• Treating Mine Water For Arsenic And Antimony
    Treating Mine Water For Arsenic And Antimony

    Veris Gold, owner/operator of the Jerritt Canyon Mine near Elko, NV, must dewater the Smith Mine at Jerritt Canyon to access more ore for mining operations.  However, arsenic and antimony concentrations in this pH-neutral groundwater exceed Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs). 

  • Treatment Of Cyanotoxins In Drinking Water With Activated Carbon
    Treatment Of Cyanotoxins In Drinking Water With Activated Carbon

    Recently, cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins have become a high profile drinking water quality concern in both the United States and abroad. The combination of weather conditions, agricultural phosphate runoff, and other factors has produced water conditions that have favored the formation of cyanobacteria in surface water supplies.

  • San Antonio May Spend $3.3 Billion On Water
    San Antonio May Spend $3.3 Billion On Water

    San Antonio is considering a massive investment in its water supply.

  • Fish May Be Benefiting From Anti-Anxiety Drugs In Water
    Fish May Be Benefiting From Anti-Anxiety Drugs In Water

    Drugs that seep into source waters are usually seen as an environmental threat, but could they actually be helping the fish?

  • Top Ways To Invest In Water
    Top Ways To Invest In Water

    Regions of the U.S. are undergoing a record drought that has created stress for various industries, restrictions on personal water use, a new hashtag, and the threat of massive fines. 

  • New Drinking Water Regulations Sought For Algal Toxins
    New Drinking Water Regulations Sought For Algal Toxins

    Excess nutrients, blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), and cyanotoxins have long been a problem for wastewater treatment plants — many states regulate nutrient levels in discharged water — but now drinking water plants are being eyed for regulation as well.

  • Toledo Algae Crisis Puts Spotlight On Animal Waste
    Toledo Algae Crisis Puts Spotlight On Animal Waste

    The Toledo algae crisis has mobilized animal rights activists, who are framing animal farms as a major cause of algae. 

  • The 'O' And The 'M' In Operation And Maintenance Of Water And Wastewater Treatment Plants
    The 'O' And The 'M' In Operation And Maintenance Of Water And Wastewater Treatment Plants

    According to Sullivan in 2010, “Operations and Maintenance are the decisions and actions regarding the control and upkeep of property and equipment.”

  • The 10 Hottest Topics In Wastewater—What You Need To Know
    The 10 Hottest Topics In Wastewater—What You Need To Know

    Attending WEFTEC this year? Get up-to-date on the industry trends and challenges that everyone will be talking about at the Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 event.  These topics encompass what’s hot—both at the show itself and throughout the wastewater industry as a whole. Check out all 10 topics—and the corresponding Water Online articles—and you’ll be sure to impress WEFTEC attendees in New Orleans.

  • How To Wipe Out 'Flushable' Wipes
    How To Wipe Out 'Flushable' Wipes

    More than two years ago, Jefferson Parish, LA, installed Flygt Experior pumps at their worst-performing lift stations — sites that were plagued by clogging, overflows, and daily maintenance requirements. One of the main culprits was nonwoven fabrics, aka "flushable" wipes, which have become a nationwide nuisance for wastewater utilities.

  • Water Surge Prevention: Analysis Of Solutions And Alternatives
    Water Surge Prevention: Analysis Of Solutions And Alternatives

    Water Surge could cause damage in a water conveyance system, from leaking pipes to serious breakdowns and accidents the consequences of which could lead to heavy financial costs and even loss of life.  There are various solutions that are able to prevent or reduce the damage.  It is important to know the differences between the solutions, and the advantages and disadvantages of each technology, before recommending the most suitable solution for the system.

  • New And Innovative Rare Earth Technology For Low-Level Phosphorus Removal
    New And Innovative Rare Earth Technology For Low-Level Phosphorus Removal

    With environmental regulations continuing to restrict the discharge of phosphorus from wastewater treatment facilities, traditional methods of phosphorus removal are proving inadequate.

  • California Lawmakers Take Aim At Water Board Corruption
    California Lawmakers Take Aim At Water Board Corruption

    California lawmakers approved a bill taking aim at corruption in the water sector. 

  • West Water Crisis Labeled ‘Megadrought’ By Experts  

    West Water Crisis Labeled ‘Megadrought’ By Experts 

    New research shows that the West has lost about 63 trillion gallons of surface or near-surface water since 2013 as a result of the drought, Mashable reported. 


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FAST® Process

FAST® Process

The patented FAST® Process stands for "Fixed Activated Sludge Treatment", a fixed-film, aerobic treatment system designed for tackling variable load and flow conditions. Proven in thousands of installations worldwide, FAST® consists of tankage packed with completely submerged media.
Recordall® Compound Series Meters

Recordall® Compound Series Meters

Recordall Compound Series Meters from Badger Meter combine two metering technologies in one innovative package. A positive displacement chamber measures low flow, while a turbine chamber records high flow. These meters are an ideal choice for facilities that experience rapid and wide fluctuations in water demand, such as hospitals, universities, residential complexes and manufacturing or processing facilities.


Ballcentric Plug Valves

Ballcentric Plug Valves

The shape of the port, whether round or rectangular, is important from an understanding of what shape is best to efficiently manufacture plug valves. The issue of effective seat design plays a huge role in determining the shape of the port. In smaller size valves - up to 12" - the most cost effective approach to produce plug valves is with round ports. 

MicroShield Technology

MicroShield Technology

Our diffusers can last upwards of 10 years. It isn’t science fiction. It’s simply science, multiplied by our MicroShield Technology to protect against degradation.

S-Tube Impeller by Grundfos

S-Tube Impeller by Grundfos

The S-tube impeller from Grundfos sets new standards for wastewater hydraulic design. This innovative channel impeller offers greater hydraulic efficiency than any other type of wastewater impeller, and doesn’t compromise free passage, which ensures trouble-free operation.

8-10” Self-Priming Centrifugal Chopper Pumps

8-10” Self-Priming Centrifugal Chopper Pumps

Vaughan's 8" to 10" self-priming centrifugal chopper pumps are the world's largest centrifugal self-priming chopper pumps...


FILTRASORB® 400 is a high activity activated carbon used for water and wastewater treatment applications. This product is manufactured from select grades of bituminous coal, which is pulverized, reagglomerated with a suitable binder, activated and screened to a 12x40 U.S. Sieve particle size distribution

RTP Tanks Repair Services

RTP Tanks Repair Services

Plas-Tanks Industries offers the following services for fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) tanks
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The Benefits Of Ductile Iron Pipe

The Benefits Of Ductile Iron Pipe

V-Bio Polyethylene Encasement is the latest scientific advancement in corrosion control for ductile iron pipe.  In this interview with Water Online, Maury Gaston of American Ductile Iron Pipe and American SpiralWeld Pipe talks about the many benefits of iron pipe and the company’s improved polyethylene encasement, including how its revolutionary formulation allows for complete confidence on the part of the owner, engineer and municipality that no matter how aggressive the soils, the rugged iron pipe installed will last for generations. 

Desalitech ReFlex Reverse Osmosis Technology Demonstration

Desalitech ReFlex Reverse Osmosis Technology Demonstration

ReFlex products feature patented Closed Circuit Desalination (CCD)  technology and are uniquely capable of maximizing recovery from challenging waters at record low energy consumption levels. This demo video reflects the actual performance of the ReFlex RO unit as reflected in the PLC HMI. The time is fast forwarded and reflects a total sequence time of 32.5 minutes. The system includes all basic ReFlex equipment: pumps, instruments, micron filter, and valves.

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