Wastewater

United States-Mexico Binational Meeting on Transboundary Water Pollution

Consulate General of the United States in Tijuana Joint statement The US and Mexican governments met today in Tijuana to discuss issues of transboundary water pollution along the shared border. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Ken Salazar led the U.S. delegation, which also included the Commissioner Maria-Elena Giner of the International …

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Hanalei works to improve water quality

HANALEI – Water pollution from sumps threatens Hanalei’s health, economy and quality of life. Sumps, a type of archaic sewage treatment system where untreated sewage is discharged directly into the ground with minimal filtration, are still used in the Hawaiian Islands, the largest quantities on the Hawaiian Island and Kaua ‘ i. Hanalei is home to over 150 sumps that …

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Effingham discusses sewage generator and concrete patching | Local News

Effingham City Council this week discussed purchasing a new generator for the wastewater treatment plant, in addition to opening bids for next year’s concrete repair program. The city has reached a deal with Pals Electric of Teutopolis for $ 357,777 to install the new generator at the plant. The bid was the lowest, beating the bids of Bodine Electric of …

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NT Prepares For Spread Of COVID, Wastewater Test Results Despite No New Cases

Although no new cases of COVID have been recorded overnight, health workers and service providers are still bracing for the worsening of the Northern Territory’s most serious outbreak. Key points: The first results of wastewater testing for Alice Springs, Borroloola and Tennant Creek are expected today or tomorrow Indigenous immunization statistics for the Barkly region show only 27% are double-dose …

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Phoenixville secures $ 250,000 for innovative wastewater treatment – Daily Local

PHOENIXVILLE – United States Representative Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th, of Easttown, and the Borough of Phoenixville announced this week that the SoMax BioEnergy / Borough of Phoenixville wastewater treatment project has received the Wastewater Recovery Award. water resources of the United States Department of Energy (DOE), which is administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). With only two finalists nationwide, …

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Menominee sewage sludge to be tested | New

MENOMINEE — The town of Menominee will begin monthly testing for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in January, but Mike Thorsen of Infrastructure Alternatives Inc. said he did not expect to find an excessive level of PFAS. Infrastructure Alternatives, based in Rockford, Michigan, is the Manager of Water and Wastewater Utilities for the Town of Menominee and tests water and wastewater …

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Dooming EPA report sheds light on Louth’s sewage problems

A damning report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlighted three areas in Louth where there are major sewage problems. he national report described 34 towns and villages across the country where raw sewage was discharged directly into the local environment every day over the past year due to the lack of a sewage treatment plant. This included Omeath in …

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State officials accused of flawing new law to protect public from sewage

Officials who oversee the treatment plants argue that the risks of such wastewater are limited and that there is no need to alert the public. But lawmakers and conservationists argue that the discharge of mixed sewage into state waters poses a threat to public health and forces factories to notify local residents. “Mixed wastewater is always wastewater that enters our …

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Carlsbad proposes increase in water tariff, cites rising costs

CARLSBAD – Carlsbad City Council approved a proposed three-year water tariff increase at its November 3 meeting. The city, which operates the Carlsbad Municipal Water District (CMWD) and manages water, wastewater and recycled water, will hold a public hearing on January 11, 2022, before voting on final approval. The water utility, one of three serving residents of Carlsbad, must give …

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