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  • Administration Presses for Marine Environment Protection in Wider Caribbean

    This week President Bush transmitted to the U.S. Senate for its advice and consent for ratification, the Protocol Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities ('Protocol') to the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region (1983 Cartagena Convention).   Through this important ...

  • Fluence Awarded Aspiral™ Wastewater Project in Changping District, Beijing, China

    Fluence Corporation Limited (ASX: FLC) announced today that it has secured a contract from the Changping District government for the purchase of an Aspiral™ S1 smart-packaged MABR-based solution (formerly known as CMABR) for use in a municipal wastewater treatment plant. The plant will be located in Changping District, Municipality of Beijing, Hebei province, China. This is the first ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Severe Wastewater Testing Apparatus

    The headspace in domestic wastewater collection and treatment systems is a severe environment that can impact even high performance protective coatings. A proposed new ASTM International standard covers an apparatus and set of procedures that are used to create and maintain a simulated sewer headspace environment to be used to test potential coatings. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Genesis Water Technologies Secures New Contracts With Release of New Municipal Domestic Wastewater Reuse Video Using Advanced 3D Animation

    MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., a USA-based global leader of innovative and sustainable water treatment solutions for drinking water, process water, and waste water applications, is proud to have released this week its new municipal domestic wastewater reuse video. It has already been instrumental in securing contracts for the firm. This video ...

  • Incubating innovation

    Since its inception last year, the technology centre for Keppel Seghers Belgium has been busy with projects. The Belgium-based outfit is currently running six projects, including the testing of flat sheet modules, membranes and domestic wastewater pretreatment processes. Two small pilots of fluidised bed cleaners will also be operational in the near future. With its fully equipped hall for ...


    By Keppel Seghers Pte Ltd

  • GTI Covers Helping Protect California’s Water Supply

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to be contributing to California’s water recycling efforts. One of the state’s water districts recently chose a GTI retractable structurally supported cover for the chlorine contact basin at its water recycling ...

  • Pharma’s potential impact on water quality

    Environmental Science & Technology When people take medications, these drugs and their metabolites can be excreted and make their way to wastewater treatment plants. From there, the compounds can end up in waterways. Wastewater from pharmaceutical companies could start off with even larger amounts of these substances. In ...

  • New wastewater treatment plant for German baby food manufacturer

    A large German company, which belongs to a French dairy group, produces baby food and special medical nutrition at its site in Fulda. The cleaning processes involved in the production of milk powder create up to 850 m³ of wastewater contaminated with organic residue every day. In a bid to pre-clean the operational wastewater so that it reaches the same level of contamination as domestic ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Picerne Military Management to Pay $24,900 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Fort Riley, Kan.

    Picerne Military Management, LLC, has agreed to pay a $24,900 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act at Fort Riley, Kan. On Dec. 20 and 21, 2011, Picerne pumped between 5,000 and 9,000 gallons of raw sewage from a crawl space beneath a townhome into a storm drain inlet. Over the course of the two days, the raw sewage was pumped into and through the stormwater ...

  • How to digitize your wastewater network with a smart water solution?

    United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that at least 23,000 to 75,000 sanitary sewer overflow events occur in the United States each year. These overflows are mainly caused by inadequate maintenance and aging sewer infrastructure.2 Next, to managing these overflows, municipalities across the USA are also facing challenging obligations to manage these systems at a time of ...


    By KANDO

  • City of toppenish fined more than $134,000 for excess wastewater discharges

    The City of Toppenish will pay $134,500 for excess pollution discharges from its municipal sewage treatment facility in violation of its Clean Water Act permit, according to an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The violations spanned more than two years from 2008-2010. The facility treats domestic wastewater from residential and commercial sources. The violations took place ...

  • Students Awarded for work at Las Vegas Water Conference

    This year The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association is bringing together the best water industry professionals across two states to discuss and share solutions for the future. This event will take place one week from today, on October 26-29, 2015. The conference will be held at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the Annual Fall Awards Ceremony the Section ...

  • Proposed national environmental standard for on-site wastewater systems

    The Government is considering developing a national environmental standard (regulations) for the inspection of on-site wastewater systems (such as septic tanks). The Ministry for the Environment is seeking public submissions and invites your views, which must be received by 5pm on Friday, 26 September 2008. The aim of the proposed standard is to improve the management and environmental ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • New law means 400,00 septic tank licences for Ireland

    New laws planned for next year mean that over 400,000 Irish homeowners will be forced to buy a licence for their septic tank for the first time. Environment Minister John Gormley said that he will introduce a licensing and inspection system for septic tanks, affecting 440,000 homes in rural areas. Under a new licensing system, a public body will undertake the inspections to ensure the septic ...

  • 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 ...

  • Strategic Partnership Announcement

    Coeur d'Alene, ID - Blue Water Technologies, Inc. today announced the signing of a strategic agreement with The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE-SGR). The Shaw Group Inc. is a leading global provider of technology, engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consulting, remediation, and facilities management services for government and private sector clients. Blue Water ...


    By Nexom

  • Bioshaft Water Technology Signs Key Contracts in U.S. and Abroad

    Bioshaft Water Technology Inc. (OTCBB:BSHF) has signed four contracts with customers in the United States and the Middle East. New York, USA: A Brewery has purchased a Bioshaft system that will treat up to 75,000 gallons per day (GPD) of Wastewater. Not only will Bioshaft’s sustainable Anaerobic/Aerobic Digester enable the brewery to meet local sewer requirements, it will also allow it to ...

  • The deadline for the presentation of communications at the Smallwat conference is extended until 30 october

    The CENTA Foundation has extended the deadline for the presentation of communications at the 3rd International Congress Smallwat. Wastewater in Small Communities to 30 October, in view of the demand from authors interested in participating in this new edition. All papers must be presented via the official website of the Conference ( ...

  • Domestic Water Use Has Grown Dramatically

    It’s well known that agriculture and industry account for a much greater share of water withdrawals than domestic water use. Agriculture accounts for fully 70% of global water withdrawals and industry accounts for 19%. But now it’s been determined that since the 1960s, the growth rate of domestic water use has dwarfed the growth rates of its much larger counterparts. With new ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Elk city water and sewer association pays nearly $4,000 for federal clean water act violations (WA)

    Elk City Water and Sewer Association has agreed to pay a $3,700 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 February 2005 through September 2007, the plant had over 1,181 permit limit violations. The City’s permit violations included exceeding their discharge limits for ...

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