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Editor’s pickHumans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibres in our food and water (Part 2)

17-08-2018
microfibres, environmental ills, microplastics, filters, wastewater treatment, textiles, lung inflammation

As tiny fibres shed from synthetic textiles invade our bodies, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.   Written by Mary Catherine O' Connor July 2, 2018 — Editor’s note: This report is part two of a three-part series on the emerging threat of microfibre pollution. In part one we explored where microfibres come from …

Pursel Named Northeast Region Construction Services Area Manager for Water/Wastewater

16-08-2018
Thomas Pursel, Gannett Fleming, Northeast Region Construction Services Area Manager for water/wastewater

Gannett Fleming, a global infrastructure and engineering firm, has appointed Thomas Pursel, PE, as the Northeast Region Construction Services Area Manager for water/wastewater.   Thomas Pursel, PE, was named Northeast Region Construction Services Area Manager for water/wastewater. (photo credit: gannettflemig) “Tom has demonstrated …

Editor’s pickOur clothes are contaminating our planet with tiny plastic threads (Part 1)

16-08-2018
microfibres, environmental ills, microplastics, filters, wastewater treatment, ocean protection

Minute fibers shed from synthetic textiles are polluting oceans, streams, rivers — even the air we breathe — with unknown consequences. By Mary Catherine O’Connor, originally published on Ensia Editor’s note: This report is part one of a three-part series on the emerging threat of microfiber pollution. …

New hurricane-force screen lives up to expectations in Utah

02-08-2018
Hurricane-force screen, wastewater treatment lagoons, Lakeside’s Raptor Fine Screen

At a Utah, United States (U.S.), facility that has seven wastewater treatment lagoons treating 1.5 MGD and over 300 acres of farm land, a new screen has immediately improved aerator reliability, with an added benefit of significantly improving system aesthetics. Constructed in the early 1980’s, the lagoons transitioned over the course of …

Editor’s pickSoutheast Asia and its relationship…with floods (PART TWO)

30-07-2018
Water, Wastewater, Asia, Flood, Tim Hill, Southeast Asia, Research, Eco-business

At an Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Forum held in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tim Hill selects his favourite Sustainable Development Goal. (Image credit: Asia Europe Foundation) By Tim Hill, Research Director, Eco-Business Research In the last piece, Tim Hill pointed to Southeast Asia’s relationship with water, the region’s unique relationship …

Royal HaskoningDHV and Sources join forces to propose a new wastewater treatment solution in France

27-07-2018
Royal HaskoningDHV, Sources, new wastewater treatment, Nereda, France, Maghreb,

Royal HaskoningDHV has entered into partnership with Sources for the delivery of its Nereda wastewater treatment technology in France. Sources now can apply this technology in its wastewater treatment projects across France, ensuring excellent and sustainable treatment and reducing pollution. Sources Fleury location (Photo credit: Royal …

Editor’s pickCould digital transformation solve our water and climate crisis?

26-07-2018
Water, Wastewater, Asia, SMART, Technologies, Kim Jensen, Grundfos, Climate, Market, Industry

By Kim Jensen, Grundfos’ Regional Managing Director for Asia Pacific Ensuring water security – sustainable access to water for enabling livelihoods, human well-being and socio-economic development – has emerged as a key priority on every nation’s agenda over the last decade. World Water Day aims to highlight this …