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  • New dimensioning guidelines and new worksheet DWA-A 131

    In June 2016, a new directive for the design of wastewater treatment plants with activated sludge systems was published. Currently, the design software has to fulfil the conditions of this worksheet if the result uses to be according to german or european conditions. This also affects other worksheets. AQUA DESIGNER was adapted to the new conditions as one of the first applications and ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • EPA Requests Comments on Nanomaterials Manufacturing and Formulating for Effluent Guidelines Program Plan

    On September 16, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Federal Register notice announcing the availability of the combined Final 2012 and Preliminary 2014 Effluent Guidelines Program Plans and EPA’s 2012 and 2013 Annual Effluent Guidelines Review Reports. EPA requests ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Availability of Final Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Products -

    On June 27, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of two sets of final test guidelines: Series 810 -- Product Performance Test Guidelines, specifically public health uses of disinfectants and sanitizers for use on fabrics and textiles (OCSPP 810.2400), air sanitizers (OCSPP 810.2500), and disinfectants and sanitizers for use in water (OCSPP 810.2600); and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Availability of Final Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Products -

    On June 27, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of two sets of final test guidelines: Series 810 -- Product Performance Test Guidelines, specifically public health uses of disinfectants and sanitizers for use on fabrics and textiles (OCSPP 810.2400), air sanitizers (OCSPP 810.2500), and disinfectants and sanitizers for use in water (OCSPP 810.2600); and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Associations Collaborate to Launch Improved `Flushability` Guidelines to Reduce Impacts of Improper Wipes Disposal

    A group of five associations, representing the water sector and the nonwoven fabrics industry, announced today that they are working collaboratively on the joint development of a new edition of guidelines that will influence product design and support the marketing of nonwoven products as "flushable," with no adverse effects on wastewater systems. The associations also announced today a meeting ...

  • Managing wastewater more effectively

    This policy brief, published by the Global Water Partnership, highlights the need to integrate wastewater into water resources management. Better management of wastewater can help tackle water scarcity and pollution, says the author. This requires an integrated approach that encompasses the whole water cycle, from the available water resources to treatment and reuse. Few developing countries ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Access Wastewater Consulting and Training

    Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard Centralizes access to Consulting & Training-Online Presence Informative Articles-Published Online: Daniel Theobald teaches "How sludge settles is a key performance indicator" ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Ask the Wastewater Expert-Water / Waste Processing

    Water / Waste Processing Has series of articles featuring: Ask the Wastewater Expert Below, click any of 13 articles published on Water / Waste Processing Web Site authored by Wastewater Dan the Wastewater Wizard: ...

  • Brazil - water & wastewater sub-sector - São Paulo

    Environmental challenges come with the development of industrial and agricultural capacity in all countries. Brazil went through an industrialization process much broader and stronger than its Latin American neighbours after World War II. Consolidation of industrial manufacturing capacity and infrastructure was reflected in the high GDP growth rates observed during the 1970s. By the early 1980s, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Queensland Sewage Treatment Plant to Double Daily Wastewater Treatment Capacity with GE’s Wastewater Treatment Technology

    GE’s (NYSE: GE) high-performance LEAPmbr* membrane bioreactor (MBR) wastewater-treatment technology will be the centerpiece of an upgrade to Unitywater’s Maleny sewage treatment plant in Queensland, Australia, and is expected to allow the plant to double ...


    By General Electric

  • Hydrologix® gets US Patent for first successful in-situ wastewater bioremediator

    Hydrologix® Systems LLC announces that it has been awarded US Patent No. 7,615,156, Device for In-Situ Bioremediation of Liquid Waste. “We are the first to achieve commercial success with our Hydrologix® Grease Reduction System’s treatment of kitchen and sewage wastewater, at the source or “in-situ”. This makes the Hydrologix® Grease Reduction System the ‘greenest’ and most cost effective way ...


    By Hydrologix Systems LLC

  • Associations release core attributes of effectively managed wastewater collection systems

    Four associations representing the Nation’s wastewater treatment, public works, and civil engineering sectors have released the Core Attributes of Effectively Managed Wastewater Collection Systems, a new document that promotes good engineering practices essential to managing and operating separate sanitary collection systems.  As a critical element of wastewater infrastructure, ...

  • New sales and marketing director for WPL environmental wastewater solutions

    As part of WPL’s continuing strategic development, Simon Kimber joins WPL to head up the Sales and Marketing team. Simon brings 25 years experience in the wastewater treatment industry, having worked in this sector his entire career, and holds an honours degree in Biological Science from Portsmouth University. He began his career as a product development engineer and moved into sales where ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Envirogen Enters Selenium Treatment Market for Coal Mining Wastewaters

    Envirogen Technologies, Inc. (Envirogen) announced today that it has entered the market for treatment of selenium-containing coal mining wastewaters with a portfolio of treatment solutions, highlighted by the company's fluidized bed reactor (FBR) biological treatment systems and augmented, where appropriate, with its High Efficiency Ion Exchange technology. Envirogen FBR technology has features ...


    By Envirogen Technologies Inc.

  • EPA announces schedule to develop natural gas wastewater standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a schedule to develop standards for wastewater discharges produced by natural gas extraction from underground coalbed and shale formations. No comprehensive set of national standards exists at this time for the disposal of wastewater discharged from natural gas extraction activities, and over the coming months EPA will begin the process ...

  • Black & Veatch selected for wastewater treatment plant expansion in Olathe

    Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, announced today that it has been selected by the city of Olathe, Kan., as the consulting engineer for the expansion of the Cedar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Black & Veatch will provide engineering services for the initial study phase of the capital improvement project to implement advanced nutrient ...


  • ACEC Announces Award: PROJECT OF THE YEAR - Arkansas Water and Wastewater

    The collective team of World Water Works, Inc., Zentox Corporation, Install Inc., and FTN Associates, Ltd., won the ACEC Water and Wastewater project of the year in Arkansas: Project: Townsends Water Reuse ProjectClients: Environmental Management Corporation (EMC) and Townsends Poultry World Water Works is pleased to announce recognition for our success of the ...


    By World Water Works, Inc.

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