Bioaugmentation News

  • EBS Partners with Microbe Detectives to improve wastewater performance in food, chemical, paper and petroleum industries

    Environmental Business Specialists, LLC (EBS), a Louisiana-based independent wastewater consulting and training company, and Microbe Detectives LLC, a Wisconsin-based pioneer in metagenomic services, today announced a multi-year partnership. Through the partnership, the two companies will collaborate to advance ...


    By Melbourne Water

  • Evacuation equipment is resistant against hospital bacteria

    Did you know that people with low immunity are more susceptible to hospital bacteria? They are so susceptible that this results in fatalities every year. Probably more than you expect. According to the Belgian Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP), 8 people A DAY die from a deadly infection which they contract at the hospital. ...


    By Tetcon

  • EOS Remediation Invites You To `Bioremediation 101` Webinar

    Dr. Robert Borden, P.E., Principal Engineer at Solutions-IES, Inc., explains the basics of anaerobic bioremediation.  Questions to be addressed include: What is anaerobic bioremediation? Why use anaerobic bioremediation? What is an electron donor? Which substrate is required? What are ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • EOS Remediation March Webinar

    Bioaugmentation can be a very powerful tool in site remediation. Often consultants do not consider this remedial additive because they are not sure what they are getting or how to properly apply it to their site. In this webinar presentation by Brad Elkins, PG of EOS Remediation you will learn the history of bioaugmentation, what it is and why you should consider it for your site. He will review ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • New Product Announcement From CL Solutions

    CL Solutions now provides a dry microbial blend of Pseudomonas and Bacillus cultures for the bioremediation of petroleum spills.  The dry formulation, called MPB, has been developed for use in emergency response situations where immediate availability and a long shelf life are beneficial. MPB is provided as a dry powder that does not require hydration prior to use, but may ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • Up to 7% of Imported Spices Contaminated with Salmonella

    Last month, a new report was released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that took a comprehensive look at imported spices. According to their findings, approximately 12% of the spices were found to be contaminated with insect parts and rodent hairs, while roughly 7% were found to have Salmonella. The FDA report states, “A wide diversity of pathogens ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Marrone Bio Innovations Files Patent for a Unique Bacillus Species

    Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) a leading global provider of natural pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, announces the submission of a patent application encompassing a new Bacillus sp. strain F727, to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This strain was first discovered from soil collected in California by ...

  • Developing Bioaugmentation Cultures for Chloroethene Remediation in Low pH Aquifers

    One of the major limitations for bioremediation of chlorinated ethenes in aquifers with a pH of approximately 6 and below is the perceived need to adjust the pH to the circumneutral range. This is based on numerous studies with Dehalococcoides and mixed cultures containing Dehalococcoides that indicate a steep reduction or cessation in cDCE and VC reduction to ethene at pH levels below 6. ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • A Sewage Treatment Plant Goes Underground Using In-Pipe Technology Company, Inc. Bioaugmentation

    Villalba de los Barros, a small municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain uses a new treatment process that causes the sewer collection system to work like a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Like any other town of its size (1,800 people), Villalba de los Barros has a sewage treatment plant to comply with ever more stringent European limitations on discharges into ...


  • New Bioremediation Webinar Series Begins September 2012

    EOS Remediation, LLC is pleased to present the new 2012 – 2013 Webinar Series beginning in September If you have enjoyed our top-notch presentations in the past, you won’t want to miss the next series. EOS Remediation, LLC stays ahead of the mainstream, bringing you the lastest information on the timeliest topics. Next Webinar… TITLE: ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Diphtheria Exposed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses Corynebacterium diphtheriae and diphtheria.   Corynebacterium diphtheriae is a pathogenic bacterium that causes ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • BCI to Report Significant Research Findings on PCB Dechlrorination at Battelle Conference

    Bioremediation Consulting, Inc. will present recent research findings on dechlorination of PCBs at the Battelle Conference - "Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds", May 21-24, 2012 in Monterey, California. BCI's research; "PCB Biodegradation by a Dehalococcoides (Dhc) Culture Grown on Trichlorobenzenes" can be found at Poster Location 17 on Level 1 in the Exhibit Hall from ...

  • Chicago Residents Learn of Ways to Protect Against Flooding Hazards

    With spring less than a month away, and Chicago area residents witnessing winter rains and snow, a local building science professional is educating people about environmental hazards that can result from flooding.    EC2, a leading environmental and building science consulting and testing services provider, has a long history of educating people across the Midwest about indoor ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Bacteroides Exposed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses Bacteroides and how they can impact human lives and indicate fecal contamination.   Bacteroides is a genus of Gram-negative, bacillus bacteria.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Clostridium difficile: A Healthcare & Community Acquired Infection

    Clostridium difficile, also known as C. diff, CDI and C. difficile, is a bacterium that may develop due to the prolonged use of antibiotics during healthcare treatment. C. diff infections cause diarrhea and more serious intestinal conditions such as colitis.  It is a major culprit for healthcare associated infections (HAIs) and has been increasingly identified as ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IAQ Video Network Branches into the Production of Food Pathogen Videos

    Last month the IAQ Video Network began producing public outreach videos on food safety issues and food pathogens.  To date the video production company has produced about 50 videos, which have included 5 on food pathogens that were released in the last month. The first of a series of food pathogens videos have covered Salmonella, E. coli, Clostridium botulinum, Staphylococcus aureus, ...

  • Contaminated Alcohol Wipes Blamed for Child’s Death

    Cinnaminson, NJ, February 22nd, 2011 Earlier this month, MSNBC.com reported about the death of a 2 year old Houston boy that died of an infection that has been blamed on contaminated alcohol wipes.  The infection, caused by a rare type of bacteria, is the same organism that caused a recent recall of tens of millions of pads and swabs. Since that report became public, dozens of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Army-funded technology detects bacteria in water

    Research to be presented by scientists from the Western New England College in Springfield at the 2nd Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics this week describes how to keep soldiers in the battlefield healthy. Partly funded by the US Army, the project explored new ways to detect harmful bacteria in water. Current techniques for analysing water in the field can take as long as 24 hours to ...


  • Using bacteria to self-heal cracks in concrete

    Some types of bacteria show the potential to act as self-healing agents in concrete, according to a recent study. This could make the construction material more durable and therefore more sustainable. Typically, concrete consists of 300kg of cement, 180 litres of water and 1890kg of aggregates per m3. Cement production has an impact on the environment as it is very energy intensive, accounting ...

  • New certified reference material for genetically modified 98140 Maize

    A new series of genetically modified organism (GMO) matrix reference materials has now been released. It contains four certified reference materials with different concentrations of 98140 maize (ERM-BF427). The CRMs are certified for their mass fraction of 98140 maize and are intended to be used for the quality control of quantitative measurements.98140 maize carries the unique identifier ...

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