Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater treatment serves one of the critical functions of modern society. Networks of sewers convey wastewater to pump stations and eventually a wastewater treatment plant — also called a water resource recovery facility. The water then passes through a headworks systems to remove large debris and grit before entering a settling tank. The water then passes through primary, secondary and tertiarty treatment steps, which vary plant-by-plant. Activated sludge is among the most common treatment processes used. Read more about wastewater treatment in the articles below.

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Sep 16 2021
A private wastewater treatment facility in Granite Shoals, Texas, is facing state violations, including sludge entering Lake Lyndon B. Johnson.…
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Sep 3 2021
On November 10th at 11:00 AM EST Paques will hold a Webinar on anaerobic wastewater treatment with the following topics: Advantages of anaerobic…
Photo Caption:  BIOPAQ®ICX – China – Recycled Paper 250,000 lbs COD/day.
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Sep 3 2021
The BIOPAQ®IC technology is proven technology which is recognized worldwide as one of the most efficient means to clean industrial wastewater and…
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Photo Caption BIOPAQ®IC – United Kingdom – Pulp&Paper 39,683 lbs COD/day.
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Sep 3 2021
The BIOPAQ®IC (Internal Circulation) is a cost-effective anaerobic effluent treatment system for industrial wastewater to comply with effluent…
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Jul 16 2021
From a consumer standpoint, the water and wastes industry is often perceived to be as simple as a leaky sink pipe. The industry, however, is much…
Jun 21 2021
The Montrose Global Water Practice works closely with clients in private industry and government to provide novel, turn-key services and treatment…
May 28 2021
Clarifiers are an important component of the wastewater treatment process. However, between corrosion and changes in flow, maintaining a clarifier…
May 25 2021
AdEdge’s FR-RO technology, developed and patented by ROTEC, LTD, can be implemented in new and existing desalination facilities for water…
Apr 27 2021
WaterPod containerized treatment units contain one of many AdEdge package units treating a wide variety of contaminants for drinking water,…
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Apr 13 2021
As the saying goes, “Everything is bigger in Texas.” In 2017, the state was host to the wettest cyclone in the continental United States, Hurricane…
Apr 12 2021
Definition of Advanced Wastewater Treatment The American Institute of Chemical Engineers defines advanced wastewater treatment as “any process that…
Apr 1 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled a more than $2 trillion infrastructure package, known as The American Jobs Plan March 31. For the water sector, the…
Mar 26 2021
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee unanimously passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure ACT (DWWIA) of 2021 Mar.…
Mar 9 2021
Recently I met with my cardiologist. He presented generally good news, and we had a few minutes to chat. I asked him about their morbidity and…
Mar 4 2021
The U.S. EPAs New England Office awarded four 2020 Regional Wastewater Treatment Awards to New Hampshire wastewater facilities and individuals to…
Jan 15 2021
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announced that it has selected a warehouse site in South Carolina to service retail stores in the southeast.…
Jan 4 2021
The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) Board of Directors has approved a dynamic new Business Inclusion and Diversity (BID) Program for the state of…
Dec 16 2020
Every December, the Water & Wastes Digest editorial team completes a months-long process of sharing with its audience the best and brightest…
Dec 9 2020
An exhibit at Torpedo Factory Art Center in Northern Virginia by sTo Len involved residents of Alexandria, Virginia contributing to the artwork by…
Nov 30 2020
The European Commission approved the allocation of $440 million to Romania to increase the provision of safe drinking water and the collection and…
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