Latest Insights On Water & Wastewater Treatment For The Power Generation Industry

  1. Saving Texas’ Water Through Smart Energy Choices In 2016
    1/19/2016

    2015 proved to be another weird weather year around the country, especially for Texas. 80 degrees and dry in Austin on Christmas Day, spring wildflowers in bloom, and kids playing outside in shorts — a surprise ending to a wild ride of drought followed by devastating floods followed by drought and then more floods.

  2. Selenium Removal Technologies: A Review
    1/15/2016

    Selenium, a contaminant of concern in industries such as mining, oil refining, and power generation, is removed from wastewater principally through either biological or chemical/physical processes. This article will describe those technologies, several technology providers, and other sources of information.

  3. Compliance Tips For EPA’s New Power Plant Regulations
    11/10/2015

    Now that the final rule has been published in the Federal Register, the stage is set for official implementation of the U.S. EPA’s Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines on Jan. 4, 2016.

  4. The Long Journey Of An Energy-Water Bill In Texas
    7/6/2015

    Being an environmental advocate in Texas may seem like an uphill battle, and I make no bones about the fact it most certainly is.

  5. Straight Talk On Radiation
    6/22/2015

    From time-to-time I write on topics that are related to water and wastewater as a "backgrounder" so that those involved in the field can gain a wider perspective and have available to them a cogent explanation minus jargon on various topics. By Dr. J.H. Wakefield

  6. A Promise To Our Children To Save Water In Texas
    5/4/2015

    It’s no secret that Texas is currently in the midst of a multi-year drought – yet the vast majority of our electricity comes from sources that contribute to this prolonged drought, namely coal, nuclear, and natural gas. All of these energy sources require copious amounts of water to produce electricity.

  7. In Times of Drought: 9 Economic Facts About Water In The United States
    4/2/2015

    This Hamilton Project memo presents nine economic facts that provide relevant background context to the water crisis in the United States.

  8. A Roundup Of Energy, Water, And Climate Bills In The 84th Texas Legislative Session
    4/2/2015

    We’ve almost made it to the midway point of the 84th Session of the Texas Legislature. As many already know, the Texas Legislature only meets from January to May every other year, so a lot has to get done in these few months.

  9. Benefits Of Clean Power Plan Are Measureable – Drop For Drop
    10/17/2014

    Since EPA released its proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) in June of this year, the plan has been a hot topic in every state.

  10. Radioactive Waste: Can Membranes Reduce The Fear Factor?
    10/1/2014

    It’s no wonder that the word "radioactive" scares people. I remember Chernobyl. I was raised on The Simpsons, with its bumbling plant operators and three-eyed fish. I've followed the Fukushima tragedy closely. But, scary or not, nuclear power isn't going anywhere soon.