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Guam Waterworks Authority commissions a replacement wastewater treatment plant with Guam's first ultraviolet (UV) disinfection process.
Guam Waterworks Authority commissions a replacement wastewater treatment plant with Guam's first ultraviolet (UV) disinfection process.
Aug 30 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…
Septic Check transported ATU system materials to the remote community of Farm Island, Minn., across a frozen lake.
Septic Check transported ATU system materials to the remote community of Farm Island, Minn., across a frozen lake.
Aug 26 2019
Aerobic treatment units (ATUs) offer a suitable environment for microorganisms to treat wastewater. These pre-engineered advanced wastewater…
wedeco uv treatment system
Cabinets house the ballasts to protect important electronics, which are out of the water channel, while also enabling quick access for maintenance
Jul 15 2019
Introduction Although St. Francis, Minn., located in Anoka and Isanti counties, has a population of only 7,218, it has big ideas when it comes to…
Jul 8 2019
Water is a natural carrier of disease-causing pathogens, including many that impact human health, such as E.coli and Giardia. Over the course of…
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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…
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory)
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory).
May 3 2019
Humans have been filtering liquids for centuries. But as anyone in the water industry knows, the science of clean water is anything but static. New…
May 2 2019
It is being increasingly recognized that wastewater, rather than just being a waste product, can be a valuable resource. Not only does recovering and…
The Regional Water Resource Agency in Kentucky is on track to meet U.S. EPA guidelines
The Regional Water Resource Agency in Kentucky is on track to meet U.S. EPA guidelines.
Apr 17 2019
In Kentucky, the Regional Water Resource Agency (RWRA) is ahead of schedule in its 10 year combined sewer overflow long term control plan, according…
The town of Rosendale, N.Y., has recently embraced the switch from chlorine to UV for wastewater treatment
The town of Rosendale, N.Y., has recently embraced the switch from chlorine to UV for wastewater treatment.
Apr 10 2019
In Rosendale, N.Y., millions of dollars’ worth of improvements to the town’s water and sewer systems have been underway, phase by phase, since New…
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…
The Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification demonstration tests PFRO for wastewater reuse.
The Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification demonstration tests PFRO for wastewater reuse.
Apr 2 2019
The future of water is quite daunting. Based on current consumption rates, in just six years, two-thirds of the world’s population may face water…
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…
Feb 4 2019
Throughout history, one of society’s core responsibilities has been to provide clean, running water. In the ancient world, Rome was the most…
Jan 9 2019
With growing concern over natural resource consumption, climate change has led to an initiative to eliminate the negative environmental impacts…
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…
Feb 7 2018
North Ridgeville is a warm, neighborly and growing city of 32,483 located in Lorain County in Northeast Ohio. It was founded in 1810 and incorporated…
Jul 27 2017
Xylem, a global water technology company, has secured a contract to supply its Wedeco LBX Series UV disinfection system to heighten protection…
Apr 13 2017
When Plainfield, Ind., needed to double its permitted capacity from 2 million gal per day (mgd) to 4 mgd at its South wastewater treatment plant, it…
Mar 31 2017
The City of Scottsburg, Ind., is located between Louisville, Cincinnati and Indianapolis. It maintains a healthy balance between commercial,…
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