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  • i-UASB for dairy plant in Romania

    Colsen International b.v. and H. Van den Hul b.v. have successfully started up the in house developed i-UASB (integral UASB treatment) at the Covalact dairy plant in Sfantu Gheorghe (Romania). The pilot installation is running for 2 months now in different modes: traditional reactor operation, under high load conditions and even without pre-treatment. The different configurations of the ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Innovative technology helps dairy-giant in Swedish idyll

    Three or four years of waiting for an expansion of the capacity at the municipal sewage treatment plant in Vimmerby, Sweden, made Arla choose a much faster alternative. Now, Grundfos BioBooster cleanses the waste water so efficiently that it can be discharged into the idyllic landscape close to Astrid Lindgren’s native town. The surroundings from Astrid Lindgren’s marvellous ...


    By Grundfos

  • Nampa dairy operator fined nearly $15,000 for storm water violations (ID)

    Happy Valley Dairy of Nampa, Idaho reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for alleged Clean Water Act violations related to a construction project at the dairy. The violations were found in April 2010 during a joint EPA and Corps of Engineers inspection which resulted from a citizen’s complaint. The company has agreed to come into compliance and pay a penalty of ...

  • Turning whey in dairy wastewater into alcohol and revenue

    Turning whey from dairy wastewater into alcohol and a revenue stream was the subject of a recent presentation by Paul O'Callaghan CEO of O2 Environmental. This presentation was for Water Tech Week February 2011 in San Jose, California, USA and outlines, by way of a case study, how it is possible to save money and actually create revenue streams. This is through sustainable water and energy ...


    By O2 Environmental Inc.

  • Best Avian Control Applications for Dairy Barn Operators

    Dairy barns can easily become infested with birds during the colder months. This pest bird infestation can lead to shortages in livestock feed, damage to barn structures and even help problems for humans and animals alike. Make sure your dairy barn stays bird free with Avian Enterprises. Our product, Avian Control, solves your bird problems for good. What is the Best Way to Apply Avian ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • BiOWiSH™ reduces sludge and odor at Texas dairy

    June 30, 2011 For Immediate Release CHICAGO, IL - BiOWiSH™ Manure & Odor Treatment (Beef & Dairy) reduced sludge and odor during a recent case study at a Texas dairy farm. The owner of Wilhelmus Dairy began using the ...


    By BiOWiSH Technologies

  • Scientists help farmers create greener dairies

    Cows stand patiently in a tent-like chamber at a research farm in western Wisconsin, waiting for their breath to be tested. Outside, corrals have been set up with equipment to measure gas wafting from the ground. A nearby corn field contains tools that allow researchers to assess the effects of manure spread as fertilizer. Scientists based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have started a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Utilisation of nitrogen and phosphate on dairy farms could be increased

    Nitrogen and phosphate are important fertilisers. But excessive amounts often found in fields and pastures end up polluting the ground and surface water. Furthermore, dairy farmers are squandering their profits by wasting these expensive fertilisers. The Koeien & Kansen [Cattle and Opportunities] project set up by two PhD candidates from Wageningen University, part of Wageningen UR, shows how ...

  • Oregon dairy pays $12,000 for alleged animal waste discharges

    RSC Dairy, LLC has agreed to pay a $12,000 penalty to settle animal waste discharge violations at its dairy located in Tillamook, Oregon. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the violations were noted during an inspection of RSC Dairy operations in January 2010. During that inspection, EPA and Oregon Department of Agriculture field personnel determined that animal waste had been ...

