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  • New Septic Tank Treatment from NewTechBio

    Newtechbio, Inc. announces the release of a septic tank, drainfield and leachfield complete restoration package for large and small applications to safely unclog blocked systems. Dunmore, PA (PRWeb) September 16, 2007 – NewTechBio Inc. has designed an aggressive and effective septic tank treatment and drainfield restoration solution to safely treat clogged and malfunctioning tank and ...


    By NewTechBio, Inc.

  • EU Court Judges Ireland on WWT

    The European Court said that Ireland - with the exception of County Cavan, which introduced water pollution bylaws in 2004 - had failed to properly implement a 1975 EU directive on waste. The Government has been ordered to pay its own costs and three-quarters of those incurred by the EU executive in the case. In reaction to the judgment, Minister for the Environment John Gormley said 'We know ...

  • A Storage Solution That Won`t Break The Bank

    The Portable Tank Group of Sebastian, FL now offers a new storage solution with their large poly tank selection ! From the beginning, they specialized in liquid storage in the form of collapsible pillow tanks . Expanding their variety of tanks, ...


    By Portable Tank Group, Inc.

  • A garbage /septage cocktail for fuel

    Here’s a frothy brew you wouldn’t want to put a straw into: a not-so-tasty blend of sewage and garbage. As unappealing as it may seem together the two can cut greenhouse gases, help cleanup water supplies and add a new source of green and endlessly renewable fuel, all with the help of a new patented invention by Viridis Waste Control: Septage Bioreactor Landfill (TM) technology.  Left on their ...

  • Puraflo® Peat Fiber Biofilter from Bord na Mona Environmental Products US Inc.

    The Puraflo Peat Biofilter treatment system is a natural wastewater treatment solution for on-site wastewater treatment. Utilizing a unique biofibrous peat filter media, the Puraflo treatment system is one of the highest performing, most reliable systems on the market today. It has proven itself for over 15 years in a large number of U.S. residential and light commercial applications, as well as ...


    By Anua - Bord na Móna Limited

  • EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has reached a settlement with Tahiti Nui Enterprises that includes a $69,000 penalty for its longstanding failure to close three large capacity cesspools at the Tahiti Nui Restaurant and Bar in Hanalei, Kauai. “The restaurant’s illegal cesspools posed a significant risk to underground sources of drinking water and nearby ...

  • Wineries Saving Big in Wastewater Treatment

    Successfully Treating Winery Wastewater Save $135k Treating Winery Wastewater Many smaller wineries have outgrown their septic tanks, and larger wineries have outgrown their treatment ponds, a BioReactor gives increased capacity at a fraction of the cost of ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • US House approves bill to step up fight against toxic algae

    Members of Congress have called for more aggressive federal action to prevent toxic algae from contaminating the Great Lakes and other waterways around the nation, such as an outbreak on Lake Erie last summer that left more than 400,000 people without safe tap water for two days. The House approved a bill this week that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop within 90 ...


    By Associated Press

  • NOV MONO Scores Pressure - Sewer System Success in Australia

    NOV Mono has secured a significant success by being nominated as the preferred supplier for a major new pressure sewer network in Australia. Having evaluated various other alternatives, urban water corporation Wannon Water has chosen Mono’s innovative InviziQ pressure sewer system as the most cost-effective and easy-maintenance option for the Dutton Way project in Portland, Victoria. The ...

  • Miami-Dade Agrees to $1.6 Billion Upgrade of its Sewer System to Eliminate Sewage Overflows

    Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today, Miami-Dade County in Florida has agreed to invest in major upgrades to its wastewater treatment plants and wastewater collection and transmission systems in order to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows. The state of Florida and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection ...

  • Family ordered to pay back profits from illegal waste site

    A family from Cornwall has been ordered to repay £365,275 it made from an illegal waste operation it ran from a former smallholding near St Austell. Eight members of the Buckland family were also ordered to pay a total of £91,934 in fines and costs at a sentencing hearing at Truro Crown Court. The defendants had previously pleaded guilty to a series of waste offences. A court heard ...

  • Innovating to counter the proliferation of blue-green algae: Premier Tech launches a world first as a solution to phosphorus discharges

    Premier Tech is pleased to announce that its Business Unit Premier Tech Aqua has introduced a world first to the onsite wastewater treatment market: its Self-Cleaning DpEC unit. It is the very first industrialised phosphorus removal solution applicable to individual dwellings in wastewater treatment. The cumulative discharges of phosphorus into lakes and rivers lead to the periodical outbreak of ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • Connecticut Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Contaminations From Recent Flooding

    The heavy rains forced Meriden nursing home to evacuate early Sunday morning after water leaked onto an electrical panel as this latest N'easter ripped through the state of Connecticut causing flooding, downed trees and power outages. Gov. Jodi Rell has declared a state of emergency after touring damage caused by this weekends powerful storm.Flooding can cause the contamination of water with ...


  • Cambi AS delivering technology to the new sludge treatment plant for Lindum aS in Drammen, Norway

    ”This is an important contract for Cambi”, says Per Lillebø CEO in Cambi. Main contractor for the process plant is division Purac at Swedish Läckerby Water. “Cambi’s process is based upon Thermal Hydrolysis (THP), and this is the key to securing a high production of biogas and a fertilizer of good quality. Cambi has development a compact solution for the THP ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to pay $4.7 billion to cut sewer overflows

    The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) has agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer systems and treatment plants, at an estimated cost of $4.7 billion over 23 years, to eliminate illegal overflows of untreated raw sewage, including basement backups, and to reduce pollution levels in urban rivers and streams, the Department of Justice and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency ...

  • Florida lawmakers to talk water funding, not policy

    In the marshes along the western edge of Florida's largest freshwater lake, the water is clear, wading birds burst into the sky ahead of an approaching airboat, and there's no sign of the turmoil that elevated water levels caused last summer. The political waters in Tallahassee, though, are roiling over Lake Okeechobee and other hydrological woes, from Florida's Big Bend to the state's signature ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA completes cleanup of mercury spill in santurce, Puerto Rico

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed emergency response activities following two mercury spills in Santurce, Puerto Rico. EPA is warning parents and the public not to keep mercury at home and to exercise caution when faced with accidental spills of mercury. The most recent incident began January 25, 2011 at the Fedrecio Asenjo Middles School in Santurce’s Barrio Obrero ...

  • Reclaiming Wetlands using UV light

    UV disinfection specialist Berson has helped the town of Carnation in Washington State, USA create an environmentally-conscientious way of dealing with wastewater, using Berson\'s InLine 7500+ UV systems. Carnation, a community of about 1,900 residents, has never used a central sewage system, relying instead upon individual septic tanks and drainage fields to handle its ...

  • Two new CIWEM books released

    CIWEM en Aqua Enviro have released two new CIWEM ‘Good Practice in Water & Environmental Management’ books: ‘Biological & Submerged Aerated Filters’ by H. Rundle, and ‘Natural Wastewater Treatment’ by D. D. Mara. ‘Biological & Submerged Aerated Filters’ by H. Rundle The author, now an independent ...

  • Studies reveal why drinking water wells are vulnerable to contamination

    New USGS groundwater studies explain what, when, and how contaminants may reach public-supply wells. All wells are not equally vulnerable to contamination because of differences in three factors: the general chemistry of the aquifer, groundwater age, and direct paths within aquifer systems that allow water and contaminants to reach a well. More than 100 million people in the United States receive ...

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