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Chemical Concerns: What’s in the Great Lakes?

A recent report by the International Joint Commission assessed the effectiveness of existing wastewater treatment technologies in the Great Lakes Basin. The result? Six chemicals were found frequently and had a low removal in treated effluent. Find out what they are, and discover how the Commission hopes to improve water quality in the freshwater system. www.tpomag.com/featured

Overheard Online:

“Regulatory agencies have chosen not to be flexible where small systems are concerned. It isn’t fair. The cost of new regulations can be phenomenal.”

Top Issues Facing Small Wastewater Treatment Systems. www.tpomag.com/featured

Equipment Picks: Biosolids Basics

Rising landfill costs are just one reason utilities are examining biosolids management options. If your plant is in the market for a new or different process, then, boy, are you in luck. We’ve done the work for you. Take a look at this guide to biosolids dewatering solutions, and find out what you should consider when planning a system. www.tpomag.com/featured

Organic or Not? Whole Foods Says ‘No’ To Biosolids

Ah, Whole Foods. We love your fancy wild-caught salmon and your fair-trade coffee. But why the hate for biosolids? Learn how customer complaints led the organic foods retailer to announce a ban on produce grown in fields fertilized with biosolids. How will you explain the decision to customers and neighbors? Find out what Online Editor Briana Jones had to say. www.tpomag.com/featured


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