wastewater treatment Articles

  • What Is Wastewater Treatment?

    Each and every day, most people worldwide create wastewater. Whether cooking or bathing, washing clothes or using the lavatory, people are constantly creating wastewater with little consideration of where it goes - and how exactly it is returned to rivers and seas, often cleaner than it was coming in. Modern wastewater treatment is a much needed spot of good news in the environment. What most ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Portable wastewater treatment systems: integration into army missions

    This project’s main focus is to perform a feasibility study of existing wastewater treatment technologies and methods which can be minimally altered in order to be integrated into the Army Force Provider system (1). The US Army is the most accomplished fighting force in the world and the key to its successes are the soldiers who risk their lives every day for their country. There is a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Determinants of wastewater treatment expenditure of Austrian communities

    Wastewater treatment services are bound to rather strict environmental regulations. However, as the broad range of wastewater expenditure of communities shows, there is room for discretionary policies of communities. The current paper explores wastewater treatment expenditure of Austrian communities by employing a cross-section econometric model. To a significant extent, demographic, geographic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Economic feasibility study for new technological alternatives in wastewater treatment processes: a review

    The concept of sustainability involves the integration of economic, environmental, and social aspects and this also applies in the field of wastewater treatment. Economic feasibility studies are a key tool for selecting the most appropriate option from a set of technological proposals. Moreover, these studies are needed to assess the viability of transferring new technologies from pilot-scale to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Haugslia wastewater treatment, Norway

    Haugslia is a cluster of high standard holiday homes in Voss municipal in Hordaland. 50 of these holiday homes are connected to the treatment plant. These 50 holiday homes give a dimensioning flow of: Qdim = 68 m3/day.The treatment plant was built in 2004. Filter media used in this plant:  800 m3   Filtralite® P 0-4 mm132 m3   Filtralite® NC 4-10 mm72 ...

  • Cost comparison of wastewater treatment in Danubian countries

    This paper investigates the costs of wastewater treatment (including sludge management) within the Danube catchment countries A, CZ, SK, HU, SL, RO, BG and UA. TK is considered as well. Additionally, the paper compares the total costs of wastewater management (including sewerage) with the incomes in the different countries. The annual costs of wastewater treatment in Austria are about 30 €/p.e. y ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Efficient wastewater treatment

    Kurita supports sustainability at PET recycling industry with effective wastewater treatment. Please download our case study 139 to learn more: ...


    By Kurita

  • Environmental cost–benefit analysis of decentralised wastewater treatment and re-use: a case study of rural Jordan

    Decentralised wastewater treatment systems offer an opportunity to introduce wastewater treatment and generate irrigation water in places that are not connected to centralised treatment plants. The advantages of decentralised technologies include their capability to provide wastewater treatment infrastructure in remote and hilly rural communities and their flexible adaptation to fast-growing ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Asset Management Studies with Limited Budgets

    ABSTRACTWith more than 1,500 pieces of aging equipment at its four wastewater treatment plants and two outfall pipelines, the South Orange County Wastewater Authority retained Tetra Tech, Inc., to develop an Assessment Management Plan. The objective of the assignment was to ensure theaccuracy of long-term financial forecasting for the timely repair and/or replacement of assets constructed and/or ...

  • Immobilization of horseradish peroxidase on silane-modified ceramics and their properties: potential for oily wastewater treatment

    Horseradish peroxidase (HRP) is proved being effective in eliminating oil from aqueous solutions, but the elimination is expensive because free HRP can not be reused. In present work, HRP was successfully immobilized on cordierite porous ceramics support with a novel method of N-β-aminoethyl-γ-aminopropyl-trimethoxysilane modification and glutaraldehyde activation. Under the optimized immobilized ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Clean Water Technology: Architects of New Age Wastewater Treatment Solutions

    https://water-management.utilitiestechoutlook.com/vendor/clean-water-technology-architects-of-new-age-wastewater-treatment-solutions-cid-44-mid-10.html December 2018 Utilities Tech Outlook Magazine  ...


    By Clean Water Technology, Inc.

  • Romaine River Complex, Hydro-Quebec, CA

    The La Romaine hydropower complex is the largest infrastructure project underway in Canada. Located about 55 km from Havre-Saint-Pierre, over 2 000 workers are living on the premises. The accommodations comprise dormitories, offices, cafeterias, a leisure center, a bar and a convenience store.  .  As such, and in sync with its sustainable development vision, Hydro-Québec had to ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • EPA Provided Quality and Timely Information Regarding Wastewater after Hurricane Katrina

    EPA provided quality and timely information regarding wastewater to States, wastewater treatment facilities, and the general public. The damage to the wastewater treatment facilities and their collection systems created a potentially critical health concern due to the possibility that people living in these communities would be exposed to raw sewage. Due to the risk of serious illness associated ...

  • PISTA Turbo Grit Washer - Municipal Headworks - Case Study

    Odor problems at the Missoula Wastewater Treatment Plant were so bad at one point recently, that the city received more than 200 odor complaints from the public in one calendar year and a violation from the county health department. “The nature of wastewater treatment is that there are odors,” said Gene Connell, Treatment Supervisor for the Wastewater Division in Missoula. “But ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

  • PISTA Turbo Grit Washer - Municipal Headworks - Case Study

    Odor problems at the Missoula Wastewater Treatment Plant were so bad at one point recently, that the city received more than 200 odor complaints from the public in one calendar year and a violation from the county health department. “The nature of wastewater treatment is that there are odors,” said Gene Connell, Treatment Supervisor for the Wastewater Division in Missoula. “But ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

  • Software Developed for “Sustainable Treatment and Reuse of Municipal Wastewater` by Menahem Libhaber and Alvaro Orozco-Jaramillo

    In most developing countries many people are lacking access to water and sanitation services. Collection and conveyance of wastewater out of urban neighbourhoods is not yet a service provided to all the population and adequate treatment is provided only to a small portion of the collected wastewater, in most cases covering less than 10% of the municipal wastewater generated. In slums and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Corrosion resistant FRP reduces maintenance issues for water and wastewater treatment and control

    At this Wastewater Treatment Plant in Glendale Heights, IL, an aluminum slide gate had to be forced open using a front-end loader and a chain after seizing in place due to inevitable corrosion. The corrosive bond was so severe that the chain snapped upon the first attempt. The water and wastewater treatment and control industry is a prime example of how constant exposure to toxic elements can and ...


    By Plasti-Fab, Inc.

  • Steps towards implementing decentralized rural sanitation solutions: an institutional assessment of the Brazilian sanitation sector

    In spite of a great number of environmental laws and a sound legal framework for the water and sanitation sector, there are numerous obstacles, which impede the successful implementation of Brazilian sanitation policies. This study undertakes an institutional assessment of decentralized wastewater treatment solutions, applicable in rural areas in the state of Rio de Janeiro in order to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • An overview of wastewater treatment in distillery industry

    Distilleries generate large volumes of high-strength wastewater that is of serious environmental concern. Spentwash disposal even after conventional treatment is hazardous and has high pollution potential due to the accumulation of recalcitrant compounds. Various physico-chemical and biological treatment options are available for the treatment of distillery wastewaters, but most of them could not ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Passive Wastewater Treatment System Introduced to Colorado - Case Study

    After a homeowner’s septic system failed on a small lot and the homeowner was faced with a large bill for a new system, Virgil Russon of Greeley, Colo., looked for a solution. He did extensive research for alternatives to pipe and stone, and found Advanced Enviro-Septic (AES). The AES System provides advanced treatment of septic effluent to tertiary quality, is completely passive with no ...

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