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Zain Mahmood, former CEO of Parkson, assumes the role
Zain Mahmood, former CEO of Parkson, assumes the role.
May 31 2019
Nuvoda appointed Zain Mahmood as its new chief executive officer. Mahmood has more than 25 years of experience developing and marketing industrial,…
May 30 2019
In the U.K., small amounts of cocaine, pesticides and other contaminants have been found in freshwater shrimp. According to a report by NPR, the…
May 28 2019
Ameren’s Labadie Energy Center in Missouri has dumped its coal ash in coal ash ponds since 1970. According to the U.S. EPA, coal ash includes a list…
May 24 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
May 23 2019
Using chlorine isotopes as chemical tracers, a University of Delaware (UD) study aimed to determine the age and origin of groundwater in the Eastern…
May 8 2019
A U.S. EPA proposal aims to clarify state and federal cleanup standards for groundwater and drinking water contaminated by chemicals, including those…
Axine installation at customer site in California.
Axine installation at customer site in California.
May 3 2019
Every year, industrial manufacturing operations in virtually every market generate billions of gallons of wastewater contaminated with toxic, non-…
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Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
May 3 2019
Industrial applications can be a multitude of things. From the time I’ve started writing for Industrial Water & Wastes Digest till now, what I…
May 2 2019
It is being increasingly recognized that wastewater, rather than just being a waste product, can be a valuable resource. Not only does recovering and…
A hollow-fiber membrane in PES polymer.
A hollow-fiber membrane in PES polymer.
May 2 2019
Designers of high-performance filtration applications are increasingly specifying the engineering thermoplastic polyethersulfone (PES) for separation…
May 1 2019
Before I was the managing editor for Water & Wastes Digest, I worked for its sister publication, Water Quality Products in 2016 and 2017. At the…
Apr 30 2019
In July 2018, Springfield, Ill., encountered a classic chemical upset. The utility supplies the city of Springfield with electric power generated…
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr 29 2019
The "Clean Border Water Now" program is raising awareness to eliminate the sewage, trash, sediment and chemical waste that plagues beaches and waves…
During the Plastics Pipe Institute DC Fly-In event,  Dan Currence (left) and Tony Radoszewski (right) of the Plastics Pipe Institute met with members of Congress including Daniel Webster (R) from Florida’s 11th District, who is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
During the Plastics Pipe Institute DC Fly-In event, Dan Currence (left) and Tony Radoszewski (right) of the Plastics Pipe Institute met with members of Congress including Daniel Webster (R) from Florida’s 11th District, who is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Apr 26 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items. We do this to keep you…
A water crisis in Kentucky shows the cost of clean drinking water
A water crisis in Kentucky shows the cost of clean drinking water
Apr 18 2019
In Lovely, Ky., resident Heather Blevin’s parents hooked their property into the municipal supply after the well water here turned brown and started…
Newport MUD selects LAN as district engineer
Newport MUD selects LAN as district engineer.
Apr 12 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
The Department of Natural Resources in Wisconsin asks that more chemicals be evaluated for safe levels in groundwater
The Department of Natural Resources in Wisconsin asks that more chemicals be evaluated for safe levels in groundwater.
Apr 11 2019
In Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources is asking a state health agency to study the potential impacts of a group of unregulated…
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater.
Apr 9 2019
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia has opened a pilot plant at Banyo to study technology for removing salts from bore water,…
Sewage used for fertilizers and energy at mines may prevent water shortages
Sewage used for fertilizers and energy at mines may prevent water shortages.
Apr 4 2019
Transforming the dirty water flushed down the drain into new products, such as clean energy and fertilizers, can help prevent reservoirs from running…
Apr 3 2019
Chemicals including ammonia and cyanide spilled onto the ground from a above-ground holding tank at Erie Coke Corp. and the Pennsylvania Department…
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