• Rochester Uses 'Pickle Juice' Substance To Limit Nitrogen
    Rochester Uses 'Pickle Juice' Substance To Limit Nitrogen

    Rochester, NH, is trying something new in order to reduce the amount of nitrogen that it discharges from its wastewater treatment plant. The city will be using acetic acid, which it likens to pickle juice.

  • Water Vs. Climate Change
    Water Vs. Climate Change

    Recently, the United Nations held a conference in Morocco related to climate change issues. The location of the conference had significant meaning because Africa has become a bellwether for the rest of the world when it comes to climate change. Desertification and rising sea levels both impact countries all over that continent.

  • Utilities And The Fight Against Road Salt
    Utilities And The Fight Against Road Salt

    With snow fall occurring around the country, the use of salt on roads and streets has become a concern for water treatment operations.

  • 'Never Again': Utility Makes Protocol Changes After Contaminating Nature Preserve
    'Never Again': Utility Makes Protocol Changes After Contaminating Nature Preserve

    A Texas utility is making changes to its protocols after incurring a fine due to allegations that it released 2 million gallons of treated effluent into a nature preserve last year.

  • Cher To Star In Flint Water Crisis Movie
    Cher To Star In Flint Water Crisis Movie

    The water crisis in Flint, MI — where residents still can’t drink unfiltered tap water — is coming soon to a television near you.

  • ETS-UV™ Disinfection Systems Open Channel Vs Closed Vessel
    ETS-UV™ Disinfection Systems Open Channel Vs Closed Vessel

    Ultraviolet disinfection is now a standard feature in most wastewater treatment systems. UV has also been embraced by the drinking water community as an effective barrier against chlorine tolerant organisms such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia. The technology is widely favored in wastewater treatment due to its non-chemical nature, the fact that no subsequent dechlorination process is required and its ability to be unselective in disinfection performance.

  • Why Strategic Choices — And Water — Could Make People More Energy-Efficient
    Why Strategic Choices — And Water — Could Make People More Energy-Efficient

    At my household, a new year means a new energy and water-use baseline. By that I mean, every month, I look at how much electricity and water I used in comparison to the same month the previous year — so I can try to be as efficient as possible. But I work in the energy field, and I know that’s not a typical New Year’s tradition. Most people don’t examine the trends of their energy-use or spend much time thinking about how to reduce it.

  • A Visual Guide To Troubleshooting Your Valves
    A Visual Guide To Troubleshooting Your Valves

    Water management professionals know all too well that problems arise — usually sometime after 2 a.m., or just as you’re walking out the door for a holiday weekend. No matter how well-prepared you are, or how sophisticated your system, sometimes you’re going to run into challenges. It’s simply the nature of the industry. When you experience an issue with your valves (especially when they’re failing to open or close as expected) your first instinct is to call the factory for support. While some cases may require factory assistance, this isn’t always the most efficient solution.

  • Lead Found In Louisiana Town’s Drinking Water
    Lead Found In Louisiana Town’s Drinking Water

    Last month, Governor John Bel Edwards made an emergency order for St. Joseph, a small northeast Louisiana town, when two routine samples of the town’s drinking water showed signs of lead contamination and two more samples showed high levels of copper.

  • Mistaken Meter Reads Lead To $800,000 Lawsuit
    Mistaken Meter Reads Lead To $800,000 Lawsuit

    Water consumption is at the center of a giant lawsuit in California.

  • Obama Admin ‘Nudges Forward’ Big Water Tunnels In California
    Obama Admin ‘Nudges Forward’ Big Water Tunnels In California

    As the Obama years come to an end, administration officials are working to support the controversial California tunnel proposal as one of their acts in office.

  • 1,4-Dioxane’s Drinking Water Threat
    1,4-Dioxane’s Drinking Water Threat

    A known carcinogen that makes its way into drinking water supplies through personal care products is under fire in New York. While the state mulls stricter limits, consumers remain exposed.

  • A Bridge To Innovation: Water Technology Clusters
    A Bridge To Innovation: Water Technology Clusters

    Despite the increased attention toward innovation, many end users are faced with the reality of declining revenues against growing infrastructure costs and the prioritization of current and longer-term needs, all while managing limited resources for day-to-day operational requirements. Generally, however, the water industry recognizes that current and future challenges cannot be met absent of innovation.

  • Math Solutions: Energy Dollar Savings Calculations
    Math Solutions: Energy Dollar Savings Calculations

    Energy efficiency, as defined in wastewater treatment, is using less energy to provide the same service. It can be expressed as energy dollar savings by replacing older, inefficient motors

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