Treinen Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch (located in Lodi, Wisconsin) opened its 2020 Corn Maze on August 8th. This year\’s theme is: Water Bear Resilience. Angie Treinen, the creator of the maze had been planning on creating the maze in the shape of a wolf this year, but felt the most resilient animal on the planet …
Villagers in Umm Batin, a Bedouin village in Israel’s Negev desert lack the funds to build a modern sewer system. The solution? A solar-powered, self-operating wastewater mini treatment plant that doesn’t need to be connected to the national sewer system.
View the August 1, 2020 WCOWMA newsletter.
A new study is warning that while wastewater treatment has become an increasingly common practice in developing countries to remove excess nutrients and make the water cleaner, the surge in treatment may be harming ecosystem biodiversity by creating an imbalance between phosphorus and nitrogen.
A research team at Swansea University in Wales have developed a new method for fast removal and detection of wastewater pollutants that come from everyday pharmaceuticals like paracetamol, ibuprofen, and aspirin, which could help minimize their impact on the environment.
The new funding will focus on local green initiatives that support key priorities within the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan.
The past few months of working from home, home schooling children, self-isolation and self-quarantine have put unusual strain on septic systems all across Western Canada. Pumpers have been reporting more frequent emergency calls and contractors are reporting more demand for repair and maintenance. Many systems, particularly older ones, were not designed to manage the current …