Waste & Recycling


  • Blog Water

    We brewed beer from recycled wastewater – and it tasted great

    December 1, 2020 by Leland Jackson

    Would you drink beer made from wastewater?

  • News Water

    Grants available for installation of stormwater drain guards

    November 26, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MASON, Michigan – Marinas and local governments across Canada and the U.S. can stop litter from entering coastal and inland waterways and reduce marine debris thanks to a new grant program sponsored by Dart Container Corporation and UltraTech International, Inc.

  • Ovivo buys Alar companies

    November 24, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MONTREAL – Ovivo Inc., a global provider of water and wastewater treatment equipment, technology and systems, is buying the businesses of Alar Engineering Corporation, Alar Chemical Sales Inc. and Alar Leasing Inc. Based in Mokena, Illinois, Alar is a manufacturer

  • Water treatment test facility opens in Saskatoon

    November 9, 2020 by SWR Staff

    SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – Maven Water and Environment has announced the opening a new $5 million water treatment pilot-scale testing and technology development facility in Saskatoon. The 8,000-square-foot facility is the first of its kind in North America, providing clean water

  • Terrapure Environmental buys Water Blasting & Vacuum Services

    November 5, 2020 by Truck News

    EDMUNSTON, N.B. – Terrapure Environmental has announced its acquisition of Water Blasting & Vacuum Services (WBVS), including all vehicles and equipment.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. WBVS provides services including high-pressure cleaning, hazardous waste transportation, emergency response, hydro-excavation, and

  • Covid virus present after sewage treatment

    October 29, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BEER-SHEVA, Israel – Wastewater must be treated beyond conventional methods in order to eliminate the new coronavirus. Researchers at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev released this finding in the first study of SARS-CoV-2 survivability via RNA detection within sewage

  • Federal funding for mining wastewater treatment

    September 15, 2020 by SWR Staff

    SHERBROOKE, Quebec – The federal government is providing $4.5 million for E2Metrix Inc. to help mining operations recycle wastewater. Headquartered in Sherbrooke, Quebec, E2Metrix Inc. specializes in the treatments for various forms of wastewater. Wastewater for mining operations can often contain

  • News Water

    Electricity effective in breaking down pollutants after wastewater treatment

    July 20, 2020 by SWR Staff

    QUÉBEC – Pesticides, pharmaceutical products, and endocrine disruptors are some of the emerging contaminants often found in treated domestic wastewater, even after secondary treatment. Professor Patrick Drogui of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and his team have

  • Sustainable Green Technologies (SGTech) wins 2019 European Technology Innovation Award

    July 3, 2020 by SWR Staff

    LONDON, UK – Israel-based Sustainable Green Technologies (SGTech) has been recognized with the 2019 European Technology Innovation Award for its Integrated Ecosystem Solution (IES). The IES is a biological process combining enhanced biogas production with simultaneous removal of nutrients from

  • Program to address rural drug disposal

    February 3, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BANNOCKBURN, Illinois – Stericycle and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), a non-profit network focused on improving water quality for rural and small communities across the U.S., have partnered to pilot a program focused on improving water quality and combatting the