 2016, managers should consider four key water metering technology trends predicted to help utilities meet their water management initiatives in 2016 and beyond
VigorOx® WWT II is an equilibrium peracetic acid solution that contains 15% peracetic acid (PAA) by weight at full concentration. The solution exists as an equilibrium of PAA, hydrogen peroxide, acetic acid and water.
Ultrafiltration (UF) membranes have already gained worldwide acceptance in the treatment of drinking water for their removal of chlorine resistant pathogens such as cryptosporidium.
Operating a wastewater facility is no easy task in today’s world. There are many challenges that owners / operators face, including sewage composition, water consumption, and an aging infrastructure.
The Rueter-Hess Water Purification Facility, located in Parker, CO, southeast of Denver, serves a community of approximately 50,000 residents. Faced with rapidly declining groundwater sources, the 10-MGD facility (expandable to 40-MGD) was opened in 2015 to process a renewable water supply for the Parker Water and Sanitation District (PWSD).
Ken Biele, CEO of JWC Environmental, discusses solutions to the growing problem of equipment-clogging disposable wipes.
Since 1969, Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. has been a leader in the design, application and manufacture of wastewater treatment equipment and systems for municipal and industrial markets, worldwide. They are most noted for the Aqua SBR, the sequencing batch reactor, biological process, as well as now our cloth media filters.