wastewater collection News

  • Dallas to Host Unique `Wastewater Olympics`

    Defending Champions TRA CReWSers to Represent Host City Alexandria , VA - Over 200 of the world’s best and brightest wastewater treatment professionals will compete in Operations Challenge 2006, a unique, fast-paced skills competition for wastewater operations and maintenance professionals. Now in its 19th year, the one-of-a-kind Wastewater Olympics will take place Tuesday, October 24 at the ...

  • Legal action over untreated wastewater

    The EU Directive on Urban Waste Water Treatmentexternal (1991) required member states to put in place adequate waste water collecting systems and treatment facilities for large cities by the end of 2000. The directive allows collecting systems and treatment plants to spill waste water in certain situations, like emergency shutdowns or unusually heavy rainfall. The legislation aims to protect both ...


  • Wastewater treatment improved near Lyon

    A completely renovated sewage plant was inaugurated at Pierre-Bénite, south of Lyon, at the end of March, after five years' work. The new plant has been enlarged from 11 to 17 hectares, and modernised in an ...


  • Wastewater treatment lowers pathogen levels

    A recent study by a team of researchers at the University of Arizona has tracked the incident of pathogens in biosolids over a 19 year period in one major U.S. city. In the same study, the researchers also analyzed pathogen levels in biosolids at 18 wastewater treatment plants in the United States. Their analysis indicates pathogens levels have dropped since the implementation of federal ...

  • Roche uses energy from wastewater

    The pharmaceutical company Roche Diagnostics has decided to build a new anaerobic plant for the biological pre-treatment of a partial wastewater flow at the Penzberg site in Germany. The plant, which produces energy-rich biogas, will supplement an existing membrane bioreactor system. The new anaerobic plant will be built by Aquantis, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies. ...


  • The Importance of Managing Wastewater Force Mains

    Across Canada, there are thousands of kilometers of wastewater force mains operated by both small and large utilities. Historically, the management of force mains represents a major challenge for operators, as a failure to a wastewater pipeline can have severe environmental consequences such as contamination. Beyond environmental impact, a force main failure can lead to litigation and mandated ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Wastewater treatment recycles greenhouse gases

    A laboratory model for dewatering waste-activated sludge (WAS) in two stages - flotation (using recycled greenhouse gases) followed by filtration (using a simple compression cell for dewatering WAS) - has been successfully introduced. Development of full-scale wastewater treatment which also reduces greenhouse gases could follow. Published in the Journal of Water and Climate Change, experiments ...


  • Remarkable Wastewater Treatment Results Achieved

    Flocculating Agents have long been utilized to affect relatively remarkable wastewater treatment. The separation of the solids from the liquid is the essence of wastewater treatment. The Integrated Engineers line of flocculating agents dubbed Floccin™ has gone beyond remarkable to extraordinary. Industrial Wastewater ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • New version enables efficient and accurate collection of field data from multiple devices

    MWH Soft, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced the worldwide availability of InfoNet Mobile v2.1. The release adds significant functionality to the InfoNet asset and data management system by introducing a complete office-to-field/field-to-office solution. InfoNet Mobile uses mobile technology to link field workers ...


    By Innovyze

  • Black & Veatch Awarded Patent for Innovative Digester Cover to Improve Foam Control and Gas Collection

    Water Technology Leadership Extends to Process Equipment Kansas City, Mo. – Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, announced today that it has received a patent for an anaerobic digester cover that solves a significant wastewater treatment operations problem. The invention enables operations staff to maintain constant digester levels and prevent ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Tri-Tech Holding Wins$42 Million EPC Contract for Indian Sewerage Collection and Treatment Systems

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT),an engineering solution provider; specializing in providing turn-key solutions involving water resources management, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control, announced today ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • In-Pipe Technology Introduces In-Pipe Texas, LLC to Promote Green Sewer Collection System Treatment in Texas

    In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced today the formation of In-Pipe Texas, LLC in Dallas, Texas to promote professional, green sewer collection system treatment services to the Texas municipal wastewater treatment market. In-Pipe transforms the existing sewer infrastructure into an effective biological reactor pre-treating the ...


  • In-Pipe Technology Awarded Contract for Green Sewer Collection System Treatment in Mt. Airy, MD

    In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced today that the Town of Mt. Airy, MD has selected In-Pipe to provide professional, green sewer collection system services to the Mt. Airy Wastewater Treatment Plant and sewer collection system to control fats, oils and grease (FOG), reduce operating and maintenance costs, increase plant ...


  • Boston Water & Sewer Commission Uses MIKE URBAN for Improving Collection System Infrastructure

    The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) was created to maintain and improve the long-term quality and reliability of water and sewer services in the City of Boston. Today, BWSC’s primary goals are cost control, efficient delivery of service and environmental protection. BWSC owns and operates a system for the collection and transport of wastewater and storm drainage in the City of ...


  • Innovyze Retires InfoWorks CS with Launch of More Powerful Next-Generation InfoWorks ICM SE Collection Systems Modeling Software

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced it has retired its InfoWorks CS software, which is being succeeded by the more powerful, next-generation InfoWorks ...


    By Innovyze

  • In-Pipe Technology Awarded a Contract for Green Sewer Collection System Treatment in New York

    In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced today that Suffolk County, NY has signed a contract for In-Pipe to provide professional, green sewer collection system services to the 30.5 million gallons per day (MGD) Bergen Point Wastewater Treatment Plant’s collection system to control fats, oils and grease (FOG), improve treatment efficiency and reduce energy, chemicals and sludge processing ...


  • Environment: Commission refers the United Kingdom to Court over poor waste water collection and treatment

    The European Commission is referring the United Kingdom to Court over its failure to ensure that urban waste water is adequately treated in 17 agglomerations. In the EU, Member States need adequate collection and treatment systems for urban waste water, as untreated water poses risks to human health, inland waters and the marine environment. In four of the agglomerations in question ...

  • Innovyze Retires InfoWorks SD in Favor of More Powerful Next-Generation InfoWorks ICM Collection Systems Modeling Software

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced it has retired its InfoWorks SD software, which is being succeeded by the more powerful, next-generation InfoWorks ...


    By Innovyze

  • Settlement with Revere, Mass. addresses wastewater, stormwater discharges

    Under the terms of a Consent Decree lodged in federal court, the City of Revere, Mass. will significantly reduce illegal discharges of raw sewage overflows into the environment from its wastewater collection system and separate storm sewer system. The City has estimated that it will spend approximately US$50 million to address these illegal discharges. Revere will also pay a civil penalty of ...

  • The WasteWater Wizard –Featured on various prominent sites!

    Dan Theobald-WastewaterDan “The Wastewater Wizard” has been featured thru Expert Alerts on various prominent sites Conserving Water and being Profitable while Treating Wastewater! Topics coved includes; Cost effectively save the environment & Water challenges facing the United States. The recent topic “Wastewater, pH Balanced for Treatment” may be accessed directly by ...

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