Sludge and Biosolids Processing News

  1. LG Chem Marches Into The Brackish Water RO Market After Establishing Leadership In Seawater Desalination
    8/10/2018

    LG Chem, supplier of the full line of NanoH2OTM reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, announced that it has been recently awarded three contracts to supply Brackish Water (BW) RO membranes to major utilities in the U.S.

  2. Children Exposed To Lead In Drinking Water At Day Care Centers
    8/9/2018

    More than 4 million American children spend at least part of the day at child care centers. How widespread is lead contamination of the tap water at these facilities?

  3. Five Star Urban Waters Grant Awarded To Project In Honolulu
    8/9/2018

    Recently, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $50,000 grant to the Oahu Economic Development Board to advance restoration work and expand the scale of community engagement in Honolulu’s Ala Wai Watershed.

  4. HUBER Technology, Inc Relocating Headquarters To Airlie Business Park
    8/9/2018

    A Lincoln County Industrial Incentive Grant request was presented Monday night, August 6th, to the board of commissioners by Lincoln Economic Development Association on behalf of HUBER Technology, Inc. Currently located in Mecklenburg County, HUBER has purchased property in Airlie Business Park in Denver to relocate their head-quarter functions initially and as a second phase, begin manufacturing operations in Lincoln County.

  5. Fluence Awarded US$3.5M Contract For Plant In Argentina
    8/9/2018

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that it has received a US$3.5M contract to design and build a water treatment plant for a prominent power plant in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  6. Water Environment Research Open Access Article Shows Multiple Environmental Benefits From Indirect Potable Reuse
    8/9/2018

    The open access article in the August 2018 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) uses a triple bottom line approach to assess the benefits of reclaimed water management strategies.

  7. NOAA Forecasters Lower Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction
    8/9/2018

    Conditions in the ocean and the atmosphere are conspiring to produce a less active Atlantic hurricane season than initially predicted in May, though NOAA and FEMA are raising caution as the season enters its peak months.

  8. On The 'Shelf Life' Of Water: Hot On The Trail Of The Biostability Of Water Using State-Of-The-Art DNA And Cell Analysis
    8/9/2018

    In order to better understand and assess the quality of ground and spring water, state-of-the-art methods from the fields of molecular biology and microbiology, as well as chemical high-performance analytics are now developed.

  9. EPA Wraps Up Colorado Springs PFAS Community Engagement
    8/8/2018

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded the two-day per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) Community Engagement event in Colorado Springs, Colo. with a roundtable discussion on identifying, communicating, and finding solutions to PFAS.

  10. New Cyberattacks Against Urban Water Services Can Be Launched Using A Botnet Of Smart Commercial Irrigation Systems – Def Con Presentation
    8/8/2018

    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) cyber security researchers warn of a potential distributed attack against urban water services that uses a botnet of smart irrigation systems that water simultaneously. A botnet is a large network of computers or devices controlled by a command and control server without the owner’s knowledge.