Waste & Recycling


  • 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

  • UK study shows microplastics in drinking water

    September 23, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SURREY, UK – Plastics in our waste streams are breaking down into tiny particles, causing potentially catastrophic consequences for human health and our aquatic systems, according to new research from the University of Surrey and Deakin’s Institute for Frontier Materials.

  • New technologies being employed in wastewater monitoring

    January 23, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., – The rise of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has had strong implications for the zero liquid discharge (ZLD) systems market. To keep pace with the rate of digitization in end-user industries, ZLD vendors have implemented the

  • News Water

    Entrepreneur Behind Vancouver Start-Up Recognized for Groundbreaking Solution to Safeguard World’s Water Quality

    May 24, 2017 by SWR Staff

    A Vancouver entrepreneur is helping to safeguard the world’s water quality by successfully commercializing a groundbreaking approach for treating dairy farm manure and sewage sludge, both of which are posing an urgent problem in the worldwide agricultural and wastewater treatment