Post Tagged with: "nutrient reduction"

Bay area wastewater plant plans upgrades to improve water quality

Bay area wastewater plant plans upgrades to improve water quality

October 4, 2022 at 9:09 am 0 comments

The City of Hayward is making significant improvements at its Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) to serve a growing population, rehabilitate aging infrastructure and improve the quality of purified water released to the San Francisco Bay. Known as the “Heart of the Bay,” Hayward is the sixth-largest city in theRead More

WEF recognizes utilities for reducing nutrient loading to waterways

WEF recognizes utilities for reducing nutrient loading to waterways

May 26, 2022 at 8:30 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is recognizing 15 utilities for significantly reducing nutrient pollution, one of the leading problems for the health of waterways across the United States.  The utilities were selected through Nutrient Smart (NSmart), a collaboration between WEF and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to recognize utilitiesRead More

WEF, EPA launch NutrientSmart program

WEF, EPA launch NutrientSmart program

December 17, 2021 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF), in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has launched the NutrientSmart (NSmart) program to help reduce nutrient loadings in waterways and recognize the water utilities that are leaders and innovators. NSmart will begin as a pilot program and encourage the adoption of enhancedRead More

In 2016, DC Water issued a unique $25 million Environmental Impact Bond, the proceeds of which went to green infrastructure projects to reduce the flow of stormwater into the Potomac River.

KKR and XPV Water Partners launch new platform for nutrient management

December 6, 2019 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Global investment firm KKR, in partnership with XPV Water Partners, has announced the formation of a wastewater treatment platform with the goal of creating the leading provider of end-to-end nutrient management solutions for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities. Through the foundational acquisitions of Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc. (“EOSi”) andRead More

Letter to the Editor: A Farming Perspective on Agricultural Nutrient Runoff

Letter to the Editor: A Farming Perspective on Agricultural Nutrient Runoff

August 26, 2019 at 8:48 am 1 comment

By Don Wauthier The cover article in Water Finance & Management’s June issue by Michael Curley about agricultural nutrient runoff was a welcome wake up call to the water supply and treatment industry about this important issue. Despite what many think, the farm community is generally committed to protecting the environmentRead More

Examining New Payment Methods to Address Agricultural Nutrient Runoff

Examining New Payment Methods to Address Agricultural Nutrient Runoff

June 27, 2019 at 10:09 am 1 comment

By Michael Curley Water quality is a major problem throughout the United States. But it’s not nearly as bad as it used to be. In 1969, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland was so polluted that it actually caught fire! That made headlines all across the country and galvanized the U.S.Read More