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Wastewater Resource Recovery

Some questions for today’s discussion on microbial risk and water reuse…

Here are some topics we will be discussing based on microbial risk and a water reuse case study in Bolivia, Fri. Jan. 17, 2014, 1:30pm EST, on Twitter, with hashtag #chatreclaim: How might interdisciplinary work help to address wastewater reuse issues? What other practices (besides le
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Twitter chat this Friday on Microbial Risk Assessment

This Friday, January 17th, starting at 1:30pm EST, USF Reclaim will be hosting an open Twitter chat on quantitative microbial risk assessment of lettuce irrigation in Bolivia, using hashtag #chatreclaim. The discussion will be based on a critique of the concepts and the case study pre
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Recent publications on the use of stabilization ponds in wastewater treatment and resource recovery systems

Stabilization ponds are a technology that has been used for over 3,000 years to treat wastewater, yet they are still one of the most commonly-used wastewater treatment technologies today. They utilize natural sunlight and indigenous communities of bacteria and algae to achieve treatme
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Quantifying the benefits of integrated resource recovery from sanitation provision in a developing country setting

So, we know that reclaiming water from sewage can help offset the local demand for freshwater and divert nutrient loads from entering waterbodies, and reclaiming biogas from sewage treated anaerobically can help offset the energy costs of wastewater treatment. But what is the combined
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Four USF students present research at 2013 Water and Health Conference at UNC

Nathan Manser, Colleen Naughton, Matthew Verbyla, and Meghan Wahlstrom-Ramler presented their research at last week’s conference hosted by the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina, entitled Water and Health 2013: Where Science Meets Policy (http://whconference.unc
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USF Presents Research at IWA Ponds Specialist Conference

This past week, the International Water Association (IWA) Specialist Group on Wastewater Pond Technology held its bienniel conference in Baru, Colombia. USF was represented at the conference with an oral presentation about our research regarding the removal of helminth eggs in a stabi
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WEF and U.S. EPA Tour Innovations at University of South Florida

Visitors from the Water Environment Federation and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) toured three of USF’s labs in March 2013. Dr. Yeh showed the visitors his lab’s NEWgenerator(TM) which reclaims nutrients from wastewater while simultaneously producing clean water
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Biological Waste to Energy Technologies (BioWET) News

Check out this featured article from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) Highlights. The article is about USF PhD student and WEF chief technical officer Matt Ries and the BioWET program kick off in July 2012. Check out the article for more information! http://news.wef.org/wefs-mat
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