Newsletter | December 19, 2013

12.19.13 -- Top 10 Of 2013

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From The Editor

2013 was a big year for Water Online, highlighted by growth and change (have you seen our revamped homepage?). One thing that continues to remain constant, however, is our central focus on you, the reader. Our unwavering goal is to inform and assist you in the all-important roles you serve as water, wastewater, and stormwater professionals. It is always interesting, then, to look back and review the year's most popular content in our annual "Top 10" edition. Browse, click, and share your favorites!
Top 10 Articles
1. 8 Ways To Eliminate Water Hammer
By BakerCorp
2. The Many Faces Of SCADA
By Christopher Little, Trihedral Engineering Limited
3. 5 Keys To Selecting Electromagnetic Flow Meters
By McCrometer, Inc.
4. AOP 101: Advanced Oxidation Processes Explained
5. New Insight Into Waste Lagoons
By Jim Dartez, RELIANT Water Technologies
6. UV Primer For Inactivating Cryptosporidium
By Calgon Carbon Corporation
7. The Everyman's Guide To ORP Measurement
By Myron L Company
8. 5 Keys To Ozone Disinfection Success
By Thoram Charanda, Guardian Research & Development Labs; and Louis LeBrun, Pinnacle Ozone Solutions, LLC
9. Chemical Feed Selection: Tips From An Expert
By Jim Holts and Harland R Pond, Grundfos
10. 12 Steps To Precise pH Measurement
By Lyndsey McDermand, YSI, a Xylem brand
Top 10 Case Studies
1. Denitrification For Strict, Varying Nitrogen Limits
By Severn Trent Services
2. Benefits Of On-Site Chlorine Generation Revealed
By Arch Chemicals Inc.
3. Rainwater For Reuse As Drinking Water
By UV Pure Technologies
4. Stinkin' Drinkin' Water No More: Oxidation/Filtration Removes Hydrogen Sulfide
By AdEdge Water Technologies, LLC
5. Mixing Comparison: Hydraulic Or Gas
By Vaughan Company
6. Ductile Iron Pipe Provides Environmental Protection
By American Cast Iron Pipe Company
7. First-Of-Its-Kind UV Installation For Reuse
By WEDECO -- A Xylem Brand
8. Biological Filtration For Iron And Manganese Removal
By Pierre Mouchet, Degremont Technologies
9. First Wastewater Recovery Plant Installed In Middle East
By Aquatech International Corporation
10. MBBR Eliminates Odor Problems While Reaching Effluent Targets
By Headworks International Inc.
Top 10 News Stories
1. Brain-Eating Amoeba Strikes Water Supply, Spurs Action
2. Don't Drink The Holy Water
3. SOLD: Siemens Water Technologies Gets A Buyer
4. EPA Sued For 'Abandoning' Critical Rule
5. Lithium In Drinking Water: A Suicide Solution?
6. Has Lockheed Martin Solved Affordable Desalination?
7. Nitrate In Drinking Water Linked To Birth Defects
8. Senator Links Water Use Regulations To 'Oppressive' Government
9. Black & Veatch Report Reveals Top 3 Water Industry Issues
10. Extreme Algae Blooms: The New Normal?
Top 10 "From The Editor" Columns
1. EPA Goes Too Far
2. A Fracking Coverup?
3. 10 Eye-Popping Water Technologies From ACE13
4. The 13 Biggest Challenges Facing The Water Industry
5. Are Smart Meters Hazardous To Public Health?
6. Arsenic 101: 5 Questions Answered
7. Water Projects That Will Transform North America
8. The 8 Hottest Topics In Wastewater
9. 10 Tips To Save Energy On Pumping Systems
10. ‘Revolutionary' Filtration Put To The Test
Top 10 Guest Contributions
1. Arsenic Removal: 10 Years Of Lessons
By Lee Odell, CH2M HILL; and Sam Perry, Washington State Department of Health
2. Drinking Water Regulations: What Does The Future Hold?
By Eric Meliton, Frost & Sullivan
3. First-Of-Its-Kind Solution Revolutionizing Wastewater Treatment
By Julian Sandino, CH2M HILL
4. Future Trends In Financing Water Projects
By Jim Lauria, Bilfinger Water Technologies, Inc.
5. 10 Reasons Managing Stormwater Is Different From Wastewater
By Andrew Reese, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure Inc., and the Water Environment Federation
6. What Does The Revised Total Coliform Rule Mean For Your Utility?
By Lee Odell, CH2M HILL
7. The Good And Bad Of Wastewater Instrumentation: Pros, Cons, And Opportunities
By Oliver Grievson, Anglian Water
8. 3 Approaches To Controlling Odor In Wastewater Treatment Ponds
By Joel Bleth, Medora Corporation
9. Filamentous Bacteria Controlled: A Quick And Easy Solution
By Rebecca J. Bodnar, Kalispell Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
10. Innovative Thinking In The Water Industry
By Dr. Mark LeChevallier, American Water
Top 10 Products
1. Zero Liquid Discharge
Aquatech International Corporation
2. INNODRY 2E Thermal Drying System
Degremont Technologies
3. TITAN MBR Treatment System
Smith & Loveless, Inc.
4. Model 4400 Residual Chlorine Analyzer
JCS Industries Inc.
5. Engineered Pumping Stations
Sulzer Pumps / ABS USA
6. Sewper Rx Sludge Reduction System
RELIANT Water Technologies
7. Compact Wastewater Treatment System
Headworks International Inc.
8. OCTAVE Ultrasonic Water Measurement System
Master Meter, Inc.
9. Packaged Wastewater Treatment Plant
RWL Water Aeromix
10. Disinfection Byproducts/VOC/THM/Pesticide/Organic Removal/Destruction
Calgon Carbon Corporation