Tag Archives: Biosolids

Research into Increasing Nitrification in Activated Sludge Systems Featured in April WER

April 26, 2018

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WER Cover April 18 Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) provides open access to cutting-edge research in its journal, Water Environment Research (WER). In this month’s open-access paper, “Bioaugmentation with Nitrifying Granules in Low-SRT Flocculent Activated Sludge at Low Temperature,” researchers describe how bioaugmentation with nitrifying granules grown in a sidestream reactor consistently increases the nitrification capacity of […]

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Variety of Learning Opportunities Offered at Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2018

March 27, 2018

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Residuals and Biosolids Conference Featured

The Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2018 explores the latest in technology, innovation, and integrated resource recovery. In addition to workshops, an opening general session, and 25 technical sessions, registrants have the option of touring an enhanced solar biosolids-drying project. Attendees can also visit a training center and attend the AZ Water Friends of Biosolids Social […]

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Prepare To Attend WEF’s 2018 Conferences

December 19, 2017

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The latest technical information on various water sector topics will be presented at 2018 Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) conferences. The 2018 specialty conference catalog provides details about each event: The Utility Management ConferenceTM 2018, Feb. 20–23, San Antonio; Odors and Air Pollutants Conference 2018, March 25–28, Portland, Ore.; Collection Systems Conference 2018, April 8–11, […]

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Newly Released MOP 8: Comprehensive WRRF Design Resource

November 2, 2017

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MOP 8 Featured

Find state-of-the-art resources in facility planning, design, and configuration in the Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Manual of Practice 8. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined with the Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, Va.) to release this thoroughly revised resource. The comprehensive coverage of water resource […]

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Gaining a Dutch Education on Infrastructure

August 29, 2017

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Jen McDonnell, director of sales and marketing for Casella Organics (Saco, Maine)  McDonnell earned a bachelor’s degree from Brown University (Providence, R.I.) in 1998. Before joining  Casella Organics, she worked as business development manager/sustainability for SGS (Geneva); started the sustainability consulting company, Environmental Strategy Innovations LLC (West Orange, N.J.); worked as green mission specialist for […]

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WEF Releases Biosolids Fact Sheet

August 22, 2017

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Biosolids Fact Sheet Featured

Learn about biosolids applied to land in Land Application of Biosolids: Human Health Risk Assessment Related to Microconstituents, a new fact sheet by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals Biosolids Committee. The Sustainable Residuals Use Subcommittee developed the fact sheet to identify uses for biosolids and risks associated with land application. It describes […]

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Joining the Discussion About Renewable Fuel Credits

August 21, 2017

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In July, water sector representatives met with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Transportation officials to discuss renewable identification numbers (RINs). Representatives from the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), California Association of Sanitation Agencies (Sacramento, Calif.), and Water Research Foundation (Denver) met to discuss reclassifying codigestion fuel […]

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WEF and ABC Commit to Accelerating Generation of Resources from Biogas Systems

July 21, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the American Biogas Council (ABC; Washington, D.C.) are partnering to expand the conversion of organic waste into renewable energy and soil products. The organizations signed a new memorandum of understanding that reaffirms their cooperative goals to promote resource recovery, specifically the use of energy and products generated from […]

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