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Kanpur Part 2: Uncomfortable numbers

Unloved, unlovely, unloveable?

Kanpur has been firmly on the radar for those compiling “most polluted” lists for some time now. It is the subject of photo documentaries and BBC series. 945 more words

$21M in upgrades announced for Halifax Aerotech wastewater plant

HALIFAX – The Aerotech wastewater treatment plant near the Halifax Stanfield International Airport is getting a major upgrade.

The municipal, provincial and federal governments will all contribute funds to a project that will see the plant upgraded to comply with new federal wastewater systems effluent regulations. 166 more words


Kanpur. Mixing and multiplying problems.

Kanpur is a major hub for the leather tanning industry in India. There’s a lot to say, but first, please follow me and the wastewater trail through the streets of the city. 113 more words

New License Issuances – November 2014

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water, wastewater and solid waste operators! During the month of November, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued two drinking water licenses, nine wastewater licenses and one solid waste license. 39 more words


Thermal wells point to 'worst case' leaks from the deep

VANCOUVER — The water burbles out of the earth carrying evidence of its underground voyage.

It’s come from depths of up to five kilometres, bringing plenty of heat, gas and chemicals with it. 706 more words


New Report on Sustainable Solutions for U.S. Aging Infrastructure

The Center for Sustainable Infrastructure at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., recently released a report on the issues we will face and how the future looks for infrastructure for the U.S. 157 more words


Wastewater Algal Ponds for Biofuel Production

Mehrabadi A, Craggs R, Farid MM. Wastewater treatment high rate algal ponds (WWT HRAP) for low-cost biofuel production. Bioresource Technology 2014 Nov 13. pii: S0960-8524(14)01606-X. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.11.004. 160 more words

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