Nutrient Removal News

  1. EPA Adds Mississippi Phosphates Corporation Site To National Priorities List To Clean Up Contamination

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added the Mississippi Phosphates Corporation (MPC) site in Pascagoula, Miss., along with three other sites across the country to the Superfund Program’s National Priorities List (NPL). An additional 10 hazardous waste sites were proposed for listing on the NPL.

  2. With Toxic Algae Concerns, Ohio EPA Considers New Wastewater Standard

    After a toxic algae issue led to a drinking water ban in Toledo, OH, a few years ago, the area has become somewhat of a “ground zero” for nutrient pollution issues.

  3. Xylem Launches New Energy Efficient Aerobic Digester Solution

    Aerobic digestion is often the second largest consumer of energy, after biological treatment aeration, at a wastewater treatment plant.

  4. Ohio EPA Announces 2018 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan

    Ohio EPA has finalized the 2018 Program Management Plan for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF). The fund provides financial and technical assistance for projects that improve the quality of Ohio's rivers, streams, lakes and other water bodies.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.