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A dive into the chemistries of fracking & the market's rise
A dive into the chemistries of fracking & the market's rise.
Jan 7 2019
In 2014, BCC Research revealed in a report that the North American market for wastewater treatment equipment for hydraulically fractured gas and oil…
 Fires in the Western U.S. can expose drinking water to risk of contamination
Fires in the Western U.S. can expose drinking water to risk of contamination.
Jan 7 2019
On Oct. 8, 2017, the Tubbs Fire engulfed most of the Fountaingrove neighborhood in Santa Rosa, Calif. Resident Serene Buhrz water had an overwhelming…
For decades, the United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam that contaminated water near bases
For decades, the United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam that contaminated water near bases.
Jan 4 2019
The United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam for decades that contaminated water near bases and exposed communities to chemicals linked…
The Michigan DEQ will begin an investigation to determine the source and distribution of PFAS
The Michigan DEQ will begin an investigation to determine the source and distribution of PFAS.
Jan 1 2019
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has discovered 20 more wells with traces of hazardous substances after the latest round of…
In Denmark, S.C., residents are dealing with effects of being exposed to HaloSan in their water
In Denmark, S.C., residents are dealing with effects of being exposed to HaloSan in their water.
Dec 31 2018
In the city of Denmark, S.C., residents are dealing with the effects of being exposed to the chemical HaloSan in their water. According to WRDW,…
At least 67 coal ash dumps in 22 states are leaking harmful chemicals into groundwater
At least 67 coal ash dumps in 22 states are leaking harmful chemicals into groundwater.
Dec 25 2018
On Dec. 22, 2008, the earthen wall of a coal ash impoundment in Kingston, Tenn., ruptured. The disaster sent 1.1 billion gal of coal ash slurry…
Sewer plants in Michigan are working to eliminate PFAS in tests to make sure the contaminant is not released in the Grand River
Sewer plants in Michigan are working to eliminate PFAS in tests to make sure the contaminant is not released in the Grand River.
Dec 24 2018
In Michigan, work towards eliminating PFAS continues in Plainfield Township as the municipal sewer treatment plant tests to make sure the plant is…
A scientific panel think Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from toxins
A scientific panel think Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from toxins.
Dec 20 2018
A scientific panel said Michigan’s standard for protecting drinking water from certain toxic chemicals may not be strong enough to safeguard human…
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home.
Dec 7 2018
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…
Nov 2 2018
The black liquor recovery boiler is an economic component of the pulping process used in pulp and paper applications to reclaim pulping chemicals.…
Jul 26 2018
New data on the efficacy of stannous chloride (SnCl2) to treat hexavalent chromium [chromium-6, or Cr(VI)] released in Fall 2016 highlighted the…
May 3 2018
According to a new study executed at Johns Hopkins University, products resulting from newer water treatment practices, such as oxidation with…
Feb 13 2018
My 7-year-old son absolutely loves mustard, so there are many opportunities for his clothes to get covered in it. Mustard can be a hard stain to…
Jan 8 2018
As water authorities tighten regulation and increase surcharges, the trend is for companies to treat and reduce their biological oxygen demand (BOD)…
Jan 5 2018
Water officials and environmental regulators gathered on Jan. 4, 2018 to commemorate the opening of a temporary wastewater treatment plant at the Las…
Sep 1 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Crosby Volunteer Fire Department, Harris…
Feb 26 2017
Control algae and biofilm with ultrasonic algae control. The technology can be used in wastewater lagoons, tanks, clarifiers and water reservoirs (…
Sep 1 2016
This liquid ammonium sulfate (LAS) feed system is preassembled, factory-piped, wired and tested, offering low installation costs and a typical…
Jul 11 2016
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) announced it has launched the Product Lens report, a new chemical disclosure tool to meet marketplace product…
Jul 5 2016
Chemical companies are among the biggest water users on the planet, requiring almost 3 lb of water for every pound of chemical they produce. About 70…
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