Newsletter | December 4, 2012

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For clean, safe drinking water, prevention is still the best medicine.

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Why treat a water problem if you can prevent it from occurring in the first place? Calgon Carbon’s Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) removes naturally occurring matter (NOM) before it can react with disinfectant chemicals such as chlorine and chloramine to form harmful disinfection by-products (DBPs) during the disinfection process. Call us to learn more: 1-800-422-7266.

From The Editor

pH Balanced For Treatment
pH control is an important issue facing wastewater operators, due attention because it is broad and overriding, with impact on all types of treatment — and yet it is often overlooked. For this installment of "Peer Perspectives," we consulted wastewater expert Daniel Theobald to shine a light on the subject. Read on for 7 key questions and answers regarding pH and wastewater.

Featured Articles

Durability For A Dollar
By The Gorman-Rupp Company
Hopkins, Minnesota, occupies four square miles of space in south-central Minnesota, and is home to 17,000 residents. The area is also home to seven lift stations, which pump water and wastewater in various parts of the city — all of which operate with different manufacturer’s equipment.


5 Key Things To Look For In Bar Screen Technology
By Bethany Bauer, Duperon Corporation
When considering an investment in mechanically cleaned bar screen technology, site owners are most often looking for simplicity. The mission of the bar screen at a plant’s intake is to ease the remainder of the wastewater process — removing the bulk of troublesome, non-conforming debris from the wastewater stream to protect delicate downstream equipment.


Shopping Center Avoids Litigation By Resolving Sewer Odor Problems
By Mazzei Injector Company, LLC
A new shopping center in Ventura, California, with several major retail stores, was suffering from a sewer odor problem. Hydrogen sulfide odors flooded the entrances of the stores in the shopping center causing customer and employee complaints.

Wastewater Treatment In The News

Cyber Sludge: Microsoft Powered By Wastewater

First-Of-Its-Kind Wastewater Treatment System Saves Millions, Protects Environment

A Simple Way To Precipitate Phosphorus From Wastewater

Fecal Sludge-Fed Biodiesel Pilot Plant Opens

Biowater's CFIC Biofilm Process — Suitable Even In Polar Bear Weather Conditions

WEF, U.S. Department Of Labor Team To Develop Operator Training Standards

DOW Introduces Fine Particle Filter For Difficult-To-Treat Water

Transmitter Displays And Controls pH And ORP Values For Process Monitoring

All New Screenings Washer Monster Family Announced

WERF Seeking Proposals For Research To Advance Energy Production And Recovery From Wastewater And Solids
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RELIANT Model WQA Aeration System
RELIANT Model WQA Aeration System

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RELIANT Water Technologies

HUBER SRT Linear Feed Solar Dryer
HUBER SRT Linear Feed Solar Dryer

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Huber Technology, Inc.

PISTA TURBO Grit Washer
PISTA TURBO Grit Washer

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Smith & Loveless, Inc.

ABS EffeX Submersible Mixer XRW
ABS EffeX Submersible Mixer XRW

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Sulzer Pumps / ABS USA

Duperon Washer Compactor 30X.2
Duperon Washer Compactor 30X.2

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Duperon Corporation

Packaged Wastewater Treatment Plant
Packaged Wastewater Treatment Plant

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AEROMIX Systems, Inc.

Arkal Spin Klin Disc Filtration
Arkal Spin Klin Disc Filtration

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Amiad Water Systems

KLa Systems Slot Injector Aeration System
KLa Systems Slot Injector Aeration System

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KLa Systems

Flygt Slimline Propeller Pumps
Flygt Slimline Propeller Pumps

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WEDECO Duron UV System
WEDECO Duron UV System

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Sanitaire BioLoop Oxidation Ditch
Sanitaire BioLoop Oxidation Ditch

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Leopold IMS (Integral Media Support) Cap
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Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Wastewater Treatment System
Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Wastewater Treatment System

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Degremont Technologies

Layne Membrane Bioreactors (MBRs)
Layne Membrane Bioreactors (MBRs)

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Layne Christensen

AEROSTRIP Systems
AEROSTRIP Systems

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Ovivo

Electromagnetic Flowmeter WaterMaster V
Electromagnetic Flowmeter WaterMaster V

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ABB

Jet Aeration
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Mass Transfer Systems

Aqua MSBR: Modified Sequencing Batch Reactor
Aqua MSBR: Modified Sequencing Batch Reactor

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Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc.

TETRA Denite System
TETRA Denite System

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Severn Trent Services

Screenings Washer Monster
Screenings Washer Monster

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JWC Environmental

TrojanUVSigna: Advancement In Wastewater Disinfection
TrojanUVSigna: Advancement In Wastewater Disinfection

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Activated Sludge Enhancement
Activated Sludge Enhancement

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Calgon Carbon Corporation

ActiveCell Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor
ActiveCell Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor

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Headworks Inc.

The Lift Station Solution
The Lift Station Solution

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Vaughan Company