Water and Wastes Digest Archive


IWWD April/May 2014
I’m California dreaming on such a winter’s day (even though it’s March as I write this …). Unfortunately, however, the state is facing some nightmarish issues. Its crippling drought this past winter, coupled with hydrofracturing activities, have fracking...
The St. Croix River is an environmentally sensitive river that separates two major cities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  The St. Croix Crossing project has been decades in the making, partly because of the many historic, cultural and environmental...
Discovered in 2003, the Papa Terra Oil Field is located 68 miles off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in the Atlantic Ocean at a depth of 3,937 ft. It is located in the Campos Basin, which is Brazil’s most important oil-producing region. A joint venture...
In February, government officials from the Republic of Maldives joined representatives from the Aquiva Foundation, memsys, Aquaver and the local power company, Stelco, for the official commissioning of a desalination facility on the island of Gulhi that...
Mercury removal from both air emissions and industrial wastewater, especially from coal-fired power plants in the U.S., has been a topic of extensive study for the past decade. Much of the initial focus was on controlling air emissions of mercury...
Sandoz Pvt. Ltd. has achieved an average of 17% energy efficiency and lower noise levels by choosing Atlas Copco screw blower technology for its effluent treatment plant at its Navi Mumbai, India, factory. Sandoz has established targets for reducing its...
Improving water efficiency through reuse, conservation or more effective treatment comes at a cost, which must be weighed against the value. The value, in turn, is a function of water scarcity, cost of energy and other aspects of treatment, as well as...

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