INDUSTRIAL WATER ARTICLES

New treatment technology to be added to WWTP at NY Superfund site

EPA has announced that an additional treatment technology will be added to the existing treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York.

EPA releases proposal to safeguard major Alaska salmon fishery from copper mine

The EPA formally proposed limitations that would protect one of the world's most valuable salmon fisheries, in Bristol Bay, Alaska, from the risks posed by large-scale mining at the Pebble deposit.

New advanced water purification center opens in California

The Santa Clara Valley Water District of California celebrated the grand opening of the Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center -- a new, locally-controlled, drought-proof water source for Silicon Valley.

Suez signs $40.8M contract with Brazil pulp and paper producer

Degremont has been awarded a €30-million ($40.8-million) contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of two water treatment facilities for Klabin, the largest paper producer, exporter and recycler in Brazil.

Duke Energy completes cleanup work of spilled coal ash along Dan River

Duke Energy recently completed major cleanup work of spilled coal ash along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va.

Company to pay $2.5M penalty for CWA violations at LA wastewater plant

The Dept. of Justice, EPA and the state of Louisiana announced that Houston-based CCS Inc. and several of its operating subsidiaries will pay a $2.5-million civil penalty relating to CWA violations at its industrial wastewater treatment plant in Shreveport, La.

Second phase of cleanup to begin at former NY mercury refining Superfund site

The EPA announced that the second phase of cleanup work will begin at the Mercury Refining Superfund site, a former mercury reclamation facility in the towns of Colonie and Guilderland, N.Y.

DEP grants $1.66M to help maintain abandoned PA mine drainage treatment plants

In an effort to maintain acid mine drainage treatment facilities in Butler, Cambria, Clarion, and Venango counties in the state of Pennsylvania, the Department of Environmental Protection announced it has awarded a $1.66-million grant to the Clean Streams Foundation.

CA medical center achieves major water savings, exceeds state drought goal

U.S. Water in partnership with St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., has completed a water efficiency program at the facility, resulting in an estimated water savings of 3.6 million gallons per year.

Specialty Alaska hotel receives advanced wastewater treatment system

World Water Works announced that installation is underway of its advanced moving bed biofilm reactor, the Ideal MBBR, coupled with its high-rate dissolved air flotation system, the Ideal MBBR-DAF, at a leading specialty hotel in the state of Alaska.

INDUSTRIAL WATERWORLD

May 2014
Volume 14, Issue 3
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