Newsletter | July 30, 2015

07.30.15 -- Toxic Algae Causes Pet Safety Scare; 5 Tips For Sustainable Wastewater Operations

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Sound Attenuated Bypass Trailer   Sound Attenuated 4" Bypass Trailer
The Vaughan Company now offers a series of portable pump package options that include our Dry Prime Horizontal End-Suction Chopper Pumps in 3” to 16” models, our Wet Prime Horizontal End-Suction Triton Screw Pumps in 3” to 12” models, and our Wet Prime Self-Priming Chopper Pumps in 4” to 10” models. We have partnered with Premier Pump and Power to supply our pumps on either a trailer or skid-mounted platform powered by either a diesel engine or electric drive. Another high-quality offering from the brand you trust. Learn more.
Spotlight On Wastewater Treatment Equipment
Optimize Ozone For Wastewater Reuse
By Thoram Charanda and Louis LeBrun, PE, Pinnacle Ozone
The profound drought across many areas of the country has piqued interest in wastewater reuse, and more specifically how ozone can play a role. This article answers some of the most common questions about ozone systems for wastewater applications.
Fixed-Film Treatment System Handles Fluctuating Population Changes With Ease
By Smith & Loveless, Inc.
A retreat and camp facility struggling with variable flow conditions and associated wastewater issues turns to a fixed-film treatment system designed just for that application. The results have far exceeded expectations: Treatment quality surpasses permit levels and regular operation and maintenance requirements are at an all-time low.
Pumps Reduce Downtime At Water Utility
By Sulzer Pumps Solutions Inc.
Winslow Township, NJ, sought relief from its clog-prone, unreliable pumps. Read the full case study to learn how Sulzer supported Winslow in the upgrade and expansion of its municipal water and sewer system by supplying Ivy Hall and Victoria Manor with more reliable submersible sewage pumps type ABS XFP.
Fear The FOG
By Bio-Microbics, Inc.
Savannah Mitchell felt her heels sink into the moist, mushy ground and was glad she’d changed into her serviceable, waterproof wellies. Overflow from the zoo’s pumping station that usually moved mass quantities of wastewater to the municipal treatment plant had turned the beautiful grassy courtyard into squishy, smelly goo overnight.
Packaged WWTP Supplied For Treatment And Reuse
By RWL Water
Wastewater previously considered a disposal liability is now a valuable resource. RWL Water supplied a tailor-made packaged wastewater treatment plant at the Boleo Mine in Santa Rosalia, Mexico, to treat domestic wastewater. After treatment, the water is used for dust control on the roads, for toilets, and for irrigation. Watch the video case study here.
Industry News
Toxic Algae Causes Pet Safety Scare Toxic Algae Causes Pet Safety Scare
Blue-green algae is churning up fear that human and animal life might be at risk this summer after the death of a dog was attributed to toxins in lake water.
 
Polygamist Cult Spars With Water Regulators
Canada Supports Wastewater Infrastructure Upgrades Through Small Communities Fund
Tap Water Fiasco Yields Death Threats In Ireland
N.C. Authorities Respond To 250,000 Gallon Sewage Spill
AWWA, WEF And AMWA Receive High Honors From ASAE
Water Customers Lose Service After Death Of Utility Owner
DEMON Nitrogen Removal Treatment System Announced
LA County Honored With Multiple Awards For Kruger's ANITA Mox Process Pilot Test
USPTO Grants Core Electro Water Separation Patent To OriginClear
Technology Showcase
Xeramic High-Efficiency Ceramic Diffuser Xeramic High-Efficiency Ceramic Diffuser
Sanitaire Xeramic fine bubble ceramic diffuser can save you up to 30 percent in energy costs based on its oxygen transfer efficiency (OTE). Sanitaire will perform a free analysis of your old diffusers at their Brown Deer, WI, research and testing facility. Download this datasheet to find out how much you can save in lower energy costs.
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Sanitaire -- A Xylem Brand
Plasta-Therm Heat Maintenance Plasta-Therm Heat Maintenance
Plasta-Therm is a revolutionary, energy-saving system assuring thermal retention of the contents of FRP tanks.
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Plas-Tanks Industries, Inc.
FLUXUS F704 Ultrasonic Flow Meter FLUXUS F704 Ultrasonic Flow Meter
With one or two flow channels, and versatile electrical inputs and outputs, the FLUXUS F704 can optimally be configured to your application needs, measuring and handling a variety of process parameters.
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FLEXIM Americas Corp.
910 COD Colorimeter 910 COD Colorimeter
The 910 COD colorimeter is the newest addition to YSI’s line of colorimeters. This rugged, waterproof, single-parameter colorimeter for COD, in three different ranges, is ideal for laboratory and field testing.
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YSI, a Xylem brand
Recommended Resources
Largest Compressible Media Filter In The World Implemented
When the Springfield, OH, plant was presented with the mandate to meet stricter guidelines for the control and treatment of combined sewer overflows, it started down a road that would eventually lead it to the largest compressed media filter installation in the world.
GF Piping Systems Diaphragm Valves
There are situations in which you can not be careful enough. Whenever you are dealing with life and health. Wherever you are dealing with the control and metering of hazardous substances, the new diaphragm valve from GF Piping Systems is a safer design which eliminates many of the worries associated with the traditional valves.
MC4-400 High-Capacity Calcium Hypochlorite Disinfection System
Arch Chemicals, Inc., a Lonza company, produces the new-generation Constant Chlor Plus calcium hypochlorite briquette feed systems for disinfection.
Recordall Turbo Series Meter
Badger Meter’s Model 450 fire hydrant reduced-pressure backflow preventer meter is designed to protect the potable water system by preventing backflow through fire hydrants.
From The Editor
5 Tips For Sustainable Wastewater Operations
  When you think of mavens in the wastewater industry, David St. Pierre has to be near the top of the list.
 
Product Focus
H20Pruf No. F-190 - Sauereisen, Inc.
Aztec 600 Phosphate Analyzer - ABB Measurement & Analytics
Flush Mount Heat Exchangers - Noren Products, Inc.
Mi.Node W Meter Interface Unit - Mueller Water Products
ETS-UV For Wastewater Treatment - Neptune Benson / ETS-UV
Ovation Expert Control System - Emerson Process Management, Power & Water Solutions
Lift Station Controllers - Flygt -- A Xylem Brand
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