Industrial Water and Wastewater News

  1. MGX Minerals And Engineering Partner PurLucid Nearing Commissioning Of Oilfield Lithium Recovery And Wastewater Treatment Systems

    MGX Minerals Inc. and its 51% owned engineering partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions Inc. are pleased to provide a progress report related to the deployment of lithium recovery and wastewater treatment systems in Alberta, Canada.

  2. PennFuture Statement: Farm Bill Must Protect PA Forests And Our Environment

    PennFuture this week urges representatives and senators to work together towards a bipartisan Farm Bill that will better protect forests, farmers and the environment, ensuring that it is free of provisions that will put land, water, and wildlife in jeopardy.

  3. U.S. EPA Requires Two Los Angeles Area Plastics Manufacturers To Protect Local Waterways

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently reached settlements with two Southern California plastics manufacturers over federal Clean Water Act violations. Under the terms of the settlements, both companies will take steps to prevent plastic materials they manage from washing into local waterways. Combined, the companies will pay more than $35,000 in penalties.

  4. SUEZ Pursues Its Development In Taiwan: New Hazardous Waste Treatment Contract In Kaohsiung

    SUEZ NWS and Cleanaway1 won the Dafa hazardous waste treatment facility contract in Kaohsiung, located in south-western Taiwan. The contract provides for the acquisition of the plant by the two partners for €36M and its operation by Cleanaway SUEZ2, a new joint venture (JV) set up between SUEZ NWS (29%), Cleanaway (29%) and the Taiwan Government Agency RSEA3 (42%).

  5. Eco-Friendly Water Treatment Works Best With Experienced Bacterial Flora

    Sustainable, biological filters called slow sand filters have been used to filter drinking water since the 1800s. They don’t use any chemicals, create no waste and use very little energy. However, technologies that meet modern requirements for control, monitoring and time-efficiency have become popular, while biological water treatment has been less favoured, since little has been understood about how it works.

  6. Accumulating Over Time, Even Low Concentrations Of Silver Can Foil Wastewater Treatment

    Research at Oregon State University has shed new light on how an increasingly common consumer product component – silver nanoparticles – can potentially interfere with the treatment of wastewater.

  7. Microlitter – A Challenge For Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Finnish Environment Institute Researcher and M.Sc. Julia Talvitie’s doctoral dissertation indicates that wastewater treatment plants function well overall for microlitter removal. The vast majority (approx. 99%) of microlitter of 20 micrometers is removed using the normal treatment methods currently in use.

  8. Hydraulic Institute Announces Our Latest Approved Test Lab Member

    The Hydraulic Institute introduces member company, Grundfos CBS as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory approved through the HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program. The approved pump test lab is located in Brookshire, Texas.

  9. ACWA Honors Del Puerto Water District With 2018 Clair A. Hill Water Agency Award For Excellence

    The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented the prestigious Clair A. Hill Water Agency Award for Excellence to the Del Puerto Water District for its North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program.

  10. Texas Manufacturer Recycles Water As Part Of Green Initiatives

    A manufacturing company once indifferent to water disposal is now setting the example for other companies when it comes to water conservation.