New work on monitoring wastewater for opioids reveals many new applications for the technology.
Over time, the Charles River Watershed Association has used good science and careful monitoring to clean up the Charles River substantially.
The state of Washington’s Department of Ecology together with local wineries created a winery permit focused on maintaining water quality.
A team of engineers has created multiple simple fixes for water quality problems, from stagnating water tower tanks to treatment of micropollutants.
Research focusing on New York State wastewater treatment facilities shows that medium-sized facilities are the most effective, highlights future challenges.
A double disinfection process subjecting wastewater to low levels of chlorine and then low levels of UV light is most effective at killing pathogenic organisms.
South African researchers have developed a technology using titanium dioxide nanofibers for removing Diazepam and other compounds from wastewater.
Researchers are using sucralose as a tool for detecting and tracking wastewater contamination in water.
Researchers have developed a technology for removing silver nanoparticles from laundry wastewater, reducing environmental risks.
Researchers have developed a low-energy wastewater purification system that uses electricity to remove up to 99% of difficult to treat organic compounds.
Staff in Iowa’s Linn County Public Health Department use GPS receivers to map private wastewater treatment systems.
After the accidental Gold King Mine spill in Colorado, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking a two-pronged approach to clean it up, according to a Scientific American article. EPA workers accidentally dislodged a wall holding back...
More earthquakes than usual have been hitting Oklahoma lately. While researchers say those quakes would have happened anyway, oil production practices are making them happen much sooner than usual, according to a release from Stanford University’s School...
Wastewater injection wells used to dispose fluids from hydraulic fracturing operations are causing earthquakes throughout the central and eastern U.S.
Engineers from the University of Colorado Boulder and New Mexico State University have found a way to treat wastewater from the oil and gas industry that is simpler, cheaper, and creates energy in the process. Their method,...
Concordia University has announced the development of a new model that will help researchers better estimate the amount of greenhouse gas emissions in wastewater resulting from pulp and paper manufacturing. Greenhouse gas emission estimates have previously been...