Tags » Wastewater

U.S. Waters Polluted by 10 Million Tons of Dog Poop

by Jennifer Mueller

The 78 million dogs living in the United States create 10 million tons of feces annually, polluting waterways and posing a threat to public health, according to a pet waste removal service asking Americans to pledge to… 482 more words

~ Politics Petitions Pollution &pop Culture

Massive and mysterious fish poisoning threatens Vietnam’s coastlines

About a month back, tonnes of dead fish washed up on hundreds of kilometres of Vietnam’s coastline, from Ha Tinh to Hue. This was suspected to be the result of a mass leak of toxic chemicals from an industrial plant.  852 more words

Asia

Wastewater released into Colorado River, Onion Creek

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two Austin wastewater plants lost power Thursday night, releasing partially treated and untreated wastewater into the Colorado River and two area creeks. The city says while the volume of water released into the river is unknown, Austin’s drinking water is not affected. 140 more words

News

Choice of Biofill Filter Media for Improved Purification Techniques

Water recycling depends a lot on the manner in which the impurities are treated with chemicals or biodegradable components. It is important for the manufacturers of such equipment to gather the right ingredients and put these in place for the water to pass through various chambers. 230 more words

Industrial

CALIFORNIA WATER SUMMIT IN JUNE

The 3rd California Water Summit will take place next week in Sacramento (California, USA) from 1st June to 3rd June.

The water summit agenda will address current challenges, alternative technologies and core issues relating to this field, such as the state of… 111 more words

ENVIRONMENT

5 Floating Solar Farms Helping Power the World

Floating solar projects are popping up in all corners of the world, from Japan, the UK, Brazil, the U.S. and Australia.

There are a number of benefits to floating solar plants, aka “floatovoltaics.” Compared to mounted panels, floating systems are naturally cooled by the bodies of water they sit on, therefore boosting power production efficiency. 189 more words

Canada

Co-op Refinery Complex to recycle all of its wastewater

The Co-op Refinery Complex is introducing a wastewater recycling process that will see it reduce its reliance on water, its effect on the city’s sewage system, and odours. 337 more words

Regina