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  • Reviewers Sought for Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Handbook

    The Water Environment Federation is developing a Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Handbook that will serve as a portable desktop companion to Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants (MOP 8). This effort is being led by Hannah Wilner of CH2M Hill (Englewood, Colo.). Publication for the manual is set for August 2012. This handbook will include a summary of the information ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • Larox Pump improves process performance in wastewater plant

    Peristaltic pump LPP-T40, manufactured and delivered by the Finnish company Larox Flowsys, has been running without any problems already 18 months at Nykøbing waste water plant in Denmark. ”The Larox pump is perfect solution for the outlet from the de-watering unit as it ensures production at full speed” says the plant manager. The pump has not required any service since it was installed. ...


    By Flowrox Oy

  • New Service Manager at H2O GmbH

    Steinen, Germany. On 1st May 2017, Jörg Kernbach took on the position of Service Manager at H2O GmbH in Steinen, Germany. A mechanical engineering technician by trade, Kernbach has been with the company since 2010, during which time he has gathered a wealth of experience in every technical service area, starting as a Technical Customer Advisor and eventually landing in Assembly Planning. ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Maine wastewater control association recognized for outstanding service

    The Maine Wastewater Control Association (MWWCA) was recently honored with the "2011 Regional State Wastewater Association Excellence Award" by EPA. The MWWCA was highly recommended by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection for all of the outstanding work the MWWCA has done over the years through the collaborative efforts of all of its members. The EPA Regional Wastewater Excellence ...

  • Block Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence

    The New Shoreham Water and Sewer Commission was recently selected by EPA for a 2014 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The New Shoreham Water and Sewer Commission staff, led by Chris Blane, Superintendent, was recognized by EPA's New England Office for exceptional work in operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant. The plant was one of five facilities in New ...

  • EUR 400m for wastewater treatment and water protection in Wallonia

    The European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU’s financing institution, and Société Publique de Gestion de l’Eau (SPGE) met for the third time to sign a loan contract, as the EIB is providing a long-term loan of EUR 400m to SPGE for wastewater treatment, the protection of water catchment areas and priority sewerage and drainage works. Recognising the need to preserve one of its natural resources, in ...

  • Uxbridge, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence

    The Uxbridge, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently selected by EPA for a 2012 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The Uxbridge Wastewater Treatment Plant staff, led by Jim Legg, Chief Operator, William Buma, Operations Manager, and Benn Sherman, DPW Director, was recognized by EPA's New England Office for exceptional work in operating and maintaining the wastewater ...

  • Hampton, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence

    The Hampton, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently selected by EPA for a 2014 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The Hampton Wastewater Treatment Plant staff, led by Mike Dube, Operations Manager, was recognized by EPA's New England Office for exceptional work in operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant. The plant was one of five facilities in New England ...

  • ABB process makes oily wastewater clean again

    ABB has developed a revolutionary water treatment technology that cleans oily wastewater – by far the largest waste product in oil and gas production - quickly, cost-effectively and energy-efficiently, ready for discharge with zero environmental impact. By ABB Communications Developed on behalf of a leading national oil and gas company, the ...


    By ABB

  • Wastewater Inquiry into Gulf Chemical and Metallurgical Corp. Ends

    Gulf Chemical and Metallurgical Corp. (GCMC) announced today that the Travis County District Attorney has determined that GCMC has complied with all terms of its 2010 plea agreement related to several Texas Water Code violations at its Freeport plant, thus ending the 15-month investigation. The Agreed Withdrawal of Waiver of Statute of Limitations filed by the ...

  • Proposed national environmental standard for on-site wastewater systems

    The Government is considering developing a national environmental standard (regulations) for the inspection of on-site wastewater systems (such as septic tanks). The Ministry for the Environment is seeking public submissions and invites your views, which must be received by 5pm on Friday, 26 September 2008. The aim of the proposed standard is to improve the management and environmental ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Closing the water cycle: new wastewater treatments are tested

    Industries, such as paper production, require large amounts of water which can drain vital supplies of fresh drinking water. Researchers working towards the ultimate goal of ‘closing the cycle’ by reusing industrial water onsite have now identified innovative new treatments for wastewater from a paper mill. Good management of water resources is an essential part of European ...

  • What`s new at the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association

    The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) was established in 1986 to represent the common interest of Canada's municipal water and wastewater systems to federal and interprovincial bodies with respect to policies, programs, national codes, standards, and legislation. CWWA's membership has expanded to include other than municipal systems, giving our members an even stronger voice in ...

  • Apple Processing Wastewater - Golden Town Apple’s Lagoon

    “Our problem started with smell….but we were also struggling with suspended solids and CBOD levels, so we reached out to SciCorp,” says Lauren Holtzschuh, Quality Assurance Manager with Golden Town Apples, a division of Lassonde Inc.   “As soon as we used the product, you couldn’t smell it anymore, it was amazing”, she goes on to say. ...


    By Scicorp International Corp.

  • Chinese water and wastewater treatment market set to double

    The year 2009 was a productive one for the Chinese water and wastewater treatment market, with increasing daily wastewater treatment capacity of 1.5 million tonnes and total revenue of about $3.35 billion in equipment market. With the 11th Five Year Plan reaching its culmination, the market is preparing for the next five year plan. Water investments are set to be doubled in the 12th Five Year ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Settlement Ensures that Lawrence Addresses Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges

    Under the terms of a Consent Decree lodged today in federal court to address violations of the Clean Water Act, the City of Lawrence will focus efforts on conditions that result in sewer overflows and contaminated stormwater. The Consent Decree is the result of a federal enforcement action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The ...

  • 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 ...

  • New indicator proposed for assessing treated wastewater quality

    The chemical, physical and microbiological characteristics of effluents from wastewater treatment plants are regulated by national and EU law for discharge into surface waters or reuse, but a wide variety of treatment options exist and monitoring all pollutants may be expensive. A new study from Italy proposes a new Wastewater Polishing Index (WWPI) to help decision makers and environmental ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Pöyry continues to develop wastewater treatment in St. Petersburg

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 15 March 2012 Pöyry has concluded an agreement with a Russian Contractor, ZAO Vodokanalstroy, to prepare detail designs for reconstruction of Northern wastewater treatment plant in St. Petersburg, Russia. In addition, Pöyry will assist the client in commissioning and in training of ...


    By Pöyry Energy

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