Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - October 2020

Oct 28, 2020
Regulations Corner
Washington State PFAS Chemical Action Plan The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) has released the PFAS Draft Chemical Action Plan (CAP). This CAP includes a…
Resource Library

Fire

Oct 28, 2020
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Effects of fire on properties of…
Research Short Story

Wastewater-Based Epidemiology for Averting COVID-19 Outbreaks on the University of Arizona Campus

Oct 28, 2020
By Ian Pepper, Walter Betancourt, Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona WEST Center Wastewater Based Epidemiology (WBE) is a rapidly expanding new discipline formerly known as Sewage Surveillance…
Member Spotlight

Membership Spotlight

Oct 28, 2020
By Tadd Giesbrecht, Brown & Caldwell Background - The City of Bellingham has embarked on a project to fundamentally change the way their biosolids are managed.  Through this defining shift, the…
Resource Library

COVID-19: Part 3

Sep 11, 2020
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Shedding of SARS-CoV-2 in feces…
Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - September 2020

Sep 11, 2020
Washington State Biosolids Statute In 1992, the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) enacted a statute for the state biosolids program that included a declaration that biosolids are a…
Member Spotlight

Leadership Spotlight Series

Sep 11, 2020
Brown and Caldwell is a 100% environmental and 100% employee-owned firm with over 1,700 employees all working towards a common goal: to make a positive impact on our environment and in our world.…
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NPDES

Aug 14, 2020
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Comparing water quality trading…
Member Spotlight

Leadership Spotlight Series

Aug 14, 2020
Ask anyone who works with Billy Lewis to describe him and you will hear quiet, considerate, hard worker and a man of few words. You would think someone who sells biosolids products for a living would…
Research Short Story

W4170 Rebuttal to the 2018 OIG Report

Aug 14, 2020
By Trung Le, Northwest Biosolids Research Committee and Brown & Caldwell On November 15, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a divisive…