leachate removal News

  • Thumbs up from customers for Geotech leachate pumps

    Service life is tough for pumps in corrosive leachate and fitness for purpose, high quality and guaranteed reliability carry a proportionate price. Concerned to ensure it was offering best value for money, Geotech recently surveyed users of its AP Pumps. Customers spoke of their experiences saying that although AP Pumps do not have bargain-basement price tickets they offer excellent, top-level ...


    By Geotech

  • New partnership supports leachate and groundwater pumps

    To help landfill operators with leachate management, surveyors with groundwater analysis and remediation specialists, Geotech and enitial have partnered for supply and service of pneumatic QED AP pumps. Jointly they will provide comprehensive and integrated supply-and-service of these high performance pumps in the UK at lower costs. Responding to requests Geotech customers have been ...


    By Geotech

  • Aeration may remove antidepressant drugs from water leaked from landfill

    Aeration is an effective means of eliminating antidepressants from landfill leachate, a new study finds. The concentrations of five different drugs were reduced by this treatment process, which could be an effective means of tackling the growing problem of pharmaceutical infiltration into aquatic environments. Pharmaceuticals, while an important component of modern medicine, can have negative ...

  • Innovative dredging technology accelerates removal of residual contamination in Ashtabula River

    The US EPA's Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) and their non-federal sponsor, the Ashtabula City Port Authority, along with the State of Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and a consortium of private companies collaborated to design and implement an innovative approach for addressing extensive sediment contamination in a portion of the Ashtabula River near Lake Erie. The ...

  • Dynatec to expand existing Dynatec MBR biological system capabilities for landfill

    Dynatec receives PO to expand an existing Dynatec landfill leachate MBR's biological system capabilities in South Carolina. Existing MBR working great, meeting permit requirements Expanding an existing Dynatec landfill leachate MBR's biological system capabilities Improve transmittance using nanofiltration Add ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill for Improper Analysis of PCBs Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today fined Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (CWM) $9,375 for a single instance in which it failed to analyze leachate for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) before disposal at its Kettleman Hills Facility located in Kings County, Calif. On May 9, 2012, CWM voluntarily disclosed to EPA that leachate, or liquid that drains from a landfill, was disposed in a ...

  • Denitrifying MBR installed by Aquabio for DEFRA UK Govt landfill site

    Aquabio has designed and built an advanced membrane bioreactor plant (AMBR) at the DEFRA ‘foot and mouth’ burial site at Watchtree in Cumbria UK. The plant efficiently removes high strength organics, suspended solids and nitrogen to very low levels suitable for EA discharge. Watchtree was developed as a mass burial site for animals culled during the Foot and Mouth epidemic in 2001. The wastewater ...


    By Aquabio Ltd

  • Environmental Elimination of Oil, Grease and Wastewater

    UltraZyme rids Malaysia's largest Solid Waste Management Company of its Costly Oil & Grease Contamination Problem Alam Flora Sdn Bhd is one of Malaysia's largest solid waste management companies. For years now their grease traps and sumps have been plagued with very high levels of oil and grease, which contaminates their wastewater stream and is the root cause of bad odor. UltraZyme was ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • You can`t always rely on those old rules of thumb for wastwater treatment!

    Cumbria Waste Management (CWM) wastewater treatment studies have produced some surprising results proving that you can’t always rely on those old rules of thumb for treating wastewaters. CWM is a local authority waste disposal company with 3 operational landfill sites at Distington near Workington, Hespin Wood near Carlisle and Flusco near Penrith. Prior to disposal to sewer, all of the ...

  • Ask Dan, the Wastewater Wizard

    Someone recently asked, “What are the wastewater treatment options for landfill leachate?” According to statistics from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the number of landfills in the United States is 1,654. And according to CNBC, active landfills handle more than 250-million tons of trash created in the United States each year. Statistics suggest that landfills can ...


  • Cold Thermal Oxidation

    Cold Thermal Oxidation (CTO) is a recent addition to treatment methods for solid waste. Combining lime with patented reagents will generate temperatures approaching 500° C in a non-pyrolitic process that produces a fine, granular calcinate residue suitable for recycling. CTO is a process that: Does not generate either ...


  • EPA reaches agreement with General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. to protect drinking water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. (formerly Schenectady Chemical) to collect and properly dispose of contaminated ground water and liquid leaching from the Dewey Loeffel landfill that is threatening several nearby drinking water wells. The liquid seeping from the landfill, called ...

  • AEROMIX promotes Jim Tyo to Aeration Equipment Division Manager

    AEROMIX Systems, Incorporated is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Jim Tyo. Mr. Tyo has been the Plant Manager at AEROMIX for the past 7 years. In addition to his Plant Manager position, Mr. Tyo has assumed the role of General Manager for our new Aeration Equipment Division. His extensive knowledge of our aeration equipment will make him a strong leader for this new division of AEROMIX. ...


  • Half a million pumping cycles

    "Still going strong with well over 500,000 pumping cycles," so says landfill specialist, H&J Pipe Jointing Services, about the AP3 AutoPump from Geotech. H&J Pipe Jointing Services has installed and maintains AP3 pumps on many landfill sites across the UK. These pneumatic, positive air displacement pumps work unattended day and night, year after year on leachate recirculation and ...


    By Geotech

  • MACPRESSE @THE GREEN EXPO, Mexico City, Mexico, 26-28 October 2016

    From 26th to 28th October, Mexico City shall play host to THE GREEN EXPO©, Latin America’s premier environmental sustainability event. The exhibition shall welcome the leading companies from the environmental, renewable energy and water treatment sectors. The most influential public sector and academic decision-makers shall also be ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • New 1000 GPM Process Air Strippers Introduced

    ANN ARBOR, MI -- QED Environmental Systems today announced the release of new, larger models of their EZ-Tray air strippers for VOC removal. The flow rate capability of the company's air stripper lineup now increases fourfold, from a maximum 250 gallons per minute (GPM) to 1,000 GPM. The easier maintenance and smaller footprint of QED's sliding tray air strippers have recently led to their ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • New Treatment Technology to be Added to Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that an additional treatment technology will be added to the existing treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York. The plant, which began operating in January 2014, is treating liquids seeping from the landfill, called leachate, and contaminated groundwater. The new treatment system is ...

  • Innovative biological wastewater technology helps municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants

    John Meunier Inc., subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, is pleased to announce that it will be responsible for the commercialization in Canada of the Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) technology from AnoxKaldnes. Acquired in August 2007 by Veolia Water Systems & Technologies, AnoxKaldnes is led by the internationally renowned researcher Thomas Welander. AnoxKaldnes has a ...

  • MC-RT - advanced oxidation process for recalcitrant wastes from Water Innovate

    Water Innovate announce major developments with their MC-RT (membrane chemical reactor) technology, held under their exclusive patent portfolio. As part of a consortium, £1M funding from the UK Department of Trade and Industry and £2M from the European Union has been awarded, enabling Water Innovate, a spin-put company from the highly internationally respected Centre for Water Science at ...


    By Water Innovate Ltd

  • EREF Awards Record 12 Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships, Including 3 New Named Scholarships

    The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has awarded a record of 12 scholarships to Master’s and Doctoral students across the United States and Canada. Included in those 12 scholarships are recipients of 3 new named EREF scholarships: the Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship, funded by Evergreen National Indemnity Company (Evergreen), the ...

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