  • Biomar plant treats 4,000 m³ of dairy wastewater per day in Brazil

    EnviroChemie has completed the commissioning of a wastewater treatment plant for a large-scale dairy in the town of Pocos de Caldas, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. More than 150 m³ of production wastewater are cleaned there every hour. The Biomar treatment plant essentially consists of two Flomar high-performance flotation systems with a capacity of 80 to 100 m³/h each. The ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Ice pigging technology offers dairy industry significant savings

    New analysis published today by the Carbon Trust quantifies the benefits of introducing ‘ice pigging’, an innovative way of cleaning pipework using ice slurries, into commercial dairies to improve profitability and reduce environmental impact. The industry trials, funded by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund, were carried out at production facilities of Yeo Valley, a leading ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • ETS Secures Regulatory Agency approval for Pasteurized Equivalent Water for use in dairy plants in the US

    ETS has received notification that a number of ETS medium pressure UV systems have successfully demonstrated regulatory compliance with the 2011 Pasteurized Milk Ordinance Appendix H Subsection IX (Accepted process for creation of Pasteurized Equivalent Water – Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection of Water) for use in dairies across the United States. These machines are used to disinfect water to ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • EPA Inspections Reveal Clean Water Act Violations by Former Dairy Owner near Rock Valley, Iowa

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) personnel conducted a series of inspections in March and May 2013 at the Double V Dairy, LLC, near Rock Valley, Iowa. As a result of the inspections, the former owner of the dairy has agreed to pay a $75,000 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, according to a proposed consent agreement. EPA inspections and sampling documented ...

  • Dairy Farmers of Canada publicly launches its sustainability initiative

    Today, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) hosted an event to highlight Canadian dairy farmers’ long standing commitment to high standards of care on their farms, through the public launch of the farmers’ sustainability initiative. Held at the Canadian Museum of Agriculture and Food, the event showcased the initiative’s interconnected national standards on milk quality, food ...

  • Nation’s Largest Low-Acid Aseptic Dairy Facility, Gehl Foods Chooses the ETS-UV System for Water Disinfection

    Engineered Treatment Systems (ETS-UV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Neptune-Benson, announced they have been chosen to supply the ultraviolet treatment systems to disinfect the process water for Gehl Foods of Germantown, Wisconsin. The UV has two main applications: it will provide a high level of disinfection to treat Gehl’s well water and will also reduce the chlorine if municipal water ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Daimer Launches Pressure Washer For Milk and Dairy Processing Equipment Cleaning

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world leader in top-grade American manufactured cleaning machines, like gas pressure washer systems, quality auto detailing systems, world-class car wash equipment, and a variety of other technologically outstanding products, featuring over 700 different versions and an extensive client base spread across 240 nations globally, ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Danone invests 6 million euro in treatment facilities at Lipetsk dairy plant

    MOSCOW. Aug 25 (Interfax) - The Danone group has invested 6 million euro in the water and wastewater treatment facilities at Lipetskiy Molochnyy Kombinat, the company said in a press release. The company's partner in the project was Enviro-Chemie, which carried out a similar project for Danone in Kemerovo in late 2013. The press release says that the Lipetsk dairy plant is one of the company's ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Neptune-Benson’s ETS-UV Secures Regulatory Agency approval for Pasteurized Equivalent Water for use in dairy plants

    Neptune-Benson has received notification that a number of ETS medium pressure UV systems have successfully demonstrated regulatory compliance with the 2011 Pasteurized Milk Ordinance Appendix H Subsection IX (Accepted process for creation of Pasteurized Equivalent Water – Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection of Water) for use in dairies.  ...


  • County Edge Dairy Inc. to Pay $20,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at its Inwood, Iowa, Facility

    County Edge Dairy Inc. has agreed to pay a $20,000 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at its Inwood, Iowa, facility, the Environmental Protection Agency announced today. County Edge Dairy qualifies as a large Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) under Clean Water Act regulations. However, at the time of EPA’s inspection in July 2012, County Edge Dairy ...

  • The National Dairy Show: free stall places, best show circuit facilities

    The Livestock Event’s National Dairy Show is scheduled to take a lead by offering exhibitors the best facilities on the show circuit with more free stall places and more time to showcase their cattle to the biggest commercial dairy farmer audience including international visitors. Equally, the event’s strict rules for showing dairy cows will enable fair competition and a level playing ...

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