Nutrient Removal News

  1. Technology Shown To Turn Municipal Wastewater Algae Into Specialty Chemicals For Biofuels, Bioplastics

    A startup is advancing a unique way to transform algae used to purify municipal wastewater into specialty bio-based chemicals such as biofuels or bioplastics that could help reduce the risk of toxic algae blooms that often kill fish and surrounding wildlife.

  2. Coral Study Traces Excess Nitrogen To Maui Wastewater Treatment Facility

    A new method for reconstructing changes in nitrogen sources over time has enabled scientists to connect excess nutrients in the coastal waters of West Maui, Hawaii, to a sewage treatment facility that injects treated wastewater into the ground.

  3. Fluence Unveils SUBRE With Announcement Of Sales

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce the commercial launch of its SUBRE submerged membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) solution, available in two configurations: as a retrofit upgrade, and as a new greenfield plant.

  4. Hydro International Up-Flo® Filter TAPE Certified For GULD

    Performance monitoring of Hydro International Up-Flo® Filter has been reviewed and certified by the Washington State Technology Assessment Protocol - Ecology (TAPE) for General Use Level Designation (GULD) to remove Total Suspended Solids and phosphorus from stormwater.

  5. The Water Research Foundation Signs Memorandum Of Understanding With EPA To Advance Nutrient Management Efforts

    Building on The Water Research Foundation’s (WRF) decades-long research on nutrients in America’s waters, WRF and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to increase understanding of how smart partnerships and market-based approaches can be used to reduce excess nutrients in the nation’s waterways.

  6. New Funding Opportunity For Farmers Near Western Lake Erie Basin

    The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is proud to announce a new program that will provide reimbursement to farmers near the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) who conduct soil testing.

  7. New Contract In Denmark: SUEZ Will Reduce Phosphorus Levels In Sensitive Lake By 90 Percent

    Skanderborg Water and Wastewater Utility, the publicly owned utility in Skanderborg, Denmark, has selected SUEZ’s Densadeg XRC™ - Extreme Rate Clarifiers - as the tertiary treatment technology for the expansion of its wastewater treatment plant.

  8. EPA Signs MOU With The Water Research Foundation Advancing Nutrient Management Efforts

    Today, as part of the Trump Administration’s commitment to protecting America’s waters through smart partnerships and market-based approaches, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Water Research Foundation (WRF) to accelerate progress on reducing excess nutrients in the nation’s waterways.

  9. Aqua Enviro And I-Phyc Investigate Wastewater Algae Use

    Water and wastewater environmental consultancy Aqua Enviro is to carry out an Innovate UK-funded project to investigate the beneficial use of algae grown as part of a wastewater tertiary treatment process.

  10. Study Confirms Micro-Algae’s Cleaning Ability In Wastewater Treatment

    Environmental engineers have discovered that Chlorella vulgaris, a single-celled fresh water algae species, effectively removes pollutants from wastewater even at fluctuating levels, making it an effective tool for wastewater treatment.