Wastewater Contaminant Removal News

  1. Innovative Mercury Remediation System Has Been Successfully Demonstrated To Reduce Contamination In Power Plant Wastewater
    10/24/2018

    Aqua Metrology Systems (AMS), has recently completed the successful demonstration of a proof of concept for the removal of dissolved mercury (Hg2+) in power plant wastewater. The SafeGuard H2O system developed by AMS offers a low-cost, reliable remediation system proven to address a range of trace metal contaminants, including ionic mercury. With more than 300 coal ash impoundments across the U.S., ionic mercury among other hazardous chemicals is a primary concern for power plant wastewater and typically requires costly treatment prior to discharge to ensure environmental and public health.

  2. Ridding Our Waters Of Plastic Waste With Jellyfish Filters
    10/19/2018

    The quality of our seas and oceans is deteriorating at an alarming rate. One major problem is plastic pollution. According to estimates, more than 150 million tonnes of plastic have already accumulated in the world’s oceans, and up to 12.7 million tonnes are added every year.

  3. Removal Of Microplastics From Water Streams Using Membrane Technology
    10/18/2018

    The removal of microplastics from drinking, process or wastewater streams is a major step towards the reduction of microplastic pollution found in the environment.

  4. EPA Announces Completion Of Sediment Cleanup At Former Refinery In Muskegon, Mich.
    10/16/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the completion of a $16M sediment cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery in Muskegon Township, Mich. Work was funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the state of Michigan under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).

  5. Fluence Secures Another Strategic MABR Sale In The USA
    10/15/2018

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce another strategic sale of its Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactors (MABR) technology in the USA.

  6. Fluence Signs Agreement With Existing China Customer For Anticipated Aspiral Sales Estimated At Minimum US$45M Over Three Years
    10/12/2018

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that it has signed recently an exclusive partnership agreement with ITEST in central China, to supply Aspiral Smart Packaged wastewater treatment plants along the highway system under their scope.

  7. EPA Finalizes Plan To Remove Contamination Source And Expand Groundwater Treatment At The Combe Fill South Landfill Superfund Site In Chester Township, N.J.
    10/11/2018

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has finalized a plan to address a newly identified contaminant and enhance treatment of contamination at the Combe Fill South Landfill site located in Chester Township in N.J., an inactive municipal landfill covering 65 acres.

  8. Taking Inspiration From Nature, Aquaporin’s Water Purification Technology Saves Energy While Delivering High-Quality Water
    10/10/2018

    Every industry in the world relies on water; it is the one market that is guaranteed to still be around in many centuries to come.

  9. Diamond Technology Cleans Up PFAS-Contaminated Wastewater
    10/9/2018

    More than 1.5 million Michigan residents and potentially more than hundreds of sites nationwide ­– and counting – have PFAS-tainted water.

  10. New Spheres Trick, Trap And Terminate Water Contaminant
    10/5/2018

    Rice University scientists have developed something akin to the Venus’ flytrap of particles for water remediation.