Four months after a disastrous wastewater spill in Puget Sound, water quality levels are normal.
Raw sewage dumps aren’t as rare as we’d like to think. And intense rain events -- which climate change will make more common -- could make these spills more necessary without infrastructure upgrades.
On Tuesday, King County released preliminary findings of what went wrong at the West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Environment | Water | BusinessOPB | Jan. 22, 2015 1:24 p.m. | Portland
Hillsboro-based Clean Water Services has asked the state of Oregon for permission to turn its purified wastewater into beer.
Environment | Water | EcotropeEcotrope | May 16, 2013 8:44 p.m.
A new pilot project will attempt to clean the wastewater from Widmer Brothers Brewing so it can be recycled into more beer using a fuel cell that simultaneously generates electricity.
For Washington state, 2010 was a record-breaking year—at least in the world of wastewater treatment.