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    There are various treatment processes that are used to remove iron and manganese from ground water for potable water supplies.  While there are various less common treatment methods used (such as ion exchange and ultra-filtration), most treatment systems for iron oxidize the ferrous state of iron to a ferric state so the solid particles can then be filtered out.   

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    Microbe-Filled Beads Could Be Biosolids Solution For Wastewater Plants

    A new chemical solution has emerged that might help wastewater treatment operations deal with biosolids.

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    Utah Bills Would Upend Water Utility Policy

    Proposals under consideration in the Utah legislature could dramatically curb the powers of water systems in the state.

  • Why Microplastics Are Still A Macro Problem For Wastewater Treatment Plants
    Why Microplastics Are Still A Macro Problem For Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Though some preliminary regulations have taken place to curb the presence of microplastics in the environment, more research is needed to determine what role wastewater treatment plants can and will play in solving the problem for good.

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    Circa 2010, Carollo Engineering designed and implemented expansions at wastewater treatment plants in Delano, California and Reedley, California to handle increased flows of up to 8.8 MGD and 5.0 MGD respectively. The proposals for both facilities specified a need for storage and processing of secondary sludge produced by the processes’ secondary clarifiers. Mazzei Injectors were selected to provide an efficient, zero maintenance method of freshening and mixing the sludge. Read the full case study to learn more.

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    Under Consent Order, Pittsburgh Looks To Speed Up Lead Line Replacement

    Withstanding a difficult 2017, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) now has its sights set on improvements to its lead water lines in the near future.

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    Thousands Of Puerto Ricans Still Waiting On Clean Water

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    MWA’s Rebuilt And Repaired Pumps Increase Reliability, Efficiency, And Capacity

    Rather than scrap a pair of veteran pumps, a regional public water utility elected to have them rebuilt and reinstalled by experts to increase reliability, efficiency, and capacity.

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    Math Solutions: 10 Most Popular Step-By-Step Procedure Calculation Videos Of 2017

    With almost 30,000 total views in 2017, the “Math Solutions” series of tutorial videos from wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald ("Wastewater Dan") has offered plenty of guidance to treatment plant operators. Here are the lessons that drew the most attention.

  • Ohio EPA Awarded Record $936 Million In 2017 Water/Wastewater Loans
    Ohio EPA Awarded Record $936 Million In 2017 Water/Wastewater Loans

    With cuts being made to the budget of the federal EPA, individual states are having to step up and take matters of protecting drinking and source water into their own hands. Last year, none were more forceful with this change than Ohio.

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    Gas Buildup Causes Wastewater Plant Explosion

    A wastewater treatment plant in Missouri suffered an explosion last week as a result of methane gas buildup in the plant.

  • Scalable SCADA: Deploying Ignition In Any Architecture
    Scalable SCADA: Deploying Ignition In Any Architecture

    The Internet continues to transform the way business is done, industries are in transition, new markets are opening, and consumer habits are shifting. Even if your architecture is working well now, is it scalable enough to adapt to unpredictable changes?

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    One afternoon at a waste water treatment facility, an alarm goes off when the water pressure gets too high in one of the tanks. The alarm is set at priority level 4, which means “critical,” but it doesn’t stand out because almost every other alarm at the facility is set at that level. Besides, the operator can’t acknowledge it right away because he’s dealing with several other alarms that went off a few minutes earlier – which he doesn’t yet realize are just “nuisance alarms.”

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    Making Your Old SCADA System New Again

    When it comes time to update, it's a prime opportunity to consider switching over to new software that offers improved functionality instead of dumping more money into just keeping your existing software up-to-date.

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    Have you ever been trapped in “development hell”? If you’ve been involved in developing software applications, you can probably relate to the feeling. Modern technologies offer many promising possibilities for your enterprise, but the actual process of development can feel endless and painful, especially for control engineers or other professionals who may not have extensive training in software development. In this white paper, learn about the development platform.

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    A New Standard For Lead Service Line Replacement

    As drinking water utilities around the country look to tackle outdated lead service lines, a new standard for replacement will help keep efforts consistent.

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    With EPA Cuts, Critics Fear Loss Of Water Oversight

    As the U.S. EPA is reshaped under President Trump, some are concerned over what has been reported as an “exodus” of employees from the agency.

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    A former executive at a water treatment chemicals company pleaded guilty this month to a role in a conspiracy to eliminate competition in the water treatment market.

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    Copy Custom Tag Types To Other Applications

    Having created a custom tag type, you may want to use it in another application. By far the best way to do this is through the use of application layers, where one application is built on another, thereby inheriting all of the custom features of the first (OEM) layer.

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