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- Whiskey Wastewater Treatment, Big Benefits (5/24/2018) - The distillery industry in India could benefit from a new coagulation process developed by The Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI) in Gujarat. In India, 2.6 billion liters of alcohol is produced every year. For every liter produced, 10 – 15 liters of wastewater is generated. That means, if left untreated, 305 billion liters of hazardous residual liquid could potentially contaminate surface and groundwater. CSMCRI’s process is designed to separate the main source of pollution — potash and biodegradable organic matter — from the distillery wastewater. The first stage involves recovering potash and evaporation of the remaining wastewater [...]
- Jim Barton (5/24/2018) - Sustainable Water is pleased to announce its newest team member, Jim Barton, who will serve as a Construction Project Manager. Jim has nearly 20 years’ experience in construction management and 10 years’ experience as a Construction Inspector. Jim’s expertise is in the design-build of water treatment and conveyance systems. Some of his more recent projects include municipal wastewater treatment plant upgrades, sanitary and combined sewer overflow projects, pump station installations and large sewer trunk installations. Jim will be an integral part of the construction project management and preconstruction teams. We are thrilled to welcome Jim to the Sustainable Water family [...]
- Los Angeles Sets Ambitious Water Goals (5/24/2018) - The city of Los Angeles set an ambitious plan to reduce its imported water supply 50% by the year 2025. To further their commitment to a more water resilient future they are aiming to use reclaimed water for half of the city’s water supply by 2035. L.A. is being challenged to find innovative alternatives because locally sourcing such a large amount of water is not easy. However, the director of infrastructure for the mayor’s office Liz Crosson spoke with confidence when she said, “when we set that 50 percent goal we knew it was ambitious, but we also really feel [...]