Latest Wastewater Stories

2011-10-19 13:04:37

Scientists are reporting that household washing machines seem to be a major source of so-called "microplastic" pollution – bits of polyester and acrylic smaller than the head of a pin – that they now have detected on ocean shorelines worldwide. Their report describing this potentially harmful material appears in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. Mark Browne and colleagues explain that the accumulation of microplastic debris in marine environments has raised...

2011-09-21 14:00:00

Jerome Parnell III will be responsible for AppTech Solutions contract manufacturing, R&D pipeline, and strategic growth. The packaged waste water treatment system represents the next generation in wastewater treatment through the utilization of advanced materials and emerging treatment technologies. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 AppTech Solutions, LLC announced today that it has hired Jerome Parnell III as Chief Executive Officer and President to manage the growing...

2011-08-24 21:29:55

Unfortunately, more than two million miles of the nation's infrastructure of water and wastewater pipelines are underground and nearing the end of their useful life. For state and local water utilities, making accurate predictions of exactly when the pipes might fail are extremely difficult since they are invisible to the human eye in their buried environmental conditions. In an effort to address this potentially serious problem, a national database on technologies to assess the conditions...

2011-07-30 00:01:03

The Mobile Alum Injection Device (MAID) specifically addresses problems associated with high levels of soluble nutrient loads or pollutants in storm water runoffs and retention ponds. Apopka, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 The Lakes Department of Aquatic Eco-Systems, Inc., located in Apopka, FL, proudly presents the Mobile Alum Injection Device, known as MAID. The MAID unit uses a state-of-the-art alum injection system and contains 5,000 gallons of liquid aluminum sulfate (alum), an automated...

2011-07-25 10:03:00

PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, continues to expand its service array in the growing market of water and wastewater treatment with the official launch of Kroff Lab Services, Inc. (KLS). The lab includes a renovated 4,100 square-foot facility in Ambridge, Pennsylvania featuring advanced equipment and a team of nine scientists who test and analyze water and wastewater primarily for customers in...

Word of the Day
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.