Aeration and Blowers Articles

  1. 10 Water-Tech Winners From WEFTEC 2017
    10/25/2017

    For the second straight year, the Water Environment Federation Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) came to McCormick Place in Chicago, returning also to the city which launched WEFTEC 90 years ago. As always, it was a showcase of the latest technologies and ideas available in the water/wastewater industry, but each show also has its own "feel" that reflects the times.

  2. How To Get A Biodigester At Your Plant
    7/31/2017

    A wastewater treatment facility in Michigan has begun the complicated process of vetting a new, significant technology upgrade to its operations. What can you learn from its experience?

  3. Starving Bacteria Could Mean Energy-Neutral Wastewater Treatment
    1/13/2017

    Increasingly, sewage is being seen less as waste and more as a potential source of energy.

  4. After Sulfur Smell Hits San Francisco, Some Suspect Wastewater Treatment Odors
    1/13/2017

    Last month, residents of San Francisco were accosted by a smell that is all too familiar to certain wastewater treatment plants. The scent of rotten eggs wafted through the air.

  5. The Advantages Of Automating Wastewater Treatment
    10/1/2016

    Wastewater treatment operations are beginning to embrace the power of automation. How can it help? And how is it implemented?

  6. Debate Over Phosphorus Reduction Brews In Utah
    9/15/2016

    The city of Provo, UT, may have to make a big investment in its phosphorus problem. By 2020, it must assure that every liter of discharge from its municipal treatment plants contain only 1 milligram of phosphorus, as mandated by the state’s Division of Water Quality (DWQ), according to the Daily Herald.

  7. Maryland Electric Utility Must Pay Millions For Wastewater Violation
    9/15/2016

    Wastewater discharge violations at the two largest coal-fired power plants in Maryland will cost electric utility company NRG Energy a significant chunk of change.

  8. 4 Key Design Criteria For Jet Mixers
    8/4/2016

    Jet mixers are widely used in both municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities to blend the plant influent and suspend light organic solids in circular equalization tanks. 

  9. Turning Problems Into Profit: WWTP Creatively Solves Phosphorus Challenge
    6/17/2016

    A Chicago-area wastewater reclamation plant has found an innovative solution for their phosphorus problem. They’re going to turn it into fertilizer, stopping regulatory issues before they start, and eventually making a profit in the process.

  10. The Unknown Bacteria Behind Anammox
    4/26/2016

    A recent study into one of the world’s first anammox reactors has determined the organisms behind the process, including a mysterious “dark matter” microbe. Do they hold the key to improving wastewater nutrient removal?