Industrial Water

Water & Wastes Digest and Industrial Water & Wastes Digest offer extensive coverage of topics related to industrial water use, including recycling/reuse, water purification and wastewater treatment. Plant operators use W&WD to learn how best to manage the water in their facilities, making them more efficient and meeting their often-stringent local discharge requirements.

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Jul 11 2018
In the face of the problem of water demand across the world, which is estimated to increase by approximately 50% by the year 2050, businesses may…
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $21 million to fund advancements in solar-thermal desalination technologies.
Solar panels tucked under a blue sky with scattered white clouds.
Jul 2 2018
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $21 million for new projects to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies. These 14 projects are…
Jun 29 2018
Earlier in the month of June, the city of Burlington, Vt., was forced to discharge 1.8 million gal of wastewater into Lake Champlain. This prompted…
Jun 26 2018
Farmers in Kewaunee and Door counties in the state of Wisconsin have teamed up over past years in order to improve soil and water quality in their…
Jun 22 2018
Self-cleaning filters save time and money that is spent every day in the labor of cleaning and replacing irrigation heads, drippers, sprinklers,…
Jun 15 2018
A farm of 185 years in Michigan is altering the way it applies fertilizer in order to minimize its negative contributions to the problematic water…
Jun 1 2018
While the state of Pennsylvania ended the practice recently, a new study has unveiled some unknown of effects of spreading oil and gas wastewater on…
May 31 2018
Over two dozen coal-fueled plants that are placed along the Ohio River are hoping to dismantle certain powers currently held by the Ohio River Water…
May 22 2018
The state of Washington’s Department of Ecology (WDE) has announced that approximately 100 wineries throughout the state will need a permit in order…
May 18 2018
The Wasco Treatment Plant in Bakersfield, Calif., has announced plans to expand its facility. The plant is the first merchant facility in the state…
May 7 2018
Researchers have long been at work studying the oxygen minimum zone (OMZ) present in the Gulf of Oman in the Arabian Sea. According to the analysis,…
Apr 30 2018
On April 27, 2018, city officials for Kilgore, Texas, approved a new industrial water pretreatment program. The approval was seven years in the…
Apr 27 2018
The state of Wyoming has been approved to receive $1.4 million in order to restore defunct industrial sites statewide that involve possible soil or…
Apr 24 2018
Resulting from a federal investigation by the U.S. EPA, eyeglass lens manufacturer Carl Zeiss Vision has been ordered to pay $750,000 for its…
Apr 23 2018
Replacing the electrodeionization (EDI) system at a power plant is not quite as simple as changing the batteries in a smoke alarm or installing new…
Apr 23 2018
The Grangemouth facility, located on the Firth of Forth in Scotland, is a petrochemical and crude oil refining plant that produces more than 1…
Apr 23 2018
Following a unanimous vote, North Las Vegas City Council approved plans for a water pipeline running to the city’s Apex Industrial Park. The pipeline…
Apr 19 2018
Following recent waste dumping, police in Shanxi, China are investigating potential bribes taken by village officials to protect the source of…
Apr 10 2018
On April 9, 2018, Gradiant Corp., which focuses on solutions for industrial wastewater treatment, announced the creation of a new Indian subsidiary…
Apr 4 2018
In a controversial decision, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has agreed to allow Nestlé to extract significant daily sums of…
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