Industrial Water and Wastewater News

  1. Toyobo’s Hollow Fiber Forward Osmosis Membrane Adopted At Danish Osmotic Power Plant
    12/17/2018

    Hollow fiber forward osmosis (FO) membranes manufactured by Toyobo Co., Ltd. have been adopted at a first of its kind osmotic power plant in Denmark. The pilot plant is operated by Danish venture firm SaltPower ApS with support from industrial machinery maker Danfoss A/S and engineering firm Semco Maritime A/S.

  2. Industrial Water Management Surpasses $10B, Annually; Reflecting Moves Toward Greater Efficiency
    12/14/2018

    In 2017, U.S. industry spent $10.2B on water management, including water acquisition, treatment, reuse, and discharge. Bluefield Research’s new report, Opportunities in U.S. Industrial Water: Market Size, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2022, analyzes water management spend across 20 water-intensive industries that cover oil & gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, and light & heavy manufacturing.

  3. Building A Better Weapon Against Harmful Algal Blooms
    12/14/2018

    Predicting and pinpointing which farming practices are most likely to protect against environmental harm is a complex proposition, and researchers at The Ohio State University are working to fine-tune the tools that could help farmers and others prevent harmful algal blooms.

  4. Resistant To Fibrous Elements: Submersible Motor Agitator With Optimised Propeller Hub To Minimise Dead Flow Zones And Prevent Clogging
    12/13/2018

    Submersible motor agitators are often used in the homogenisation and suspension of fluids. Stringy solid matter, however, which tends to form strands in waste water and can cause clogging, represents a significant threat to these systems.

  5. NARUC Commends EPA And Army Corps For Revised WOTUS Proposal
    12/13/2018

    Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army recently proposed a substantial revised definition to the “Waters of the United States.”

  6. Department Of Energy Announces $100M Energy-Water Desalination Hub To Provide Secure And Affordable Water
    12/13/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $100M to establish an Energy-Water Desalination Hub (Hub) to address water security issues in the United States.

  7. Georgia Power Continues To Make Progress On Ash Pond Closures
    12/13/2018

    Georgia Power today announced the latest progress on its plan to safely close all 29 ash ponds at 11 active and retired coal-fired power plant sites across the state.

  8. Barely Scratching The Surface: A New Way To Make Robust Membranes
    12/12/2018

    Whether it’s tap water or a cup of coffee, almost everything we drink passes through some kind of filter. The ability to transform liquids this way is essential to daily life, yet it often rests on relatively delicate membranes that can quickly clog or degrade.

  9. NASA Accepts Innovative Project By Fayetteville State University
    12/12/2018

    The innovation is designed for water purification as well as for inline Molecular Sequencing and Bio-contaminant identification which will save life in space and on earth.

  10. NACWA: Bipartisan Farm Bill Passage 'A Win' For Public Clean Water Utilities, Farmers, Communities
    12/12/2018

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauds Congress for its strong bipartisan support in passing the 2018 Farm Bill that will provide important policy and funding tools to better address many of the nation's water quality challenges through holistic and collaborative watershed approaches.