Newsletter | June 17, 2014

06.17.14 -- Wipe Out Wipes: 'Flushables' Turning Sewers Into Nightmares Nationwide

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Featured Articles

The Importance Of Filters, Cartridges, And Housings
By Robert LeConche, President, Shelco Filters
In manufacturing, water and water-based solutions are regularly filtered for various purposes and outcomes — including for cleaning, cooling, and movement. The filtering process is crucial to quality, performance, and cost savings.


Grab More Info From The Inflow
By Neptune Technology Group Inc.
A lack of data on exactly when and how much water was consumed meant the city of Clermont, Florida could not refute high water bill complaints. It didn’t help that many aging meters in the system were measuring flows with less than 100 percent accuracy. To better track reverse flow events and account for lost water, the city started to look into the possibility of radio reads.


Plant's Aeration Output Increased While Electricity Is Decreased
By Sulzer Pumps / ABS USA
Upgrading the aeration system was a major key to reducing energy costs at the wastewater treatment plant in Meriden, Connecticut. Conventional aerators consume up to 80 percent of the energy used by the typical wastewater treatment plant, and the rotary displacement blowers already in use in the Meriden plant were far from energy efficient.


Adopting A Complete SCADA System Over A RTU-Based Solution
For over a decade, The Bahamas Water and Sewerage Company (BWSC) faced significant service challenges on the Island of New Providence. These included a lack of centralized monitoring and control for the island’s primary water treatment and distribution system, as well as limited reporting, alarming and remote access.

Editorial

Feds Take Steps To Regulate Water For Food
Due to new rules proposed by the FDA, monitoring services and new pumps will likely be shopping-list items for food processors.

Industry News

President Signs Water Infrastructure Legislation
Mountains Rising Due To Groundwater Pumping
EPA Water Cooling Rules May Spark Legal Fight
Feds To Tap Long Untouched Dam In California
Santa Barbara To Reboot Desalination Plant
U.S. Government Announces Preliminary Duty On Calcium Hypochlorite From China
Can Oil Companies Drill In Everglades Without Tainting Tap Water?
Donahue Begins Terms As AWWA President
WERF Expands Research On Energy Production From Wastewater
American Water Receives Four National Awards For Excellence In Water Quality
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CoMag System Brochure
Simple and reliable, the CoMag System from Evoqua uses magnetite to ballast conventional chemical floc, enhancing settling rates and increasing the performance of wastewater and water treatment facilities, while substantially reducing costs to upgrade process performance.

Arsenic, Iron, And Manganese Removal By Filtration Brochure
Removal of arsenic, manganese, iron, fluoride, radium, and other heavy metals is a constant challenge for water purification plants.

CAPSULAR Underground Pump Station Datasheet
Handling large capacities, the CAPSULAR Underground Pump Station combines superior performance with custom design and economic efficiency to provide solutions for customers' large flow applications.

Slot Injector Aerator Brochure
The slot injector aeration system was introduced to the USA market in 2003. It is a proven oxygen transfer technology with more than 25 years of successful operating service in Europe.

Channel Monster Datasheet
The new, advanced design Channel Monster XD systems surpass all existing technologies in terms of performance, durability, maintenance costs, and ease of installation.

xpstorm Technical Overview
xpstorm is a complete software package for modeling stormwater flows and pollutants. It is used by scientists, engineers, and resource and asset managers to simulate natural rainfall-runoff processes and the performance of engineered systems that manage our water resources.
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Wipe Out Wipes : ‘Flushables' Turning Sewers Into Nightmares Nationwide
Wipe Out Wipes : ‘Flushables' Turning Sewers Into Nightmares Nationwide

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Two-Way Communication MTU: Aclara STAR Network AMI Solution
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Sanitaire Gold Series Membrane Diffusers
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Hydraulic Submersible Pumps
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Model 4500 Gas Leak Detector/Monitor
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Signet 8150 Battery-Powered Flow Totalizer
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pH: 3500 PERpH-X High-Performance pH Sensor
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MC4-400 High-Capacity Calcium Hypochlorite Disinfection System
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Flush Mount Heat Exchangers
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SLB Series Screenings Conveyor/Compactor
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DiF-JET Aerators
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EWT Carrousel Systems
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Ovivo

Ultra Mag Flow Meter
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McCrometer, Inc.

ZENITH 20/30X Ozone Generator
ZENITH 20/30X Ozone Generator

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Pinnacle Ozone

Custom Reactivation Of Granular Activated Carbon For Drinking Water
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