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Removing Heavy Metals From Power Plant Wastewater to Meet EPA Regulations

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Nov 7, 2019 6:34:25 PM

Two Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, intertwined and consistently in flux, are having an impact on waste streams in power plants.

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Topics: Energy and Power, Regulations, Wastewater Treatment

Considerations for Adopting Mobile Water and Wastewater Treatment Solutions

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Dec 5, 2018 7:36:36 PM

Mobile water or wastewater treatment equipment can provide an immediate solution to the problem of interrupted service.

Mobile units require a smaller commitment of resources for treatment, reduce operating costs and environmental footprint, and allow water projects to use a temporary solution before investing in a full-scale installation.

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Topics: Cost Reduction, Mobile and Temporary Systems, Operations, Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment

Wastewater Treatment for Power Plants: Considering Zero Liquid Discharge

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Sep 5, 2017 8:02:14 PM

Water management is a high priority for power plant owners. There are many factors that can make it a particular concern, such as stricter environmental restrictions on wastewater discharge, regional water shortages, and the public perception of power plants. Implementing Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) can help solve these issues.

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Topics: Contaminant Removal, Energy and Power, Regulations, Wastewater Treatment, Water Reuse

Converting Wastewater Algae Into High-Value Resources

Posted by Floyd Griffiths on Oct 13, 2016 2:26:40 PM

Originally published in Water Environment Federation’s World Water Magazine.

In a corporate-academic partnership unique to algal research, WesTech Engineering and Utah State University’s Sustainable Waste-to-Bioproducts Engineering Center (SWBEC) are developing processes for more efficient harvesting of algae from municipal wastewater and other nutrient-rich sources. Floyd Griffiths of WesTech Engineering reports on joint research efforts for converting algae into high-value bioproducts.

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Topics: Algae Processing, Biofuel, Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment