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    Are Beards Really The Latest Victim Of Fecal Pollution?

    For some men, reports this month about the latest victim of sewage pollution cut close to the bone — specifically, the jawbone.

  • Ammonia Monochloramine Analyzer Helps Utility Control Chloramination
    Ammonia Monochloramine Analyzer Helps Utility Control Chloramination

    In chloramination, continuous online monitoring and increased frequency of measurements allow you to react faster to changes in water quality. The Bachman WTP in Dallas, TX tested the new Hach 5500sc Ammonia Monochloramine Analyzer against other lab and process analyzers.  Read the full case study to see how the increased frequency of the 5500sc AMC measurements allow the Bachman Plant to react faster to water quality changes and further optimize their chloramination processes. Dr. Vadim B. Malkov, Product Applications Manager

  • Worker Dies At Chrysler Wastewater Plant
    Worker Dies At Chrysler Wastewater Plant

    A worker died while performing maintenance at a wastewater facility on May 5.

  • American Water Fights Algae With First Ultrasonic Buoy
    American Water Fights Algae With First Ultrasonic Buoy

    American Water has launched the first-ever project deploying ultrasonic technology to fight algae growth in North American reservoirs.

  • Captain Kirk Takes On The Drought
    Captain Kirk Takes On The Drought

    A seemingly surefire strategy for coping with the drought in the West: pipelines to get water to parched rural areas. So, should water-rich states start worrying the West will come siphon away their supplies?

  • New Jersey Bill May Place 'Unworkable' Pressures On Sewer Utilities
    New Jersey Bill May Place 'Unworkable' Pressures On Sewer Utilities

    In what is ostensibly a consumer-protection effort, the New Jersey legislature may crack down on charges from regional sewer authorities.

  • BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) Makes Water Visible At UC Merced
    BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) Makes Water Visible At UC Merced

    In California, water is precious, competition for water is fierce and conservation is critical. In the midst of the state’s worst drought to date, Governor Jerry Brown declared historic statewide mandatory water restrictions calling for a 25 percent reduction in water usage through February 2016.

  • A Master’s Plan For Water Industry Success
    A Master’s Plan For Water Industry Success

    The top concerns, trends, and opportunities in water are revealed by a leading voice in the industry — AWWA's CEO, David LaFrance.

  • Is EPA Monitoring You In The Hotel Bathroom?
    Is EPA Monitoring You In The Hotel Bathroom?

    Is the EPA investigating ways to monitor exactly what we do in the hotel bathroom? Various conservatives have claimed that the agency is trying to modify guests’ water consumption via the hotel shower. They claim the EPA is exceeding its mandate through a track of research focused on conservation at hotels.

  • Millions Of Dollars In Sewer Clogs Prompts Flushable-Wipes Lawsuit
    Millions Of Dollars In Sewer Clogs Prompts Flushable-Wipes Lawsuit

    A Minnesota city is suing six manufacturers of so-called "flushable" personal wipes, alleging that the product is not living up to its name and instead clogging up the sewer system.

  • Keeping Innovation Afloat: The Desal Prize
    Keeping Innovation Afloat: The Desal Prize

    During the week of April 6th, five teams of engineers, innovators, and water experts convened at the Bureau of Reclamation’s Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility in New Mexico to compete in the Desal Prize.

  • Smart Water Solution Delivers Cost Savings And Improved Efficiency For Multi-Service Utilities
    Smart Water Solution Delivers Cost Savings And Improved Efficiency For Multi-Service Utilities

    City Utilities of Springfield, MO, a multiservice utility delivering electricity, natural gas, and water services to more than 106,000 customers, needed a way to provide timely data about consumption and efficiency to customers across its three different service offerings. While existing technology offered visibility into gas and electricity consumption for the utility and its customers, the options for managing water usage were limited.

  • Federal Fluoride Guideline Lowered As Side-Effect Research Mounts
    Federal Fluoride Guideline Lowered As Side-Effect Research Mounts

    The federal government has decreased the level of fluoride it recommends for tap water.

  • Utah Teen Lives With Water Allergy
    Utah Teen Lives With Water Allergy

    Utility operators work day in and day out to make tap water safe for their customers, but there is nothing they can do for a Utah teen who feels "tortured" every time she gets in the bathtub.

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Over the past several decades, activated carbon has proven to be a reliable, cost-effective technology for the control of various odorous compounds (hydrogen sulfide, mercaptans, methyl sulfide compounds, and other VOC) at municipal wastewater treatment plants. Furthermore, as the needs of the market have changed, activated carbon technology has also changed, with numerous types of carbons emerging over the years for odor control. Learn more about Jacobi Carbons’ full range of activated carbons for municipal odor control.

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Submersible Mixer Type ABS XRW

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AquaSorb® Activated Carbons for Water Treatment

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CONTROLSTIK II™ Rinse Tank System

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STAR® 3300 Water MTU

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ActiveCell® Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge

The Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) process is typically installed as a retrofit solution for conventional activated sludge systems that are at or beyond capacity.

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Sensus Fire Hydrant Meter

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Gorman-Rupp's priming assisted (dry prime) pumps are the perfect solution for sewage bypass operations, construction site dewatering and other applications where intermittent flow can be a problem.
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