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High-capacity trailers enhance efficiency, reducing a plant’s transportation by up to 50%.
High-capacity trailers enhance efficiency, reducing a plant’s transportation by up to 50%.
May 3 2019
A consistent flow of treated boiler-feed or process water is the lifeblood that drives system processes across a diverse range of industries. Mobile…
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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
Chapmanville Water Department in Logan County, W.Va., provides the water distribution and wastewater treatment services in the town of Chapmanville,…
May 1 2019
When the West Side sewage pump station in Onondaga County, N.Y., prepared to undergo its first major expansion and upgrade in more than 30 years, 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…
In Colorado, Platte River Power Authority finds contaminated groundwater near Rawhide coal plant
In Colorado, Platte River Power Authority finds contaminated groundwater near Rawhide coal plant.
Mar 20 2019
Groundwater monitoring found elevated levels of several toxic chemicals near coal ash disposal sites at Platte River Power Authority’s Rawhide Energy…
In Fargo, N.D., the coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station contains pollutants including heavy metals.
In Fargo, N.D., the coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station contains pollutants including heavy metals.
Mar 12 2019
Unsafe contamination from coal ash disposal sites at half a dozen power plants in western North Dakota has seeped into groundwater sources, according…
Mar 11 2019
An estimated 91% of U.S. coal power plants that submitted groundwater monitoring data as required by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015…
Mar 6 2019
A $2-billion expansion to Regional San’s wastewater treatment plant called the EchoWater Project plans to improve the quality of water discharged to…
Mar 6 2019
Hurricanes are scary occurrences, but not surprising ones in the Carolinas. Statistically, it is expected that one hurricane will hit the Carolina…
Test results show groundwater in Oklahoma near a power plant have tested high for the chemical lithium
Test results show groundwater in Oklahoma near a power plant have tested high for the chemical lithium.
Feb 28 2019
In Oologah, Okla., test results show groundwater near the town’s power plant tested high for the chemical lithium. The Public Service Company of…
A case on how to regulate groundwater pollution will be heard by the Supreme Court
A case on how to regulate groundwater pollution will be heard by the Supreme Court.
Feb 20 2019
Supreme Court Justices agreed to hear a case over how to regulate groundwater pollution on Feb. 19, 2019. According to the Water Environment…
16 coal ash pits are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, in Texas.
16 coal ash pits are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, in Texas.
Jan 21 2019
In Texas, 16 coal ash pits are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report by the…
Arsenic and lithium were detected at triple the safe level at 11 power plants in Georgia
Arsenic and lithium were detected at triple the safe level at 11 power plants in Georgia.
Jan 9 2019
In Georgia, coal ash pollutants have been detected in groundwater at 11 power plants. According to Savannah Now, arsenic and lithium were detected at…
Wastewater has flowed into the far northwest area of a lake in North Texas
Wastewater has flowed into the far northwest area of a lake in North Texas.
Jan 1 2019
In Wylie, Texas, thousands of gallons of wastewater spilled at the North Texas Municipal Water District’s site. According to district officials, the…
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Grundfos WaterPro Championship.
Dec 28 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…
Selenium, arsenic, lithium and more were detected at multiple coal-fired power plants in Wyoming
Selenium, arsenic, lithium and more were detected at multiple coal-fired power plants in Wyoming.
Dec 27 2018
In Wyoming, three PacifiCorp coal-fired power plants reported contamination of groundwater above state or federal limits. This includes the Dave…
Dec 21 2018
Duke Energy has filed reports with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that show the utility company is not meeting groundwater standards…
A plan to rescue a sewer system in South Carolina has been put in place
A plan to rescue a sewer system in South Carolina has been put in place.
Dec 12 2018
A plan has been put together to rescue Hollywood’s sewer system in South Carolina. According to The Post and Courier, the plan will need to be green-…
Dec 3 2018
In October, I mentioned that sometimes it is difficult to find time to reflect on my work. This year is the first full calendar year I have spent on…
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