EPA Releases New Meat, Poultry Standards
The Environmental Protection Agency recently released new standards for the discharge of wastewater from meat processing and poultry processing facilities.
New Standards to Impact Cooling Water Intake Structures
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Mike Leavitt has signed a final rule to protect fish, shellfish and other aquatic life from inadvertently being killed by cooling water intake structures at large power plants.
Power Plant Demonstrates Success of Secondary Waste Reuse in Power Production
Much attention has been recently given to the use of municipal wastewater treatment plant effluents as a source of industrial and agricultural reuse water throughout the world.
Microelectronic Manufacturers Turning To Water Treatment Outsourcing
Microelectronic manufacturers are in an extremely competitive and fast-paced market with today's demanding environment.
Self-Priming Pumps Tackle Vessel Cleaning Project
A tight schedule, limited access, high pumping heads, and harsh materials led to the decision to employ Godwin HL8M Dri-Prime™ pumps in parallel at Equistar Chemical for vessel cleaning during a turnaround at the company's Bayport, TX, facility.
Midwest Ethanol Producer Solves Wastewater Problems
An ethanol producer located on approximately 100 acres in rural Iowa started production in early 2002. The facility is operated by a farmer-owned cooperative...
Mass Balance Approach Successful in Controlling Bulking Sludge
The wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) at Mead Paper, Rumford, ME, historically struggled with sludge bulking episodes.
Company to Recycle/Reuse Metal Finishing Wastewater
Anoplate Corp., located in Syracuse, NY, is a leader in the metal plating industry. It has been offering a range of metal finishing services to a broad base of customers since 1960.
Optimizing Pretreatment Key to Boiler Feedwater Quality
Maintaining boiler feedwater (BFW) quality is essential to the efficient and reliable operation of a boiler system. The old axiom of "garbage in – garbage out" has great significance in the pretreatment process.
Plant Conservation Projects Save Water, Money
In 2002, Roche Colorado, a subsidiary of Hoffman-La Roche, implemented three water conservation measures at its headquarters and production site in Boulder, CO.