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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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 AS

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Global Market in Municipal and Industrial WasteWater Sludge Treatment and Odor Control

    This market research report analyzes the global market and developments in municipal and industrial wastewater sludge treatment equipment and wastewater/sludge-based odor control equipment.  Sludge treatment describes the processes used to manage and dispose of the solid or semi-solid products produced during municipal sewage treatment and industrial wastewater treatment.  Despite ...


  • SolidAT win sewer monitoring project in 3 major municipalities

    SolidAT together with a local partner won a bid to monitor sewer in 3 major municipalities in Israel (Holon, Netanya and Raanana). In total a several dozens of SmartScan 50 ultrasonic level sensors will monitor the sewer level and provide combined sewer overflow alerts. The municipalities chose our solution over competition due to the high performance of the ultrasonic sensor and high end ...

  • Tri-Tech Holding Awarded a Municipal Infrastructure BOOST Contract for a Township in Xinjiang

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), which provides turn-key water resources management, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control solutions, announced today that its subsidiary, Tri-Tech (Beijing) Co. ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • Determining the municipality waste fees and way of payment in Japan - Mariusz Grabda

      Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

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