Wastewater Pipline – Good For The Mississippi River?

Recently there was an announcement made that a waste-water pipeline carrying as much as 3 million gallons per day of factory waste water as well as another 1/2 million gallons of sewage plant discharge was approved to empty into the Mississippi River,just east of Memphis. Activists and citizens are now up in arms with concerns about irresponsible pollution of our natural resources. Once again however, these protests not only lack…

Bad Plant Designs Continue to Attack The Planet.

I want to talk today about the single-most contributing factor to industrial plants polluting the environment, and wasting precious resources, especially water. That factor is the central waste treat system. Let’s take a closer look. Part of the architectural/engineering design of any new industrial plant always includes a central waste-treatment collection point and treatment system. In general, all liquid wastes are sent to one common collection area. Once collected various…