Monthly Archives: March 2012

Giving wastewater the power to clean itself!

Giving wastewater the power to clean itself!   Sewage could become a useful source of energy by combining two existing technologies which is almost ready for commercialization.   http://www.nature.com/news/giving-waste-water-the-power-to-clean-itself-1.10153 Advertisements

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That’s right!   See more details, on “The Top 10 Biggest Wastewater Treatment Plants” worldwide by accessing the Web Link from the Engineering News-Record, below: http://enr.construction.com/infrastructure/water_dams/2012/0328-top10wastewatertreatmentplants.asp

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Consequences of falsifying reports!

A former Superintendent is facing federal charges of three felony counts for making a false statement related to failing to make a required report of a bypass of a treatment process at Wastewater Treatment Plant.   http://www.southbendtribune.com/news/sbt-former-head-of-wastewater-treatment-plant-charged-with-falsifying-reports-20120321,0,1321110.story?track=rss

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Wastewater Recovery: Oil Sands Project!

Evaporation Technology used to decrease volume of liquid waste. http://www.genewscenter.com/Press-Releases/GE-to-Supply-Water-Recycling-Technology-for-SAGD-Project-in-Alberta-Oil-Sands-36f4.aspx

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Niagara Falls won’t treat drilling wastewater!

Niagara Falls has gone on record against treating wastewater from hydraulic fracturing. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_GAS_DRILLING_WASTEWATER?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

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Water infrastructure bill to top $1 Trillion!

The massive investment needed for buried drinking water infrastructure in the United States totals more than $1 trillion between now and 2035.   http://www.awwa.org/Government/Content.cfm?ItemNumber=1062&navItemNumber=58521&showLogin=N

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EPA Provides $15 Million to Help Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 3/02/2012 that it will provide up to $15 million in funding for training and technical assistance to small drinking and wastewater systems, defined as systems that serve fewer than 10,000 people, and private well … Continue reading

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