Nutrient Removal News

  1. Who’s To Blame For Algal Blooms?
    8/14/2018

    With algal blooms forcing the closure of popular beaches in Vermont this summer, some critics are blaming sewage plants for the problem.

  2. Veolia Water Technologies, Specialized In Water And Wastewater Treatment Solutions, Has Been Awarded A Contract To Supply An Actiflo® Clarification System To The Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station (WWTS) In The State Of Washington
    8/3/2018

    Veolia has been selected to provide a 70 MGD Actiflo® clarification system to the new Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station. The system will treat combined sewer overflow (CSO) and help reduce the number of untreated events that currently discharge into the Duwamish River during severe rainstorms. 

  3. New Directives To Reduce Phosphorus Discharge Lead To Newest Technology In Phosphorous Measurement
    7/16/2018

    Wastewater treatment professionals know the value – and challenges - of phosphorous removal. Excess phosphorus in surface water can lead to eutrophication, prompting excessive growth of plants and algae in ponds, rivers, streams, lakes, and other bodies of water.

  4. Study: Trends In Nitrate Pollution In Gulf Of Mexico
    7/13/2018

    Nitrogen pollution flowing into the Gulf of Mexico by way of Iowa has grown by nearly 50 percent over the last two decades, according to a new University of Iowa study.

  5. Water Environment Research Open Access Article Describes Research On Mainstream Nitritation‐Anammox Processes
    7/11/2018

    The open access article in the July 2018 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) discusses the progress in research on mainstream nitritation‐anammox processes as well as possibilities of future development.

  6. Clean Water From Cows? Regenis System Re(Moo)ves Impurities
    7/9/2018

    How 2,500 cows can produce water clean enough for drinking is about to be answered on a dairy in the Northwest corner of Washington State.

  7. Ostara And Krevox Partner To Build Nutrient Recovery Facility At Cielcza Sewage Treatment Plant To Reduce Phosphorus And Protect The Baltic Sea
    6/20/2018

    Ostara and Krevox announced today they have partnered to build a nutrient recovery facility at the Cielcza Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to aid in the reduction of phosphorus being emitted to the Baltic Sea.

  8. Fluence Secures Additional Aspiral™ Projects In China
    6/12/2018

    Fluence Corporation Limited, is pleased to announce that it has executed a tripartite framework agreement with the Yiyang City Government and local partner Hunan Aerospace Kaitian Environmental Technology Company Ltd., a subsidiary of Hunan Aerospace (‘Kaitian’) for the deployment of three Aspiral™ smart-packaged MABR-based units (formerly known as C-MABR).

  9. Monsanto And Iowa State Partner To Improve Water Quality
    6/6/2018

    Monsanto Company, along with its subsidiary, The Climate Corporation, recently announced a partnership with the Iowa State University (ISU) Department of Agronomy to create an infrastructure project designed to monitor water quality and downstream nitrate loss.

  10. Max-IR Labs Awarded $225K Phase I NSF STTR Grant For Real-Time Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Sensor Development
    5/17/2018

    Max-IR Labs, an optical sensor development company based in Dallas, Texas, recently announced it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant of $225,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue its development of a novel real-time optical sensor for nitrate detection in water and soil.