Wastewater Treatment News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. The CRC Receives Resource Revolution Award
    1/31/2019

    The Co-op Refinery Complex’s (CRC) Wastewater Improvement Project (WIP) has once again been singled out for environmental excellence at a special reception in Regina on Jan. 30.

  7. The First SUEZ Resource Revolution Award Goes To An Environmental Mega-Project In Canada
    1/31/2019

    SUEZ honored a project at Federated Co-operatives Limited’s Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) with the first-ever Resource Revolution Award. The award was designed to highlight projects that improve business while enhancing the goals of sustainability and resource reuse.

  8. Microalgae Clean Wastewater And Produce Bioenergy
    1/31/2019

    The University of Eastern Finland is currently conducting unique research into microalgae. Associate Professor Amit Bhatnagar, working at the Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences in Kuopio, investigates the potential applications of microalgae in different fields, including wastewater treatment and bioenergy production.

  9. Orange County Water District Project Receives American Society Of Civil Engineers Water Treatment Project Of The Year Award
    1/31/2019

    Orange County Water District’s (OCWD; the District) Mid-Basin Injection: Centennial Park (MBI) project was recognized with the Water Treatment Project of the Year Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers—Orange County Branch (ASCE OC).

  10. Orange County Water District Director Denis Bilodeau To Be Inducted Into University Of California, Irvine Engineering Hall Of Fame
    1/30/2019

    Orange County Water District (the District; OCWD) Board of Director Denis Bilodeau, P.E., will be inducted into the University of California Irvine (UCI) Samueli School of Engineering Hall of Fame February 8, 2019.