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2014-04-28 23:03:49

Parkson Corp. responds to request, delivers results for southern Alabama plant by improving performance of its 25-year old Biolac® system. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Parkson prides itself on providing reliable service for the lifetime of its products, even for some of its longest running installations such as Biolac® activated sludge systems. So when the operator of a Biolac® System in southeastern Alabama contacted Parkson to help improve the performance of...

2013-10-08 23:04:31

Montana Plant Integrates Nutrient Removal to Meet Tougher Water Standards for Ammonia, Nitrogen and Phosphorous Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Parkson Corporation is delivering a Biolac® System activated sludge process to a Montana treatment plant, making it one of the first operators in the region to satisfy tough new standards for ammonia, nitrogen and phosphorous removal. Parkson worked with a Missoula, Montana based firm, Manion Engineering, to develop this...

2012-08-13 15:10:04

Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough in the performance of microbial fuel cells that can produce electricity directly from wastewater, opening the door to a future in which waste treatment plants not only will power themselves, but will sell excess electricity. The new technology developed at OSU can now produce 10 to 50 more times the electricity, per volume, than most other approaches using microbial fuel cells, and 100 times more electricity than some....

2012-03-27 13:59:33

Bacteria could be exploited to recapture dwindling phosphate reserves from wastewater according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin this week. Phosphorus — in the form of phosphate - is essential for all living things as a component of DNA and RNA and its role in cellular metabolism. Around 38 million tons of phosphorus are extracted each year from rock. Most of this extracted phosphorus goes into the production of fertilizers...

2011-01-05 13:57:14

Water is a precious commodity, so finding ways to re-use waste water, especially in arid regions is essential to sustainability. Researchers in India have now carried out a study of various waste water filtration systems for kitchen waste water and found that even the most poorly performing can produce water clean enough for horticultural or agricultural use. They report details in the International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management. Recycling domestic wastewater is becoming...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Industrial Waste Management, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CIWT) ("China Industrial Waste Management" or the "Company"), a leading environmental services and solutions provider in China, today announced that its Dongtai Organic sewage sludge treatment facility in Dalian, Liaoning Province, which utilizes anaerobic fermentation to generate clean energy methane gas, was voted "Best Sewage Sludge Process Application of China" at the 2nd Water...

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2010-06-22 06:14:02

According to US researchers on Monday, a Colorado wastewater treatment plant has received upgrades to help filter out gender-bending chemicals that were affecting fish. The researchers said male fish are now taking longer to be feminized by so-called hormone disrupters in one Colorado creek after improvements to a Boulder wastewater treatment facility was done in 2008. David Norris of the University of Colorado at Boulder had earlier found ethinylestradiol, a female hormone used in...

2009-06-19 13:48:30

Important symbol of pollution is broken down by microbes Immobilized microbes can break down potentially harmful phthalates, according to researchers in China, writing in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution. The microbes might be used to treat industrial waste water and so prevent these materials from entering the environment. Phthalic Acid Esters (PAEs), commonly known as phthalates, are widely used as additives in polymer manufacture as plasticizers. They do not readily...

2008-12-01 06:45:00

Equipment Reduces Operating Costs, Energy Consumption MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the pulp and paper, water and wastewater treatment solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aeration Industries International, Inc. with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Product of the Year Award. The Aire-O2 Triton(R) was created from the company's unremitting efforts to design energy- and cost-efficient wastewater treatment equipment and...


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