sanitary wastewater treatment News

  • Pickerel Lake Sanitary District receives EPA award for upgrade to wastewater treatment process

    (Denver, Colo.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will present today a Performance and Innovation in the State Revolving Fund Creating Environmental Success (PISCES) Award to the Pickerel Lake Sanitary District, Grenville, S.D. for constructing a new wastewater collection and treatment system. “This EPA award recognizes the innovative use of South Dakota's Clean Water State Revolving ...

  • Online course on wastewater treatment

    Covering topics such as wastewater characterisation, organic material removal and process control, the course is intended for professionals in private, public and academic institutions and NGOs. The deadline for receipt of applications for the online Biological Wastewater Treatment course provided by UNESCO-IHE is 1st March. Over the past twenty years, the knowledge and understanding of ...

  • Wastewater treatment from fluorine and nitrocompounds

    We continue to cover the topic of wastewater treatment from different hazardous components. Today we will adumbrate wastewater treatment from fluorine and nitrocompounds WASTEWATER TREATMENT FROM FLUORINE AND NITROCOMPOUNDS   Fluorine-containing wastewater  The wastewater from ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • EPA to initiate rulemaking to reduce harmful effects of sanitary sewer overflows

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is initiating a rulemaking to better protect the environment and public health from the harmful effects of sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) and basement backups. In many cities, SSOs and basement backups occur because of blockages, broken pipes and excessive water flowing into the pipes. SSOs present environmental and health problems because they ...

  • New brochure describes the complete line of Moyno sanitary products

    Moyno, Inc. is offering a new brochure that describes the technological innovations and capabilities of its complete line of progressing cavity sanitary products. The bulletin offers a detailed description, key features and benefits, technical information and photographs of each line of sanitary equipment. The products covered in the brochure include: Moyno Sanitary Pumps – providing ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • ReportsnReports - Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies: Global Markets

    The global market for wastewater treatment delivery equipment, instrumentation, process equipment, and treatment chemicals will increase at a 10.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to exceed $93 billion in 2016, from a 2011 value of nearly $57 billion. The most rapid growth will occur in the delivery equipment product group. This sector is estimated ...


  • US EPA presents prestigious national water award to Bay Area Sanitary District

    As part of the 2008 National Clean Water Act recognition awards, the US Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Union Sanitary District in Union City, Calif., has received a first-place award for its outstanding and innovative achievements in wastewater treatment and pollution prevention. Alexis Strauss, the EPA’s Water Division director for the Pacific Southwest region, will present ...

  • Your new technical proposal provided by experts in wastewater treatment

    The design and construction of wastewater treatment installations in small municipalities and communities, as well as in industrial applications has always been a difficult task, because these installations are not large enough to justify the construction of the necessary works to achieve the required treatment level imposed by more stringent environmental regulations. EEC EUROPE LTD / Devise ...


  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania, sanitary authority agrees to clean up sewage discharges to the Susquehanna river (PA)

    The Williamsport, Pa., Sanitary Authority (WSA) has agreed to make significant improvements to its combined sewer system at an estimated cost of approximately $10 million, in order to resolve long-standing problems with combined sewer overflows to the Susquehanna River, which flows to the Chesapeake Bay, the Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. Under ...

  • Support for wastewater and stormwater systems

    The City of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, has chosen InfoSWMM software as its advanced sanitary sewer and stormwater modeling and design solution. The decision helps the city leverage its investment in ArcGIS technology from ESRI (Redlands, CA) by giving it the most technologically advanced GIS-centric software platform available for managing and operating its wastewater and stormwater systems. ...

  • EPA takes penalty actions against 10 wastewater treatment plants for clean water act violations (PA)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has recently filed administrative penalty complaints against 10 publicly owned wastewater treatment plants (POTWs) operated by nine municipalities in Pennsylvania for failing to comply with the Clean Water Act. The 10 plants’ Clean Water Act discharge permits require them to periodically reevaluate their industrial pretreatment ...

  • EPA to Improve Wastewater Infrastructure in Cabot, Ark.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded the city of Cabot, Ark. $485,000 to install new wastewater treatment equipment. The upgrades will include 10,000 feet of wastewater piping that will help address sanitary sewer overflows. Wastewater management encompasses a broad range of efforts that promote effective and responsible water use, treatment and disposal. Under the Clean ...

  • Settlement with Revere, Mass. addresses wastewater, stormwater discharges

    Under the terms of a Consent Decree lodged in federal court, the City of Revere, Mass. will significantly reduce illegal discharges of raw sewage overflows into the environment from its wastewater collection system and separate storm sewer system. The City has estimated that it will spend approximately US$50 million to address these illegal discharges. Revere will also pay a civil penalty of ...

  • Iowa cities face costly wastewater system upgrades

    The City of Burlington discharged an estimated two million gallons of untreated wastewater mixed with storm runoff water to the Mississippi River after a pipe became plugged last week. City officials are unsure of when the discharge began, but they discovered the plugged pipe on Tuesday in the Brooks Street section of the Hawkeye Sewer System. The line was unplugged the same afternoon, but the ...

  • Kentucky’s largest wastewater utility chooses InfoWorks ICM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced that Kentucky’s largest municipal wastewater utility, the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD), has selected InfoWorks ICM to fulfill its sewerage and drainage modeling ...


    By Innovyze

  • IR analysis helps industries comply with regulations for wastewater

    For over 30 years, the Clean Water Act has been governing water pollution. Initially the focus was on traditional “point source” polluters such as municipal sewage treatment plants and industrial facilities. The focus is now on the “non-point sources” such as Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) which are a major contributor to non-point source pollution. This is due to the increase in the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 2012 GCC Wastewater Projects Market report

    The GCC wastewater sector is entering a period of growth as governments look to meet rising demand from expanding populations and to replace infrastructure that is nearing the end of its life.  While Saudi Arabia will dominate the projects market up to 2015, there will also be substantial opportunities in Kuwait and Qatar. This is good news for contractors, many of whom are looking to ...


  • Associations release core attributes of effectively managed wastewater collection systems

    Four associations representing the Nation’s wastewater treatment, public works, and civil engineering sectors have released the Core Attributes of Effectively Managed Wastewater Collection Systems, a new document that promotes good engineering practices essential to managing and operating separate sanitary collection systems.  As a critical element of wastewater infrastructure, ...

  • New Zealand propose environmental standard to ensure wastewater systems are maintained

    A proposed National Environmental Standard to improve the environmental performance of domestic on-site wastewater systems is out for public comment, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard said today. On-site wastewater treatment systems treat household wastewater to varying levels before it is released back into the environment, and usually serve one household. 'Poorly maintained septic tanks, and ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • US stimulus plan could fast track 400 more wastewater projects

    The stimulus package could fast track 400 wastewater projects valued at US$6 billion which otherwise would have remained on hold due to lack of funding.  These additional projects have been added to McIlvaine Municipal Wastewater Facilities and People service.  There are 16,000 municipal wastewater plants, of which 4000 purify more than one million gallons per day.  At any one time, about 20 ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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