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  • Welch, W.Va. Settles clean water act violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and West Virginia announced today that they have settled violations of the Clean Water Act involving sewage overflows in Welch, W.Va. Under the settlement filed by the U.S. Justice Department in federal district court, the City of Welch has agreed to implement a long term control plan to eliminate combined sewer overflows (CSOs) at an estimated cost of $16 ...

  • The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award

    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) with the regional 2014 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Municipal Category. The award was given at an award ceremony during the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4/International Erosion Control Association Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference, in Charlotte, ...

  • Cost-Effective, Reliable Stormwater Treatment in the Same Tanks!

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant.  Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues. Biowater's CFIC - ...


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  • Cost effective stormwater control in existing tanks

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant. Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues.   Biowater’s ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Charles River 2013 Report Card Reflects Cleanest Water in Decades

    EPA has given a grade of “A-“ for water quality in the Charles River during 2013. It is the highest grade EPA has issued since the 1995 inception of the Clean Charles River Initiative. Reflecting nearly twenty years of focused efforts by EPA, state and local officials, private environmental advocacy groups and concerned citizens, this is the first time the Charles River earned a grade ...

  • Record year for bathing water results in the South West

    Results revealed today show it has been a bumper year for bathing water quality in the South West with 191 out of 192 passing the European bathing water quality standards. Only Instow Beach in Devon fell short of the minimum standard. Figures released by Defra at the Cleaner Seas Forum in London also showed that a record 91% of the South West bathing waters met stricter guideline standards in ...

  • State of the Ultrasonic Art

    Non-contacting ultrasonic equipment has, for many years, been the default method to measure level and flow within the water and waste water industries. The combination of reliability and low maintenance, coupled with the sophistication of the most recent systems have meant that thousands upon thousands of applications worldwide call upon this most well proven of technologies. Ultrasonic ...

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