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  • Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants for Lagos

    Two SBR plants for 6,000 and 36,000 PE are planned by BITControl for the Lagos State Wastewater Management Office. As we have only dry weather systems with a defined amount of wastewater, the systems are designed as sequencing batch activated sludge systems (SBR). Carbon and nitrogen elimination combined with simultaneous aerobic sludge stabilization is required.  At these systems energy ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • Wastewater Treatment Flotation Plant in High Demand

    Industrial and waste water treatment system supplier EnviroChemie GmbH saw record sales of its flotation plants in 2016. Sales of the largest series – the Flomar®, designed to treat up to 300 m3 of wastewater per hour – rose significantly again on the previous year. Flomar® plants, based on the principle of dissolved-air flotation, are mainly used in dairies, ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Westerly, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence

    The Westerly, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently selected by EPA for a 2012 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The Westerly Wastewater Treatment Plant staff, led by Steve Duerr, Project Manager, was recognized by EPA's New England Office for exceptional work in operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant. The plant was among five specific facilities in ...

  • Claremont, N.H. wastewater treatment plant recognized for excellence

    The Claremont, New Hampshire Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently selected by EPA for a 2011 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The Claremont Wastewater Treatment Plant, led by Robert Lauricella, Plant Manager, was recognized by EPA's New England Office for exceptional work in operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant. The Claremont Wastewater Plant staff ...

  • 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 ...

  • Bangor, maine wastewater treatment plant recognized for excellence (ME)

    The Bangor, Maine Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently selected by EPA for a Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The entire staff of the Bangor facility, led by Superintendent Bradley Moore, was recognized by EPA's New England Office for exceptional work in operating and maintaining the wastewater treatment plant and its collection system. The plant was among three facilities ...

  • Wastewater treatment plant takes a bite out of tough solids

    The City of Hammonton’s original steel bar screen rusted while continually allowing debris to pass through to the oxidation ditch and final clarifier. Floatables found their way through the plant to the UV trough, clogging the RAS and internal recycle pumps along the way. Managers of the Hammonton Wastewater Treatment Plant took on the challenge of finding a more efficient screening system. With ...

  • East Providence, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence

    The East Providence Water Pollution Control Plant was recently selected by EPA for a 2014 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The East Providence Water Pollution Control Plant staff, led by Superintendent Tom Azevedo, 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 ...

  • Xylem wins contract for major wastewater treatment plant in Brazil

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has been awarded a contract to supply treatment technology and systems for a new wastewater treatment plant in Brazil that will serve 60,000 people. Construction is currently underway with Xylem providing its Sanitaire® brand ICEAS (intermittent cycle ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • WELTEC Optimises Wastewater Plants

    In the future, the anaerobic fermentation and utilisation of sludge from wastewater plants will play an increasingly important role. To ensure an economically and ecologically sustainable solution, more and more municipalities decide to optimise the energy potential of their sewage plants. For a plant dimension of 20,000 to 30,000 PE (population equivalent), biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC ...


    By Weltec Biopower GmbH

  • 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

  • Upgraded wastewater treatment plant will be source of renewable energy for national grid

    One of the UK’s largest wastewater treatment works (WwTW) is set to become a valuable source of renewable energy. The benefits of a major upgrade at Davyhulme WwTW in Manchester include the generation of electricity from biogas and the potential to provide a sustainable source of soil improver. Design and construction of the upgraded treatment facility will be undertaken by Black & Veatch as ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • State of Vermont municipal wastewater treatment plants and operators recognized for excellence

    The State of Vermont Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants and Operators were recently selected by EPA for a 2011 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The EPA Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award was established to recognize and honor the employees of publicly owned wastewater treatment plants for their commitment to improving water quality with outstanding plant ...

  • Billerica, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service

    Lorraine Sander, Superintendent of the Billerica, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant, was honored by EPA with a "2013 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Excellence Award" recently. Ms. Sander was selected for the recognition because of the outstanding job she has performed over the years in operating and maintaining the Billerica facility. The EPA Regional Wastewater Awards Program ...

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