Wastewater Management News

  1. Max-IR Labs Awarded $225K Phase I NSF STTR Grant For Real-Time Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Sensor Development
    5/18/2018

    Max-IR Labs, an optical sensor development company based in Dallas, Texas, recently announced it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant of $225,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue its development of a novel real-time optical sensor for nitrate detection in water and soil.

  2. How Much Sewage Does New York Release?
    5/16/2018

    6.5 billion gallons: That’s how much sewage and stormwater was released in New York state last year, according to a new government report.

  3. 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.

  4. National Infrastructure Week: DEP Celebrates 'Holing Through' For First Section Of New Release Tunnel At Schoharie Reservoir
    5/14/2018

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reached a landmark recently when a micro-tunneling machine broke through a wall of rock and completed the first leg of a new release tunnel at Schoharie Reservoir.

  5. LACROIX Sofrel Launches A New Range Of IoT Data Loggers
    5/14/2018

    LACROIX Sofrel, a company with over 40 years' of expertise in the remote management of water and energy networks, is launching its new range of data loggers: SOFREL LX

  6. EPA Announces Improvements To Keep Massachusetts Waters Clean
    5/10/2018

    Recently, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a major step forward for Massachusetts' water quality with improved stormwater management requirements as well as an array of training and implementation tools to assist municipalities with implementation.

  7. Stormwater Purification Award From The City Of Long Beach
    5/10/2018

    Purifics Water, Inc. of London, Ontario (CAN) has been awarded a $4.41M contract by the City of Long Beach, CA for the purchase of stormwater purification equipment. The treatment equipment to be provided by Purifics consists of its patented ceramic ultra-filtration system CUF and photocatalytic oxidation process known as Photo-Cat.

  8. DiNapoli: Contamination Of New York's Waterways From Combined Sewer Overflows Remains A Challenge
    5/10/2018

    Last year, billions of gallons of untreated sewage and stormwater impacted more than 200 waterways in New York due to antiquated and overwhelmed sewer systems, according to a report released recently by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

  9. Bureau Of Reclamation Launches Prize Competition Seeking Improved Methods For Monitoring Pathogens To Facilitate Water Reuse
    5/10/2018

    The Bureau of Reclamation is launching a new prize competition that is seeking improved methods to sample and monitor for pathogens, specifically viruses, in order to help with indirect and direct reuse of wastewater.

  10. Launch Of SWAN Asia-Pacific Alliance To Accelerate Smart Water And Wastewater Growth In The Region
    5/8/2018

    In a first of its kind, the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) has launched the SWAN Asia-Pacific Alliance, which will be free to join in its first year. The APAC Alliance, which includes progressive utilities and leading solution providers, seeks to advance the use of “smart”, data-driven water and wastewater solutions across the fast-growing region.