1. Meeting New Effleunt Qaulity Requirements With MBRs

    When the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) issued a new waste discharge requirement, the Nevada County Sanitary District saw that a major upgrade of the existing WWTP's lagoon system would be required. An MBR system was selected due to its capability of meeting new effluent quality using the existing plant footprint and its competitive operating costs.

  2. MBRs Address Failure Of Local Septic Systems

    This project brief highlights how the town of Alpine utilized a CWRSF loan to replace the existing WWTP and address the failure of several local septic systems with MBRs.

  3. Hydro-Guard Advanced Flushing System Simplifies Operations, Increases Water Quality And Saves Treatment Expenses

    Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB), Birmingham, Alabama has consistently achieved the rating of the number five water system in the United States for water quality.  BWWB’s potable water distribution system (WDS) serves 600,000 people with a daily average use of 100 million gallons (378 million liters) of water, received from nearby lakes and rivers. The system includes 51 water storage tanks, nearly 4,000 miles (6,437 km) of pipe, over 13,000 fire hydrants and over 200,000 service connections.

  4. Modernize Your Mobile Operation

    The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati’s Wastewater Collection Division manages 3,000 miles of main sewer line and services some 200,000 individual customer sewer laterals and accounts that cover nearly 1 million residents and businesses. When things go wrong with those pipes, the division hears about it from customers loud and clear.

  5. NeoTech Aqua Solutions Corporate Brochure

    The NeoTech Aqua Solutions team takes pride in leading the water treatment industry with innovations in ultraviolet technology that make a difference to our world.

  6. Anderson Valley Brewing Company Case Study

    Anderson Valley Brewing Company had acquired a several different aeration technologies in their treatment ponds over the years including surface aspirators and a diffuser system. They were interested in increasing treatment capacity so they could irrigate using reclaimed wastewater. After discovering ClearBlu and visiting an existing installation they decided to incrementally add UltraFine Bubble aerators to increase treatment.

  7. One Water Communication: Standardizing How We Communicate Visually About Water

    I believe that we value what we know. We use scales, models and frameworks to help us understand complex matters and materials. Review the conceptual models and categorization efforts of Daniel Defoe, Charles Darwin, Anders Celsius, John Smith Elgin Marbles, Seamus Heaney, Tycho Brahe, Captain Bligh, and my favorite, Rear Admiral Francis Beaufort, author and developer of the Beaufort Wind Scale.

  8. Engineering Angle: The Future Is Here — Embracing A New Paradigm In The World Of Water

    Among the prominent advancements in improving public health and environment over the past two hundred years, collection and treatment of domestic wastewater ranks near the top.  The traditional view of wastewater treatment has been of a “linear pipeline,” whereby wastewater is collected at one end of a watershed, transported as quickly as practical to the other end, where it is treated and discharged to the nearest waterbody as a disposal byproduct. By Art Umble, Ph.D., MWH Wastewater Practice Leader for the Americas region

  9. Instrumentation In Activated Sludge: Past, Present, And Future

    After a century of operation, the activated sludge process is still being fine-tuned to meet today’s challenging treatment and efficiency targets.

  10. The Benefits Of An Integrated Watershed Approach To Nutrient Management

    How to look beyond the wastewater treatment plant for sustainable, holistic solutions to nutrient loading