Regulations and Legislation Features, Insights, & Analysis

  1. Department of Agriculture Funds Wastewater Infrastructure For Rural Communities
    7/31/2018

    Federal funding of rural wastewater infrastructure projects is often assumed to predominantly flow through the Environmental Protection Agency (U. S. EPA)’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund created in 1987 under the Clean Water Act. However, in an interesting development, Anne Hazlett, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), recently announced that the USDA would make a historic commitment to upgrade and rebuild rural wastewater infrastructure.

  2. What To Know About Water Quality Analysis For Reverse Osmosis
    5/23/2018

    Reverse osmosis (RO) has become a widely utilized treatment process for diverse applications such as medical and laboratory research, desalination, and treatment of industrial wastewater and municipal water/wastewater. Because of its widespread use and technically advanced nature, a variety of quality parameters should be monitored by those treatment operators who utilize it.

  3. North Carolina Treatment Plant Eliminates Taste And Odor Issues With Ozonation
    3/9/2015

    Enactment of the Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule and the Stage 2 Disinfectant-Disinfection Byproduct Rule (D/DBPR) will require both large and small drinking water utilities to reduce total organic carbon (TOC), Cryptosporidium, and disinfection byproducts (DBPs) in the treated drinking water distributed to the public.

  4. Ozone To Enhance Removal Of Iron And Manganese And Reduction Of THM
    8/15/2001

    The U.S. EPA's promulgation of the Stage 2 Disinfection By-Products Rule required  the Public Works Department of Danvers, MA, to establish a Two-Phase upgrade of the plant’s treatment process in order to comply.

  5. Project Profile: Iron and Manganese Treatment System - Stewart County Water Project, Louvale, Georgia
    2/17/2010

    In June 2009, the Stewart County Water Company selected and began working with AdEdge Technologies to assist with the design and implementation of an Iron and Manganese treatment system to serve the water supply for Stewart County in Louvale, Georgia. By Adedge Technologies

  6. X-Ray Inspection Of Meat In Cartons
    11/14/2018

    The Eagle Pack 720 PRO with Material Discrimination X-ray (MDX) inspects on a single production line all cartons of bone-in and boneless meats according to their unique specifications ensuring a safe product, while maximizing efficiencies and product yield.

  7. Utility Of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) For Biosafety Assessment Of Biological Products
    10/24/2017

    By delivering significantly more data than traditional Sanger-based sequencing methods, NGS opens a range of possibilities for the analysis of diverse DNA and RNA populations.

  8. Carbon Adsorption & Reactivation
    8/2/2016

    Chemical, petrochemical, and oil-refining plants are process-intensive operations with regulatory requirements to protect the surrounding water and air from the effects of industrial pollution. These external demands are matched by equally compelling internal pressures to address product purification needs, find alternatives to utilizing costly fresh water in production processes, reduce the carbon footprint, and operate efficiently and profitably.

  9. Navigating The Waters of the United States Rule
    12/14/2018

    On December 11th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) proposed a new definition of “Waters of the United States” to replace the 2015 definition adopted under the Obama administration. That definition has been subject to a variety of litigation over the past three years, causing its application to be sporadic at best.

  10. How To Detect 87 Percent Smaller Wire Contaminants In Manufacturing
    1/5/2017

    Metal detector sensitivity performance is usually expressed in terms of the diameter of a test sphere made from a specific type of metal, such as ferrous, non-ferrous, aluminum or stainless steel.