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Five things to know about wastewater lagoon upgrades

There are many options for wastewater lagoon technologies that can likely achieve upgrade objectives. However, there are also several important aspects to consider to ensure that the system aligns well with the current operational process, at a price the community can afford.
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Colorado professor wins water award for UV research legacy

The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) has awarded its annual Clarke Prize for Excellence in Water Research to University of Colorado Boulder Civil Engineering...
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Thames Water UK launches massive hiring drive, triples apprenticeships

Britain’s largest water and wastewater utility said it hopes to hire 1,000 new workers this year, Thames Water UK announced late last month. The water...
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Quebec researchers degrading microplastics with anodic oxidation

A new case study from Quebec’s Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has shown some success in degrading microplastic particles through electrolytic oxidation...
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PEI potato plant fined for wastewater overflow

Owners of a Prince Edward Island potato-washing facility are facing a $1,000 fine after a wastewater discharge spanning some 500 metres overflowed from one...
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Citizen science may educate public on pharmaceutical water pollution, report suggests

A new report examining pharmaceuticals found in the Great Lakes considers how citizen science initiatives could be developed to educate as well as fill...
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Ottawa researchers say wastewater testing for COVID variant coming soon

As Canada’s capital attempts to control surging new cases from reaching “grey” level status, a collaboration between the CHEO Research Institute and University of...
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U.S. water sector highlights critical role as vaccine rollout planning begins

Calling the water sector a “lifeline sector” that “underpins all aspects of society,” officials with the U.S.-based Water Sector Coordinating Council (WSCC) say they...
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Investigation begins into U.K. wastewater plant blast that killed four

Officials at U.K.-based Wessex Water have vowed to figure out why four men died earlier this month in a large explosion at its wastewater...
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Water infrastructure upgrades slated for Quebec, Ontario communities

Significant water infrastructure projects in Quebec and Ontario received funding the week of December 7 from the federal government as investments in the protection...
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