wastewater treatment

Acid+, a Pioneering Resource Recovery Study, Gets Water Research Foundation, Utility Funding

May 26, 2022

The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has granted $70,000 for project #5108 Acid+ Digestion, an applied research study to optimize acid gas digestion and test a novel process to benefit wastewater […]


Pure Water Oceanside Advanced Water Purification Facility Starts Operations

March 25, 2022

On World Water Day, the first operating advanced water purification facility in San Diego County was officially dedicated in the City of Oceanside. Elected officials and water leaders throughout southern […]


SAFF Pilot Successful: New Tech Achieves 98% Overall PFAS Removal

February 28, 2022

A new PFAS treatment technology recently landed in North America, and it does more than just separate PFAS. CDM Smith has confirmed that the first North American field tests of EPOC Enviro’s Surface […]


Solar-Powered System Offers a Route to Inexpensive Desalination

February 22, 2022

Passive solar evaporation system could be used to clean wastewater, provide potable water, or sterilize medical tools in off-grid areas. By David L. Chandler, MIT News An estimated two-thirds of humanity […]


“Zapping” Untreated Water Gets Rid of More Waterborne Viruses

November 26, 2021

Using sophisticated microscopy and computational analysis, Texas A&M University researchers have validated a water purification technology that uses electricity to remove and inactivate waterborne viruses. The water purification strategy could add another […]


Industry Associations Respond to the Passage of the Federal Infrastructure Act

November 11, 2021

On November 5, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3684: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which allocates $55 billion to drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure funding to […]


New Surveys Reveal that Social Acceptance of Water Reuse Isn’t the Biggest Challenge

October 26, 2021

A new set of European surveys have revealed that the perceived “yuck factor” typically predicted as a public reaction to wastewater recycling may not be as bad as we think. […]


EPA’s SepticSmart Week: Safeguard Your Family’s Health, Protect the Environment, and Save Money

September 21, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), supported by state and local governments, the private sector, communities, and academia, celebrates its ninth SepticSmart Week 2021 this week, September 20–24, an annual […]


EPA Announces Plans for New Wastewater Regulations

September 9, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released Preliminary Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15 (Preliminary Plan 15), which identifies opportunities to better protect public health and the environment through regulation […]


EPA Announces First Validated Laboratory Method to Test for PFAS in Wastewater

September 2, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), has published a draft of the first EPA-validated laboratory analytical method to test for per- […]

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