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  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • London Assembly focus on Consistent Waste Collections

    The report recommends putting long-term sustainability at the heart of Mayoral strategies and that London should work towards standardised domestic waste. The key challenges to accommodate London’s growth is highlighted in the report, it stated that: “Without good planning, London could suffer unreliable energy supplies and excessive carbon emissions; a shortage of drinkable water; ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Washington state drafts rainwater collection rule

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking help from the general public in drafting regulations on the collection and use of rainwater in Washington State. Members of the public will have an opportunity to learn about rainwater collection and to discuss a new statewide rule on Wednesday, July 16, 2008, in Aberdeen, where the fourth in a series of workshops being held around the state is ...

  • 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 ...

  • Silver nanoparticles in sewage sludge harmful to soil microorganisms

    Recent research has found that silver nanoparticles in sewage sludge, which is used on agricultural land as a fertiliser, can be toxic to soil microorganisms. The researchers calculated that a maximum of 30mg of silver nanoparticles per kilogram of sludge can be applied to land before harm occurs, based on typical application rates in Germany of five tons per hectare of farmland every three ...

  • Rio`s Olympic waterways full of trash, sewage

    Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on the likes of once-pristine Guanabara Bay, and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage. In the neon green waters around the site of the future Olympic Park, the average fecal pollution rate is 78 times that of the Brazilian government's "satisfactory" limit - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Wessex Water expands collection system modeling efforts using infoworks CS

    MWH Soft, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that Wessex Water, United Kingdom, has expanded its use of InfoWorks CS to include InfoWorks 2D’s two-dimensional above-ground modeling and the capability to model large and complex collection systems of up to 100,000 nodes. The decision further substantiates MWH Soft’s ...


    By Innovyze

  • Europe may sue UK over raw sewage releases

    Untitled Document For at least three years, the UK has been in breach of EU law that forbids the discharge of raw sewage into the sea and rivers, prompting the Commission's ...

  • Honolulu Must Address Problems That Led to Waikiki Sewage Spill

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. EPA, the Hawaii Attorney General's Office, and the Hawaii Department of Health have reached an interim agreement with the City and County of Honolulu that will correct the worst problems in Honolulu's wastewater collection system. This settlement resolves a civil enforcement action that the United States and ...

  • West Haven, Conn. fined for Illegal Sewage Discharges; Will Take Action to Significantly Reduce Sewage Discharges to New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound

    A major settlement involving federal and state regulators and the City of West Haven, Conn. will significantly reduce illegal discharges of raw sewage into the environment throughout West Haven from the City’s wastewater collection system. The agreement is between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental ...

  • US EPA orders Marin County sewage systems to address `chronic` spills

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued enforcement actions requiring nine sewage collection systems in the Sausalito and Mill Valley areas of southern Marin County, Calif. to address chronic sewage spills, improve sewer maintenance and implement long-term programs to renew aging sewer pipes. Deteriorated conditions of the sewer systems became evident when heavy rains overwhelmed the ...

  • WPL sewage treatment plant specified for new McDonalds and petrol filling station

    Two WPL HiPAF Midi’s have been specified for a new five acre service area development in Barton Mills, Suffolk. It’s estimated the two ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • EPA releases new report on sewage pollution in New York and New Jersey

    When it rains, did you ever think about where all that rainwater is going? It flows down storm drains, carrying pollution from the streets, and if it is a heavy rain, causes sewage to overflow into rivers, lakes and streams. Sewer overflows, especially from combined sewer systems that carry sewage from buildings and stormwater from street drains, are a major environmental problem. The U.S. ...

  • Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority to Upgrade Sewage Infrastructure

    Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) has agreed to make major upgrades, improve inspections and cleaning of existing facilities within the Puerto Nuevo system and continue improvements to its systems island-wide. The Puerto Nuevo sewer system serves the municipalities of San Juan, ...

  • San Diego to Spend $1 Billion for Sewage System Upgrades

    SAN DIEGO, California, July 31, 2007 (ENS) - The city of San Diego will spend $1 billion over the next six years to upgrade its sewer system under a comprehensive settlement filed in federal court today by the Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The consent decree settles a lawsuit over sewer spills filed in 2001 by The Surfrider Foundation and San Diego Coastkeeper. ...

  • U.S. clean water act settlement in Chicago to reduce sewage overflows

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the State of Illinois announced a Clean Water Act (CWA) settlement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) to resolve claims that untreated sewer discharges were released into Chicago area waterways during flood and wet weather events. The settlement will safeguard water quality ...

  • Ozzi Kleen leading the way in sewage treatment systems and grey water recycling

    Suncoast Waste Water Management proudly manufactures the OZZI KLEEN range of waste water treatment solutions for domestic homes, grey water and comercial sewage treatment and mining camp applications. The manufacturing facility has a total factory area of over 9,000m2 and employs over 60 staff including; engineers, electricians, programmers, metal trades workers, roto-moulders, ...

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