decentralized sewer technology News

  • Introducing BioSTEP®: a step up for small-diameter sewer systems

    After years of R&D testing and careful product packaging, Bio-Microbics, Inc. introduces the BioSTEP® screened pumping system, an affordable, low-maintenance pump package designed to transfer screened liquids in numerous small-diameter, decentralized collection applications. Builders and developers directly benefit from the use of BioSTEP in low-lying areas, hilly terrain and areas with poor ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Tapping Energy From Fatbergs

    Fatbergs, massive accretions of grease and debris, are a big problem in sewers, but decentralized and sustainable solutions have been proposed It weighed as much as a blue whale and was even longer, but Londoners didn’t realize it was lurking beneath their streets until ancient sewer tunnels backed up. The blockage turned out to be the world’s largest recorded fatberg, a monolithic ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Geosyntec Consultants Awarded Grant Funding for Two New York City Innovative Green Infrastructure Demonstration Projects

    Geosyntec Consultants (Geosyntec) announced today it received funding for the design, installation, measurement, and analysis of two projects incorporating actively controlled, distributed green infrastructure ("high-performance green infrastructure") approaches for urban stormwater control under a New ...


    By GeoSyntec Consultants, Inc.

  • EPA Announces ‘Clean Rivers, Green District Partnership’ With District of Columbia and DC Water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the District of Columbia, and D.C. Water have joined in a partnership agreement to use green techniques for wet weather pollution control in the District. The “Clean Rivers, Green District” agreement outlines the collaborative steps to support green infrastructure to achieve sustainable stormwater management, more livable communities, and ...

  • Advances in Wastewater Treatment Spur Growth of Renewable Energy Market

    The Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Facility in Pierce County, Wash. represents an emerging trend in the renewable energy market: transforming waste into energy.  Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are increasingly recognized as community resources for electricity, fertilizer, and heat, as waste to energy projects become commonplace in a sustainable economy. A national leader in ...


    By M. A. Mortenson Company

  • GE: stimulate water reuse and recycling

    According to General Electrics (GE, USA), The world's urban and industrial water use is projected to double by 2050, yet one fifth of the world's population, or some 1.2 billion people, already lives in areas of water scarcity. One of the best ways to stretch our planet's dwindling supply of available water is through increased reuse and recycling, yet progress in these areas has been limited for ...


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