Nutrient Removal News

  1. Nothing Fishy About New Solution For Aquaculture Wastewater Treatment
    3/6/2017

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

  2. LIFT Technology Scan Identifies Sixteen New Technologies
    3/1/2017

    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.

  3. Bill To Remake Des Moines Utility Is 'Retribution,' Official Says
    2/24/2017

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

  4. Accurate Dosing Pumps Enable Welsh Water To Maintain Strict Phosphorus Limits And Reduce Maintenance Costs
    2/22/2017

    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).

  5. EPA Approves Wisconsin Efforts To Limit Phosphorus
    2/22/2017

    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.

  6. AvN Technology Accepted Into LIFT Technology Scans
    2/21/2017

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

  7. Belgian Wastewater Treatment Plant First In Europe To Use Zeelung Technology
    2/7/2017

    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.

  8. Ostara Named To Global Cleantech Group Hall Of Fame
    2/6/2017
  9. Researchers Claim Algae-Based Waste Treatment Saves
    2/2/2017

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

  10. Iowa Utility Dealt Setback In Nutrient Case
    2/1/2017

    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.