Sludge and Biosolids Processing News

  1. Max-IR Labs Awarded $225K Phase I NSF STTR Grant For Real-Time Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Sensor Development
    5/18/2018

    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.

  2. British Water Event Draws Circular Economy Expertise
    5/18/2018

    British Water is hosting a one-day conference on Water and the Circular Economy during the International Business Festival 2018 taking place in Liverpool. The conference is part of the sustainable energy themed day on 14 June and will explore the considerable business opportunity in building a circular economy of water.

  3. MGX Minerals And Engineering Partner PurLucid Nearing Commissioning Of Oilfield Lithium Recovery And Wastewater Treatment Systems
    5/16/2018

    MGX Minerals Inc. and its 51% owned engineering partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions Inc. are pleased to provide a progress report related to the deployment of lithium recovery and wastewater treatment systems in Alberta, Canada.

  4. PennFuture Statement: Farm Bill Must Protect PA Forests And Our Environment
    5/16/2018

    PennFuture this week urges representatives and senators to work together towards a bipartisan Farm Bill that will better protect forests, farmers and the environment, ensuring that it is free of provisions that will put land, water, and wildlife in jeopardy.

  5. U.S. EPA Requires Two Los Angeles Area Plastics Manufacturers To Protect Local Waterways
    5/16/2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently reached settlements with two Southern California plastics manufacturers over federal Clean Water Act violations. Under the terms of the settlements, both companies will take steps to prevent plastic materials they manage from washing into local waterways. Combined, the companies will pay more than $35,000 in penalties.

  6. NASA Satellites Reveal Major Shifts In Global Freshwater
    5/16/2018

    In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and to determine why.

  7. Water Treatment First As Scottish Water Trials Nyex
    5/16/2018

    Scottish Water is set to undertake the world’s first long-term trial of Arvia’s Nyex treatment system on drinking water at a specially established pilot plant in West Lothian. The trial, which will run separately to the existing water treatment works at Pateshill, will assess the effectiveness of the system in removing organic material from raw water.

  8. Waste Carton Works To Fight Against Environmental Pollution, Opening Eyes To Its Cyclic Utilization
    5/16/2018

    Researchers were surprised to find that waste carton could play a role in fighting against environmental pollution by removing hexavalent Chromium, one kind of heavy metal.

  9. EPA Extends Deadline To Apply For A WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loan
    5/15/2018

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced at a meeting with water sector associations that the deadline to submit letters of interest for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans has been extended to July 31, 2018.

  10. Report: Facing $1T In Water Infrastructure Costs, States Aren’t Leveraging Federal Dollars To Weather Coming Storms
    5/15/2018

    With water infrastructure costs expected to exceed $1T, a new report shows that only a few states are adequately leveraging federal dollars to shrink the infrastructure funding gap.