• PFC Contamination Leads To More Scrutiny At Military Bases
    PFC Contamination Leads To More Scrutiny At Military Bases

    Earlier this year, the cities of Security, Widefield, and Fountain, CO, experienced higher than normal concentrations of perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, in their water supply.

  • Water Worker Rushed To Hospital After Falling 30 Feet
    Water Worker Rushed To Hospital After Falling 30 Feet

    A Tallahassee water employee was hospitalized this month after being injured on the job.

  • Two Employees Fired After Taking 166 Treatment Containers From Indiana Utility
    Two Employees Fired After Taking 166 Treatment Containers From Indiana Utility

    In a strange case at an Indiana utility this month, 166 treatment containers disappeared, and two people lost their jobs in the aftermath.

  • Big Savings Near The Big Easy
    Big Savings Near The Big Easy

    A progressive private utilities company in Louisiana was chomping at the bit to try new pump station technology that would eliminate clogs and unscheduled maintenance, all the while saving power.

  • Clogs Draw a “Get Out of Jail Free” Card
    Clogs Draw a “Get Out of Jail Free” Card

    Although by no means overwhelming, clogging problems in a county prison wastewater treatment system had simply become a nuisance, and it was time to take action with new technology to solve the problem. Read the full case study to learn more.

  • Chronic Clogging Bows To Groundbreaking Technology
    Chronic Clogging Bows To Groundbreaking Technology

    The Suffolk County Department of Public Works Stony Brook Pump Station was facing on-going interruptions to pumping operations as a result of “ragging”—a common challenge in wastewater pumping where a build-up of fibrous materials leads to frequent pump blockages.

  • Chronic Clogging Problems Solved And Energy Usage Halved At Heathrow Airport
    Chronic Clogging Problems Solved And Energy Usage Halved At Heathrow Airport

    London’s Heathrow Airport is one of Europe’s busiest airports catering for more than 200,000 passengers each day with an average of 1,200 flights arriving and departing from the airport daily. Heathrow Airport Water Services Department has an extensive network of 120 pumping stations to manage and they agreed to install and trial Xylem’s new state-of-the-art Flygt wastewater pumping system in an effort to solve chronic clogging issues at one of the airport’s wastewater pumping stations.

  • Flygt Concertor Starts Generating Orders Before Official Launch On The Market
    Flygt Concertor Starts Generating Orders Before Official Launch On The Market

    Operators of a municipal wastewater pumping station in the rural town of Lomma on Sweden’s south-western coast agreed to install and trial a revolutionary new wastewater pumping system in an effort to solve clogging issues at the pump station.

  • Constant Sewage Spills Elimated At Sultan Qaboos University Station
    Constant Sewage Spills Elimated At Sultan Qaboos University Station

    Operators of a wastewater pumping station at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman were facing serious clogging issues, having to frequently lift the station’s pump and manually remove waste solids and grease build-up.Furthermore, as the station couldn’t handle the flow during peak hours, it was not unusual to have overflows that would reach the adjacent roads.

  • Clogging Solution Is Crystal Clear In Crystal Lake
    Clogging Solution Is Crystal Clear In Crystal Lake

    The city of Crystal Lake, IL, was able to parlay a longterm solid relationship with a major pump manufacturer into a clogging solution for one pump station, cost-saving standardization and reduced inventory across its remaining pump stations, and significant energy savings.

  • ESCO Analysis: 5 Steps To WWTP Energy Efficiency
    ESCO Analysis: 5 Steps To WWTP Energy Efficiency

    How do energy savings performance contracts work? An energy services company (ESCO) breaks down the process and shares recent results from a participating wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).

  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Brings More Reliable Water Operations Clearly Into Focus
    Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Brings More Reliable Water Operations Clearly Into Focus

    Learn about the advantages and implementation of AMI from experts who are making “smarter water” a reality.

  • Introducing A New Era In Wastewater Pumping
    Introducing A New Era In Wastewater Pumping

    Flygt introduces Concertor, a fully integrated system with high operational flexibility that takes wastewater pumping to a whole new level.

  • Flygt Concertor
    Flygt Concertor

    This new smart, interconnected wastewater pumping system from Xylem’s Flygt brand senses the operating conditions of its environment, adapts its performance in real time and provides feedback to pumping station operators.

