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  • Sewage project generates renewable gas

    British households are today cooking and heating their homes with renewable gas produced from human waste. Biomethane gas from the Didcot sewage works in Oxfordshire, a joint venture between Thames Water, British Gas and Scotia Gas Networks, will produce enough renewable gas to supply up to 200 homes. The Didcot sewage project marks an important milestone in the UK's efforts to decarbonise the ...


  • Great Lakes Fouled by Raw Sewage

    TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, (ENS) - Detroit, Michigan is at the bottom of the class, performing the worst of 20 cities graded by a Canadian environmental group in a Report Card on how well they manage their sewage. Sierra Legal released its first Great Lakes Sewage Report Card today, an investigative report that analyzes the performance of 20 cities in the Great Lakes ...

  • Midwest groundwater tainted with sewage and chemicals

    Raw sewage is flowing into rivers and streams across central and eastern Iowa as one after another wastewater facilities are inundated by the record floods that have swept the state during the past two weeks. Livestock manure is also part of the nasty mix, along with spilled fuel and chemicals, all heading to the flooding Mississippi River and down to the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Environmental ...

  • OECD Claims Urgent Research Needed into Risks from Nanomaterials in Household Waste

    According to a February 22, 2016, press release from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an OECD report states that “[u]rgent research is needed to assess the possible risks to human health and ecosystems from the ever-increasing amounts of engineered ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA, State and County Promote Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in Nassau County

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Nassau County are continuing to collect and properly dispose of potentially hazardous common household products from flood-damaged homes in Nassau County. The public in Nassau County is encouraged to put waste products on their curb for pickup, including: solvents, paints, cleaners, oil, ...

  • Sewage-cleaning device produces electricity, too

    Small units that purify household sewage could provide a source of electricity for urban and remote communities in the developing world, according to researchers. The units would be populated with Shewanella oneidensis, one of several types of bacteria that can break down organic matter in sewage, producing electrons and protons. If the sewage is placed between electrodes with the bacteria ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Don`t waste sewage - it`s a resource

    The way we treat sewage needs to undergo a revolution on the same scale as we have seen attitudes change to household rubbish and industrial waste. That was the core message of an event hosted by consultants Aqua Enviro this week. While the value of most other resources is widely recognised, we tend to have a devil-may-care attitude to water consumption in the UK, perhaps in part due to the ...

  • Rio`s Olympic waterways full of trash, sewage

    Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on the likes of once-pristine Guanabara Bay, and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage. In the neon green waters around the site of the future Olympic Park, the average fecal pollution rate is 78 times that of the Brazilian government's "satisfactory" limit - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sewage-cleaning device produces electricity, too

    Small units that purify household sewage could provide a source of electricity for urban and remote communities in the developing world, according to researchers. The units would be populated with Shewanella oneidensis, one of several types of bacteria that can break down organic matter in sewage, producing electrons and protons. If the sewage is placed between electrodes with the bacteria ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York City Department of Sanitation are collecting and properly disposing of potentially hazardous common household products from flood-damaged homes and residences in New York City. The public is encouraged to put waste products on their curbs for pickup, including: solvents, paints, cleaners, oil, propane tanks, batteries, petroleum products, ...

  • EPA, State and County to Launch Household Hazardous Waste Pickup and Drop-Off in Suffolk County

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Suffolk County will collect and properly dispose of potentially hazardous common household products from flood-damaged homes in Suffolk County. Beginning on Nov. 12, people in affected homes may bring household products, including solvents, paints, cleaners, oil, propane tanks, batteries, ...

  • EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in New York City

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York City Department of Sanitation are collecting and properly disposing of potentially hazardous common household products from flood-damaged homes and residences in New York City. Beginning on Dec. 10 and continuing through Dec. 21, residents of the five boroughs of New York City may bring household products, including solvents, paints, ...

  • New Alarm for Klargester sewage treatment plants will speed up fault repair

    Leading manufacturer Klargester is fitting all its sewage treatment plants with a new high-tech alarm and digital read-out display which will help diagnosis and speed-up the repair process following any component failure. Alarms are now required for sewage treatment plants (STP) in the event of a power failure. However, the Klargester STPs will now be able to communicate the nature of any ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Ozzi Kleen leading the way in sewage treatment systems and grey water recycling

    Suncoast Waste Water Management proudly manufactures the OZZI KLEEN range of waste water treatment solutions for domestic homes, grey water and comercial sewage treatment and mining camp applications. The manufacturing facility has a total factory area of over 9,000m2 and employs over 60 staff including; engineers, electricians, programmers, metal trades workers, roto-moulders, ...

  • Away from Olympics, sewage blights vast swaths of Rio

    Rivulets of waste crisscross the labyrinth of alleyways that serve as 5-year-old Kaike de Oliveira Benjamin's playground, forming dark, fetid puddles and gurgling streams of refuse and trash. It's little better inside the tiny, one-room apartment he shares with his mother, two little brothers and infestations of roaches and rats. When it rains, the basement apartment floods ankle-deep with a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sewage Treatment Facilities in China Industry Research Report – Now Available from IBISWorld

    Over the past five years, the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry in China has been growing 17.5% annually to $3.4 billion in 2013. Demand for sewage treatment services has grown substantially due to rapid urbanization and the development of various industrial sectors in China, says IBISWorld. Sewage ...


    By IBISWorld

  • China Solid Waste & Sewage Treatment Industry: 2017 Forecast in New Market Research Reports at ReportsnReports.com

    The total volume of city household waste harmless treatment has increased significantly from 80.51 million tons in 2005 to 130.9 million tons in 2011, increasing by 63% or so. Harmless treatment rate has increased from 52% in 2005 to 87% in 2010, increasing by 35% or so. After the year of 2020, China will gradually enter household waste classification management stage. The investment in solid ...


  • U.S. clean water act settlement in Northeast Ohio to protect Lake Erie, revitalize neighborhoods and create green jobs / settlement with Northeast Ohio sewer district to eliminate or treat five billion gallons of sewage (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Justice Department announced today a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District that will address the flow of untreated sewage into Cleveland area waterways and Lake Erie. The settlement will safeguard water quality and protect human health by capturing and treating more than 98 percent of ...

  • Swiss Environmental Leader, Videsa SA., Adopts Road Sweepings Recycling Technology from CDEnviro

    A new centre for treatment and recovery of waste from road sweepings will be operational in Sion, Switzerland in 2016. Videsa SA. is an environmental remediation company situated in a picturesque area of Valais, nestled into the foot of the Swiss Alps. The family-run business has been operational for over 45 years and is the leading waste management company in its area. The company services the ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Aerobic wastewater treatment at home

    Ozzi Kleen Domestic Wastewater Treatment System to replace Septic Sewerage Systems.The Ozzi Kleen Sewage Treatment System treats up to 2,000 litres of wastewater everyday. Operating on a continuing cyclic, fully aerobic basis, the wastewater treatment is highly effective and efficient, processing it into clear odourless irrigation water in a matter of hours.The Ozzi Kleen RP10 is the only one of ...

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