wastewater compliance News

  • Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies challenged a new rule on steam power plant discharges, arguing that it does not adequately protect drinking water consumers. In challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Effluent Limitation Guidelines for ...

  • Compliance: wastewater operator license renewal

    Licensed Wastewater Treatment System Operators must earn twenty (20) Training Contact Hours (TCH) every two (2) years. They must earn these TCHs through DEP approved courses such as Practical Applications’ next course on Pumps & Valves. The only acception is when you pass your State Exam you automatically earn your first 10 TCHs. Once you have completed the required TCHs you must mail ...


    By Practical Applications, Inc.

  • Measuring oil/grease levels in wastewater for compliance with permit requirements

    Determining total oil/grease levels to ensure compliance with governmental permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing numerous industries. To ensure compliance with regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease concentration. Wilks Enterprise, Inc. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New Corrosion-Proof, High-Efficiency Refrigerated Sampler for wastewater compliance

    Lincoln, NE – Teledyne Isco’s new Model 4700 Refrigerated Sampler ushers in a new standard for weather and corrosion resistance. The double-wall, rotationally-molded LLDPE cabinet withstands harsh environments, and is filled from top to bottom with insulation, so that the high-efficiency compressor maintains cooling performance even in hot, humid environments. Heat-treated powder coating protects ...


    By Teledyne Isco

  • On-Site Measurement of Oil/Grease in Wastewater Helps Ensure Compliance with Discharge Permits

    Determining total oil/grease levels in wastewater for compliance with governmental regulatory discharge permits is a worldwide problem facing numerous industries including chemical, oil and gas, biofuels, and other industrial manufacturing plants.  To ensure compliance with discharge regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Compliance with discharge permits for oil in water

    Determining total oil/grease levels to ensure compliance with governmental permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem for the oil and gas industry. To ensure compliance with regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease (TOG) concentration. Wilks Enterprise, Inc. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Morrisons Compliance Fast-tracked by Gee

    From initial enquiry to installation in less than five weeks. That was the fast-track story of the installation by the Morrison Consent Compliance Team of a new caustic dosing system and utilisation tank at Southern Water’s Ashford Wastewater Treatment and Recycling Centre in Kent. “All consent compliance issues are urgent, and once Morrison was given the job, we put the design and ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Focus on Green Practices and Regulation Compliance Drives Water and Wastewater Treatment in Textile and Leather Industry

    Rising demand for textile and leather products is lending momentum to the water and wastewater treatment market in the global textile and leather industry. The growing importance of green practices and focus on reducing overall water footprint encourages the adoption of advanced treatment technologies. In addition, the need for the modernisation and upgrade of existing treatment facilities to ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Optimising Your Wastewater Process

    The bacteria in activated sludge are at the heart of your waste treatment process. Keeping these bacteria in optimum condition not only avoids significant problems, it can also reduce many of the day-to-day upsets in plant operation. Optimally performing bacteria ...

  • Key Theme at CANECT: the Importance of Environmental Compliance

    ADI Systems Inc. is exhibiting at the 23rd annual Canadian Environmental Conference and Tradeshow (CANECT) held April 27-29, 2015, at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. CANECT is Canada’s leading environmental management and compliance training forum, attracting thousands of attendees—everyone from environmental managers, plant personnel, government ...


    By ADI Systems

  • On-Site Wastewater Analysis

    The US EPA, as well as other governmental regulatory agencies, have instituted stricter regulations covering discharges of “oily wastes” from facilities into publicity owed treatment plants (POTWs) facilities, forcing numerous industries to monitor their effluent more closely prior to discharge. This regulations affect such industries as food – both processors and restaurants, metal fabrication, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • NASA Awards Environmental Compliance and Operations Contract

    NASA has selected Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. of Oak Ridge, Tenn., to provide environmental compliance and restoration services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M. The White Sands Test Facility Environmental Compliance and Operations (ECO) contract calls for a two-year base period beginning June 1 and extending through May 31, 2015. ...

  • Coal company to improve wastewater systems

    In a Clean Water Act settlement with the US Environmental Protection Agency, one of the nation's largest coal companies will spend an esitmated $200 million to control discharges from 79 mines and 25 processing plants in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. EPA reports that Alpha Natural Resources and its subsidiaries will also pay a civil penalty of $27.5 million ...

  • Industrial laundry wastewater clean-up

    Simple solutions can sometimes be the most effective, as T&T Environmental Solutions LLC (an industrial laundry wastewater treatment company) discovered. Opflex, a reusable buoyant foam with open cells that allows water to flow through it as it absorbs oil, was used to reduce the wastewater contaminants at their Philadelphia-based operations. After a ...

  • 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.

  • On-Site Oil in Water Measurements Ensure Compliance with Discharge Permits

    Determining total oil in water levels for compliance with governmental regulatory permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing all segments of the oil and gas industry.   To ensure compliance with these regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Research and Markets: Environmental Auditing: California Compliance Guide - 2012

    Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/671d53/environmental_audi) has announced the addition of the "Environmental Auditing: California Compliance Guide" subscription to their ...


    By Research and Markets

  • AWWA announces new publication to assist water providers in achieving environmental compliance

    The American Water Works Association has announced the release of its new publication, the Environmental Compliance Guidebook: Beyond US Water Quality Regulation. Designed to help water and wastewater utility personnel understand and comply with the complex US environmental regulations pertaining to hazardous materials and other wastes, the Environmental ...

  • Measuring hydrocarbon levels in wastewater in under 15 minutes

    Determining total hydrocarbon or oil/grease levels to ensure compliance with governmental permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing numerous industries. To ensure compliance with these regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total hydrocarbon concentration. Wilks ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Wastewater technology successfully in operation in Morocco for three years

    Beverage bottler ABC Atlas Bottling Maroc contracted Envirochemie to plan, construct and commission two Biomar biological wastewater treatment plants. The soft drink bottling plants of an internationally well-known manufacturer are located in Tangier and Oujda. The purpose of the biological wastewater treatment plants is to ensure compliance with the Moroccan limit values for discharging treated ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

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