Landfill Leachate News

  • Axine eyes commercialisation with US$6m funding round

    Canadian electro-chemical wastewater treatment firm Axine Water Technologies has closed a Can$8 million (US$6 million) Series B funding round led by Japanese conglomerate Asahi Kasei. The Vancouver-based company, which has raised around Can$7.7 million (US$5.8 million) since 2012 in seed capital and Series A funds said it is now ready for a first commercial deployment of its technology, which ...

  • Best Geocomposite Drainage and Plastic Drainage Systems

    Previously, drainage pipes were made of lead; bronze, galvanized iron and cast iron which was utilized for water supply or drainage. Yet, time has changed now and these materials have almost replaced plastic pipes due to different benefits they’ve as compared to the pipes made from other material. Mainly 2 sorts of plastic material pipes are there, which includes CPVC and PVC (chlorinated ...

  • WEHRLE Umwelt celebrates 25 years operation of the first MBR plants

    WEHRLE Umwelt GmbH is an engineering company and a plant builder of treatment plants for highly loaded or complex wastewaters. The first plants were built in 1991. At that time, WEHRLE was the first and only company to build big scale high-performance Membrane Bioreactors for the treatment of landfill leachate and industrial effluents. Other pioneer technologies followed, such as the first ...


    By WEHRLE Umwelt GmbH

  • EREF Regional Summit participants to tour landfill featuring a Dynatec Ultrafilter

    Dynatec HiRate Membrane Bioreactor Ultrafiltration system featured in tour for participants of EREF Regional Summit 2015 in Philadelphia. The Dynatec HiRate Membrane Bioreactor Ultrafiltration system is at the heart of the system. The landfill is the largest of four in Berks County, PA and receives about 2,000 tons of trash a day, mainly from Philadelphia and New Jersey, and Berks, Chester and ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • Aeration may remove antidepressant drugs from water leaked from landfill

    Aeration is an effective means of eliminating antidepressants from landfill leachate, a new study finds. The concentrations of five different drugs were reduced by this treatment process, which could be an effective means of tackling the growing problem of pharmaceutical infiltration into aquatic environments. Pharmaceuticals, while an important component of modern medicine, can have negative ...

  • Dynatec to expand existing Dynatec MBR biological system capabilities for landfill

    Dynatec receives PO to expand an existing Dynatec landfill leachate MBR's biological system capabilities in South Carolina. Existing MBR working great, meeting permit requirements Expanding an existing Dynatec landfill leachate MBR's biological system capabilities Improve transmittance using nanofiltration Add ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • MACPRESSE @AUSTRALIAN Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference & Expo, Canberra, 27 – 30 July, 2015

    We look forward to seeing you in Canberra (Australia) between 27 and 30 July at the 6th AUSTRALIAN LANDFILL & TRANSFER STATIONS CONFERENCE & EXPO. MACPRESSE will be present with our Australian distributor ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Municipality of Lajas Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Municipality of Lajas, Puerto Rico, have reached a legal agreement that will result in numerous upgrades at the Lajas Landfill, and a plan to permanently close the landfill by July 2017. Lajas will also implement a recycling and composting program. “This agreement sets the Municipality of Lajas on the right course— more material will be ...

  • EPA and Duke Energy enter Agreement to Cleanup Coal Ash Release in the Dan River

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an enforceable agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke) to perform a comprehensive assessment, determine the location of coal ash deposits and to remove deposits along the Dan River as deemed appropriate by EPA in consultation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service as a result of the coal ash spill that occurred at the Dan River Steam ...

