What is BOD? Biochemical oxygen demand, commonly referred to as BOD, is a measure of the amount of biodegradable organic chemicals in waste. Sewage effluent contains a vast array of organic chemicals which are biodegradable to varying degrees under various conditions. Organic compounds are bio-degradable when common soil or water bacteria can utilize them as…

From CNN Money, a service of CNN, Fortune, and Money: A Georgia company called Ecologix thinks it has found a way to reduce the amount of water used to extract gas. By Brian Dumaine, senior editor at large FORTUNE — One of the big environmental (and financial) challenges the oil and gas industry faces is…

There was a great spot of FOX Business’ Varney & Co. show this morning highlighting Ecologix’s involvement in the frac water treatment arena. Check out the video below (after the ad):     Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com  If you’d like to learn more about how to become involved with Ecologix’s ventures in the…

Fracking has become such a hot topic that most everyone’s heard of it, but there are still a lot of people that don’t really understand what fracking really is. For that reason, we’ve created this nifty presentation for you to get a clearer view of what fracking is and how water plays an important role…

This week’s issue of Bloomberg Businessweek features companies, like Ecologix Environmental Systems, that bring new technologies to drillers producing energy from unconventional resources, contributing to the widespread adoption of greener drilling practices. See the source article below. For Fracking, It’s Getting Easier Being Green by David Wethe, Nov 29, 2012 The vast majority of fracking…

On November 26, 2012 NPR’s On Point produced a segment on the state of the fracking industry, paying particular attention to the current push to reduce, reuse, and recycle frac water. The comments section of the show page has exploded with anti-fracking sentiment. Comments focus primarily around concerns with polluting underground aquifers, as well as…