Wastewater Contaminant Removal News

  1. EPA Awards Pacific Northwest Tribes Just Over $2M For Water Quality Protection & Restoration
    12/12/2017

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1,039,686 to support 32 tribes with their nonpoint source pollution programs, and an additional $975,548 under the competitive grant program to 10 of the tribes for specific restoration and protection projects, boosting tribal water quality programs across three Northwest states to help protect people’s health and the environment.

  2. National French Engineering School To Validate OriginClear Process For Emergency Response And Landfill Runoff Treatment
    12/12/2017

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OCLN), a leading provider of water treatment solutions, today announced a preliminary agreement with the National Superior Engineering School (ENSIL-ENSCI) of France'sUniversity of Limoges, to validate OriginClear's breakthrough process, Electro Water Separation with Advanced Oxidation™ (EWS:AOx™), for extremely challenging water treatment problems, such as landfill runoff and flooding from major storms and hurricanes.

  3. Veolia To Supply Raw Water And Demineralized Water Systems For Hickory Run Energy Power Station
    12/12/2017

    The 1,000 mega-watt combined-cycle natural gas facility, located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, is currently in the construction phase with a commercial operation date of April 2020. When completed, Hickory Run will provide efficient, clean and reliable power to the PJM Electric Market.

  4. S&L Grit Removal Technology Aids Major Upgrade At Award-Winning WTP
    12/7/2017

    Hydraulic forced vortex grit chambers applied to replace plate settlers allows for more efficient sand and silt removal from river water in-take with less chemical requirement downstream.

  5. PeroxyChem To Build A Peracetic Acid Plant In Memphis, Tenn. To Supply City’s Wastewater Treatment Facilities
    12/7/2017

    PeroxyChem, a global leader in peroxygen chemistries, plans to construct a new peracetic acid (PAA) production facility in Memphis, Tenn. Construction will begin shortly. A formal groundbreaking was held on December 6 at the Maynard C. Stiles Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  6. MGX Minerals And PurLucid Treatment Solutions Announce Initial Commissioning Of Rapid Lithium Recovery System, Deployment Site And Water Processing Contract
    12/6/2017

    MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that engineering partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions (“PurLucid”) has partially commissioned the commercial-scale NFLi5 lithium recovery system at its new manufacturing facility in Calgary, Alberta.

  7. NUS Researchers Develop Low Energy, Cost-Effective Wastewater Purification System
    12/5/2017

    A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has come up with a novel approach to treat industrial wastewater using electricity as a reagent for purification. The method can remove up to 99 per cent of hard-to-treat organic compounds found in various types of industrial wastewater.

  8. MOL Develops And Commercializes Total Residual Oxidants (TRO) Instrument
    12/1/2017

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) recently announced commercialization of the Total Residual Oxidants (TRO) instrument "S.sensing WS," one of the major components of the Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), developed by Kurita Water Industries Ltd.

  9. Clearford Water Systems Announces The Acquisition Of Koester Canada & Team Aquatic, And The Issuance Of A Convertible Debenture
    11/29/2017

    Clearford Water Systems Inc. (“Clearford” or the “Company”), winner of the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Best Practices Award for Enabling Technology Leadership in the Global Decentralized Water and Wastewater Treatment Industry, recently announced the acquisition of Koester Canada Inc. (“Koester Canada”), an Ontario-based subsidiary of Koester Associates, Inc., a water and wastewater solutions and equipment supplier servicing the States of New York and New Jersey.

  10. MGX Minerals Announces Ultra High Temperature Filtration For Extraction Of Lithium From Geothermal Brine
    11/29/2017

    MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE:XMG) (FKT:1MG) (OTC:MGXMF) is pleased to report that engineering partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions Inc. (“PurLucid”) has developed high temperature filtration for the purification of geothermal brines and associated extraction of metals and minerals including lithium.