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  • DN600 WaStop protects from flooding in Depew, New York

    Flooding occurred regularly at the pubic works (water and sewer) yard where offices, public works trucks and snow plows are located. An old underground valve vault in the compound flooded every year in the spring snow melt. The vault drained into the creek and was protected with an Iron flap valve. The flap valve always seized partly open rendering if useless for flood protection. The operators ...


    By Wapro AB

  • CH2M named top trenchless design firm in 2016

    For the second consecutive year, CH2M earned the top spot on Trenchless Technology's Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Design Firms list. The firm has topped the list in six of the last seven years.Trenchless Technology's list is developed by comparing firms based on their trenchless billings in the North American market, as well as ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Endotoxin Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico Following Floods and Indoor Sewage Contamination

    Residents of Puerto Rico are familiar with occasional beach closures due to sewage spills or high bacteria counts in the water off of the islands’ famous beaches.  Raw sewage can contain a wide range of potentially harmful substances that may include viruses, bacteria, protozoa, parasites and fungi. Health officials take sewage in the water and on beaches serious and so should people ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Leveraging Potential: Producing Biomethane from Sewage Gas

    Sewage gas from the wastewater treatment unit at the Model AG paper mill in Niedergösgen, Switzerland, will in future be upgraded to biomethane to provide heat and mobility. The technology for this process will be supplied by Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan, one of the leading providers of gas upgrading and CO2 separation systems. The gas upgrading system is currently being manufactured in the ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • Innovyze Releases InfoWorks ICM Generation V7.5, Expanding Hydrological and Green Infrastructure Simulation for More Comprehensive Integrated Catchment Modeling

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V7.5 Generation of ...


    By Innovyze

  • WaStop aids in the prevention of outbreaks of E. coli in potable water

    On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 it was discovered that drinking water in Everöd, Southern Sweden seemed to be polluted. The municipality immediately warned recipients to boil drinking water. The probable cause was thought to be contaminated stormwater that had seeped into the water treatment plant in Everöd leading to contamination of the potable water. The afternoon of September 1 saw the ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility Expansion Project Receives ISI Envision Bronze Award

    The Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s (BJWSA) Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility (HWRF) expansion project has received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Bronze award, which recognizes sustainable infrastructure across the full range of environmental, social, and economic impacts. BJWSA’s reclamation facility expansion is ...

  • Black & Veatch expert to address aging water and wastewater infrastructure, runoff and conveyance systems

    Black & Veatch, a global leader in the design and construction of water and wastewater conveyance infrastructure, has named Lorne Emery as Systems Rehabilitation Leader within its water business. Based in Toronto, Emery will ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • PTO Vac Truck on display WJTA Show in New Orleans Nov 2-3

    We will be featuring one of our HTV PTO vac trucks at Booth # 1030 Come see us at the WJTA show in New Orleans on Nov 2nd and 3rd, 2016. We will have one of our HTV PTO vac trucks there. Booth # 1030 ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • IFAT India in Mumbai

    From Sept. 28th to 30th, we were in the west of India at the exhibition IFAT India. The IFAT India is the leading environmental trade fair in India for water, sewage, refuse and recycling. Because of the great number of visitors to this fair, Mumbai offered the ideal platform for an intensive exchange with business partners and customers. Furthermore, the trade fair offered the opportunity to ...

  • ETG 6500 at the sewage and sludge treatment plant Acea Roma Est

    Start-up & Commissioning of the continuous analysis system ETG 6500 at the plant Acea Roma Est sewage and sludge treatment. This is the anaerobic digestion Revamping for the recovery of the biogas produced. The analysis system ETG 6500 performs continuous monitoring of the amount of methane produced during digestion in addition to measuring the concentration of Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide and ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • World’s Largest Combined Sewer Reservoir Captures APWA Top Environment Project Award

    The Thornton Composite Reservoir, part of a massive Chicago-area combined sewer tunnel collection system that helps protect against flooding and pollution resulting from storm-related sewer overflows, has been named an American Public Works Association (APWA) Public Works Project of the Year. Thornton’s reservoir capacity is up to 7.9 billion gallons of water, making it the largest combined ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • WaStop installation 15 years on …

    Mönsterås in Sweden was one of the early WaStop Inline Check Valve installations. The issue faced was high sea levels during onshore winds.  This caused the sea water to be forced up into the stormwater system, leading to back flow into the sewer system through the emergency overflow pipes.  This in turn caused flooding in low lying houses upstream as well as surface flooding ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Why McKeesport makes sense for American Water

    American Water’s $156 million acquisition of the sewer system in McKeesport, Pennsylvania marks the second time the company has come in with a successful big-ticket bid for a wastewater utility in the state in the last twelve months. The deal comes after American offered $195 million to buy the assets of the Scranton Sewer Authority last December, and stands to take advantage of new ...

  • Municipalities empowered by Vacuum Excavators

    Cities are digging safer and more efficiently by arming departments with vacuum excavators. In the rarest of cases, fire departments are using vacuum excavators for trench collapse rescues. The more common use though is the need for potholing, sewer ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • Innovyze releases InfoWorks ICM Generation V7.0, taking integrated catchment modeling to new heights

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V7.0 Generation of ...


    By Innovyze

  • KELLER goes IFAT 2016

    KELLER made an appearance at IFAT 2016 in Munich. One of the focal points of the prestigious trade fair for environmental technology is water and sewage management, making it an ideal platform for showcasing KELLER’s level sensors and data loggers and for presenting its latest achievements. Martijn Smit from KELLER in the Netherlands was interviewed by WWI (Water & Wastewater ...

  • Aberdeen City Council Expands Purchase of InfoWorks ICM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Aberdeen City Council, UK, has expanded its purchase of InfoWorks ICM, the industry’s leading integrated catchment modeling solution, to support its local flood risk management ...


    By Innovyze

  • AZUD at IFAT 2016

    Worlds leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. AZUD will be participating in IFAT 2016, which will be held in Messe München, Germany, from from May 30 to June 3rd.   To discover the AZUD technology and products for filtration and water treatment, visit our booth in A3.215 More information ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • Sewage Contamination in New York City Buildings Creates Exposure Hazards for Occupants

    Two words that no property owner, manager or tenant in New York ever wants to hear are sewage contamination. There are a number of scenarios that can result in sewage contamination of a building, including a backed up or broken sewer line, or as a result of a flooding event that brings sewage from the outdoors into the indoors.  Sewage contamination can cause ...


    By VOETS, LLC

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