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Stormwater Fees Jump in Windy City, Colorado Springs

Stormwater Fees Jump in Windy City, Colorado Springs

As city infrastructures age, organizations will increasingly face the threat of higher stormwater fees. Case in point: Arlington Heights, in suburban Chicago, is implementing a new stormwater utility fee for businesses to help fund flood control projects throughout town, according to the Daily Herald. While small businesses (up to 40,000) … Read more »

Industrial Firms in Developing Countries Face Acute Risk from Lack of Wastewater Management

Industrial Firms in Developing Countries Face Acute Risk from Lack of Wastewater Management

Industrial firms in developing countries face acute risk in terms of financial and reputational damage when it comes to wastewater treatment. A collaboration of United Nations agencies, UN Water, estimates that as much as 70% of industrial wastewater is being dumped untreated into waterways in developing countries, while the Asian … Read more »


Wastewater Recycling Process Can Reduce Disposal Costs 98%

A vacuum distillation system by H2O GmbH has reduced the amount of wastewater produced and saved more than €100,000 ($108,280) annually for thermofin, a German metalworking company. Bernd Löffler, general manager at thermofin, says the investment paid for itself in just one year, delivering savings by eliminating wastewater and disposal … Read more »

CleanB System Helps Florida Wastewater Treatment Plant Save Money

NuTerra, a waste and biosolids management company, has commenced installation of a CleanB system at the wastewater treatment plant in Vero Beach, Florida. The new system will save transportation and energy costs, eliminate odors, and provide environmental benefits to the city. Completion of the project is slated for summer 2016. … Read more »

Wastecorp Introduces Mobile Wastewater Pump for Government and Industry

Wastecorp Pumps has unveiled what it says is the first engine driven double disc pump for mobile pumping applications. Designed for government and industry wastewater, sludge and sewage pumping applications, the Sludge Pro double disc pump has fluid handling capabilities ranging from 10–500 gallons per minute (GPM). The size and … Read more »

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OriginClear, Renewable Water Technologies Team Up to Treat Agricultural Effluent

OriginClear and Renewable Water Technologies (RWT), a spin-off of Wisconsin’s Renewable Algae Group, have teamed up to offer complete treatment solutions for agricultural effluent reclamation, with a focus on dairies equipped with anaerobic digestion systems. The planned joint venture (JV) is expected to deploy OriginClear’s Electro Water Separation (EWS) technology … Read more »

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Evaporation/Solidification System Meets New Steam Electric, Coal-Fired Power Plant Guidelines

General Electric has introduced an evaporation/solidification system for flue gas desulfurization (FGD) that is designed meet new EPA guidelines for wastewater discharge from steam electric and coal-fired power plants. The new EPA effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) will reduce or eliminate toxic metals and other pollutants from entering surface waters from … Read more »

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Safe Drain Helps Airline Comply with Stormwater Pollution Prevention Rules

American Airlines has installed seven Safe Drain inserts into key storm drains at its largest hub, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, to help it comply with federal Clean Water Act regulations regarding stormwater pollution prevention. Safe Drain stainless steel inserts were installed at American’s cabin service facility on the airport’s east … Read more »

Milk Co-Op Uses Low-Energy Wastewater Treatment

Arla Foods, a milk cooperative in Vimmerby, Sweden, has installed a Grundfos low-energy system for processing its wastewater, allowing it to expand while keeping its sustainability targets, according to The Guardian. More than 13,500 farmers in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the UK own the cooperative, which … Read more »