Sludge and Biosolids Processing News

  1. HKBU Scholars Invent Award-Winning Portable Device For Quick And Accurate Detection Of Lead Contamination In Water Within 10 Minutes
    5/15/2018

    The research team from the Department of Chemistry of HKBU invented a portable device for one-stop detection of lead concentration in drinking water. The DNA-based device which works together with a smartphone can accurately detect lead concentration in less than 10 minutes. 

  2. BlueTech Forum Reveals Top Water Tech Companies
    5/15/2018

    A global event taking place in Canada will feature 13 ground-breaking technologies developed for the water sector. Digital, biotech and membrane technologies are among the top 13 selected to take part in BlueTech Forum in Vancouver on 6-7 June 2018.

  3. Western Governors Request ‘Early, Meaningful’ Role With EPA To Clarify Scope Of Clean Water Act
    5/14/2018

    Western Governors have requested “early, meaningful and substantive involvement” with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the agency’s development and implementation of any policy or rule intended to define or clarify the scope of the Clean Water Act.

  4. Pennsylvania American Water Unveils Interactive Map To Spotlight Pipeline Projects
    5/14/2018

    Pennsylvania American Water today unveiled the updated 2018 version of its web-based infrastructure map to show customers where the dollars from their monthly bills are flowing.

  5. SUEZ Pursues Its Development In Taiwan: New Hazardous Waste Treatment Contract In Kaohsiung
    5/14/2018

    SUEZ NWS and Cleanaway1 won the Dafa hazardous waste treatment facility contract in Kaohsiung, located in south-western Taiwan. The contract provides for the acquisition of the plant by the two partners for €36M and its operation by Cleanaway SUEZ2, a new joint venture (JV) set up between SUEZ NWS (29%), Cleanaway (29%) and the Taiwan Government Agency RSEA3 (42%).

  6. Eco-Friendly Water Treatment Works Best With Experienced Bacterial Flora
    5/14/2018

    Sustainable, biological filters called slow sand filters have been used to filter drinking water since the 1800s. They don’t use any chemicals, create no waste and use very little energy. However, technologies that meet modern requirements for control, monitoring and time-efficiency have become popular, while biological water treatment has been less favoured, since little has been understood about how it works.

  7. Population And Reliable Infrastructure Grow Side By Side In Sioux Falls
    5/14/2018

    Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota and growing larger each day. In 2016, the city’s population increased by 5,200 people to a current population of 178,500 residents. A growing, thriving community needs its infrastructure to grow as well.

  8. Transcending Boundaries And Finding Opportunity Behind Historic Change At The Global Water Summit 2018
    5/14/2018

    The Global Water Summit 2018 took place on 15 – 17th April 2018 at the Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center, Paris, France.

  9. Review Of Common Construction Practice Finds Environmental Contamination, Need For Improved Oversight And Monitoring
    5/14/2018

    An in-depth review of environmental protections for a common storm water culvert repair practice — cured-in-place pipe repair, or CIPP — has revealed differing installation practices across states, water contamination incidents in 10 states and Canada, and lack of safety data for existing installation practices.

  10. Targeted Call For Drinking Water Technologies
    5/14/2018

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is seeking cutting-edge drinking water technologies to improve treatment and operations. Innovative technologies and processes that can provide improvements in water quality, performance, cost, and operations (e.g., maintenance, compliance, sustainability, etc.) over conventional approaches are encouraged to apply to the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) Technology Scan. Proposers must highlight key aspects of their technology or process for review by a panel of experts through LIFT.