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Jun 26 2019
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have found that wastewater treatment plants may accidentally be spreading hazardous chemicals.…
Twin air intakes feed a Venturi injector at the edge of a food processing company’s wastewater lagoon.
Twin air intakes feed a Venturi injector at the edge of a food processing company’s wastewater lagoon.
Jun 4 2019
While a pleasant aroma enhances the consumption experience of food and beverages, odors around wastewater lagoons at food and beverage processing…
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Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
Jun 4 2019
From the time I started at Industrial Water & Wastes Digest to now, food and beverage applications have been some of the most interesting content…
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…
At the completed facility, Malibu’s treated wastewater will be available to irrigate and green some of the city’s most popular public spaces.
At the completed facility, Malibu’s treated wastewater will be available to irrigate and green some of the city’s most popular public spaces.
Apr 3 2019
Location: Malibu, California Size: 502,000 gpd.  Infrastructure: Submersible pumps, collection systems, coarse screen and grit vortex, fine screens…
Mar 28 2019
A study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances highlights how tracking antibiotic-resistance genes in bacteria found in urban wastewater…
Figure 2. The ECD DC80 DeChlorinization Analyzer for LNG
Figure 2. The ECD DC80 DeChlorinization Analyzer for LNG.
Mar 15 2019
An international oil & gas company that operates a liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal along Italy’s Adriatic Sea coast recently encountered a…
Mar 6 2019
When “Doonesbury” satirized U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s views on climate change with the factoid of a “million-plus septic tanks at risk of failing,” few…
Mar 6 2019
Thanks to better chips, sensors and networking, we are inundated with data on a daily basis. While the accumulation of data shows no sign of slowing…
Mar 5 2019
The world has not yet woken up to the coming water crisis, as water scarcity will lead to conflicts across the globe, according to a 2018 United…
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems.
Feb 26 2019
In Bayfield, Colo., a small firm is talking to venture capitalists and angel investors looking for $1.3 million in investments to commercialize a…
The SP Enviro, aims to use microbial fuel cells to process textile wastewater and generate electricity that will render this exercise energy-efficient
The SP Enviro, aims to use microbial fuel cells to process textile wastewater and generate electricity that will render this exercise energy-efficient.
Feb 5 2019
Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are emerging as an option to treat textile wastewater. According to The Hindu, a startup called the SP Enviro, aims to…
Advanced oxidation treatment system eliminates taste & odor issues in drinking water
The Anderson Regional Joint Water System pretreatment facility in South Carolina no longer receives odor complaints as of March 2018.
Feb 4 2019
Since the March 2018 opening of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System (ARJWS) pretreatment facility in South Carolina, complaints of musty-…
Feb 4 2019
The city of Healdsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located 60 miles north of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma County. Prior to upgrading…
Pipeline Completed By Scottish Water Horizons
Pipeline completed by Scottish Water Horizons.
Jan 18 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…
 Freshwater algae removes pollutants from wastewater & electroactive bacteria may improve traditional wastewater filter systems.
Freshwater algae removes pollutants from wastewater & electroactive bacteria may improve traditional wastewater filter systems.
Jan 16 2019
Two unrelated studies could provide tools for treating liquid waste products from animal agriculture. According to Feedstuffs, both projects were…
Residents of Adrian, Mich., say they have been complaining to the city for months about the taste and smell of the water
Residents of Adrian, Mich., say they have been complaining to the city for months about the taste and smell of the water.
Jan 15 2019
Residents of Adrian, Mich., are raising concerns about their drinking water. According to Michigan Radio, residents say they have been complaining to…
Jan 9 2019
In the past decade, promulgation of the U.S. EPA’s Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule has caused many water utilities and…
 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…
In Wisconsin, results of samples from 301 private wells in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette Counties were released by the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
In Wisconsin, results of samples from 301 private wells in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette Counties were released by the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey.
Jan 3 2019
Groundwater sampling results in three Wisconsin counties show contamination by nitrate and coliform bacteria. According to WMTV, results of samples…
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