Post Tagged with: "wastewater treatment"

Maine sewer district files lawsuit over PFAS-contaminated wastewater

Maine sewer district files lawsuit over PFAS-contaminated wastewater

October 30, 2023 at 7:24 am 0 comments

Maine’s York Sewer District announced last week it has filed a lawsuit against 3M, DuPont and other manufacturers for the presence of PFAS in the district’s wastewater. Representing York Sewer District is SL Environmental Law Group P.C., a New Hampshire-based law firm that focuses exclusivelyRead More

WATCH: Saving the Ratepayer Money…With Optimization

WATCH: Saving the Ratepayer Money…With Optimization

September 7, 2023 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Shaun Thompson, Strategic Account Manager-Water/Wastewater at Badger Meter, joins us for a new episode of Water Finance & Management Conversations. We talk to Thompson about his previous position working on the utility side in wastewater treatment. He also walks us through some ways operators areRead More

Stantec to lead design on Treasure Island resource recovery facility

Stantec to lead design on Treasure Island resource recovery facility

August 23, 2023 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) recently selected Stantec as lead designer for a new water resource recovery facility on San Francisco’s iconic Treasure Island. The island has undergone decades of geotechnical improvements to make it habitable for businesses and residents. Treasure Island hasRead More

Sacramento completes $1.7 billion EchoWater project

Sacramento completes $1.7 billion EchoWater project

August 14, 2023 at 10:17 am 0 comments

The Sacramento region can expect to see big changes related to how wastewater is treated and reused with the completion of the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District’s (Regional San) $1.7 billion, decade-long plant expansion. Named the EchoWater Project, the extensive upgrade was completed in spring 2023 — on scheduleRead More

WRF team publishes nutrient removal study

WRF team publishes nutrient removal study

June 30, 2023 at 11:00 am 0 comments

A team consisting of representatives from WSSC Water, Brown and Caldwell and Northwestern University has published research it says will revolutionize cost-effective, environment-safe nutrient removal at water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). The $300,000 research project, Demonstration of Progressive Carbon Efficient Nitrogen with Biological Phosphorus RemovalRead More

Long-time AlexRenew GM, CEO to retire

Long-time AlexRenew GM, CEO to retire

January 27, 2023 at 9:45 am 0 comments

Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew), which provides wastewater treatment service to Alexandria, Virginia, announced in December that Karen Pallansch will retire in February 2023 after 30 years of service at the utility. Pallansch has served as general manager and CEO for the past 17 years. AlexRenew’sRead More

Treatment tech showcased by Bill Gates used in Sumner, Wash. facility

Treatment tech showcased by Bill Gates used in Sumner, Wash. facility

January 11, 2023 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

Generate Upcycle, a waste-to-value platform founded by Generate Capital PBC, has announced the commissioning of the first Varcor system dedicated to the treatment of septage and biosolids from municipal wastewater. Located in Sumner, Wash., the facility is owned by Generate Upcycle and operated in partnershipRead More

WSSC treatment facilities get award for nutrient removal, performance

WSSC treatment facilities get award for nutrient removal, performance

November 7, 2022 at 8:33 am 0 comments

Two prominent water industry organizations recently recognized five of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs – formerly known as wastewater treatment plants) for outstanding performance.   The Water Environment Federation (WEF) awarded WSSC Water’s Seneca WRRF the Project Excellence Award. WEF’sRead More

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 isRead More

Brown and Caldwell to support Metro Vancouver in wastewater treatment upgrades

Brown and Caldwell to support Metro Vancouver in wastewater treatment upgrades

June 29, 2022 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Brown and Caldwell is supporting Metro Vancouver as it undertakes major upgrades at the world’s largest trickling filter solids contact wastewater facility at the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project will increase capacity, meet the needs of a growing population, and protect essential utilityRead More