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Water Bear Resilience Corn Maze

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 [Read More]

Bedouin Village Tests New Solar-Powered Wastewater Treatment System

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. [Read More]

August 1, 2020

View the August 1, 2020 WCOWMA newsletter. [Read More]

Growing Wastewater Impact on Nutrient Imbalance in Lakes

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 [Read More]

Welsh Research Identifies New System for Pharmaceutical Detection in Wastewater

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. [Read More]