  • Dynatec receives Ecker Excellence Award for a Dynatec Leachate Treatment System

    Cumberland County Improvement Authority in New Jersey has received the prestigious Ecker Excellence Award for the Dynatec Leachate Treatment System that is installed at the county’s landfill. The system consists of a membrane bioreactor system followed by two-pass reverse osmosis system. The system treats the leachate to a standard that allows discharge under the New Jersey Surface Water ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • Hercules to Pay $2 Million Penalty for Violations at Resin Disposal Superfund Site, Jefferson Borough

    Hercules Inc. will pay $2 million in penalties to settle alleged violations of its consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the Resin Disposal Superfund Site in Jefferson Borough, Allegheny Co., Pa. The settlement pertains to the company’s failure to notify EPA about three uncontrolled releases of hazardous substances from the site’s treatment system. These ...

  • Republic Services Opens New Landfill And Transfer Station

    Leading environmental services company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today dedicated a state-of-the-art landfill and transfer station in Texas to meet the Rio Grande Valley's waste needs for the next 100 years. The new La Gloria landfill is a highly-engineered facility and was designed as a safe, environmentally ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Half a million pumping cycles

    "Still going strong with well over 500,000 pumping cycles," so says landfill specialist, H&J Pipe Jointing Services, about the AP3 AutoPump from Geotech. H&J Pipe Jointing Services has installed and maintains AP3 pumps on many landfill sites across the UK. These pneumatic, positive air displacement pumps work unattended day and night, year after year on leachate recirculation and ...


    By Geotech

  • New Logic´s Vibrating Reverse Osmosis Membrane System Solves Leachate Treatment Problem at Ecuador´s El Inga Landfill

    New Logic Research announced today the successful commissioning of another VSEP vibrating membrane system at a municipal landfill – this time in Quito, Ecuador. The RO system takes landfill leachate from storage ponds and filters it to create clean water that is recycled and used as irrigation water. The water permeating from the system has only about 50 parts per million of dissolved ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • Hofstetter Umwelttechnik AG is back on the Italian market

    Hofstetter Umwelttechnik AG is back in the Italian market. Hofstetter and SEAMONT srl have signed a Distribution Agreement to develop the business and to promote the sale of Hofstetter products HOFGAS® in Italy. SEAMONT srl is a subsidiary company of the SEA spa Group which was founded in 1989. With over 20 years of experience, our new partner provides solutions in landfill gas extraction, ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Green Energy Renewable Solutions` Joint Venture in Puerto Rico Moves Forward

    Green Energy Renewable Solutions, Inc. ("Green Energy") (OTCQB: EWRL), a developer and operator of municipal solid waste processing and recycling facilities announced today that its project with Landfill Solutions, LLC of Puerto Rico, announced in August, has moved forward with the formation of the joint venture corporation, Yabucoa Recycling Company, Inc. Yabucoa Recycling Corporation is owned ...


  • Green Energy Renewable Solutions Forms Joint Venture In Puerto Rico

    Green Energy Renewable Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: EWRL), a developer and operator of municipal solid waste processing and recycling facilities announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to form a joint venture with Landfill Solutions, LLC of Puerto Rico, to remediate and manage the Yabucoa municipal landfill that has been closed since 2011.  The remediation plan is designed to ...


  • Still soggy on site despite the sunshine

    Water levels across the country are high after all the rain and this may be having an impact on leachate levels on landfill sites, too, which could be making it harder to keep to the required levels. Many people consider pumps challenging because of the harsh operating conditions and the potential difficulties with installing or maintaining them, but now with the Environment Agency looking for ...


    By Geotech

  • New partnership supports leachate and groundwater pumps

    To help landfill operators with leachate management, surveyors with groundwater analysis and remediation specialists, Geotech and enitial have partnered for supply and service of pneumatic QED AP pumps. Jointly they will provide comprehensive and integrated supply-and-service of these high performance pumps in the UK at lower costs. Responding to requests Geotech customers have been ...


    By Geotech

  • EPA’s people, prosperity and the planet expo on national mall

    On April 21-23, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will co-sponsor the 8th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. The expo brings together more than 30 exhibitors from nonprofits and government agencies showcasing innovative environmental solutions. The event will feature 45 university and college teams from across the country competing in ...

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