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2013-10-12 23:18:14

Waste volumes have increased since 2008, as consumers and businesses have generated more wastewater during the economic recovery; going forward, Wastewater volumes will continue to increase as consumption expands among households and businesses. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The Sewage Treatment Facilities industry has...

2013-10-11 23:22:21

Sewage spills are among the most threatening types of water damage scenarios. A restoration provider explains the threat and the fix. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on proper management and remediation of sewage based flooding or toilet backflow problems. When it comes to water damage in a house or business, few scenarios are as nasty as...

Sun And Sewage Harnessed To Produce Hydrogen Fuel Using New Device
2013-10-11 12:03:49

University of California, Santa Cruz A novel device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas could provide a sustainable energy source while improving the efficiency of wastewater treatment. A research team led by Yat Li, associate professor of chemistry at the University of California, Santa Cruz, developed the solar-microbial device and reported their results in a paper published in the American Chemical Society journal ACS Nano. The hybrid device combines a...

2013-10-09 23:21:39

Chicago-MWRD received award for advancing a new technology at their John E. Egan Water Reclamation Plant. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) honored the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (Chicago-MWRD) with its Award for Excellence in Innovation for advancing a new technology at their John E. Egan Water Reclamation Plant. Chicago-MWRD received the award for its collaboration with the Metro Wastewater...

2013-10-09 23:21:36

HRSD received the award for its ability to remove nutrients during the treatment process more cost effectively than previously possible. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) recognized HRSD with its Award for Excellence in Innovation on Tuesday afternoon for its efforts in nutrient removal at its facilities. HRSD, the regional wastewater treatment utility that serves 17 counties and cities in southeast Virginia, received the award for...

2013-10-09 23:21:35

SPU received the award for its use of an innovative evaluation process that identified a new technology to reduce wet weather flows in a local neighborhood. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) recognized Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) with its Award for Excellence in Innovation on Tuesday afternoon for a research project that dramatically reduced wet weather flows in the city’s Broadview neighborhood. SPU received the award for its...

2013-10-09 23:21:33

WERF is pleased to announce that University of Massachusetts Amherst Associate Professor Dr. Chul Park has been awarded the 2013 Paul L. Busch Award. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is pleased to announce that University of Massachusetts Amherst Associate Professor Dr. Chul Park has been awarded the 2013 Paul L. Busch Award. The WERF Endowment for Innovation in Applied Water Quality Research is honoring Dr. Park with its largest...

2013-10-09 23:21:25

Denver-MWRD received the award for advancing a new technology at their Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) honored the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District in Denver (Denver-MWRD) with its Award for Excellence in Innovation for advancing a new technology at their Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility. Denver-MWRD received the award for its collaboration with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District 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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'