Because many regions of the US have had a very tough winter this year, it is possible that spring may bring some problems to septic systems and their owners. The speedy melting of snow and some spring rains, may cause runoff from septic systems, which could contaminate other water sources or areas. For more information check out this article: http://www.lakenormanseptic.com/category/blog/
Wastewater Treatment System Design – Toronto, Ontario Case Study
Our on-site partners at ESSE identified a client that was exceeding effluent objectives of 10 mg/L cBOD and TSS with their current aerated septic system.
Golf Course Solutions - Case Study
Problem. It’s a long way from the clubhouse’s coffee shop to the 18th hole. Furtively ducking into the nearby woods is an unsatisfactory answer to nature’s call, so mid-course comfort stations are necessities. But perc challenged soils and environmental considerations can preclude septic systems. Sewer connections, utility electricity, and running potable water can be prohibitively expensive. Vault and portable chemical toilets offend the nose as well as the eye.Solution. An odorless Phoenix...
New Study Links Septic Tanks to Florida Algal Blooms
State seeks millions to help residents disconnect from septic systems and connect to sewers In 2004, the first major toxic green algal blooms were noted on Florida’s tourism-reliant coastlines. Less than a decade later, the blooms earned the summer of 2013 the title “Toxic Summer.” By the summer of 2016, the toxic blooms covered more than 30 square miles of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee and spread through estuaries from coast to coast, prompting Florida to declare a state of emergency in...
Installing water wells around septic systems subject of October Water Well Journal article
An article in the Water Well Journal® October 2017 issue focuses on everything there is to know when installing water wells on properties with septic systems. In “Rules of Thumb,” freelance writer William Wager states three things are critical: knowing your codes, expecting the unexpected, and drilling the well properly. In a sidebar, he adds 10 pieces of advice contractors should share with homeowners to help make certain their well system is protected from septic influence. NGWA also has a...
Commercial Validation Trial Results Confirm BioLargo’s Advanced Oxidation System (AOS) as High ...
BioLargo, Inc. (OTC: BLGO) held its third annual “AOS technical symposium” last month, hosting a group of scientists, collaborators, water industry experts, and government representatives, according to a recent post on the company blog. Prior AOS symposiums have updated stakeholders on the company’s progress with their innovative technologies for high performance, low cost, water treatment. Held at the University of Alberta and a nearby conference center, this year was different because it...