Wastewater News

  1. LANXESS Highlights Its High Water Permeability ULP Membrane Elements At AMTA 2018
    2/5/2018

    LANXESS’ Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit—operating in the United States as LANXESS Sybron Chemicals—enables customers in a wide variety of industries to meet their water purification challenges with a broad portfolio of ion exchange resins, reverse osmosis membranes and other specialized technologies and services.

  2. Pollution Events, Treatment Technologies And Smart Sewers: GWI Analyzes Regulatory Trends In The Water Industry
    2/5/2018

    High profile public health crises such as the Flint Lead crisis, and the continued degradation of environmental resources due to industrial activity, have highlighted the damage that can be done through poor regulation of water quality.

  3. Have A Question Related To Valves Or Hydrants? Ask An Expert
    2/2/2018

    Did you know AMERICAN Flow Control’s industry experts are ready and waiting to field your technical questions? For example, what are the advantages of using AMERICAN’s Series 2500 with ALPHA restrained joint ends versus a valve with mechanical joint ends? Why do so many utilities prefer gate valves over butterfly valves? For owners, engineers and contractors, these and even more complex valve- and hydrant-related questions come up every day, but now answers can be found with a single email to an AMERICAN Flow Control expert.

  4. Creating Artificial Snow From Wastewater
    2/2/2018

    A ski resort town near Yellowstone National Park is the latest example of a growing trend in water reuse — snowmaking. Rapid population growth in Big Sky, MT is depleting groundwater, the only source of drinking water for the community. At the same time, the rise in wastewater has the town’s sewage system running at capacity. And with residents fervently opposed to discharging the treated wastewater into the Gallatin River, the Big Sky Sustainable Water Solutions Forum is evaluating snowmaking as a viable option for wastewater disposal.

  5. Investing In Wastewater Drives Energy Efficiency
    2/2/2018

    In his State of the Union address on January 30th 2018, President Trump called for a $1.5 Trillion investment in infrastructure. If you’ve been around the wastewater industry for a while, you’ll know that infrastructure spending is often directed to roads and bridges first, transit needs second, and drinking water a distant third. But our industry has a pressing need for investment too.

  6. Work Commencing To Upgrade The Mountmellick Wastewater Treatment Plant In County Laois
    2/2/2018

    Irish Water is commencing work to upgrade the Mountmellick Wastewater Treatment Plant in County Laois. The €850,000 investment will improve the level of treatment at the plant and improve the discharge quality of treated water from the plant into the Owenass River. 

  7. Organic Power’s Largest GWE RAPTOR Plant Makes A Compelling Case For Proven Clean-Energy Biotechnology
    2/2/2018

    Clean energy specialists Organic Power Ltd have chosen to install one of the largest ever GWE RAPTOR anaerobic biological transformation energy crop/ waste-to-energy plants at their new green energy facility in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.

  8. Water Environment Research Open Access Article Assesses Performance Of Gravity Flow Membrane Reactor In Municipal Wastewater
    2/1/2018

    The open access article in the February 2018 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) evaluates the efficiency of a gravity flow membrane reactor to treat a municipal wastewater stream.

  9. Evoqua Acquires Pure Water Solutions, Expanding Its Water Service Capabilities In Colorado And New Mexico
    2/1/2018

    Evoqua Water Technologies recently announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Pure Water Solutions, a leading provider of high-purity water equipment and systems, service deionization and resin regeneration, with service operations in suburban Denver and Santa Fe.

  10. Miami-Dade May Join Fight Against State Water Quality Standards
    2/1/2018

    Water quality standards introduced by Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) came under renewed scrutiny late last month as Miami-Dade’s government operations committee joined a lawsuit to challenge them.