Views on the Latest Regulations

  1. It’s Time For Industrial Treatment To Find A Phosphorus Alternative
    8/7/2017

    Amid growing concerns around algal bloom, industrial operations are under pressure to stop using phosphorus-based water treatment technology. But transition to an alternative can be daunting.

  2. A Bill Of Relief For Small Wastewater Treatment Plants
    5/22/2017

    If passed, a new piece of bipartisan legislation would provide technical assistance to rural wastewater treatment systems that need help in complying with federal regulations.

  3. What Now? EPA Priorities In The Trump Era
    4/25/2017

    The U.S. EPA has a job to do despite having its financial and human resources trimmed by the new presidential administration. Three U.S. EPA Office of Water directors, presenting at the 2017 Water & Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) Washington Forum, laid out action plans for addressing the nation's most pressing water-quality threats in a manner that can (or must) achieve results efficiently.

  4. Are Micropollutants A Threat To Biosolids?
    4/13/2017

    Micropollutants like PPCPs are known to pass through waterways and contaminate the environment. Some wonder what threat they pose as they find their way into biosolids and, eventually, into our soil.

  5. How Algae Is Turning Nutrient Removal Problems Into Profits
    3/23/2017

    Researchers from Iowa have developed a system that utilizes algae for wastewater nutrient removal and gives utilities a chance to offset costs with the process.

  6. A Guide For Effective Utility Management
    3/20/2017

    Updates to a seminal document for running water and wastewater utilities as efficiently as possible call for review by those facing new obstacles.

  7. Will Water And Wastewater Treatment In The Oil And Gas Industry Change Under Trump?
    3/9/2017

    With the change in administration comes a potential paradox for water and wastewater treatment in the oil and gas industry: Will increased production accompanied by decreased regulations call for more treatment technology or less? Either way, the market is poised for change.

  8. Understanding The Changes To CWA Test Procedures
    1/19/2017

    The U.S. EPA has updated the list of approved test procedures that can be used to analyze wastewater for compliance under the Clean Water Act.

  9. A Guide For Assessing Industrial Discharge
    1/11/2017

    A new best practices guide from the U.S. EPA provides discharge permit writers and pretreatment coordinators with tips on helping wastewater treatment plants deal with industrial effluent.

  10. Lessons In Protecting Against Nutrient Pollution
    1/4/2017

    With new information on the pervasiveness of nutrient pollution in the country’s drinking water sources, the U.S. EPA has offered lessons on turning the tide.