Wastewater News

  1. Baltimore Puts Sewer Overflow Details On Public, Interactive Map
    2/4/2019

    Sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) continue to plague water systems around the country, forcing untreated wastewater into local waterbodies when sewer lines are overwhelmed with flow. In Baltimore, a new tool will help residents stay informed when SSOs occur.

  2. De Nora Acquires MIOX
    2/4/2019

    World leader in electrochemical technologies enhances its water and wastewater treatment portfolio by adding MIOX technologies to its product line.

  3. Alfa Laval Wins SEK 160 Million Waste Water Treatment Order
    2/4/2019

    Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply decanters to a waste water treatment plant in the US.

  4. California And Georgia Chose MPC-Buoy To Solve Algae Problems
    2/4/2019

    Two new MPC-Buoy projects have recently been initiated to improve the water quality in California and Georgia, United States.

  5. A Clean Solution — Biological Wastewater Treatment Using Regenerated Activated Carbon Saves Disposal Costs
    2/1/2019

    Finding an optimum way to treat wastewater in the oil and gas industry is a crucial issue. With its Wet Air Regeneration (WAR) system, Siemens is providing a method which works in combination with the powdered activated carbon treatment (PACT) system to recycle more than 90 percent of the required activated carbon, reliably destroy adsorbed contaminants, and convert sludge to ash. This avoids costly and laborious disposal to landfill.

  6. Microwave-Enhanced Membrane Filtration Technology For Water Treatment Designed By Dr. Wen Zhang's Group At New Jersey Institute Of Technology
    2/1/2019

    Water pollution affects millions of people worldwide and is a leading cause for public health concern. Specifically, unregulated and emerging pollutants, such as endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs), pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are toxic and refractory, which can be challenging to remove via conventional water treatment processes.

  7. MWRD-USACE Partnership Sets Stage For Critical Reservoir Completion
    2/1/2019

    A pilot program by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), which has never been used by the Corps before, will grant the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) the critical funds it needs to complete the final chapter of the famed Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (TARP) that protects and improves the quality of area waterways and reduces flooding.

  8. EPA Signs MOU With The Water Research Foundation Advancing Nutrient Management Efforts
    2/1/2019

    Today, as part of the Trump Administration’s commitment to protecting America’s waters through smart partnerships and market-based approaches, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Water Research Foundation (WRF) to accelerate progress on reducing excess nutrients in the nation’s waterways.

  9. Intel Secures $150 Million In Bonds For Oregon Water Recycling Project
    1/31/2019

    Thanks to a high-throughput production facility in Oregon, the technology manufacturer Intel is the area’s largest water consumer by far. Now, the state will help it pay for a massive water treatment project that will help it recycle some of that water.

  10. Western Governors Urge President Trump To Reject Changes To State Authority In Section 401 Of Clean Water Act
    1/31/2019

    Western Governors request President Trump “reject any changes to agency rules, guidance, or policy that may diminish” states’ authorities to protect water quality within their boundaries.