Equipment and infrastructure degradation can cost a typical U.S. city millions of dollars per year on pipeline repairing. For a Fortune 500 company and local community, the cost can be even higher, including environmental and PR concerns – i.e. the Prudhoe Bay oil spill incident, exactly 10 years ago. One of the most common and… Read More
A short interview with Pat Whalen, President & CEO of LuminUltra, on Water Online Radio at WEFTEC 2015.
Many innovations are inspired by nature – LuminUltra’s technology is no different. Find out how we use the same chemical found in a small firefly to prevent big problems for water utilities. by Martin Wightman Fredericton’s LuminUltra Technologies Ltd. saw a gap in wastewater treatment testing and filled it by co-opting the firefly’s glow. Living… Read More
Wastewater treatment plant staff do their best to optimize the health of microbes in their bioreactor. However, without a direct way to measure active biomass, process optimization is very difficult achieve. Additionally, toxicity occurrence can cause the plant to deviate from effluent quality compliance and result in violations. These events tend to happen with little… Read More