Newsletter | March 4, 2014

03.04.14 -- 5 Steps Every Utility Should Take To Prepare For Disaster

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New Luminescent Technology Brings Faster, More Accurate CBOD Analysis
By Bob Dabkowski, Wastewater Specialist, Hach Company
Measuring dissolved oxygen (DO) in the CBOD procedure was once troublesome and inefficient for lab personnel and operators alike at the Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant in Tyler, TX. But all that changed when they adopted new luminescent technology that has eliminated problems with instrument drift, slow measurements, and frequent maintenance.


Wireless Lift Station Monitoring
By Telog Instruments, Inc.
Lift stations are remote pumping facilities that move wastewater from lower to higher elevation. Monitoring lift stations is important to collection system operators. A comprehensive lift station monitoring system provides information to operations, maintenance, collections, and modeling groups within a utility. This includes real-time alarming, time-stamp event data, trend data, station flow history, pump cycle data, pumping rate history, pump energy efficiency history, and site diagnostics.


Big Pipe For The Big Apple
By AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company
The $1.4B Catskill and Delaware Ultraviolet Disinfection Facility, located 19 miles north of Manhattan in Mount Pleasant, N.Y., is one of the largest ultraviolet disinfection facilities in the country. It treats 2 billion gallons of water daily- 90 percent of New York City’s drinking water. Because of the high quality of source water, the city was allowed to employ an ultraviolet facility instead of a more costly treatment method.


Size Your Ozone System In 5 Minutes Or Less
By Pinnacle Ozone
The most common questions about using ozone for the treatment of industrial wastewater relate to system sizing and pricing. Here are five quick rules of thumb to get a ballpark size for your next ozone project.


Robust Decentralized Wastewater Treatment For Small Communities ... FAST
By Bio-Microbics, Inc.
For many small and medium communities, centralized or conventional sewer options are technically complicated and/or are often the expensive choice for managing wastewater treatment. As the demand for water reaches critical levels for most areas around the world, decentralized treatment systems are becoming increasingly popular by returning treated water back to the local environment.

From The Editor

5 Steps Utilities Should Take To Prepare For Disaster
When it comes to support during an emergency, the water sector sometimes gets left out. Here's how to guarantee community help in a crisis and other important steps every water utility should take before disaster strikes.

Industry News

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After Coal Ash Debacle, Water Safety A Point Of Confusion
Transforming Wastewater Treatment Plants Into Renewable Energy Resources
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