municipal sewage News

  • MagneGas Announces New Sewage Refinery Complete, Undergoing Municipal Testing

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that it has completed the manufacture of its first industrial scale 500 KwH Plasma Arc Flow™ recycler for the sterilization of highly infected liquid waste such as municipal or farm bio ...


    By Marketwire

  • Zimbabwe engulfed by sewage

    To get to Sinikiwe MaKhumalo's doorstep in Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, visitors have to step on a thin plank perched precariously over a trench that prevents sewage from flowing into her house. The 57-year-old grandmother has endured this arrangement to access her home in the city's Old Magwegwe working class suburb for the past five months after a sewer burst close to her ...


    By United Nations

  • Bay area municipalities ordered to protect San Francisco Bay from sewage discharges

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Justice Department, California Water Boards and San Francisco Baykeeper today announced a stipulated order that will settle a Clean Water Act enforcement action against seven municipalities in the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). The settlement is part of a broader enforcement strategy to address sewage overflows to the San Francisco Bay, ...

  • 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 ...

  • EPA Abandons Sewage Blending Plan

    WASHINGTON, DC, May 19, 2005 (ENS) - The Bush administration shelved a controversial plan today that would have ...

  • Sierra Club publishes annual `sewage report card`

    Sierra Legal released its third National Sewage Report Card that evaluates how cities across Canada treat and manage their sewage. The report findings allege that Canada's coastal cities continue to lag behind the rest of the country, and highlights Canada's ineffective treatment of sewage issues. The report evaluates twenty-two cities and assigns them a letter grade based on the quality of their ...

  • Sewage Overflows Cost Allegheny County $4.2 Million

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (ENS) - In a $4.2 million legal settlement with federal, state, and county agencies, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, ALCOSAN, today agreed to a comprehensive plan to reduce its annual discharge of billions of gallons of untreated sewage into local waterways. Under the proposed consent decree, ALCOSAN has agreed to a multi-year ...

  • Global municipal solid waste continues to grow

    Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world’s cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. Although some of this waste is eventually recycled, the doubling of waste that current ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Cities need $20 billion for sewage treatment

    Canadian cities and communities need upwards of $20 billion over the next two decades to clean up waste water treatment facilities that are threatening the public health of Canadians, states a confidential Environment Canada document. "The environmental performance of many waste water systems is not adequate, putting human and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China's Sewage Treatment Industry 2017 Research Forecasts

    As of the end of 2012, the number of sewage treatment plants in cities and counties in China was 3,340; sewage treatment capacity was approximately 142 million cubic meters / day, showing an increase of 6 million cubic meters / day compared with the end of 2011. There are 648 cities establishing sewage treatment plants, accounting for 98.5% of the total number of cities; the cumulative number of ...


  • Massive stretch of reading sewage pipe likely to be replaced

    Almost one month ago, we reported that a large section of sewage piping in Reading, Pennsylvania, had sprung a leak for the second time in three years. Well now the City of Reading Public Works is deciding whether to solve the problem for good, by potentially replacing a massive 600-foot of pipe that runs alongside the Schuylkill River. The pipe in question is almost 60 years old and officials ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

  • Pre-filtering saves 50% investment in sewage plant

    The Saulekilen Sewage Plant in Arendal, south of Norway, increases its capacity from 45000 p.e. to 80000 p.e. with a new process design. By using a first filter stage combined with compact biofilters, the new plant fits inside the old one. This reduces investments by NOK 25 mill. (USD 4 mill.), which is approximately half the cost of a conventional treatment plant. Filters at entrance ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Koyambedu Sewage Treatment Plant CHP - Biogas Production

    Established in 1979, Enviro Control Associates (I) Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading Indian companies operating in the domain of Environmental Engineering. The company has a strong foothold in water treatment, sewage treatment, effluent treatment, municipal solid waste management, tertiary treatment and biogas based energy ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • SFPUC demonstrates innovative technology that recycles harmful sewage

    A pilot project at The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s (SFPUC) Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant is the first plant in California to demonstrate a new technology that removes phosphorus and other nutrients from wastewater and recycles them into environmentally-safe commercial fertilizer. The technology was developed by Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. of Vancouver, ...

  • Global Municipal Solid Waste Continues to Grow

    Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world's cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. Although some of this waste is eventually recycled, the doubling ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

    The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an anaerobic reactor and utilisation of the digestion gas ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • Israel`s River Jordan a “sewage pipe”, says UN agency

    The continued dumping of untreated or partially treated sewage into rivers and streams is the number one source of dangerous pollution in Israel, the Ministry for Environmental Protection has said. Municipalities are responsible for sewage treatment, but high costs of treating sewage and building new treatment plants have prompted many local councils to dump the sewage wherever they can, ministry ...


    By IRIN

  • Finnchain Delivered 128 Scraper Systems to Athens Municipal WWTP in Psyttalia

    In 2001 FINNCHAIN and JOINT VENTURE (THEMELIODOMI S.A. - ELLINIKI TECHNODOMIKI S.A. - ATHENA S.A. - PASSAVANT MASCHINENTECHNIK GmbH - GIOVANNI PUTIGNANO & FIGLI S.R.L.) signed a contract for delivery of 128 Finnchain scraper systems to Psyttalia Wastewater Treatment Plant. The main reasons for this decision were FINNCHAIN's long experience and know-how of non-metallic chain scrapers and ...


    By Finnchain Oy

  • Congressional briefing on combined sewage overflows: challenges and innovations - May 16

    In its 2004 Report to Congress on CSOs and SSOs, EPA estimated that the costs associated with controlling these overflows in the next 20 years totaled nearly $140 billion ($50.6 billion and $88 billion respectively). These costs have likely risen dramatically over the past decade, and in addition the severity and length of the economic downturn could not have been foreseen. No one doubts that ...

  • GRP Pipes Could Solve SA`s Sewage Crisis

    Municipalities across South Africa are facing a sewage and wastewater crisis as the country’s dilapidated pipe lines, mainly constructed out of steel or asbestos cement and installed in the 1960’s, reach the end of their effective lifespan. Unless urgent attention is given to the replacement and maintenance of these pipes, the end result is predictable: bursts will start occurring on ...

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