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Top down and bottom up controls (on wastewater treatment plants)

Top down and bottom up: two ideas often discussed in biology. Specifically, the idea that an organisms population is controlled by both bottom up controls (things like the amount of food around, temperature, freshwater availability) and top down controls (i.e., predation). 823 more words

Science

Do you have good drinking water?

How to Get Real Access to Safe Drinking Water

Although you may not comprehend it, the municipal water treatment process in your town or town just isn’t doing enough to maintain you safe from the contaminants inside our mineral water system. 391 more words

Wastewater As a Source of Global Methane Emissions

Wastewater, on a global level, accounts for nine per cent of all anthropogenic methane emissions. Not only is wastewater emitting large amounts of methane, but does contain many kinds of contaminants, bacteria and chemicals such as phosphorus and nitrogen nutrients, harmful for both our environment and for human beings. 906 more words

Change Leadership

Do you have good drinking water?

How to Get Real Access to Safe Drinking Water

Although you may not comprehend it, the municipal water treatment process in your town or town just isn’t doing enough to maintain you safe from the contaminants inside our mineral water system. 391 more words

Pollution is good economics under Hong Kong's lax regulatory regime

Illegal discharge of wastewater is something taken very seriously in developed countries – but not in Hong Kong.

ASB Biodiesel, a HK$1.36 billion facility opened with much environmental fanfare by former Financial Secretary John Tsang in 2013, was found in May to be illegally discharging its wastewater into local storm drains. 308 more words

Pollution

Eco-friendly approach to clean water

(Source: news.nus.edu.sg)

The team behind the novel electrochemical water purification system (from left): Asst Prof Lefebvre and Research Fellows Dr Orlando Garcia Rodriguez and Dr Hugo Olvera Vargas… 416 more words

Current Affairs

Biosolids Study by Virginia's JLARC Released October 10, 2017

On October 20, 2017, Virginia’s Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) released “Land Application of Biosolids and Industrial Residuals,” a 101-page report called for by the 2016 Virginia General Assembly (HJ 120, online at… 467 more words

Land Use