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WEF and U.S. EPA Tour Innovations at University of South Florida

May 23, 2013

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From left, Daniel Yeh, USF associate professor of civil and environmental engineering presents information about his team’s NEWgeneratorTM, which converts wastewater into nutrients, clean water, and energy; and work to integrate wastewater treatment and algae biofuel production through the Isolated Cultivation of Algal Resources Utilizing Sewage process, to Stoner and Eger. Photo courtesy of Blodgett.

On March 27, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) leaders joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leaders to attend the Water innovation Tour at the University of South Florida (USF; Tampa). Jeff Eger, WEF executive director; Matt Ries, WEF chief technical officer; Nancy Stoner, EPA Office of Water assistant administrator; and Jeffery Lape, EPA Office […]

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Fishing Out Phosphorus

July 16, 2012


This floating treatment wetland (FTW) on Fish Fry Lake in Shepherd, Mont., features a wood structure for recreation a metal structure to house the island’s aerators. Photo courtesy of Floating Island International Inc. (Shepherd). Click for larger image.

Floating treatment wetlands turn phosphorus into harvestable fish Researchers at Floating Island International (FII) in Shepherd, Mont., an agricultural region, are fishing nonpoint source nutrients out of 2.6-ha (6.5-ac) Fish Fry Lake. Bruce Kania, FII project development director, uses rod and reel to maintain floating treatment wetlands (FTWs) in the lake. Fishing is all part […]

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