Mr Francis Awortwi, Ghana Water Company’s acting Ashanti Regional Production Manager, said tree felling and increased human encroachment had led to a situation where the run-off of alluvia enters the dams, especially during the rainy season, making the raw water quality turbid.
The first microbe-powered, self-sustaining wastewater treatment system could lead to an inexpensive and quick way to clean up waste from large farming operations and rural sewage treatment plants while reducing pollution.
The work, which was required to ensure the water treatment process continued to meet legislation enforced by the Drinking Water Inspectorate, will mean we can provide good quality water to local residents for many years to come.
According to Safford Planning and Community Development Director Dustin Welker, about 130.5 million gallons of Class A-plus reclaimed water created at the city’s wastewater treatment facility is currently not being utilized and is instead being piped away from the community via the Gila River.
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With a new system that combines a moving bed bioreactor (MBBR) with a dissolved air flotation (DAF) systems, the Hopewell Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in Hopewell, Va. will be able to lower its total nitrogen (TN) waste load while also accomplishing compliance with local regulations.
Ground was broken for the new plant back in August 2012. The project was completed last month and the new plant replaces the city’s former treatment facility, which was built in 1938. As The Messenger previously reported, the old plant was designed to treat surface water, however in the 1980s, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency made the city convert to a well water source.
United Water, one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the nation, today signed an agreement with officials of Nassau County for a 20-year contract to operate, manage and maintain the county’s wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and sewers.
Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC: NYSE) announced that the company and Palmdale Water District (District), have signed a 10-year contract under which Calgon Carbon will provide reactivation services to treat the District’s drinking water. The value of the contract will depend upon the amount of spent carbon that is reactivated annually, which is expected to be 1 million pounds.