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  • 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

  • New Wireless Sewer Lift Station Monitoring System Limits Dangerous Raw Sanitary Sewage Spills Developed by Cloud 9 Services, Inc.

    We interviewed Rick Fender, the Florida State Certified Plumbing and Underground Utility Contractor for Cloud 9 Services, Inc., to learn more about the dangers of sewage spills and the benefits of this new system. Cloud 9 Services, Inc. was asked to explain how this lift station monitoring is accomplished, and how this affects everyone. ...


    By PRWeb

  • Toledo mayor lifts water ban in northwest Ohio

     A water ban that had hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan scrambling for drinking water has been lifted, Toledo's mayor announced Monday. Mayor D. Michael Collins called the drinking water safe and lifted the ban at a Monday morning news conference. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Landia aerators eliminate sewage odour problem

    Landia has revealed how its mixer-aerator systems have helped boost tourist numbers on the west coast of Denmark by eliminating odour problems emanating from a raw sewage lift station With many Danish resorts depending on the rental of summer houses to accommodate national and visiting tourists, a significant dip in trade had occurred due to odour problems from a raw sewage lift station Low ...


    By Landia

  • Sulzer Introduces the New Lifting Stations Type ABS Synconta 901B and 902B

    The new Synconta lifting station is a synthetic prefabricated sump, designed as a single or double pumping station for below-ground installation. It is ideal for the automatic pumping of wastewater and sewage from areas below the backwash level in accordance with DIN EN 12050-1. The new Synconta has a stronger tank design than the previous range and it can be provided with an optional ...


    By Sulzer

  • City of Keokuk, Iowa, agrees to address discharges of untreated sewage to soap creek and Mississippi River (IA)

    EPA Region 7 and the City of Keokuk, Iowa, have reached an agreement by which the city will improve its combined sewer system over the next 20 years, reducing discharges of hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage to the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Under an administrative compliance order on consent, filed in Kansas City, Kan., Keokuk will submit to EPA and the Iowa Department of ...

  • U.S. EPA orders GWA to repair broken sewer main to Northern district wastewater plant (GU)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday issued a compliance order to the Guam Waterworks Authority to take immediate steps to repair a broken sewer force main located near the Southern Link Sewage Lift Station in Dededo, Guam. GWA has two weeks to repair or replace the broken 36-inch diameter force main and eliminate any wastewater spills resulting from the break. The utility needs to ...

  • Hose pump automates effluent sampling at Thames Water

    Manual effluent sampling automated at Mogden sewage works 6m suction lift application Pump selected for robust design dry running, self-priming capability A Bredel APEX15 hose pump from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group has been installed at Thames Water’s Mogden sewage treatment works (STW). Thanks to the APEX15, final effluent samples can now be collected automatically ...

  • World Water Day 2010 highlights solutions and calls for action to improve water quality worldwide

    Investment in safe water will have high returns in ensuring a healthy ecosystem and human society, says a new report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) during the global World Water Day celebrations in Nairobi. An investment of US$20 million in low-cost water technologies, such as drip irrigation and treadle pumps, could lift 100 million poor farming families out of ...

  • Unique pumping solutions at UAE

    A municipality in the United Arab Emirates had installed twin 700 HP submersible sewage pumping equipment in 2005. Repetitive failures of these pumps occurred due to system mismatches and severe vibrations. Lacking adequate backup and given the systems problems, the client with was concerned. Failures included seal leaks and on some occasions, sewage seeping into the motor windings and burning ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • San Antonio Agrees to $1.1 Billion Upgrade Sewer Systems to Comply With Clean Water Act

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced today that the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) has agreed to make significant upgrades to reduce overflows from its sewer system and pay a $2.6 million civil penalty to resolve Clean Water Act (CWA) violations stemming from illegal discharges of raw sewage. The state of Texas is a co-plaintiff in this case and ...

  • Nov Mono aids acton bridge with increased capacity

    A high performance packaged pumping system from NOV Mono has been specified by United Utilities to enhance process efficiency at its pumping station in Acton Bridge following an increase in capacity at the site. The pumping station began experiencing problems with its existing equipment, which following the addition of raw sewage from a local bar and restaurant, could no longer cope with the ...

  • U.S. EPA and U.S. Navy reach agreement on infrastructure upgrades at the Apra Harbor wastewater treatment plant and sewer system

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Navy have completed a compliance agreement that sets out a schedule of upgrades the Navy will make at its Naval Base Guam to the Navy’s Apra Harbor wastewater treatment plant and sewer system. “The Navy has made a substantial commitment of resources to comply with this agreement," said Jared Blumenfeld, Regional Administrator for ...

  • US Peroxide Eliminates Sioux City Wastewater Odor

    SIOUX CITY -- The odors emanating from the city's Wastewater Treatment Plant and lift stations should not emit much odor at all after chemicals are added to the system next month. On Monday, the City Council awarded a $209,000 contract to US Peroxide, of Atlanta, to treat the sewage. "The detectable odors should go down 100 percent," Public Works Director Jade Dundas told the council. "There may ...


    By USP Technologies

  • Cement manufacturer improves maintenance operations with help from Nov Mono

    One of the UK’s most advanced cement production facilities has improved its maintenance operations and safety levels by installing new equipment from NOV Mono. Hanson Cement has achieved these improvements by adding a duty/standby Mono Munchpump ...

  • Dekalb county, GA., agrees to major sanitary sewer system upgrades (GA)

    DeKalb County, Ga. has agreed to make major improvements to its sanitary sewer systems in an effort to eliminate unauthorized overflows of untreated sewage, the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced today. In addition, DeKalb will pay a civil penalty of $453,000, to be split evenly between the United States and the state of Georgia, and implement a ...

  • Nov Mono munchpumps improve efficiency at caldbeck WWTW

    Two high performance Munchpump packaged pumping systems from NOV Mono have been specified by United Utilities to improve efficiency at its Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW) in Caldbeck by preventing pump blockages and minimising down time at the site. The NOV Mono Munchpumps, which each consist of a Compact C Range progressing cavity (PC) pump and CB201 Muncher, were installed to replace ...

  • Peristaltic technology aids in prevention of ‘feminised’ male fish

    Chemically-disrupted water streams are causing a substantial increase of ‘intersex’ fish. Nicola Martin reports on how peristaltic technology is addressing the problem of water pollution through more effective treatment techniques.It’s the story that has become a national curiosity: male fish swimming in our rivers have begun spontaneously developing female characteristics. Research dating back ...

  • BioLargo Announces CupriDyne Clean

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) today announced the availability of "CupriDyne Clean" All-Purpose Free Iodine Wash and Industrial Odor Eliminators for unsurpassed odor elimination. (www. CupriDyne.com). Available in 1 gallon, 20 gallon, and 55 gallon concentrates either fragranced or fragrance-free for industrial users. CupriDyne Clean oxidizes odorous compounds and is ideal for waste transfer ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • BioLargo Concludes Successful Customer Trials and New Sales for CupriDyne Clean Industrial Odor Control

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced today that it had successfully concluded a series of free trials with industry leading corporations and municipalities to introduce its breakthrough product CupriDyne Clean to industry. "We've outperformed every product that we've come across in the market and our pricing has been well received" stated BioLargo president Dennis Calvert. The company is ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

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