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  • Canada and Quebec Propose Agreement on Wastewater Regulation

    On March 21, 2015, the Minister of the Environment (“Minister”) published a Notice of a proposed Agreement entitled “Canada–Quebec Agreement on Acts and Regulations Applicable to Quebec’s Municipal Wastewater Treatment Sector” (“proposed Agreement”). The Minister also published a draft “Order ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Draft of strict new wastewater regulations unveiled

    Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, recently announced that draft municipal wastewater systems effluent regulations are now available for public consultation. Once in force, these regulations will set standards for the discharge from all wastewater facilities in Canada. Minister Prentice made the announcement while touring the manufacturing plant at Filter Innovations Inc. in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • IR analysis helps industries comply with regulations for wastewater

    For over 30 years, the Clean Water Act has been governing water pollution. Initially the focus was on traditional “point source” polluters such as municipal sewage treatment plants and industrial facilities. The focus is now on the “non-point sources” such as Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) which are a major contributor to non-point source pollution. This is due to the increase in the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Wastewater Treatment and Recovery Systems Market to 2020 - Tightening Wastewater Discharge Regulations to Stimulate the Growth of Membrane Based Syste

    GBI Research’s new report, “Water Recycling Systems Market to 2020” discusses in detail the global water recycling system market. The report covers the market data and information on the global water recycling systems and highlights the key drivers, restraints and challenges affecting the water recycling industry. It also provides the global water recycling systems market ...


  • Meeting regulations and saving energy

    As today's plants struggle with aging infrastructure and increasingly stringent regulations as well as operations and energy costs, they are looking for cost-effective ways to upgrade their plants to meet current and future requirements. Whether treatment facilities need to rehabilitate, retrofit, upgrade or expand existing assets, Siemens offers sustainable solutions that help plants reduce ...


  • MA DEP mercury regulations

    Name & Citation of Regulation(s) Collection, Recycling, Labeling and Sales Ban of Mercury-added Products; and Disposal Prohibition of Mercury-added Products in Solid Waste–310 CMR 19.00 (amended), 74.00 (amended), 75.00 (amended), 76.00 (added). Brief Explanation and Rationale for Changes Signed into law in July 2006, the “Massachusetts ...


    By Practical Applications, Inc.

  • Keep building knowledge of environmental regulation

    Andy Ingriselli, president of Aquatech Pump and Power Inc., the Canadian wastewater contracting company featured in the April GOMC profile story, makes a great point about being proactive in working with environmental regulators. Rather than hope to avoid greater oversight on their mining work sites, Ingriselli wants to let the regulators know his company is knowledgeable about the rules and just ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Keep building knowledge of environmental regulation

    Andy Ingriselli, president of Aquatech Pump and Power Inc., the Canadian wastewater contracting company featured in the April GOMC profile story, makes a great point about being proactive in working with environmental regulators. Rather than hope to avoid greater oversight on their mining work sites, Ingriselli wants to let the regulators know his company is knowledgeable about the rules and just ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Canada’s Federal Environment minister unveils proposals for strict new Canadian wastewater regulations

    Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, has announced that draft municipal wastewater systems effluent regulations are now available for public consultation. Once in force, these regulations will set standards for the discharge from all wastewater facilities in Canada. 'Today we are taking action to protect our environment for future generations,' said Minister Prentice, 'It is not ...


    By Newterra

  • Xylem’s ozone treatment technology enables Zurich wastewater treatment plant meet new Swiss regulations on removal of micropollutants

    Xylem, (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, has been awarded a contract to provide advanced treatment technology to the Werdhölzli wastewater treatment plant in Zurich, the largest wastewater treatment facility in Switzerland serving 434,000 people. Xylem's ozone technology will enable the plant to meet new ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Pennsylvania DEP Secretary: Regulations That Protect Aquatic Life and Drinking Water From Natural Gas Wastewater Are Now in Effect and Enforceable

    Regulations Drive Industry Investment in Technologies that Treat Wastewater HARRISBURG, Pa., - New wastewater treatment standards for total dissolved solids, which will apply to gas well drilling wastewater, and that protect aquatic life and drinking water supplies are now in effect and enforceable, Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger announced today. The ...

  • 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

  • Need for High-quality Process Water and Better Wastewater Treatment Regulations Increase the Demand for Membrane Modules in India

    Water scarcity in India, aggravated by the inefficient water management strategies of industries, is compelling industry players to change their water usage and treatment methods. Industries want high quality process water as well as wastewater treatment systems for compliance with regulations. The rising population and per capita consumption of water also necessitates increased water treatment. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Power Generation From Wastewater Treatment Sludge Market - Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations And Key Country Analysis To 2020

    Power Generation from Wastewater Treatment Sludge Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the trends in major markets such as the US, Germany, the UK, Japan, China, France, the Netherlands and Canada.    Browse Report ...


  • Frost & Sullivan: Regulations Favoring Water Treatment Sustain Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemical Market in Mexico

    The escalating use of water for industrial processes has spurred the need for water and wastewater treatment, boosting the demand for water and wastewater treatment chemicals in Mexico. Growing awareness on water legislations will continue to drive the market in the country, although major improvements in infrastructure are still required. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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

  • Solution to frac wastewater disposal

    Natural gas producers and public water companies in the US race to meet the 19th May deadline to stop releasing diluted hydrofracking water contaminated with bromide and radioactive material from shale gas extraction into the state’s rivers. Altela has stepped developed a technology validated by the Pennsylvania (PA) Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the US Department of ...


  • Frack wastewater treatment

    Natural gas producers and public water companies in the US race to meet the 19th May deadline, when they will no longer be able to release contaminated hydrofracking water into the state’s rivers. Altela has developed a technology, validated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the US Department of Energy (US DOE), which meets the new regulations for clean ...


  • United Water Completes Sale of Connecticut Regulated Operations

    United Water, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, announced today that it had completed the sale of its regulated water operations in Connecticut to Aquarion Water Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut. The $38.5 million transaction was approved by the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. United Water’s regulated operations in Connecticut represent ...

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