Nutrient Removal ARTICLES BY KEVIN WESTERLING

  1. Revolutionary Sludge Management Comes To America
    5/30/2014

    Wastewater utilities have a new opportunity to turn their sludge (biosolids) into something special.

  2. 'Peecycle' Please: Will Urine Separation For Nutrient Recovery Take Off?
    5/22/2014

    Is it feasible to separate nutrient-rich urine before it reaches the wastewater treatment plant?

  3. 3 Alternative Nutrient-Removal Techniques
    4/23/2014

    With a little help from water-quality managers, Mother Nature can do the job of remediating impaired or at-risk watersheds, while making them more resilient to nutrient loading.

  4. Shortcut Nitrogen Removal: The Next Big Thing In Wastewater
    4/21/2014

    A vast improvement on conventional biological nutrient removal could save the wastewater treatment industry untold millions.

  5. 5 Reasons To Consider Decentralized Wastewater Treatment
    2/10/2014

    The economic and environmental costs of treating all wastewater at a centralized location can be a burden. At what point does decentralized treatment make more sense?

  6. The Surprising Answer To Nutrient Removal
    2/3/2014

    Algae has caused a lot of trouble in the water industry in recent years. But new research may just redeem the water industry foe.

  7. A Big Deal For Chicago Wastewater… And The Future Of Nutrient Recovery
    10/17/2013

    The world’s largest wastewater treatment plant makes a bold move from nutrient removal to nutrient recovery. Will others follow?

  8. Save Nutrients, Save The World
    8/26/2013

    While regulations demand that wastewater treatment plants get nutrients out of the water, the world’s food supply may demand more — that we recover and reuse them.

  9. The 'Cap And Trade' Approach To Nutrient Removal
    8/14/2013

    Forget “low-tech” — nutrient trading provides a no-tech solution for municipalities to gain compliance with effluent discharge requirements for nitrogen and phosphorus. The Mount Joy Borough Authority, profiled in this case study, was an early adopter and a model for a program that is gaining in popularity.

  10. A Step-By-Step Approach To Nutrient Removal
    6/10/2013

    As stricter ammonia and nitrate regulations get rolled out, the City of Boulder rolls right along with them, improving nutrient removal plant processes in stages to ensure continued compliance.