• Researchers Offer Ohio Utilities Quick Turnaround On Samples
    Researchers Offer Ohio Utilities Quick Turnaround On Samples

    Water utility officials in Ohio now have the chance to receive faster water samples results thanks to a new program at the University of Toledo (UT).

  • Hurricane Irma Brings Wastewater Fallout To Florida
    Hurricane Irma Brings Wastewater Fallout To Florida

    Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma brought pounding winds and torrential rain to the Caribbean and Florida, and along with it came wastewater issues.

  • How Can Public Water Utilities Save On Energy Costs?
    How Can Public Water Utilities Save On Energy Costs?

    I think that in this day and age, everyone knows a variety of ways to conserve at least a little bit of energy and save money while doing so. This is true at home, and across any industry. Take for instance the energy consumption across the United States just in the water treatment process. With thousands of water public utilities across the nation, the amount of energy usage is significant enough to make the statistical charts. 

  • Sink Or Swim: A Comparison Of Submersible And Surface Mixers For Anoxic And Anaerobic Tank Mixing
    Sink Or Swim: A Comparison Of Submersible And Surface Mixers For Anoxic And Anaerobic Tank Mixing

    With increasing requirements for enhanced nutrient removal, many wastewater plants are adding anoxic and/or anaerobic tanks in their secondary treatment systems. There are multiple options for enhanced nutrient removal including, but not limited to, the A2O (Anaerobic, Anoxic, Aerobic) process, the UCT or MUCT (Modified University of Cape Town) process and the Bardenpho process.

  • Indiana Town’s 1,4-Dioxane Concerns Reflect National Risks
    Indiana Town’s 1,4-Dioxane Concerns Reflect National Risks

    The threat of 1,4-dioxane in drinking water may be more pervasive than many thought and some communities are concerned about the health of their consumers.

  • San Diego Bolsters Stormwater Enforcement
    San Diego Bolsters Stormwater Enforcement

    San Diego is cracking down on construction sites that pollute waterways.

  • SWAN Distribution Quality Monitors – Multiple Parameters; One Simple Panel
    SWAN Distribution Quality Monitors – Multiple Parameters; One Simple Panel

    The SWAN DIST series Distribution Quality Monitor line offers three options for measuring chlorine, pH, conductivity and turbidity on one easy to install, easy to maintain panel. Versatile output options ensure water quality throughout your distribution system, proving piece of mind and customer satisfaction.

  • Water — A Critical Component Of Sustainability For Municipalities
    Water — A Critical Component Of Sustainability For Municipalities

    For several days after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the City of Beaumont, TX, the city’s 120,000 residents lost water service when several main water intake pumps fell victim to the flood. Beaumont and other cities in the path of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, from Texas to Florida to the Carolinas, are experiencing similar fates with sewage treatment plants, flood control systems, and other water-related facilities. When the water recedes and damages are assessed, water facilities that were already strained (many more than 50 years old) will require replacement or extensive repairs

  • Solids Inventory Optimization
    Solids Inventory Optimization

    Traditional municipal wastewater treatment plants typically rely on conventional tests such as Total Suspended Solids (TSS) and possibly Volatile Suspended Solids (VSS) to attempt to quantify biomass.

  • Treatment Plant Upgrade Includes Conversion To On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation To Ease Operations And Increase Safety
    Treatment Plant Upgrade Includes Conversion To On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation To Ease Operations And Increase Safety

    Fairmont, Minnesota, known as the City of Lakes, is located in Martin County in southern Minnesota. The city’s water treatment plant serves a mix of customers including approximately 3,900 residential taps, 500 commercial and 17 industrial customers. Looking to the future, Fairmont city leaders began to investigate upgrading the city’s water treatment plant in 2010. The existing plant had been in operation for well over 70 years and relied on gas chlorine for disinfection.

  • Two Tennessee Water Utilities Discover ALPHA™ Joint Makes Installations Faster, More Efficient
    Two Tennessee Water Utilities Discover ALPHA™ Joint Makes Installations Faster, More Efficient

    From Nevada to South Dakota and now Tennessee, cities across the U.S. are installing the AMERICAN Flow Control® ALPHA restrained joint, because it saves labor, time and money. Introduced almost a year ago, ALPHA is used on AMERICAN’s Series 2500 4- to 12-inch Resilient Wedge Gate Valves and American-Darling and Waterous fire hydrants.

  • Sewage Treatment Plant Manufacturer Challenges And Opportunities
    Sewage Treatment Plant Manufacturer Challenges And Opportunities

    The need for private partnership in wastewater management has been evident for some time. As a result, there are a number of ways that private players are now involved in wastewater management. For instance, there are plant management specialists, collecting specialists, and technical specialists.

  • How To Develop A Chemical Spill Response Plan
    How To Develop A Chemical Spill Response Plan

    Few catastrophes can be as devastating to drinking water supplies as a chemical spill. A utility serving Southern Virginia has developed a plan for responding to such events, which may serve as a model for others.

  • Amid Utility Labor Shortage, Pennsylvania Takes Action
    Amid Utility Labor Shortage, Pennsylvania Takes Action

    Those charged with treating our drinking water and wastewater are likely to share the sentiment that they are asked to do too much with too few resources.

