Newsletter | February 20, 2014

02.20.14 -- Leaked EPA Draft Causes Stir; Candidates Clash Over Nutrients

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Featured Articles

Take Care Of Your Pumps And They'll Take Care Of You
Jim DeLee, Sr. Member Technical Staff, Fluid Components International
Engineers and technicians looking to optimize their processes for productive operation can start with the pump, and protecting the pump against common hazards. Pump protection improves end-product or batch quality, reduces material costs, eliminates waste, and lowers maintenance costs.


City Saves Money And Energy With Real-Time Control System
By Hach Company
Because blowers are run continuously, energy costs associated with the aeration basin are typically the largest expense for wastewater facilities. The wastewater treatment plant in the city of Grand Rapids was looking to reduce aeration energy costs and recently upgraded the facility with a Hach Real-Time Control System. The plant is now on track to save the city more than 735,000 kilowatt hours of electricity and $62,000 annually.


An Overview Of Plant Automation And SCADA Solutions
By Emerson Process Management, Power & Water Solutions
Emerson’s Ovation SCADA communications server effectively monitors and controls the activity of remote water and wastewater systems from a single location. Emerson’s plant automation and control strategies provide, safer, more reliable control over treatment processes spread over hundreds of miles.


HYBACS Called On As Cost-Effective, Advanced Wastewater Solution
By Degremont Technologies
The Town of Botleng in Johhannesburg, South Africa was looking for different technologies to construct a new WWTP to treat a flow of 0.93 MGD with future expansion to treat up to 1.87 MGD flow. Due to financial constraints, the town was searching for an cost-effective, but advanced wastewater solution. The HYBACS system was selected because of simple operation and maintenance and low power consumption.

From The Editor

Treatment Plant Discovers Fountain Of Youth, Long-Range Regulatory Compliance
An old (but important) drinking water facility finds new life through treatment upgrades, enabling compliance with strict water-quality regulations well into the future.

Industry News

Leaked EPA Draft Causes Stir
Candidates Clash Over Nutrients
West Virginia Water ‘Usable' But Safety Not Guaranteed
Michigan Water Plagued By Pathogens
AWWA Guidance Helps Water Utilities Guard Against Cyber Attacks
Utilities Push Wisconsin To Delay Phosphorous Rules
Xylem Opens Third Dewatering Solutions Location In Florida
Emerson Bearing Forms Wastewater Treatment Division
Honeywell Pumps Up Energy Savings At California's East Valley Water District
Industrial Expansions Stimulating Demand For Media-Based Water Filters
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Radium And Iron Removed From Radioactive Water To Solve Water Scarcity Crisis In Texas

Radium And Iron Removed From Radioactive Water To Solve Water Scarcity Crisis In Texas

Jim Jackson, National Sales Manager for Mazzei, discusses a San Angelo, TX project removing radium and iron from a radioactive water source to solve the city’s water scarcity problem.

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Optical Sludge Measurement System Brochure
The OPTISYS SLM 2080 goes right down to the bottom of the tank, and thanks to its direct, optical measuring rinciple, it detects all sludge phases, supplying precise concentration and level measurements.

Reverse Osmosis Meters For Measuring Total Dissolved Solids
This compact instrument has been designed specifically to demonstrate and test POU reverse osmosis or distillation systems. By measuring electrical conductivity, it will quickly determine the parts per million/total dissolved solids (ppm/TDS) of any drinking water.

FPI Mag Insertion Flow Meter Brochure
The FPI Mag is ideal for capital or maintenance projects, retrofits, and sites never before metered. The unique combination of accuracy, ease of installation, and total cost savings make the FPI Mag the perfect choice for a wide range of municipal and industrial applications.

Dif-Jet Aeration Systems Presentation
The Dif-Jet modular wall mounted aeration system works in all climates, adapts easily to pure oxygen or ozone feeds, and features no material failures including hardening, softening, breaking, or leaking.

Navigator 500 Sodium Analyzer Datasheet
The Navigator 500 range of analyzers from ABB are designed for high-purity water treatment applications and power cycle chemistry monitoring.

xpdrainage Drainage Design Software Brochure
The xpdrainage drainage design software package helps planners, engineers, and designers manage the impact of increased pollution from direct runoff and increased storm flows due to expanding cities and populations.
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When you’re not putting out fires, you’re busy testing the effluent to prevent upsets. We want to help you BUST your biggest challenges. There are a lot of myths about wastewater and our Myth Busting community is where you can separate fact from fiction with the help of other operators and Hach resources. Take this survey and let us know and we’ll send you tools and resources to help you save time, save money and rethink your wastewater treatment.

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