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  • Biological Nutrient Removal Restores River Habitat on Long Island

    WesTech Engineering, Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah, is helping to restore the river habitat of the Patchogue River and the Great South Bay by employing innovative technologies for the removal of nutrients being discharged by the Patchogue Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) located on the southern shore of Long Island in New York. As a part of this expansion and upgrade, WesTech supplied two ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Ecologix Environmental Systems Removes Remote Worksite Water Treatment Challenges With Quick-Install Zeo-Clear Solution

    Ecologix Environmental Systems, an Atlanta-based wastewater treatment technology company, today announced the successful implementation of its new, pre-fabricated Zeo-Clear wastewater treatment system. Chevron Mining, a subsidiary of Chevron, the second-largest U.S.-based integrated energy company, has installed the Zeo-Clear Zeo 20 system to treat up to 15,000 ...

  • ACEC Announces Award: PROJECT OF THE YEAR - Arkansas Water and Wastewater

    The collective team of World Water Works, Inc., Zentox Corporation, Install Inc., and FTN Associates, Ltd., won the ACEC Water and Wastewater project of the year in Arkansas: Project: Townsends Water Reuse ProjectClients: Environmental Management Corporation (EMC) and Townsends Poultry World Water Works is pleased to announce recognition for our success of the ...


    By World Water Works, Inc.

  • Lakeview WPCP Initiates Second Phase of Hydroxyl ActiveCell® IFAS® Pilot Program

    VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA —  Hydroxyl Systems, Inc. announced today that the second phase of the ActiveCell® IFAS® pilot program at the Lakeview Water Pollution Control Plant, located in Mississauga, Ontario, has commenced start-up. The pilot program at the Lakeview WPCP is designed to evaluate the efficacy of several commercially available integrated fixed-film activated sludge ...


  • ADI Systems To Help A Major Brewery Pretreat Brewery Effluent And Tap Into Green Energy

    ADI Systems is proud to have been selected by Oland Brewery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, to design and build a biological treatment system (BTS) to pretreat brewery wastewater. Oland Brewery, Nova Scotia's largest brewer, has been in the community for more than 130 years. It produces many popular beer varieties such as Budweiser, Bud Lite, and Alexander Keith’s. After a competitive bid ...


    By ADI Systems

  • Waste water plant for veterinary company

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies is to design and commission a biological waste water treatment plant at 120m3/d to treat all effluents of a new veterinary manufacturing site in Jiangxi province. The main treatment is an AnoxKaldnes MBBR biological treatment. The choice of VWS industrial waste water expertise and biological aerobic patented solution offer the client a reliable and ...


  • Pharmaceutical effluent to large-scale MBBR plant

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies will design and commission a biological waste water treatment plant to treat all effluents of an existing specialized tablets and capsules pharmaceutical manufacturing site to meet the local stringent water discharge regulation. The core treatment is an AnoxKaldnes MBBR biological treatment. The client, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies ...


  • Boca Raton to Install High Capacity MicrOclor Hypochlorite Generators

    The City of Boca Raton in southeastern Florida will be updating the disinfection systems at both their water and wastewater treatment plants with the addition of Process Solution Inc.’s (PSI) MicrOclor hypochlorite generators. Wharton-Smith Inc., the City’s contractor is installing five MicrOclor Model MC-1500 systems, each rated at 1500 pounds per day of free available chlorine ...

  • Oily wastewater treatment

    Vegetable oil processing plants and the catering trade often generate a large amount of oil-containing wastewater, which causes serious environmental problems. An article in Water Science and Technology examines the feasibility of treating such WW using an integrated microfiltration-reverse osmosis (MF-RO) process. In recent years, large quantities of effluents have been produced by the vegetable ...


  • City of Bonners Ferry pays over $12,000 for federal clean water act violations (WA)

    The City of Bonners Ferry, Idaho has agreed to pay a $12,300 penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at its wastewater treatment plant, according to an order from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. From June 2005 through May 2010, the plant had over 1,600 permit limit violations. The city’s Clean Water Act violations included exceeding discharge limits for Escherichia ...

