Nutrient Removal News

  1. Idaho Town’s Wastewater Funding Questions Mirror Nation’s

    The line that a wastewater utility in Nampa, ID, is attempting to straddle this month is emblematic of the nation’s struggle to address the costs of desperately needed treatment plant upgrades.

  2. S&L Introduces Green+Green™ Mobile Organic Biofilm™ Process For Enhanced Clarifier Settling

    The new Green+Green™ Mobile Organic Biofilm™ for Enhanced Clarifier Settling process offers Water Resource Recovery Facilities (WRRFs) and treatment plants a simple and environmentallyadvanced way to cost-effectively expand clarifier capacities while potentially reducing chemical usage.

  3. Water Environment Research Open Access Article Reviews Biological Phosphorus Recovery

    The open access article in the December 2017 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) examines developments in biological phosphorus recovery and considers the potential for further advancement.

  4. Research Progress In Effective And Affordable Treatment Of Mine Wastewater

    Researchers at the CSIR are building on their early successes in the development of technologies for the treatment of mine wastewater by developing a pilot plant to treat acid mine drainage and recover metals. CSIR senior researcher Dr Vhahangwele Masindi is a young trailblazer and inventor of aspects of the technology.

  5. New Plant Technology To Remove And Recover Nutrients From Wastewater

    New plant technology will be officially unveiled at Cranfield University recently that will enable researchers to remove and recover nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater for use by the fertilizer and chemical industries.

  6. EPA Awards Nearly $4.4M To Restore Lake Champlain And Protect Against Harmful Algal Blooms

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $4,395,000 in Lake Champlain restoration funding to help address outbreaks of harmful algal blooms and the spread of invasive species in Lake Champlain.

  7. EPA And Environmentalists Disagree Over Algae Threat In Lake Erie

    Environmental advocates and the U.S. EPA are at odds over whether or not toxic algae in Lake Erie is a serious concern.

  8. Cleaning Up Aquatic Pollution With Mussels

    Scientists and activists alike have been looking for a solution to the problem of aquatic nutrient pollution. Now one group reports in Environmental Science & Technology that ribbed mussels are up to the clean-up challenge.

  9. Water Environment Research Open Access Article Explores Phosphorus Removal Methods

    The open access article in the November 2017 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) compares various approaches to enhanced biological phosphorus removal.

  10. Report: Nitrate Contamination Afflicts 15 Million Americans

    Nitrates are polluting the drinking water of more than 15 million people in 49 states and pose a particular threat in rural areas, according to a new report highlighting the scope of this kind of contamination.