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  • Venturi Flow Meter From Westfall Measures Aeration at Sewage Treatment Plants

    Westfall Manufacturing Company has introduced a new series of corrosion-resistant 48" dia. venturi flow meters for the air handling systems at sewage ...


    By Westfall Manufacturing Co.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • EPA Abandons Sewage Blending Plan

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • English water company prosecuted for sewage spill

    South West Water has been ordered to pay GBP 11,875 in fines and costs after sewage overflowed from a North Devon pumping station into a tributary of the River Taw. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. An Agency officer visited Landkey Pumping Station near Barnstaple on August 27, 2007 to investigate a reported pollution incident. On arrival he saw screened sewage discharging from the ...

  • New sewage sampler enables real-time control

    HACH LANGE has launched an innovative new wastewater sampling system, which will open up a new world of opportunity by enabling water companies to continuously monitor sewage at the plant inlet. In the past, it has been almost impossible to monitor influent because of the physical and biological challenges that sewage presents – ragging, biofouling etc. However, following trials at a ...


  • 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 ...

  • Phosphorus shortage solved through sewage recovery

    Phosphate is a key component in food production and an important element in fertilisers. The expectation is that easily extractable reserves of phosphate will be exhausted within fifty to ninety years due to the growing demand. Grontmij is working on finding a solution and on the more effective use of phosphate. The recovery and reuse of phosphate from waste water plays an important role in this. ...


  • Montreal to begin sewage dump into St. Lawrence River

    The City of Montreal said Tuesday it will begin dumping eight billion liters (2.1 billion gallons) of untreated sewage into the St. Lawrence River on Wednesday. Mayor Denis Coderre said the dump will begin Wednesday at 12:01 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Montreal to begin sewage dump into St. Lawrence River

    The City of Montreal said Tuesday it will begin dumping eight billion liters (2.1 billion gallons) of untreated sewage into the St. Lawrence River on Wednesday. Mayor Denis Coderre said the dump will begin Wednesday at 12:01 ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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.

  • Hanovia Wins Korean Sewage Treatment Contracts

    UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has won contracts to supply four medium pressure UV effluent treatment systems to Yangsan City Council in South Korea. In the first contract, a PMD500 UV system has already been installed at one of the city's sewage treatment plants. The second contact, for a different sewage plant in the city, will see three more units installed in the coming months. Each of ...

  • Water company fined for discharging sewage into Tamar estuary

    South West Water has been ordered to pay £58,375 in fines and costs for discharging sewage into a tributary of the Tamar estuary. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. The offences were committed at the company’s Camels Head treatment works that treats sewage from 40,000 people and operates under an Environmental Permit designed to protect human health and the environment. ...

  • China's Sewage Disposal Industry 2012 Research Report

    The sewage emission is closely related to the population change. The population of China ranks the top in the world. In 2010, the China's population reached 1.341 billion, with a rising trend yearly. Because water is an indispensable and daily-used resource in the ordinary lives of people, the water consumption increases with the rise of population, the corresponding water displacement also rises ...


  • 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

  • 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

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