sewage News

  • Surfers against Sewage star in Panorama sewage exposé

    Clean water campaigners from Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) are urging all water users to watch Panorama this Monday the 7th of September, BBC1 at 8.30pm. SAS have helped the Panorama team expose the shocking truth that after heavy rain, raw sewage is consistently discharging into our rivers, seas and bathing waters without warning to the public and water users. SAS Campaign manager Andy Cummins ...


  • Sewage screening product range

    The Hambaker AWE range of sewage screening equipement gets a boot by the arival of a screens selection expert from the ham Baker company in the UK. Ed Greathead has many years of experience within the screening industry and is now based at our Ipswich office to introduce the Australian market to himself and the screening products ham baker AWE have to offer.    Ed Says: 'We have ...


    By Ham Baker AWE

  • 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

  • Implications of sewage sludge

    Sewage sludge has been widely applied to agricultural lands to enhance soil fertility due to its high organic matter and nutrient content. It has been considered as an economically and environmentally sound disposal alternative to landfills and incineration. However, one of the concerns of continued application of sewage sludge is the increased amounts of heavy metals deposited into the soil. ...

  • How Often will Sewage Spill?

    For systems with large RDII (Rain Derived Infiltration and Inflow), classical methodology for estimating loading on Waste-Water systems can be dangerous if it portrays the impression of a known ultimate design flow. The reality, for such systems, is that ultimate loads cannot be determined. The paper presents real-world modelling to enhance planning and environmental aspects, of a sewer-system ...


    By Innovyze

  • Electricity from Sewage in India

    Waste-to-Wire: Electricity from Sewage India’s newly elected government’s agenda on sanitation and sewage treatment is intent towards improving the socio-economic spheres of our times.  Financial schemes from the central government to build sewage treatment plants, river cleaning programmes and providing clean sanitation facility for all are indicators of enterprising ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • China Sewage & Sanitation Market

    MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Sewage and Sanitation in China: ISIC 90" new market research report to its store. The Industrial market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the Sewage and Sanitation market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the ...


  • Supercritical water oxidation of sewage sludge

    ABSTRACT Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) is an innovative and effective destruction method for organic wastewater and sludge. Several tests of the destruction of sewage sludge by SCWO have been done at two state of the art pilot plants. These units have capacities of 250 kg/h and 1100 kg/h, respectively. The test results show that the technology easily destroys the organic ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Sewage plant or power house - new technology turns sewage into energy

    Penn State researchers have developed technology that combines bacterial degradation of waste water with energy extracted from the salt-water fresh-water gradient to produce power anywhere. Production of energy from the difference between salt water and fresh water is most convenient near the oceans, but using an ammonium bicarbonate salt solution, Penn State ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sewage project generates renewable gas

    British households are today cooking and heating their homes with renewable gas produced from human waste. Biomethane gas from the Didcot sewage works in Oxfordshire, a joint venture between Thames Water, British Gas and Scotia Gas Networks, will produce enough renewable gas to supply up to 200 homes. The Didcot sewage project marks an important milestone in the UK's efforts to decarbonise the ...


  • 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 ...

  • Midwest groundwater tainted with sewage and chemicals

    Raw sewage is flowing into rivers and streams across central and eastern Iowa as one after another wastewater facilities are inundated by the record floods that have swept the state during the past two weeks. Livestock manure is also part of the nasty mix, along with spilled fuel and chemicals, all heading to the flooding Mississippi River and down to the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Environmental ...

  • MACT standards for sewage sludge incinerators

    EPA announced in the October 14 Federal Register proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of mercury, particle pollution and other harmful pollutants from sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs). According to EPA, SSIs represent the sixth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the U.S. The proposed standards would apply to both multiple-hearth and fluidized bed incinerators. Units incinerating sewage ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • Sewage Contamination Dangers Exposed in New Educational Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  The video is about sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) and the health hazards for building occupants exposed to the aftermath.   Sanitary sewer overflows happen every day across the nation.  When they occur they can spread raw sewage into basements and out of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • NYC closer to turning sewage into energy - by Leon Kaye

    New York City is the only city in the US that never sleeps.  It is also one city that often smells, especially in the summer.  One reason is the city’s aging sewage system, to which the city’s 8 million residents contribute 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater daily. All that wastewater goes through several processes ...


    By 3BL Media

  • In the West Bank, conflict stalls sewage solution

    Israeli settlers and Palestinians in the West Bank rarely mix, but authorities are hoping their sewage will. The Jewish settlement of Ofra and neighboring Palestinian villages currently dump their sewage into valleys, threatening to contaminate a critical underground water aquifer. So Israeli authorities are advancing plans to solve the environmental mess with a new treatment plant serving both ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sewage Contamination from Flooding –Bacterial or Viral?

    The Northeast is preparing for a major hurricane through Sunday.  One of the biggest problems encountered in the aftermath of a hurricane is sewage contaminated storm water and drinking water.  The contamination is from human and animal bacterial and viral sources due to sewage treatment plant failures and storm water overflows.  Contamination from bacteria and viruses are ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Solar sewage sludge drying in Europe, Turkey and Australia

    Solar Sewag Sludge Drying Internationally Acceptedist Anlagenbau GmbH in Kandern Germany developed a sludge solar drying system and is marketing it since 1994 under the name of WendeWolf. The sludge is spread out in greenhouses and regularely turned and aerated. During the drying cycle, the sludge is automaticalle conveyed from the entrance to the exit of the drying bed. After several years of ...


    By IST-Anlagenbau GmbH

  • 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.

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