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USDA's W3170 Research Meeting Recap

Aug 16, 2017
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Under the auspices of the USDA CREES program, every year a group of scientists   get together to talk about their work related to municipal biosolids.  It is…
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King County Loop® Biosolids

Aug 16, 2017
What is the best way to communicate about biosolids? This is a question we all ask ourselves, all the time. It is a question we will have to keep asking ourselves. The landscape around us changes and…
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Plastics

Jul 21, 2017
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. The geological cycle of plastics and…
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Biosolids Recipe Testing

Jul 21, 2017
By Ryan Batjiaka, University of Washington Class A biosolids mixed with other ingredients can make the perfect soil amendment.  The biosolids supply organic matter and fertility.  You just need to…
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Pyrolysis

Jun 16, 2017
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Biochar built soil carbon over a decade by stabilizing rhizodeposits. Author…
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Next Generation Biosolids Blend Professionals

Jun 16, 2017
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Darlene Zabowski, the standard bearer for soils classes at the University of Washington retired in the spring of 2016. The process to replace her is underway…
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City of Missoula

Jun 16, 2017
The City of Missoula collects and treats wastewater generated in the Missoula area. They produce about 2,000 dry metric tons of biosolids each year, which are sent via a conveyer belt to their…
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Polymers

May 04, 2017
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Polyacrylamide in agriculture and environmental land management.  Author:  …
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Determining Biosolids Application Rates

May 03, 2017
By Andy Bary, Washington State University-Puyallup Research & Extension Center Calculating application rates of biosolids for an agricultural land application program is one of the key steps for…
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Tight Bonds

Apr 07, 2017
Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members.
1. Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS)…