Systems featuring a ‘membrane-aerated biofilm reactor’ can also remove more nitrogen from treatment plant discharges.
Wastewater treatment at one-third the size and cost
Sensor technology aims to help US cities extend the life of aging pipelines
Transformative pilot project in Detroit could help cities across U.S. deal with overdue pipeline upgrades.
Removing and reusing phosphorus from agricultural runoff
Glen Daigger and his research team are developing a biological system that can capture the phosphorus in the water without use of chemicals.
‘Aged’ urine won’t transfer antibiotic resistance when converted to fertilizer
Findings raise prospects for recycled urine as a more environmentally-friendly fertilizer.
Water stays in the pipes longer in shrinking cities – a challenge for public health
The geographic locations where Americans live are shifting in ways that can negatively affect the quality of their drinking water.
New study finds inaccuracies in arsenic test kits in Bangladesh
About 25 million Bangladeshis face risks of developing skin lesions and cancers due to unsafe levels of arsenic in drinking water.