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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...

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...

2013-07-31 23:21:13

WERF seeks proposals to identify existing and emerging technologies that can be used to recover carbon-based commodities from wastewater or wastewater byproducts. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is seeking proposals to identify and provide a comprehensive list of existing and emerging technologies that can realistically be used to recover carbon-based commodities from wastewater or wastewater byproducts. The research seeks to include a...


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