Water Online Radio
Bioaugmentation Improves WWTP Operations
Jim Elliot, Vice President of Sales for In-Pipe Technology, explains how bioaugmentation uses good bacteria to protect the environment and lower operating costs for wastewater treatment plants.
Treatment Plant Operator Training
Steve Walker, Principal Operations Specialist and Jeff Berlin, Senior Project Engineer with Carollo, discuss their WEFTEC presentation “Lessons Learned From Training Today’s Operator: Perspectives For The Engineer.”
Peristaltic Pumps Improve Hose Life And Save Energy
Marketing Manager Gregg Johnson and Business Development Manager Jim Richard discuss some of the benefits of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s peristaltic pumps over other pump technologies.
San Francisco’s Wastewater Priorities
Karen Kubick, Wastewater Capital Program Director with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, discusses San Francisco’s wastewater and stormwater needs and how the city’s asset management program is prioritizing green infrastructure, treatment plant upgrades and a new biosolids facility.
Peristaltic Metering Pump Control Leverages The Latest Communications Technology
Bill McDowell, Sales Engineer with Blue White Industries, explains how communications technology is impacting metering pump control and the possibilities that wireless technology will bring.
Hybrid Blowers: Should WWTPs Believe The Hype?
In 2010, an energy analysis of the Freeport Wastewater Treatment Facility in southern Maine revealed that the plant had significant inefficiencies in usage. Specifically, the plant’s 30-year-old multistage centrifugal aeration blowers were accounting for as much as 90 percent of electricity consumption.
Send In The Bugs: Biological Filtration Solves Contaminant, Capacity Concerns
Every drinking water system is part of the community it serves, but not quite like Waterford Township, MI, where treatment plants sit side-by-side with homes. The unique, decentralized system utilizes 13 separate treatment plants to clean the local, iron-rich well water. Due to “explosive growth,” the municipality needed to bolster the water supply with more wells, but had zero room for plant expansion. How do you treat more water in the same space?
Water And Wastewater Funding Legislation For 2014
Dawn Kristof Champney, President of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) and Ron Duecker, COO of JWC Environmental and the chair of WWEMA's Presidents Council, explain the industry’s relationship with Congress and what we all can be doing to push the industry’s interests further on Capitol Hill.
Radium Removal, Ion-Exchange, And Backwash Waste Removal Create Higher-Quality Water
Gary Warner, Executive Vice President of Tonka Water, discusses how radium removal, ion-exchange processes, and backwash waste removal leads to a higher level of purity.
Advanced Metering Analytics Brings Higher Visibility To Water
Morrice Blackwell, Marketing Manager at Badger Meter, explains how Advanced Metering Analytics enhances understanding of usage data for both water customers and utilities.