Blowers used in biological processing can consume 50 percent or more of a wastewater utility’s electricity; therefore, optimizing this area can have a dramatic impact on reliability and operational cost. Learn how Newnan Utilities' Wahoo Creek Facility, a 3-MGD wastewater treatment plant, was able to decrease operating costs while extending the life of existing equipment.
The 13 Biggest Challenges Facing The Water Industry
Each year, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) surveys water professionals to identify the industry’s biggest challenges and concerns, while also providing key data to help support the development of solutions. In looking at the executive summary of this year’s State of the Water Industry report, I noticed some very familiar themes, but I was also struck by a few surprises.
10 Steps To Selecting A Diaphragm Seal By Ashcroft Inc.
Starting with seal type (criterion No. 1) down through fill fluid (No. 10), Ashcroft Inc. shares 10 essential considerations for selecting the right diaphragm seal.
Engineers Change Course On Acoustic Leak Detection By Mueller Water Products
Jalur Cahaya Sdn Bhd (JCSB) was using acoustic-based leak detection systems to locate leaks on water mains for a utility in central Malaysia. The systems were unable to locate leaks due to low water pressure levels and because the mains were comprised of plastic and other non-ferrous materials.
Slot Injector Aeration System Expands Capacity Of SBR By KLa Systems
A landfill had an existing single-basin SBR plant to process leachate, which is notable for its high nitrogen load. The original system was installed with a fine-pore diffuser aeration system; due to the chemical/biological composition of the mixed liquor, it was prone to diffuser fouling and premature membrane failure.
18 Hours To New SCADA By Thelma Akwei and Jessica Spindler, Trihedral Engineering Limited
Houghton Lake Sewer Authority (HLSA) manages a sanitary sewage facility for the townships of Denton, Lake, and Roscommon. Staff were concerned that the aging computer running their SCADA software application was in danger of failing. However, their budget constraint was cost-driven and required that any new, fully featured system be up and running in under a week.
The AEROMIX packaged plant treatment system is a type of biological treatment for domestic waste using the extended aeration process. AEROMIX packaged plants are compact, self-contained, and factory prefabricated.
Hallett UV wastewater purification systems, with patented crossfire technology, are engineered for simple, efficient, multiplex configuration, and treat flows up to 1 MGD (3785 m3/day) for wastewater and reuse applications.