Power, Oil & Gas

The power, oil and gas markets are three of the largest industrial water and wastewater markets. The power market includes electrical and thermal power plants, where water and wastewater treatment for zero liquid discharge and cooling tower blowdown is common. The oil market includes refineries and oil drilling operations and the technologies used to treat water and wastewater in the process. The gas market includes natural gas production and fracking operations where water and wastewater treatment as well as water reuse with remediated water.

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Feb 4 2019
The chief operator for a 6-million-gal-per-day (mgd) surface water treatment plant reported enhanced safety regarding chlorine gas for disinfection…
Gradiant will provide end-to-end water recycling solutions for clients in the textile processing
Gradiant will provide end-to-end water recycling solutions for clients in the textile processing.
Feb 4 2019
Gradiant Corporation has secured four Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) projects in India via its Gradiant India Pvt Ltd division. According to Business…
 New York City releases untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff every year into its waterways
New York City releases untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff every year into its waterways.
Jan 29 2019
Every year, New York City release 100 billion liters of untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff into its waterways. According to City Limits,…
The City of Longmont has begun construction on its Biogas Treatment and Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Fueling Station Project
The City of Longmont has begun construction on its Biogas Treatment and Renewable Natural Gas Fueling Station Project.
Jan 25 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…
A resident speaks out on the sewage odors she can smell from her home in Winston-Salem N.C.
A resident speaks out on the sewage odors she can smell from her home in Winston-Salem N.C.
Jan 17 2019
Resident Kathy Hines of the Griffith Park neighborhood in Winston-Salem, N.C., is tired of the sewage odors coming from the Archie Elledge Wastewater…
The International Desalination Association handbook reports project that 2019 will see the most growth in seawater desalination since the late 2000s
The International Desalination Association handbook reports project that 2019 will see the most growth in seawater desalination since the late 2000s.
Jan 14 2019
The International Desalination Association (IDA) and Global Water Intelligence (GWI) have released the latest market overview for the worldwide…
Envirosight Partners with Jet Vac Equipment
Envirosight New Jersey direct sales manage Bruce Kosensky (left) poses for a photo with Adam Emusov, Vice President of Sales at Jet Vac (right).
Jan 11 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…
Plant-based odor control solution offers varying delivery methods & eco-friendly design
Plant-based odor control solution offers varying delivery methods & eco-friendly design.
Jan 9 2019
Aimed to convert wastewater into effluent, the process of wastewater treatment is one of the most common forms of pollution control in the U.S.…
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
Jan 7 2019
For equipment designers in processing industries, there are aspects of any system that are more functional in nature, yet still critical. This…
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
Jan 7 2019
To protect the Edwards Aquifer, the site developer of the new Natural Grocers store in Georgetown, Texas, decided to use two storm water management…
Ensuring a pump can purge  off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Ensuring a pump can purge off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Jan 7 2019
The use of sodium hypochlorite is common in many industrial applications. Its uses includes bleaching, cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing and water…
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…
The EPA proposes new regulations at Virginia plant to address groundwater and more
The EPA proposes new regulations at Virginia plant to address groundwater and more.
Jan 2 2019
In Virginia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on proposed environmental regulations to address groundwater,…
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…
The $3 billion plan is to promote water-independence by treating wastewater and returning it to city taps
The $3 billion plan is to promote water-independence by treating wastewater and returning it to city taps.
Dec 26 2018
The San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is declining to pay to relocate a massive water-recycling plant, one of the most expensive capital…
The Global Water Treatment Chemicals Industry grew more than 6.40% over the period 2017-2025.
The Global Water Treatment Chemicals Industry grew more than 6.40% over the period 2017-2025.
Dec 25 2018
The Global Water Treatment Chemicals Industry valued approximately 39.70 billion in 2016 in the U.S. and is anticipated to grow with a growth rate of…
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…
Delaware Energy Services is focusing on horizontal drilling for oil in New Mexico
Delaware Energy Services is focusing on horizontal drilling for oil in New Mexico.
Dec 24 2018
Delaware Energy Services is focusing on the west, serving the New Mexico portion of the northern Delaware Basin. According to the Midland Reporter-…
A sewer pipe in Louisville, Ky., is now repaired after corrosive sewer gases were found eating away the pipe’s concrete lining
A sewer pipe in Louisville, Ky., is now repaired after corrosive sewer gases were found eating away the pipe’s concrete lining.
Dec 19 2018
Repairs on a sewer pipe in Louisville, Ky., are now complete eight months after corrosive sewer gases were found eating away the pipe’s concrete…
The Trump administration to propose new water protections that would damage policies implemented during the administration of President George H.W. Bush
The Trump administration to propose new water protections that would damage policies implemented during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.
Dec 11 2018
In Washington, the Trump administration is expected to unveil a plan that would weaken federal water rules on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The current federal…
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