  • California Takes ‘Historic Step’ Towards Widespread DPR
    California Takes ‘Historic Step’ Towards Widespread DPR

    California regulators took a step closer to allowing direct potable reuse (DPR) this month, releasing a study about the feasibility of using this treatment practice in the drought-plagued state.

  • New Jersey At Odds With EPA’s PFOA Limit
    New Jersey At Odds With EPA’s PFOA Limit

    Scientists working for the New Jersey government have released new recommendations on a controversial contaminant, suggesting a safety level that is lower than federal standards.

  • Mobile Membrane Systems Provide Emergency Response
    Mobile Membrane Systems Provide Emergency Response

    When emergencies inevitably arise, municipal operators need to be prepared to respond immediately to restore services in order to provide safe, reliable water to their customers. Take for example the City of Cisco, Texas.

  •  Complete Blower Package Results In Quiet Operation, Easy Maintenance
    Complete Blower Package Results In Quiet Operation, Easy Maintenance

    Until 2012, the Kaufman, TX, Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operated two separate aeration basins with mechanical surface aerators. As the plant’s equipment aged and required more frequent and expensive repairs and maintenance, the City of Kaufman followed its engineering firm’s recommendation to install a new, more efficient, fine bubble-diffused air system rather than simply replacing its old mixers with in-kind equipment.

  • Effective Water Recovery Simplified Through Committed Partnership
    Effective Water Recovery Simplified Through Committed Partnership

    Clearas Water Recovery's patented treatment platform, Advanced Biological Nutrient Recovery (ABNR) technology, is highly modular and scalable, providing a sustainable approach to cleaning water. The Clearas system consists of three core phases: the blend phase, the nutrients recovery phase and the separation phase. For optimal results, Clearas has partnered with Endress+Hauser for dependable products and reliable technical expertise.

  • To Help With Cleanup, EPA Adds Gold King Mine To Superfund List
    To Help With Cleanup, EPA Adds Gold King Mine To Superfund List

    Last year, three million gallons of acid mine water from the Gold King Mine spill near Silverton, CO, entered the Animas and San Juan rivers.

  • Former Michigan Official Admits She Ignored Health Problems In Flint
    Former Michigan Official Admits She Ignored Health Problems In Flint

    A former Michigan official admitted last week that she had data about health problems in Flint, MI, amid a tap-water crisis in the city but did not speak up publicly about what she knew.

  • Legionella In Water Linked To Deaths At Hospital
    Legionella In Water Linked To Deaths At Hospital

    Two people died this month in connection to Legionella-tainted water at a medical center in Seattle, WA.

  • New Ultrasonic Flow Meters Improve Biogas Measurements
    New Ultrasonic Flow Meters Improve Biogas Measurements

    As interest in biogas grows, more attention is being paid to measuring biogas flow, which has long been a problem area in process measuring technology.

  • Horse Racetrack Bets On Flygt For Pump Station Design
    Horse Racetrack Bets On Flygt For Pump Station Design

    200-acre Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, NJ, is supported by a series of barns and other support facilities that house in excess of 500 horses during track operations. In the mid-1990s the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) constructed facilities to collect horse wash water and first flush stormwater runoff for conveyance to the Two Rivers Water Reclamation Authority (TRWRA), a wastewater treatment facility located in Monmouth Beach.

  • Pump Station Retrofit Ends Stormwater Woes
    Pump Station Retrofit Ends Stormwater Woes

    A Bergen County, NJ, riverside town receives relief from torturous flooding after its stormwater pumping station is dramatically improved by the installation of new Flygt pumps.

  • The Free Pathway To The Smart Grid For Water
    The Free Pathway To The Smart Grid For Water

    The water sector is undergoing structural shifts that will demand changes to the way in which we operate if we are to meet our water challenges in the future.  Water volatility is increasing. 

  • EPA’s Nuclear Emergency Drinking Water Guidelines Take Heat
    EPA’s Nuclear Emergency Drinking Water Guidelines Take Heat

    The U.S. EPA has proposed a rule that could allow the public to temporarily drink water containing radioactive contamination in the case of a nuclear emergency and it isn’t sitting well with some.

  • Pittsburgh Struggles With Lead, Brown Water, And Rising Rates
    Pittsburgh Struggles With Lead, Brown Water, And Rising Rates

    Lead in Pittsburgh’s drinking water has some residents nervous about their tap water as rates continue to rise in the Rust Belt city.

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