Newsletter | April 1, 2014

04.01.14 -- Obama Slashes Water Funding; Engineered Bacteria Remove Lead

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Spotlight On Aeration

Continuous-Fill SBR Tanks Help WWTP Exceed Effluent Requirements
By Sanitaire -- A Xylem Brand
By installing two continuous fill SBR tanks, the Newville Borough Water & Sewer Authority lowered total nitrogen below permit limits, reduced energy costs, and created a new revenue stream (selling unused nutrient allocations).


The End Is Near For FOG Deposits
By DO2E
DO2E has designed and patented the Little John Digester for complete removal of FOG deposits and H2S wastewater. The Little John Digester is a device that operates on low-pressure, high-volume air flow, has no moving parts, can be installed in 5 minutes, and can be equipped to provide various levels of concentrated oxygen.


Distributed Aeration Of Ponds For Destratification And Algae Control
By Fortrans, Inc.
The newly patented Dif-Jet Floating Aeration System aerates water above the surface and pumps the aerated water under pressure back into the pond through unique discharge configurations to produce large areas and variable depths of aerated water.


Multi-Jet And Cycle-Jet Aspirator Technologies
By Mass Transfer Systems
This case study discusses two recent start-up installations where innovative aspirator technologies have met and exceeded customer expectations.


Surface Aspirating Aerators Eliminate Algae From Troublesome Pond
By RWL Water Aeromix
Four 2-hp AEROMIX Surface Aspirating Aerators solved algae blooms so dense that golf balls hit from the tee would stay on the surface if hit into the water.

From The Editor

Why Your Utility Should 'Like' Social Media
Utilities all over the world are discovering that social media can be an effective, and often necessary, tool to communicate with ratepayers.

Industry News

Obama Slashes Water Funding
Engineered Bacteria Remove Lead
Water Line Insurance: Utility Officials Unsure Of Its Merits
Texas Wins Advantage In Groundwater Fight With New Mexico
Illinois City May Spend Millions Closing Wastewater Plant
Looking Across The Pond For Help Meeting U.S. Water Challenges
PTG Water & Energy To Debut Onsite Power Generation At 2014 Craft Brewers Conference And BrewExpo America
EPA And Army Corps Of Engineers Clarify Protection For Nation's Streams And Wetlands
Platte River Power Authority Restores Cooling Reservoir, Reducing Maintenance Costs And Improving Wildlife Habitat
Here's What They're Saying About The Clean Water Act Proposed Rule
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Guide To Flow Meter Laboratory Calibration
Process and plant engineers in the water/wastewater treatment and industrial process industries with challenging flow measurement applications will discover in this new, free brochure an explanation of the process of calibrating air/gas flow meters and describing how the services of FCI’s state-of-the-art Flow Calibration Laboratory help to calibrate an air/gas flow meter for precision accuracy, superior repeatability, and the highest reliability.

ORION SE Network Gateway Transceiver Datasheet
The Badger Meter ORION SE Network Gateway Transceiver receives, stores, and sends water and gas metering data from surrounding ORION SE meter endpoints (or ORION ME endpoints with a migration license) to a utility’s central system computer.

Priming Assisted Pumps Brochure
Gorman-Rupp's priming assisted (dry prime) pumps are the perfect solution for sewage bypass operations, construction site dewatering, and other applications where intermittent flow can be a problem.

AquaView 1.60 SCADA System Datasheet
AquaView is a complete SCADA software specifically developed for wastewater transport. Station data, including pumped volume, inflow, water level, pump starts, and run times are clearly visible, and set points are easily changed.
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Coming Soon In The Water Online Newsletter

Look for Water Online's upcoming special coverage of the following topics:

  • Drinking Water Treatment Spotlight (April 3)
  • Pumps and Controls Special Edition (April 10)
  • Drinking Water Product Showcase (April 16)
  • Instrumentation Special Edition (April 17)
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