Leachate News

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • BacTech Files Provisional Patent Application

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC)(WKN: A1H4TY), today announced that it has filed a provisional patent application for a new invention relating to bioleaching. The patent application covers the use of bioleaching as a means of manufacturing liquid ferric sulphate. Ferric sulfate is a staple chemical with a wide range of applications. In conventional ...


    By Marketwire

  • BacTech Reports Positive Bioleach Test Results

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC)(WKN: A1H4TY) today announced the results of its bioleach test work on concentrates from the Snow Lake arsenic/gold residue stockpile that is a refractory material containing high levels of arsenic (16%). The Company is pleased to report that the patented BACOX bio-oxidation process oxidizes over 95% of the sulphides. ...


    By Marketwire

  • VSEP System Transforms Landfill Leachate Into Crystal Clear Water for Reuse

    New Logic Research (NLR) announced today the successful commissioning of another VSEP landfill leachate treatment system. The vibrating membrane system is operating at a landfill in Buga, a city of 100,000 people located in western Colombia. The 20-hectare landfill receives 570 tons of household trash daily from eighteen municipalities in the area. Landfill leachate is highly contaminated water ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • Midwest Residents on the Lookout for Ice Dams

    Winter officially began only a few weeks ago, but many in the Chicago area still recall last year’s historic snow storm that almost brought the city to a halt.  The blizzard brought over 20 inches to the O’Hare Airport and closed Chicago public schools for the first time in over a decade.    Many area residents wonder if 2012 could bring similar storms to an area that ...


    By EC2 Inc.

  • BacTech Hires C.O.O. for Snow Lake and Mexico

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC) today announced that it has appointed Mr. David Salari, P.Eng., as Chief Operating Officer to oversee the Company's Snow Lake and Chihuahua, Mexico projects. Mr. Salari is a metallurgical engineer with over 30 years' experience in the mining and metallurgical industry. David is currently the President and CEO of DENM ...


    By Marketwire

  • BacTech Drills Average of 9.6 g/t Gold at Snow Lake

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC) today released the assay results from its 33-hole sonic drill program on the Snow Lake arsenopyrite stockpile in Snow Lake, Manitoba. The program was structured to obtain a confirmation of the historic resource estimates issued previously, and to obtain a representative sample for bioleach test work. The Company is ...


    By Marketwire

  • BacTech Environmental Releases Assay Results on Snow Lake Arsenopyrite Stockpile

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC) today released the assay results from its 33-hole sonic drill program on the Snow Lake arsenopyrite stockpile in Snow Lake, Manitoba. The program was structured to obtain a confirmation of the historic resource estimates issued previously, and to obtain a representative sample for bioleach test work. The Company is ...


    By Marketwire

  • Veolia use MP5 to ease Internal Reporting Requirements

    Veolia Environmental Services has been present in the united Kingdom since 1990. EHS Data’s involvement with Veolia stretches over many years through Leigh Environmental who then became Onyx—today part of Veolia. At the time the company operated landfills in the North and West Midlands of the UK.  More recently, Veolia Environmental Services Ltd.  Have purchased MP5 for the ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • BacTech Environmental Signs Agreement With BioMinera S.A.

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC), today announced that it has signed an agreement with BioMinera S.A. ("BioMinera"), a company based in Santiago, Chile. The agreement sets out the participation of both parties going forward with respect to identifying tailings remediation projects in Chile and Argentina that are suitable for co-development. BacTech's ...


    By Marketwire

  • Groundbreaking ceremony on the tule river reservation for $8.1 million stimulus project

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency joined the Indian Health Service at a groundbreaking ceremony on the Tule River Reservation for the largest funded stimulus Tribal wastewater infrastructure project nationwide. EPA is contributing $6.3 million to the project through the Clean Water Indian Set Aside program and the Indian Health Service is providing an additional $1.8 million. ...

  • Thumbs up from customers for Geotech leachate pumps

    Service life is tough for pumps in corrosive leachate and fitness for purpose, high quality and guaranteed reliability carry a proportionate price. Concerned to ensure it was offering best value for money, Geotech recently surveyed users of its AP Pumps. Customers spoke of their experiences saying that although AP Pumps do not have bargain-basement price tickets they offer excellent, top-level ...


    By Geotech

  • Membrane leachate plant handover

    Two years ago, ISTAÇ (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Environmental Protection and Waste Materials Valuation Industry) and Norit X-Flow embarked on one of the most remarkable wastewater treatment projects of its time; the treatment of leachate from the Istanbul landfill in Odayeri and Kömürcüoda. The installation became the largest membrane leachate plant in the world and ...


    By Pentair X-Flow

  • Dangerous chemicals from packaging can sometimes leach into food products

    In June of this year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) commissioner, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, warning that dangerous chemicals are finding their way into our foods through plastics. The EWG has stated that the use of plastic pallets containing decabromodiphenyl ether (Deca) to ship, cool and store fruits and vegetables should be halted on ...


  • First AIRIT®-aerator delivered to highly competitive French market

    Waterix"s dealer for Eastern- and Northern France sold one AIRIT® 70 with floaters and large intake pipe. During summer 2009 the delivered AIRIT® 70 has been aerating and mixing efficiently in the leachate water basin of this major compost plant in eastern part of France. High efficiency, non-blocking structure and easy maintenance were aspects enticing the customer ...


    By W-Rix Ltd

  • Dangerous chemicals from packaging can sometimes leach into food products

    In June of this year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) commissioner, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, warning that dangerous chemicals are finding their way into our foods through plastics. The EWG has stated that the use of plastic pallets containing decabromodiphenyl ether (Deca) to ship, cool and store fruits and vegetables should be halted on ...


  • Waste Recycling Group plans to develop leachate treatment lagoons

    Waste firm Waste Recycling Group has submitted a planning application to North Yorkshire County Council for permission to develop two leachate treatment lagoons at Allerton Park landfill, near Wetherby. WRG, who operate the Allerton Park site, are seeking to develop an on-site lagoon system to treat leahcate – the polluted water that collects at the bottom of every landfill. The treated water ...

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