Wastewater News

  1. FSIP Pump Design With The xLC Stator Adjustment Unit Permits Situation-Specific Adaptation

    An existing pump, which conveyed thick sludge to an intermediate tank, showed a high level of wear due to the abrasive medium. The wastewater treatment plant decided to replace it with a unit that is more robust and easier to maintain.

  2. HDR’s Dan Sampson Wins Best Overall Paper Award At International Water Conference

    Dan Sampson, principal technical consultant for HDR, won the inaugural Best Overall Paper Award at the International Water Conference. The award was presented in Scottsdale, Arizona, during the recent annual conference.

  3. Corvias And Stormwater Authority Of Chester Improve Local Stormwater Infrastructure

    The Stormwater Authority of Chester through its partnership with Corvias is implementing $15M in low interest loans from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to remediate existing stormwater assets and install new green infrastructure devices that will remove pollution and improve the health of local waterways including Ridley Creek, Chester Creek and the Delaware River.

  4. NARUC Commends EPA And Army Corps For Revised WOTUS Proposal

    Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army recently proposed a substantial revised definition to the “Waters of the United States.”

  5. Endress+Hauser Launches The Liquiline Compact CM82 Transmitter

    Endress+Hauser launches the Liquiline compact CM82 transmitter that accepts pH, ORP, pH/ORP, conductivity, oxygen and chlorine sensor signals from Endress+Hauser’s Memosens® sensor platform.

  6. Fluence Adds Another Aspiral Project In Hunan Province China

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that it has executed a contract with partner Hunan Aerospace Kaitian Environmental Technology Company Ltd. (Kaitian Environmental), to deliver an Aspiral Smart Packaged wastewater treatment plant to the Yiyang City Government, under its tripartite framework agreement.

  7. HDR’s Rodriguez Succeeds Plattsmier As PSP Director

    Albert Rodriguez has been promoted to director of pump stations and pipelines for water. He succeeds John Plattsmier who is retiring.

  8. NACWA: Bipartisan Farm Bill Passage 'A Win' For Public Clean Water Utilities, Farmers, Communities

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauds Congress for its strong bipartisan support in passing the 2018 Farm Bill that will provide important policy and funding tools to better address many of the nation's water quality challenges through holistic and collaborative watershed approaches.

  9. Trump’s Proposed Rollback Of Water Protections Will Lead To High Costs And More Pollution

    The Trump Administration proposed new restrictions on which wetlands and waterways will be protected by the Clean Water Act. The proposed rule will re-define the protected "Waters of the United States," to exclude temporary streams that flow after heavy rain and snow, as well as wetlands not adjacent or connected by surface water to major water bodies.

  10. EPA And Army Propose New "Waters of the United States" Definition

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) are proposing a clear, understandable, and implementable definition of “waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act. Unlike the Obama administration's 2015 definition of “waters of the United States,” today’s proposal contains a straightforward definition that would result in significant cost savings, protect the nation’s navigable waters, help sustain economic growth, and reduce barriers to business development.