Wastewater Management News

  1. Storm On The Horizon: Sewage Overflow Is A Problem For Today, Not Tomorrow

    Deteriorating wastewater pipes are a leading cause of sewage overflows. And with extreme weather putting added pressure on networks, the time for durable, long-lasting solutions is now.

  2. Protecting Pumps In Hazardous Areas Easily And Reliably Against Dry Running

    A new type of detection technology from Siemens protects centrifugal pumps from dry running in hazardous areas. For this purpose, the corporation has developed special current/voltage detection modules for its Simocode pro motor management system.

  3. SOR Adds A Submersible Level Transmitter Model To The 800 Series Pressure Transmitters

    SOR Inc. continues to invest in the expansion of its 800 Series pressure transmitters by releasing the new 815LT Submersible Smart Level Transmitter.

  4. Floodwater In Rivers Affects Vulnerability To Waterborne Diseases

    In sub-Saharan Africa, diarrheal disease, a preventable and treatable illness, remains the second-leading cause of death in children under the age of five, as well as an overall public health threat.

  5. Groundbreaking Model Code For Green Construction Released

    The 2018 International Green Construction Code was released recently by the International Code Council, ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Illuminating Engineering Society. 

  6. U.S. EPA Settles With Salinas, Calif., Company To Protect Monterey Bay From Industrial Stormwater Discharges

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement with American Cooling, Inc. over Clean Water Act violations at its refrigerated warehouse and storage facility in Salinas, Calif.

  7. BioPod™ Biofilter System Approved By The Virginia Department Of Environmental Quality

    Oldcastle Infrastructure is pleased to report that the BioPod Biofilter System with StormMix™ Media has been reviewed and approved by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

  8. WEF Partners With National Recreation And Park Association To Provide Green Infrastructure Training To Parks Professionals

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is partnering with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to adapt and deliver the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) curriculum to professionals responsible for land management and maintenance and operations of municipal parks throughout the country.

  9. EPA Awards $350,000 To Maryland For Protecting Shorelines, Streams And Wetlands

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded $348,648 to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to improve and stabilize living shorelines, and stream and wetlands restoration projects in nontidal wetlands.

  10. 110 Litres Of Urban Stormwater Cleaned Every Second

    Dirty runoff sweeps urban streets, pollutes groundwater and pressures sewage systems. A University of Copenhagen researcher has invented a treatment method that is now being used at a large and brand-new wastewater facility in Copenhagen, Denmark.