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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...

2013-10-02 12:50:44

Streams below fracking wastewater treatment show elevated salts, metals, radioactivity Elevated levels of radioactivity, salts and metals have been found in river water and sediments at a site where treated water from oil and gas operations is discharged into a western Pennsylvania creek. "Radium levels were about 200 times greater in sediment samples collected where the Josephine Brine Treatment Facility discharges its treated wastewater into Blacklick Creek than in sediment samples...

2013-10-01 23:19:59

RWL Water Aeromix hosts a special training session at booth 4026 at Weftec in Chicago, IL on October 7th, 2013 at 4pm. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 RWL Water Aeromix, the global leader in aeration systems and packaged wastewater treatment plants, announces a special training session hosted at Weftec to highlight the company’s newly acquired Tipton Series packaged plant designs. The training will be led by Fred Tipton, a new member of the RWL Water Aeromix team and former...

2013-09-25 23:37:41

UpTech Upstream Oil and Gas Summit to be held at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Banff National Park. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 DryLet, a biotechnology company providing industry-leading products for use in applications such as bioremediation, animal waste reduction, wastewater treatment, aquaculture and grease, fat and oil reduction in wastewater treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, announced today it will be attending the Uptech Upstream Oil and Gas Summit in Alberta,...

Cleaning Sewage Water Using Old Music CDs
2013-09-24 09:44:01

The Optical Society Scientists find a potential new use for old music CDs: coating disks in photocatalytic compounds and spinning them to clean water Audio CDs, all the rage in the ‘90s, seem increasingly obsolete in a world of MP3 files and iPods, leaving many music lovers with the question of what to do with their extensive compact disk collections. While you could turn your old disks into a work of avant-garde art, researchers in Taiwan have come up with a more practical...

2013-09-23 23:04:55

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Sewage Treatment Industry Report, 2013-2017 London (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 As of the end of 2012, the number of sewage treatment plants in cities and counties in China was 3,340; sewage treatment capacity was approximately 142 million cubic meters / day, showing an increase of 6 million cubic meters / day compared with the end of 2011. There are 648 cities establishing sewage treatment plants, accounting for 98.5% of...

Removing Nitrogen From The Environment The Natural Way
2013-09-17 12:57:56

University of Illinois Removing nitrogen from the environment "the natural way" by creating a wetland is a long-term, nutrient-removal solution, more cost effective than upgrading a wastewater treatment plant, but it isn't necessarily socially beneficial to offer landowners multiple payments for the environmental services that flow from such wetlands, according to a study conducted at the University of Illinois. "In the areas we studied in Bureau County with small wastewater treatment...

Engineers Devise Method To Turn Sewage Into Electricity
2013-09-17 06:43:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using naturally-occurring "wired microbes" as mini power plants, a team of engineers at Stanford University devised a method to generate electricity from sewage. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveal that these mini power plants produce electricity as they digest plant and animal waste. The team, comprised of Yi Cui, a materials scientist, Craig Criddle, an environmental engineer,...

2013-09-13 10:18:50

Even though sewage treatment plants are not designed to remove tiny amounts of pesticides, they do an excellent job of dealing with the most widely used family of home and garden insecticides, scientists reported here today. Their study on pyrethroid insecticides — used in more than 3,500 products — was part of the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. "We found that advanced sewage treatment reduced the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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