  • Report: Climate Change To Exacerbate Nitrogen Pollution
    Report: Climate Change To Exacerbate Nitrogen Pollution

    Already widespread, nitrogen contamination of environmental waters is on the rise, according to a major study published this summer in the journal Science.

  • Is Remote Monitoring Right for Me?
    Is Remote Monitoring Right for Me?

    Utilities turn to wireless remote monitoring systems to eliminate blind spots in their water, wastewater, and stormwater networks

  • The ozonia Innovation Labs Have Set The New Standard For Ozone Technology
    The ozonia Innovation Labs Have Set The New Standard For Ozone Technology

    The newest family in the SUEZ ozone range, the ozonia® M includes all the latest developments from the ozonia® innovation labs. Ozonia® IGS+ dielectric technology provides even lower energy consumption and increased ozone production capacity up to 25 kg/h resulting in a lower cost per kg of ozone. The new ozonia® smartO3™ automation platform adds a suite of advanced features designed to optimize system performance and reduce operation costs. Finally, an innovative design provides improved resistance to environmental conditions in a more compact footprint.

  • El Paso Obtains $152 Million For Water And Wastewater Improvements
    El Paso Obtains $152 Million For Water And Wastewater Improvements

    Water and wastewater utilities around the country face seemingly insurmountable infrastructure problems, from dilapidated pipelines to out-of-date facilities.

  • Bipartisan Lawmakers Pressure Trump To Address PFCs
    Bipartisan Lawmakers Pressure Trump To Address PFCs

    Members of Congress are pushing President Trump to speed up the military’s investigation into perfluorinated-compound (PFC) contamination of drinking water.

  • EffTec Initiative For Enhanced Station Efficiency
    EffTec Initiative For Enhanced Station Efficiency

    Energy efficiency in wastewater disposal is now also of big importance, as it largely determines the economy. To be able to further increase the efficiency of the submersible pumps, HOMA Pumps has redesigned the motor and hydraulics of their units: Not only the efficiency of the motors has been improved but thanks to a permanent motor cooling, all types of the new EffTec Series can be operated in an immersed or dried state. Watch the video to learn more.

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    Dependability We Need

    With 53 lift stations, the City of Huntsville, Alabama needs dependable equipment and suppliers. Sulzer’s submersible pumps have consistently given them the reliable day-to-day performance and the blockage protection they need.

  • Dirty Process Water Can Lead To Increased Total Operating Costs
    Dirty Process Water Can Lead To Increased Total Operating Costs

    Water from cooling towers attracts and absorbs airborne contaminants on a continuous basis. Typically, 85% of suspended solids in cooling water and hot water loops are smaller than 5 microns. Scientific studies have shown that these small particles (5 microns and less) are the adherent contaminants fouling the water loop and process cooling system.

  • California Wastewater Plant Overcomes Salt Crisis
    California Wastewater Plant Overcomes Salt Crisis

    Treatment processes at a wastewater plant in California hit a snag recently when the facility was inundated with salt.

  • Michigan Town Uncovers PFC Contamination 400 Times EPA-Advised Limits
    Michigan Town Uncovers PFC Contamination 400 Times EPA-Advised Limits

    Another community appears to be struggling with a drinking water contaminant that continues to plague treatment facilities around the country.

  • What Lies Within… What You Need To Know About Hardness Monitoring
    What Lies Within… What You Need To Know About Hardness Monitoring

    Water hardness can wreak havoc on your boilers, creating holes in tubes, eating away at the walls. To keep the hardness at bay, you’re going to need to monitor the levels of calcium and magnesium seeping into your system.  There are things you need to know to ensure that you are doing this properly. First, use an automated system to increase reaction time to hardness. Next, monitor the softeners; they are critical in keeping the system functioning. Last, learn the temperament of your individual boiler; no two are alike.  

  • Ecomuseum Zoo: High Efficiency Filtration Reduces Turbidity & Maintenance Costs
    Ecomuseum Zoo: High Efficiency Filtration Reduces Turbidity & Maintenance Costs

    ​The Ecomuseum Zoo is home to the most impressive ambassadors of Quebec’s wildlife. All residents of the Ecomuseum Zoo are there for a special reason: orphaned, injured or born under professional human care, each of them could not return to the wild. Hence, they have found a forever home at the zoo.

  • Protecting The Process: Pretreatment For Membrane Bioreactors
    Protecting The Process: Pretreatment For Membrane Bioreactors

    Toward the end of the 1980s, Professor Kazuo Yamamoto from Tokyo University gave a lecture to a skeptical crowd. His topic? Immersed hollow fiber membrane bioreactors. Since the day that first audience listened to the possibilities of MBRs, much work has been done to make membrane bioreactors a common step in the wastewater treatment process.  

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    How To Optimize Aeration At MBR Plants

    Membrane bioreactor (MBR) plants are found all around the world, serving as a go-to method for treating wastewater through a combination of processes. But as this technology gains popularity, operations must contend with the inherent aeration problems it presents.

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