Newsletter | April 24, 2014

04.24.14 -- Can God Persuade Customers To Pay Their Water Bills?; Aerating High Organic Loads

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Reduce Energy And Chemical Spend With Hach's RTC Systems

Reduce Energy And Chemical Spend With Hach’s RTC Systems

The City of Grand Rapids WWTP reduced their aeration costs by 15 percent and received a $58,728 rebate check from the local energy utility after installing a Real-Time Control System for Nitrification. Download the application article to learn how they did it.

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Aerating High Organic Loads: Tornados, Hurricanes Whip Dairy Waste Into Shape
By RWL Water Aeromix
Sancor, an Argentine dairy processor, needed to build an up-to-date wastewater treatment plant for its yogurt manufacturing facility in Cordoba. Traditional dairy wastes have BOD concentrations too high for single stage biological treatment.


Pump Station Rehabilitation At The Jersey Shore
By John E. Davis, Marketing Specialist, and Tony J. Oswald, Eastern Regional Manager, Sauereisen
For most municipalities in the U.S., wastewater collection system rehabilitation has received the least amount of attention and capital of all public works projects, especially compared to the other infrastructure dollars that are spent on bridges, roads, and other utilities.


The Case For Inspecting Fire Hydrants
By Mueller Co.
Fire hydrants exist to protect life and property from the perils of fire. So, why is it that the proper repair and maintenance of something this important to every one of us can be so easily overlooked?


Three Channel's A Charm: MD WWTP Chooses UV
By WEDECO -- A Xylem Brand
The Seneca Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) receives wastewater from the greater Washington, D.C. area. Heightened security and concerns over the hazards of using chlorine gas had the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) reconsidering their wastewater disinfection process equipment.

From The Editor

Biosolids Application Creates A Stink
Well-meaning, sustainable practice confronts “Not in my backyard!” pushback in Pennsylvania.

Industry News

Can God Persuade Customers To Pay Their Water Bills?
Bacteria Fighting Fabric
Government Agency Takes On Non-Revenue Water
Cancer-Inducing Chemical Found In Chinese City's Drinking Water
Water Tax Fuels Race For Michigan's Next Governor
Effort To Restructure Alabama's Biggest Water Utility Hits Snag
$500,000 Invested For Canadian Water Researchers To Examine Hydraulic Fracturing
Australian Water Utility Seeks Technology Partners
Earth Week: Bark Beetles Change Rocky Mountain Stream Flows, Affect Water Quality
‘How's My Waterway' Now More User-Friendly
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Promass O Coriolis Mass Flowmeter Brochure
Ideal for demanding offshore and onshore environmental conditions, the Promass O sensor is a fully balanced device that is immune to pipe vibrations and external process influences.

Ultrameter II 6P Datasheet
The Ultrameter II series from Myron L delivers performance of ±1 percent of reading. This high level of accuracy has been achieved through advanced, four-electrode conductivity cell technology, a unique pH/ORP sensor, and powerful, microprocessor-based circuitry.

xpswmm Technical Overview
xpswmm is a complete software package for modeling stormwater and wastewater flows and pollutants. It is used by scientists, engineers, and resource and asset managers to simulate natural rainfall-runoff processes and the performance of engineered systems that manage our water resources.

SCADA Solutions For Water And Wastewater Treatment Plants
Emerson Process Management’s SCADA servers effectively monitor and control the activity of water/wastewater systems from a single location for immediate detection of problems through diagnostic displays. 

Sludge Monster Brochure
The Sludge Monster is a compact grinder, tough on solids in sludge applications. It fits into areas with limited space requirements, while still providing the necessary power for downstream protection.

The Zenith Ozone Generator System Datasheet
Zenith series ozone systems from Pinnacle Ozone have been designed for municipal, commercial, industrial, and food and beverage users requiring ozone to be delivered in a specific output rate with no deviation or shut down.
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Embracing A New Paradigm In The World Of Water
Embracing A New Paradigm In The World Of Water
In recent years the “out-of-sight, out-of-mind” attitude toward water has been rapidly giving way to a more circular approach whereby the resource values intrinsic in wastewater are recovered and returned to the local community from whence it came.

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Ecosorb: Nontoxic Odor Control
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Model 4710 Electronic Ton Cylinder Scale
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Series 300 Plunger Valve
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