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Successful biological nutrient removal often requires a supplementary carbon source

Enhanced biological phosphorus removal provides an economic benefit through the reduction or elimination of chemical addition for phosphorus removal.
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New vacuum priming systems cut energy and water use

Vacuum priming systems are necessary, as water impeller pumps, while great for moving high volumes of water, are unable to pump or move air.
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London evaluates a novel approach to FOG source diversion

The City's "Your Turn" pilot program uses biodegradable cups to encourage proper disposal of residential fats, oils and grease and raise sewer awareness.
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Chlorine gas is an old public health ally

There is considerable debate regarding the safety of chlorine gas. As a result, many operations feel pressure to change to alternative forms of disinfection.

New catalysts remove dangerous endocrine disruptor from wastewater

As pharmaceutical use has skyrocketed, the amount of endocrine disruptor drugs released into the water system has dramatically increased.

Water career trends and growth very promising

Careers in water quality are not just in high demand, they are also undergoing rapid changes.

Using integrated fixed film activated sludge for improved capacity and performance

Peterborough's WWTP's has seen a number of improvements in effluent quality and resiliency since adopting integrated fixed film activated sludge media.
Tottenham wastewater treatment plant

New wastewater treatment plant will allow Town of Tottenham to expand

The new Tottenham WWTP is designed for an annual average flow capacity of 4,082 m3/day, providing capacity for growth in Tottenham to at least 2031.

Reusing existing infrastructure to create a wastewater pumping station for nine homes

In order to ensure continued reliable wastewater collection, the City undertook a maintenance program to flush the inverted siphons on a regular basis in order to clear out any blockages.
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Lessons learned from successful applications of biological landfill leachate treatment

Landfill leachate treatment is a major engineering challenge due to the high and variable concentrations of dissolved solids, dissolved and colloidal organics, heavy metals and xenobiotic organics.

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ADS announces updated PRISM 2.0 platform for wastewater collection systems

ADS Environmental Services®, a provider of intelligent flow, level, and rainfall monitoring solutions, announced the release of their PRISM Version 2.0 solution platform on...
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