  • EPA proposes new NPDES permits for Agana and Northern District Sewage Treatment Plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice of proposed action under the Clean Water Act to reissue National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits to the Guam Waterworks Authority for the Northern District and Agana Sewage Treatment Plants. The proposed permits will require the plants to upgrade to full secondary treatment and establish wastewater quality levels consistent ...

  • Hatchery wash water treatment

    A WPL HiPAF Modular wastewater treatment system has been specified to treat the wash water for a global company’s large hatchery processing plant in Warwickshire. WPL were selected in a competitive bid based on the ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • GE’s New LEAPprimary Technology reduces the energy consumption

    Characteristics of GE´s new LEAPrimary technology: High Removal of Total Suspended Solids (50-70 Percent) and Biochemical Oxygen Demand (25-40 Percent) Reduces Energy for Biological Treatment by 25 Percent and Enables Energy Recovery Replaces Conventional Clarifier/Fine Screen Technology and Fits in as ...


    By General Electric

  • WWTP for Pharmaceutical Co

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies will design and commission a biological wastewater treatment plant to treat all effluents of an existing specialised tablets and capsules pharmaceutical manufacturing site. The core treatment is an AnoxKaldnes moving-bed biofilm reactor (MBBR) biological treatment. The client, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world with over 80 ...


  • Veolia Water Technologies South-East Asia Contracted to Provide Advanced Water Solutions for Tun Razak Exchange Project in Malaysia

    As Malaysia's new international finance and trading hub, the TRX Project will be designed according to the highest environmental standards, and a key focus throughout the development will be water reuse. Veolia aims to recover at least 80% of the expected 3.8 million cubic meters (m3) of sewage generated every year, for reuse purposes within the new district, consequently reducing site-wide fresh ...


    By Veolia Water

  • Veolia Water Technologies South-East Asia contracted to provide advanced water solutions for Tun Razak exchange project in Malaysia

    Veolia Water Technologies South-East Asia is proud to announce a new 20-year partnership with 1 Malaysia Development Berhad Real Estate Sdn Bhd (1MDB RE) for the prestigious Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) Project. As Malaysia's new international finance and trading hub, the TRX Project will be designed according to the highest environmental standards, and a key focus ...

  • Hydroxyl Awarded $1M Turnkey ActiveCell® Industrial Wastewater Treatment Contract From Mizkan Americas

    VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Hydroxyl Systems, Inc. announced today that the company has been awarded a $1.1 Million USD contract from Mizkan Americas, Inc. for the turnkey supply of an ActiveCell® biological wastewater treatment system. Hydroxyl's ActiveCell® advanced wastewater treatment technology will process 20,000 gallons a day of high-strength industrial wastewater produced from ...


  • Aquatech Expands Wastewater Treatment Solutions Portfolio with New, Operator-Friendly Aqua-EMBR Enhanced Membrane Bioreactor

    Aquatech, a global leader in water and wastewater technologies for the industrial & infrastructure markets, has developed Aqua-EMBR enhanced membrane bioreactor for wastewater treatment. The Aqua-EMBR system consists of an activated sludge extended aeration biological treatment process and an Ultrafiltration (UF) membrane system for the separation of activated sludge from treated effluent. ...

  • Veterinary effluent treated by AnoxKaldnes™ MBBR

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to deliver the new waste water plant for a world’s leading veterinary company in China. Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS), global leader in water treatment, ...


  • Unusual Mankato water reclamation and reuse project wins APWA award

    The city of Mankato, in partnership with Calpine Corporation, and Black & Veatch have earned the 2007 Project of the Year Award in the Environment category (for projects greater than $10 million) from the Minnesota chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) for an environmentally and economically beneficial water reclamation facility (WRF). The facility produces high-quality ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

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