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Streams Polluted By Pharmaceutical Waste
2013-04-01 20:45:13

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers wrote in the journal Ecological Applications that pharmaceuticals commonly found in the environment are disrupting streams. The latest research highlights the ecological cost of pharmaceutical waste and the need for more research into environmental impacts. "Pharmaceutical pollution is now detected in waters throughout the world. Causes include aging infrastructure, sewage overflows, and agricultural runoff," said...

2013-03-26 20:08:15

A newly developed membrane used to separate waste from water could become key in the treatment of pollutants ranging from acid mine drainage to oil-containing wastewater, as well as in processes ranging from desalination to kidney dialysis. The research was published in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) on Friday, 22 March, coinciding with World Water Day and falling within South Africa's National Water Week. The technology — which was developed by a team of researchers...

2013-03-04 08:24:03

Applied CleanTech, the unique provider of sewage-mining systems in wastewater treatment plants, teams up with Vert-Energy to distribute systems throughout Mexico. The value of the transaction is estimated at over $16 million during the next 5 years JERUSALEM, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied CleanTech (ACT), the unique provider of sewage-mining technology for wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), announced its partnership with Vert-Energy, a company dedicated to applying...

2013-02-19 23:03:59

Eureka Resources will construct a second wastewater treatment facility in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale to address the growing need for water treatment, recycling and water reuse by oil and gas companies that are drilling and producing in the region. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 Eureka Resources, LLC, has announced the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility to serve oil and gas producers involved in Marcellus Shale drilling. This will be the company´s...

2013-02-14 08:24:44

CANONSBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech, a world leader in wastewater treatment recycle and reuse, has been granted a permit to operate a central treatment facility in Tioga County, PA. The facility, designed using Aquatech's MoSuite(TM) set of technologies, will deliver a menu of wastewater treatment and recycle services to the regional shale gas producers and is accepting customer orders. MoSuite is an effective combination of MoTreat® and MoVap® process units, a...

2013-02-01 08:22:11

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB/BB: BNET) announced today that it was notified that on January 15, 2013 the Canadian Patent Office granted and issued Canadian Patent Number 2,428,417 entitled "Low Oxygen Organic Waste Bioconversion System." This patent was applied for November 8, 2001 and will remain in force until November 8, 2021. The new patent provides protection of the core Bion process's ability to convert and remove...

2013-01-28 12:22:50

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, is pleased to announce a five-year agreement with the University of Michigan to provide custom-formulated water treatment solutions for the university's Central Power Plant and North Campus Research Complex. Kroff Chemical Company, Inc. - a Kroff, Inc. company - will provide chemical water treatment, testing, monitoring and consulting services for the boilers,...

2012-12-06 05:01:04

The town of Villalba de los Barros in Spain is innovating wastewater treatment using using bacterial injections in its sewer system. This process employs the sewer pipes underground to do work prior to the wastewater treatment plant resulting in significant benefits to the town, environment and treatment plant. Villalba de Los Barros, Badajoz, Extremadura Spain (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 Villalba de los Barros, a small municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain uses...

2012-12-05 08:22:18

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech, a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets, has received the H2O Water Award for the Best Waste Water Project. H2O Water Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) water industry and recognize projects, programs as well as products and solutions that have contributed to the advancement of the region's water industry. (Photo:...

2012-10-23 03:20:26

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Membrane technology is emerging as an increasingly viable solution to water and wastewater treatment due to its production of high-quality effluent. Intense R&D efforts have improved membrane technology to make it more efficient, which, in turn, drives down costs and attracts investments. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.environmental.frost.com), Membrane Technologies Market in Water and Wastewater Treatment in...