Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - March 2018

Mar 21, 2018
EPA ECHO Biosolids Data Online By months end, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) plans to release biosolids data that will include what was reported through the new biosolids…
Resource Library

Nitrogen in Compost

Mar 21, 2018
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. An evaluation of nitrogen…
Research Short Story

Biosolids in Dryland Cropping Systems: New Pacific Northwest Extension Publication

Mar 21, 2018
By Dan Sullivan, Oregon State University The OSU Extension Publishing unit will release a new publication by Dan Sullivan, Craig Cogger, and Andy Bary later this year.  This publication reviews the…
Member Spotlight

City of Anacortes, WA

Mar 21, 2018
In 1992, the City opened the secondary wastewater facility with a capacity of 4.5 million gallons per day. The Anacortes Wastewater Treatment Plant takes the raw primary and secondary solids from…
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City of Port Townsend, WA

Feb 15, 2018
By Maile Lono-Batura, Northwest Biosolids What is the first thing you do to celebrate the start of winter break with your kid?  You take them on a tour of the inner workings of how treatment plants…
Research Short Story

Long-term effects of biosolids application on grassland soil quality and vegetation in Jesmond, British Columbia

Feb 15, 2018
By Emma Avery, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia Semiarid grasslands around the world are among the ecosystems with the highest species richness and provide a wide…
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Soil Carbon

Feb 15, 2018
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Soil power! The dirty way to a…
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Let It Rain

Dec 26, 2017
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Zebrafish and clean water…
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LOTT Clean Water Alliance

Dec 26, 2017
What We Do LOTT provides wastewater management services for the urban areas of north Thurston County, Washington. LOTT is a non-profit corporation, formed by four government partners – Lacey,…
Research Short Story

Biosolids Research - Looking Back 30 Years

Dec 26, 2017
By Sally Brown, University of Washington This year we celebrated our 30th year of Biofest.  For the last research story of this year it seems appropriate to take a trip back 30 years and see what…