Resource Library

Into the Woods

May 23, 2018
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Ecological impacts of long-term…
Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - May 2018

May 23, 2018
Council Meeting on Biosolids The Metropolitan King County (WA) Council met in April for a thorough and informative briefing on the King County biosolids program.  The briefing was received well by…
Research Short Story

Pails to Piles

May 21, 2018
Sally Brown, slb@uw.edu & Ryan Batjiaka, rbatjiaka@sfwater.org More and more communities are considering the potential to develop biosolids based soil products that can look, feel and act like…
Member Spotlight

City of Lynden

May 21, 2018
In April, a few of the Northwest Biosolids members were able to stop by the Lynden wastewater treatment plant, en route to a committee meeting.   The City of Lynden has a compost facility, where…
Member Spotlight

City of Calgary

Apr 26, 2018
What we do
At the City of Calgary, we apply liquid biosolids on agricultural land as part of our Calgro program. We also apply biosolids to improve marginal agricultural land, which is land…
Resource Library

Drugs in the Drinking Water

Apr 26, 2018
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Occurrence and fate of…
Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - April 2018

Apr 26, 2018
PFAS Comments to U.S. EPA  This month, a collective of biosolids stakeholder groups across the nation sent a letter to Dave Ross, U.S. EPA Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water, urging the…
Research Short Story

Composted Biosolids - A Nutrient Substitute for Golf Course Fairways

Apr 26, 2018
By Nathan Stacey and Andy Bary, Washington State University-Puyallup Research & Extension Center Golf course turfgrasses are managed as highly manicured playing fields, maintained to optimize…
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…