effluent discharge News

  • Free Workshop on Industrial Discharges: `Are you paying too much for your effluent?`

    HACH LANGE is hosting a free workshop on wastewater cost minimisation. Taking place in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Tuesday 4th October, the workshop will provide attendees with an insight into the ways in which self- monitoring can ensure regulatory compliance and help reduce costs. The workshop will include both practical and classroom sessions, and explain the main factors affecting trade effluent ...


  • Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies challenged a new rule on steam power plant discharges, arguing that it does not adequately protect drinking water consumers. In challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Effluent Limitation Guidelines for ...

  • Purifying and recycling: zero discharge!

    C&G for the supply of equipment and supporting technology to widely different areas of activity but all with a common target: To IMPROVE the conditions of a determined wastewater. C&G offer a complete product line to fit your needs: vacuum evaporators, reverel osmosis, ultrafiltration, ion exchange, chemical - physical treatment, demineralizers, filter press & special equipment for ...

  • Portable Infrared Analyzers Help Ensure Compliance with Oil in Water Effluent Discharge Levels

    Oil in wastewater discharges are highly regulated and each region of the world has their specific regulations.  For the off-shore oil industry regulating bodies such as the NPDES(National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) in the US have strict ppm limits that are coupled with costly fines for non-compliance.  On-shore industrial wastewater producers also have limits imposed either ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Compliance with discharge permits for oil in water

    Determining total oil/grease levels to ensure compliance with governmental permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem for the oil and gas industry. To ensure compliance with regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease (TOG) concentration. Wilks Enterprise, Inc. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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, ...


  • New BAT for effluent treatment at UPM Jämsänkoski and Kaipola

    New systems are for aerating, mixing and cooling of equalization basins at both of the factories, called Jokilaakson tehtaat (factories of the river valley). They were delivered by a young, innovative finnish company called Waterix. Old fashioned cooling towers are stopped now at both of the factories. At Jämsänkoski mill, five AIRIT 700®-floating high speed surface aerators ...


    By W-Rix Ltd

  • Effluent abatement in the production of pasta filata cheeses

    GEA Filtration offers a simple and cost-effective solution for recovery of dairy solids from cooker/stretcher/mixer fluids generated during the production of pasta filata-style cheeses, such as mozzarella. Utilizing ceramic, cross-flow microfiltration (MF) technology, a substantial portion of otherwise lost dairy solids can be recovered as saleable food product and a corresponding reduction in ...


    By GEA Filtration

  • Ensuring your biofuels effluent meets regulatory limits

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as other regulatory agencies around the world, have established limitation guidelines for discharges of “oily wastes” from facilities utilizing any type of oil and grease in their manufacturing process. However, recently several biodiesel plants in the US have been fined for illegally discharging vegetable-based oil and grease and polluting ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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 ...

  • The Royal Mint improves pH control in water effluents

    Analytical Technology Inc. (ATi) said this week that the UK's Royal Mint has selected its Q45/72 pH/ORP monitor to improve the quality of its effluents and to better comply with Environment Agency regulations. The versatile Q45/72 system is designed for use in industrial and municipal applications and contains sensors specifically engineered to function normally in applications where conventional ...

  • Water company fined for discharging sewage into Tamar estuary

    South West Water has been ordered to pay £58,375 in fines and costs for discharging sewage into a tributary of the Tamar estuary. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. The offences were committed at the company’s Camels Head treatment works that treats sewage from 40,000 people and operates under an Environmental Permit designed to protect human health and the environment. ...

  • Septic tank filters for improved effluent quality

    The big problem with septic tanks is that their soakaways block with suspended solids which are carried out of the tank and into the soakaway itself. These solids eventually ruin the soil porosity and the soakaway fails. The Wastewater Filter is fitted into the vertical part of the 'T' on the outlet pipe from the septic tank and removes up to 70% of the fine suspended solids from the discharging ...

  • Aerospace Giant to Pay $12 Million for Discharge Violations

    HARTFORD, Connecticut (ENS) - Aerospace systems manufacturer Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, of Windsor Locks, Connecticut, pleaded guilty on Thursday before U.S. District Judge Alvin Thompson in Hartford to two counts of violating the federal Clean Water Act. The company admitted discharging hexavalent chromium and copper to the Farmington River in excess of its permit limits. ...

  • New permit issued for industrial stormwater discharges offers improved features

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a new Stormwater Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for an estimated 4,100 industrial facilities in 29 different sectors to implement site-specific stormwater pollution prevention plans to protect water quality. Facilities are required to install control measures that meet established technology- and water quality-based effluent limits and ...

  • On-Site Oil in Water Measurements Ensure Compliance with Discharge Permits

    Determining total oil in water levels for compliance with governmental regulatory permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing all segments of the oil and gas industry.   To ensure compliance with these regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • EPA Requests Comments on Nanomaterials Manufacturing and Formulating for Effluent Guidelines Program Plan

    On September 16, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Federal Register notice announcing the availability of the combined Final 2012 and Preliminary 2014 Effluent Guidelines Program Plans and EPA’s 2012 and 2013 Annual Effluent Guidelines Review Reports. EPA requests ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Settlement with City of Fitchburg Ensures that City Addresses Wastewater and Storm Water Discharges

    Under the terms of a Consent Decree lodged in federal court, the City of Fitchburg, Mass. will pay a civil penalty of $141,000 for violations of the Clean Water Act. The City will also perform a Supplemental Environmental Project worth at least $100,000 and is implementing significant remedial measures to minimize future discharges of pollutants into the environment. The Consent Decree is the ...

  • Sustainable Advanced Treatment Solutions for Water, Wastewater and Gas Effluents

    ESCO International technologies offer unique solutions to some of the most critical water and waste water and gas effluent challenges using latest advances in Advanced Oxidation Processes, Ozone and UV systems and technologies.  Process Expertise & Applications include: COD, TOC reduction and micro pollutants oxidation Water reclaim, reuse, recycle or discharge ...


    By ESCO International

  • On-Site Measurement of Oil/Grease in Wastewater Helps Ensure Compliance with Discharge Permits

    Determining total oil/grease levels in wastewater for compliance with governmental regulatory discharge permits is a worldwide problem facing numerous industries including chemical, oil and gas, biofuels, and other industrial manufacturing plants.  To ensure compliance with discharge regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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