urban sewage treatment News

  • 2012 Chinese Sewage Treatment Industry Research Report

    Along with the advancement of industrialization and the improvement of people’s living standards, the sewage discharge presents a rising trend, and it grew to 65.21 billion tons in 2011 from 42.84 billion tons in 2001, with an annual increase of approximately 2.03 billion tons on average. In 2010, the figure surged by 3.49 billion tons over 2009, a record high growth since 2005. The ...

  • Urban water ecology

    Sewage overflows are a fact of life in urban areas, and in many cities, excess sewage water enters streams and lakes with rain runoff. Although this pollution is harmful to most organisms, there is one group of insects that thrives on it: mosquitoes. Luis Fernando Chaves, a post-doctoral researcher at Emory University, and his team discovered mosquitoes in abundance in a sewage-contaminated ...

  • China Sewage Treatment Equipment Market Report, 2011-2012

    With the deepening of industrialization and urbanization in China, the investment in sewage treatment field will keep sustained growth in China, but the short-term investment growth rate presents a downward trend. In 2010, the investments into Chinese sewage treatment industry footed up to RMB86 billion, up 26% from a year earlier, yet with lower investment growth rate than that in 2009. In 2011, ...


  • Urban water design winners

    Joseph Bergen and Nicki Huang (students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design) earned top honours in the Urban Water Design Challenge, sponsored by Circle of Blue and Visualizing.org for their interactive water footprint graphic. The winners were announced on 22nd March, the eighteenth annual World Water Day. The winning graphic ‘What is Your Water ...

  • Philippines - Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to design and build Manila Water`s sewage treatment plant

    OTV, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, in partnership with civil contractor Sta. Clara, have signed a US 62 million dollar contract to design and build Manila Water Company's Marikina North Sewage Treatment Plant. Located along the eastern part of Metro Manila, Marikina City is one of the progressive urban areas of Metro Manila. The project will be undertaken in line ...


  • Sewage Treatment Facilities in China Industry Research Report – Now Available from IBISWorld

    Over the past five years, the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry in China has been growing 17.5% annually to $3.4 billion in 2013. Demand for sewage treatment services has grown substantially due to rapid urbanization and the development of various industrial sectors in China, says IBISWorld. Sewage ...


    By IBISWorld

  • Sewage-cleaning device produces electricity, too

    Small units that purify household sewage could provide a source of electricity for urban and remote communities in the developing world, according to researchers. The units would be populated with Shewanella oneidensis, one of several types of bacteria that can break down organic matter in sewage, producing electrons and protons. If the sewage is placed between electrodes with the bacteria ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sewage-cleaning device produces electricity, too

    Small units that purify household sewage could provide a source of electricity for urban and remote communities in the developing world, according to researchers. The units would be populated with Shewanella oneidensis, one of several types of bacteria that can break down organic matter in sewage, producing electrons and protons. If the sewage is placed between electrodes with the bacteria ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • World water day focus on global sewage flood

    Two billion tons of human and animal waste and industrial pollution are dumped into waterways every day around the world, according to reports released today in Nairobi, Kenya, for the 17th annual World Water Day-a day the United Nations (UN) dedicates to raising awareness of the water quantity and quality challenges facing the planet. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Queensland Urban Utilities Upgrades Flood Damaged Site

    ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA: Clarke Energy has been commissioned by Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU) to supply two sewage treatment plants (STPs) with new ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Urban wastewater trends moving in the right direction

    The latest figures for wastewater treatment in Europe show improvements in collection and treatment, even if big differences remain between Member States. Frontrunners such as Austria, Germany and the Netherlands largely meet EU minimum standards for wastewater treatment with several others being very close. Newer Member States, starting from a lower baseline, have also improved overall ...

  • 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 ...

  • Away from Olympics, sewage blights vast swaths of Rio

    Rivulets of waste crisscross the labyrinth of alleyways that serve as 5-year-old Kaike de Oliveira Benjamin's playground, forming dark, fetid puddles and gurgling streams of refuse and trash. It's little better inside the tiny, one-room apartment he shares with his mother, two little brothers and infestations of roaches and rats. When it rains, the basement apartment floods ankle-deep with a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Commission takes Belgium to Court over untreated urban waste water

    The European Commission is concerned that Belgium is failing to protect its citizens from the effects of untreated urban waste water. Despite earlier reminders from the Commission, a number of towns in Belgium are still failing to comply with European norms. Discharge of untreated urban waste water is a threat to human health and the environment. In an effort to urge Belgium to speed up its ...

  • Hampton Roads Sanitation District selects Mike Urban for the regional hydraulic model

    Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) owns and operates an interceptor sewer system consisting of both gravity and force mains, and nine sewage treatment plants (STPs) servicing the Hampton Roads area. The HRSD system is interconnected with, and serves, surrounding Localities, including the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and ...


  • Business Opportunities in the Water and Sewage Infrastructure Construction Industry in BRIC

    The report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights on the BRIC water and sewage infrastructure construction market including: In-depth analysis of the water and sewage infrastructure construction market in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries A detailed analysis of market attractiveness, covering the key trends, drivers, regulatory frameworks and ...


  • Following the flow of Urban Water from source to tap and back

    Rising demand for water, as the global population increases, has led to concerns about the effects of over - use of water supplies on the environment. However, ensuring the most efficient and sustainable water - ...

  • Slovakia: opportunities in water treatment

    This report provides insights into the Slovak Republic’s opportunities in water treatment, identifying opportunities for U.S. exporters in water and sewage infrastructure and projects. It begins with a look at the Slovak water and waste water situation, analyzes current and future projects and discusses ways to enter the market. Water Treatment in Slovakia is a developing sector offering ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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