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  • Kansas City, Mo., to spend US$2.5 billion to cut sewer overflows

    The City of Kansas City, Mo., has agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer systems, at a cost estimated to exceed US$2.5 billion over 25 years, to eliminate unauthorized overflows of untreated raw sewage and to reduce pollution levels in urban stormwater, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. A consent decree lodged today in U.S. District Court ...

  • Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to pay $4.7 billion to cut sewer overflows

    The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) has agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer systems and treatment plants, at an estimated cost of $4.7 billion over 23 years, to eliminate illegal overflows of untreated raw sewage, including basement backups, and to reduce pollution levels in urban rivers and streams, the Department of Justice and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency ...

  • Miami-Dade Agrees to $1.6 Billion Upgrade of its Sewer System to Eliminate Sewage Overflows

    Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today, Miami-Dade County in Florida has agreed to invest in major upgrades to its wastewater treatment plants and wastewater collection and transmission systems in order to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows. The state of Florida and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection ...

  • Innovative low profile sewer overflow screen from John Meunier Inc. installed in Newark (NJ)

    John Meunier Inc., subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, is pleased to announce that it sold a second OSLP screen for the City of Newark (NJ), USA. CSO tradition within John Meunier Inc. John Meunier Inc. started selling CSO (Combined Sewer Overflow) screens in 1981 with the introduction of the ROTARC SOS screens. This technology was shortly followed by the introduction of the ...

  • U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Lima, Ohio, to Reduce Sewage Overflows

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of Ohio today announced a Clean Water Act settlement with the City of Lima, Ohio, to resolve claims that untreated sewer discharges were released into the Ottawa River during wet weather. The proposed consent decree, lodged yesterday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, requires Lima to ...

  • Cost-Effective, Reliable Stormwater Treatment in the Same Tanks!

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant.  Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues. Biowater's CFIC - ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Cost effective stormwater control in existing tanks

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant. Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues.   Biowater’s ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Modbus TCP Gateway for GaugerGSM level meters

    GaugerGSM are ultrasonic level meters for remote monitoring applications. Embedded within the level meter is a GSM cellular modem that transmits field information such as river level, diesel volume in tanks, ambient temperature and special events such as overflow and theft. Our new Modbus TCP Gateway allows GaugerGSM level meters to interface with any monitoring and SCADA applications that ...

  • Farming Blamed For Scottish Beach Pollution

    Farming has been blamed in part for health fears as 14 Scottish beaches fail pollution tests. According to the Scottish Herald, paddlers, surfers, swimmers and bathers at 14 Scottish beaches are being put at risk by pollution from overflowing sewers and farms. The annual survey of Scotland’s bathing waters is shortly due to be released by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and will ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Knoxville Utilities Board Meets Major Consent Decree Milestones

    The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) has completed a mix of sewer replacement, rehabilitation and ongoing maintenance work together with two supplemental environmental projects throughout Knoxville and Knox County, as required under a 2005 consent decree. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and the Tennessee Clean Water Network were co-plaintiffs with the United States ...

  • 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 ...

  • Open interface to GaugerGSM is released

    Users of our level monitoring solutions are now free from paying monthly monitoring fees. Traditionally, urban sewer monitoring and fuel tank monitoring also involve paid monitoring services. By exposing the wireless interface to GaugerGSM, users can create their own monitoring software while still enjoying the powerful ...

  • NACWA Welcomes EPA Green Infrastructure Efforts, Emphasizes Need for Funding

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is proud to celebrate Earth Day 2007 by forming a partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Low Impact Development (LID) Center, and the Association of State and Interstate Water Pollution Control Administrators (ASIWPCA) to develop strategies for promoting the ...

  • Intrinsically Safe Area-Velocity Flowmeter

    Baseefa-approved to ATEX Category 1G Lincoln, NE - The new Isco 2150EX Flowmeter is the intrinsically safe version of Isco's modular Area-Velocity flow system. The 2150EX is designed and Baseefa-approved for use in potentially Explosive Atmospheres (category 1G) under the ATEX Directive 94/9/EC. Powered by two Lithium batteries batteries, the 2150EX uses highly efficient power management to ...


    By Teledyne Isco

  • EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, one of the nation’s most seriously contaminated bodies of water. The final plan, announced today on the banks of the canal by EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck with Congressmember Nydia Velázquez, state and local officials and community ...

  • Gaugernet now supports mapping and mail alerts

      GaugerNET is a new web-based level monitoring solution offered by SolidAT for use with GaugerGSM wireless level meters. GaugerNET server presents fielded sensor data in graphic, table and now also in a map view. In map view, users can select to view a location of a specific site or view the locations of all sites on the map. By clicking on the marker of each site, the user can view the ...

  • M2M / SCADA Partners Web Page

    Solid Applied Technologies (SolidAT) recently added partner web page listing some of its supporting M2M/SCADA partners. These partners are companies providing remote monitoring software. Each of the partners integrated transmitted GaugerGSM messages into its software, allowing remote level monitoring applications in areas such as water, wastewater, sewers, fuel / diesel tanks, ...

  • New disaster management pump system

    Wastecorp Pumps has launched the new MS-HW-Recovery, a new pump out plus freshwater distribution system as disasters such as oil spills, floods, hurricanes and overflowing sewers can occur at any time. Government disaster management agencies and contractors can now contain waste water, slurry and oil and provide wash-down services with a single unit. The end user can select a waste-holding tank ...

  • EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced $860,000 to help 14 communities expand their use of green infrastructure to reduce water pollution and boost resilience to the impacts of climate change. The funding supports President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which directs federal agencies to support community-based preparedness and resilience efforts across the country. ...

  • 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

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