Newsletter | July 3, 2014

07.03.14 -- Increasing Mandates Crushing Small Utilities; How Much Water Does The West Really Have Left?

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Eliminating Sludge Islands In Your Wastewater Lagoon
By Jim Dartez, RELIANT Water Technologies
Old municipal and industrial wastewater lagoons have the tendency to build islands of sludge at various locations around the lagoon. It is most common for older lagoons to build such islands wherever wastewater enters the lagoons.


Optimizing Air Flows To Aeration Basins
By Sierra Instruments, Inc.
As a result of clean energy mandates and the rising cost of energy, wastewater treatment facilities around the country are retrofitting their instrumentation to run highly efficient, cost-effective, clean facilities. To reduce emissions and produce clean energy, solid wastes are often digested in large digester tanks to reduce the volume of waste (sludge) and produce more biogas, which is then used as fuel in the cogeneration process.


Customers Can Monitor Their Own Usage With Fixed Network AMI
By Neptune Technology Group Inc.
The City of Evanston made the decision to switch to a R450 System as the demand for data collection, analysis, and customer information keeps growing


Using Membrane Contactors To Remove Dissolved Gases From Feedwater
By Membrana
When engineers at the Kori nuclear power plant in South Korea found that dissolved nitrogen in reactor feed water led to an increased production of carbon 14, a long-term environmental contaminant, they sought a way to minimize its production. Membrane contactors were installed to simultaneously remove both dissolved nitrogen and oxygen from the water.

From The Editor

A Guide To Water Reuse For Food and Beverage Manufacturers
As water resources become more strained, many food and beverage companies are turning to reuse to reduce the amount of water they require and the amount of wastewater they must dispose.

Industry News

Increasing Mandates Crushing Small Utilities
How Much Water Does The West Really Have Left?
Controversial Plan Offers Recycled Water Across Jurisdictional Lines
EPA Releases New Policy Statement On Climate Change Adaptation
Beach Report: 10 Percent Of America's Beach Water Samples Fail Safety Test
U.S. Schools Struggle To Offer Clean Drinking Water
Utility Accused Of Fake Numbers On Bills
Abandoned Water Wells Can Present Risks
‘Making The Grade' Group Calls For Six-Point Plan To Rebuild America's Infrastructure
The Water Council Partners With Wisconsin Historical Society To Record Real Time History
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MIOX Blackwater Produced Water Treatment Unit Brochure
The MIOX Blackwater Trailer is a mobile, chemical-free, on-site water treatment system for high-volume disinfection. Capable of dosing between 100 to 150 mg/l and higher, this mixed oxidant solution (MOS) system achieves complete kill of both sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) and acid-producing bacteria (APB). MIOX technology operates with salt, water, and electricity, so there are virtually no health, safety, spill, or environmental concerns.

18" Sound Attenuated Pump Datasheet
The compressor/venturi priming system uses a compressor to blow compressed air through a jet into a tapered tube to create a vacuum on the suction.

Bryneer Brine System Brochure
Experience easy clean out for sludge and hassle-free brine collection. 

MC4-150 Calcium Hypochlorite Disinfection System Datasheet
Designed via feedback from actual field users, the MC4-150 dry calcium hypochlorite feeding system prepares and automatically delivers a consistently accurate dose of liquid-available chlorine for disinfection applications.

Shelco Filtration Solutions Brochure
Explore our range of housing and filter cartridges that can be customized to meet your specific needs.

Self-Priming Chopper Pumps (4" To 6") Datasheet
Vaughan's Self Primer Chopper Pump offers a unique combination of conventional self-priming design with the unique chopper impeller and cutter bar arrangement.
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