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Wastewater

Torrential rainfall leads to massive sewage spill in Louisville

Approximately 95 million gallons of untreated wastewater and stormwater was released last weekend into local creeks and the Ohio River after the mechanical screening system at the Derek R. Guthrie Water Quality Treatment Center in Louisville, Ky., malfunctioned.
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Global demand for wastewater aeration systems set to grow

The wastewater aeration systems market is likely to see dramatic growth of up to 72 percent by 2020 and is estimated to reach a total global value of $8.39 billion.
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Iowa business plans year-round wastewater irrigation system

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — An Iowa-based company is working on an ambitious task but it is one that might lead to a huge step forward in sustainability.
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American Water awarded Technology Project of the Year Award by American Water Intelligence

VOORHEES, N.J. — American Water Works Company, Inc., one of the biggest U.S. water and wastewater utilities, has been awarded the Technology Project of the Year award for its
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‘Superbug’ MRSA prevalent at several US wastewater treatment plants, researchers find

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A team led by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health has found that the “superbug” methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is prevalent
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New data available on biogas production at US wastewater treatment plants

Today, the North East Biosolids and Residuals Association (NEBRA) unveiled a new website that provides updated data on anaerobic digestion and biogas production at wastewater treatment facilities across the
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Students from University of Colorado Boulder, University of South Florida win 2012 WEF Student Design Competition

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Student teams from the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of South Florida were named winners of the 2012 Student Design Competition at the Water
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Veterinary health products company fined for mishandling mercury waste

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., a veterinary health products company, has agreed to pay a $68,475 civil penalty to settle a series of Resource Conservation and
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Metso to provide transmitter technology for wastewater treatment in Japan

TOKYO — Tsukishima Kikai Co. has selected engineering and technology firm Metso Corp. to supply microwave transmitters for one of Japan''s largest sludge plants. Metso''s delivery will take place
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Poultry processing plant found guilty of illegal wastewater practices

WASHINGTON — A federal jury Monday found House of Raeford Farms Inc., the owner and operator of a poultry slaughtering and processing facility located in Raeford, N.C., guilty of
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