wastewater management 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 ...

  • 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

  • Leading the way in wastewater management

    Australian leader in sewage treatment technology, Suncoast Waste Water Management is also the manufacturer of Ozzi Kleen Sewage Treatment Systems. Suncoast Waste Water Management has served the needs of isolated communities, mining locations and various other projects not connected to the municipal sewage treatment system for more than two decades. During that time, Suncoast Waste Water ...

  • Innovative solutions to managing wastewater in the Netherlands

    More people will soon live in cities than in rural areas, and 18 of the 23 mega cities worldwide will be in a river delta or on the coast, according to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. As a result, water safety risks will increase, pressure on water systems will grow, and the amount of sewage water will swell. Dow Chemical’s Terneuzen manufacturing site in the ...

  • 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 Management Challenges Affecting the Shale Gas Industry

    WHEN: 1:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 LOCATION: Online, with complimentary registration SPEAKERS: Research Analyst Ankur Jajoo for Frost & Sullivan ( http://www.frost.com )'s Environment & Building Technologies Practice     The shale gas market has been the talk of nearly all industries as ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Winnipeg selects Veolia for new approach to wastewater management

    The City of Winnipeg has signed a groundbreaking collaborative 30-year agreement with VWNA Winnipeg, Inc. (Veolia), a Veolia Water North America company. Under the agreement, Veolia and the City will collaborate on capital improvements and work together to provide ongoing strategic advice and guidance on design, construction, technology and operational needs for three Winnipeg wastewater ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Water and Wastewater Management Market in India 2014

    The latest market research report titled Water and Wastewater Management Market in India 2014 deliberates on the current disparity between demand and supply of usable water and mentions that wastewater management can be revolutionary, given its economic benefits and significance as a strategy for catering to the poor. In India, large volumes of wastewater that are discharged in an unprocessed ...

  • Managing wastewater treatment at the river-basin scale

    The EU Water Framework Directive1 requires policymakers to consider the management of water e.g. in rivers, lakes and streams, at the scale of the river basin, but can wastewater treatment systems be managed at the same scale? To help policymakers answer this question, a team of Spanish researchers have created a method for assessing the integrated operation of wastewater treatment plants in a ...

  • Fulton County Selects Veolia to Manage Wastewater System

    Partnership ranked the best value among competitive proposals; delivers good jobs ATLANTA - In a competitive procurement, Fulton County, Ga. has selected Veolia Water North America (Veolia Water) for a five-year, $58 million public-private partnership agreement to manage and operate the county’s four wastewater treatment facilities and 30 pump stations, which serve more ...

  • Managing Water Supplies For Pigs – Wastewater Management and Cone Bottom Tanks

    The Shropshire Star focuses its attention to pig farming this week and highlights how the careful management of water supplies, including wastewater, is essential to the operation of a successful pig unit. According to Nigel Penlington of AHDB Pork, due to the high cost of disposing of wastewater, its management and subsequent reduction should be considered throughout the pig rearing process. ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Middlesex Water Company Subsidiary to Manage Avalon Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Systems

    The Borough of Avalon, NJ has awarded a new management contract to Middlesex Water Company for the operation of the Borough's water and sewer utility. The contract begins on July 1, 2012 and runs through June 2022. Middlesex Water Company will replace the New Jersey American Water Company as the management company responsible for the day to day operations of the utility. Middlesex Water ...


    By Marketwire

  • EPA announces framework to help local governments manage stormwater runoff and wastewater

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new framework to help local governments meet their Clean Water Act obligations. The Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework assists EPA regional offices, states, and local governments to develop voluntary storm and wastewater management plans and implement effective integrated approaches that will ...

  • Latest release of InfoNet boosts water and wastewater asset management

    Wallingford, UK – 9 January 2006 - Wallingford Software announces today the release of Version 3.5 of InfoNet, the leading asset and data management system for the water industry, covering water supply, water distribution, wastewater collection, sewers and storm water networks. InfoNet enables water companies to store, validate, review, clean, edit, analyse and report on all their infrastructure ...


    By Innovyze

  • Hydro International Names New National Wastewater/CSO Sales Manager

    Kenneth A. Medlin Jr. to Manage Sales Efforts Through Manufacturer Representative Network in U.S. and Canada Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced the hiring of Kenneth A. Medlin Jr. as the company’s National Sales Manager for Wastewater ...


    By Hydro International

  • Arizona Tourist Destination selects InfoSWMM for advanced wastewater network modeling and management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that Bullhead City, Arizona, has selected the powerful smart drainage modeling solution InfoSWMM to implement system improvements based on the City’s Wastewater Master Plan. The purchase equips ...


    By Innovyze

  • H2O Innovation welcomes todd latchaw as national sales manager – wastewater equipment

    Quebec City, April 12, 2010—H2O Innovation Inc. President and CEO Frédéric Dugré is pleased to announce the addition of Todd Latchaw to his team in the newly created position of National Sales Manager – Wastewater Equipment. With nearly fifteen years of experience in the management of capital equipment sales program and client relationship management, Todd brings ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • 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, ...

  • AWWA announces publication of Utility Management for Water and Wastewater Operators

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today the publication of Utility Management for Water and Wastewater Operators. Written expressly for new utility managers and others who want to move into management, this 500-page book offers a comprehensive understanding of the roles and responsibilities of water and wastewater utility managers. Utility management is responsible for ...

  • Environmental concerns about industry wastewater management, fuel the demand for water and wastewater treatment equipment market, finds Frost & Sullivan

    The Indian Water and Wastewater treatment market is at growth phase and is expected to reflect high growth rate for the next five years. Globally, governments have realized that the supply of clean water and effective treatment of wastewater are crucial for sustainable development. The lack of freshwater resources is becoming a global issue and resulting in the rapid growth of technologies for ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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