Nutrient Removal News

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

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

  2. EPA Approves Wisconsin Efforts To Limit Phosphorus

    Earlier this month, the U.S. EPA approved a bid by officials in Wisconsin to allow a slower paced adoption of rules that will limit the discharge of a dominant water pollutant.

  3. AvN Technology Accepted Into LIFT Technology Scans

    World Water Works’ AvN technology has recently been accepted into WE&RF’s - LIFT (Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology) Technology Scans program.

  4. Belgian Wastewater Treatment Plant First In Europe To Use Zeelung Technology

    Needing to meet new total nitrogen removal requirements while remaining in its existing footprint, Flanders’ wastewater treatment company, Aquafin, chose to upgrade the Schilde Wastewater Treatment Plant by means of a unique combined solution of GE's ZeeLung Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) and ZeeWeed membrane bioreactor (MBR) technologies.

  5. Ostara Named To Global Cleantech Group Hall Of Fame
  6. Researchers Claim Algae-Based Waste Treatment Saves

    Researchers at Iowa State University claim their new wastewater treatment technology, which relies on algae, can benefit municipalities struggling to pay for treatment upgrades.

  7. Iowa Utility Dealt Setback In Nutrient Case

    Des Moines Water Works was a dealt a setback last week in its groundbreaking lawsuit against agricultural drainage districts which had attempted to hold farming interests accountable for the steep price of treating nutrient pollution.

  8. Floating Towards Water Treatment

    Floating wetlands may seem odd but are perfectly natural. They occur when mats of vegetation break free from the shore of a body of water. That got ecological engineers curious about how they affect the water they bob up and down in.

  9. Researchers Claim New Approach To Wastewater Nutrients

    Finnish researchers claim they have developed a new method for converting the nutrients in wastewater into fertilizer.

  10. New Standard Test Method To Assess Water Safety

    Researchers investigating nutrient runoff, water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard that utilizes the powerful separation capabilities of ion chromatography for the simultaneous determination of total nitrogen and phosphorous concentrations.