Nutrient Removal News

  1. Federal Study Shows Waterway Success In NJ

    Phosphorus and nitrogen levels in most New Jersey waterways have either dropped or held steady since the 1970s, according to a new federal study.

  2. Wisconsin Gets Wiggle Room On Phosphorus Pollution

    The U.S. EPA gave Wisconsin some leeway last month on the question of phosphorus pollution from sewage plants in a decision that will affect wastewater treatment across the state.

  3. Tensions Rise As Bill Threatens To Dismantle Des Moines Water Works Board

    Residents in Des Moines, IA, took issue with their water utilities at a public hearing at the capitol on March 6. The tension arose over a bill that would take apart the Des Moines Water Works board.

  4. Iowa Water Utility Takes On Big Ag

    In Iowa, utilities and farmers are perennial opponents on water-quality issues. Cleaning up fertilizer pollution in drinking water is a costly burden — and who should bear that burden is hotly debated.

  5. Iowa Considers Nutrient Exchange To Address Water Quality Issues

    Iowa is considering legislation to introduce a nutrient exchange in the state. Under the law, treatment or manufacturing facilities that discharge pollution would be able to pay farmers to reduce nutrient run-off from their land, giving the facilities more discharge flexible.

  6. Nothing Fishy About New Solution For Aquaculture Wastewater Treatment

    Aquaculture, or fish farming, is one of the fastest growing sectors of agriculture in the world recently.

  7. LIFT Technology Scan Identifies Sixteen New Technologies

    Sixteen new technologies will be featured in the upcoming Leaders Innovating Forum for Technology’s (LIFT) Technology Scan. A joint initiative between the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and the Water Environment Federation, LIFT encourages early adoption of technology and offers an optimal platform for technology providers to present their emerging, pre-commercial, and newly commercialized technology to water utilities and others nationwide, including more than 350 municipal and industrial facility owners.

  8. Evoqua’s CoMag System Selected By Alderson, W.Va., To Enhance Solids Settling Performance

    Evoqua Water Technologies has been selected by Alderson, W.Va., to supply its industry-leading CoMag ballasted clarification system to enhance the performance of the Alderson Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

  9. Bill To Remake Des Moines Utility Is 'Retribution,' Official Says

    Iowa lawmakers are considering legislation that would dismantle Des Moines Water Works.

  10. Accurate Dosing Pumps Enable Welsh Water To Maintain Strict Phosphorus Limits And Reduce Maintenance Costs

    To help overcome the repeated blockage of diaphragm pumps when dosing ferric sulphate at wastewater treatment plants, a number of Welsh Water sites now feature Qdos 30 peristaltic pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG).