More Regulations and Legislation Features

  1. City Validates Innovative Reuse Treatment Options Without RO
    3/13/2017

    Hollywood, Florida’s 55.5 MGD Southern Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (SRWWTP) treats wastewater from Hollywood and six neighboring municipalities in the southern region of Broward County. Florida’s outfall rule requires the city to begin a process to largely eliminate the use of its ocean outfall and implement 20.4 MGD of additional reuse on an annual basis.

  2. Distribution System Monitoring: How To Collect Data In Remote Locations
    8/13/2014

    Consistent and reliable data acquisition is recognized as essential to efficient operations and asset management. But collecting data outside the plant can be difficult, especially when no power is available.

  3. On The Job In 72 Hours: AMERICAN Comes Through For Louisville, Kentucky, Following Utility’s Massive Water Main Break
    1/19/2018

    On the morning of Dec. 12, 2017, about 30 homes in Louisville, Kentucky’s Shelby Park neighborhood were without water, and others were experiencing low water pressure after a massive water main break at the intersection of Clay and Oak streets. More than 20 million gallons of water flooded the neighborhood, covering a three-block area.

  4. Veolia Offers New Products To Cultivate New Water Sources
    7/2/2012

    Emily Gilbert of Veolia Water Technologies talks about zero discharge desalination and other innovative treatment technologies that are reducing the impact of water scarcity.

  5. How One Plant Found Great Service Through Turbidity Analyzers
    10/3/2016

    The nearly 16,000 people in Calhoun, GA, rely on two drinking water treatment facilities — one that pulls its water from a river and another that pulls from groundwater — that process about 9 MGD. The turbidity of the river’s water can fluctuate dramatically, so the operators rely on the surface water treatment plant’s turbidity analyzers to ensure that they are serving the population as they should.

  6. Surface Water Treatment & LT2 Compliance - Surprise, Arizona (Case Study)
    3/12/2013

    The White Tanks Regional Water Treatment Facility (White Tanks) is located in Surprise, Arizona, and treats surface water from the Colorado River that is delivered by a 336 mile (540 kilometer) man-made canal.

  7. Treatment Plant Modernized To Meet EPA Turbidity Regulations
    6/25/2014

    GF Piping Systems technology and its unique approach to business are an integral part of Akron’s plant improvement plans.

  8. High-Capacity Filtration Plus Ultraviolet Disinfection For Cooling Towers Means More “Uptime” For Server Farms
    7/26/2017

    Most of us use computers or smartphones on a daily basis. But we usually don’t know what goes on behind the scenes — the technology that allows us to use cloud computing or even Google search. And we certainly aren’t aware of the infrastructure needed to support that technology — like cooling towers.

  9. Thermal Mass Flow Meters For Greenhouse Gas Emissions Monitoring
    8/23/2016

    The U.S. EPA sets national ambient air quality and greenhouse gas emission standards to ensure public health. Thermal mass flow meters deliver a direct reading of mass flow rate of natural gas and other fuel gases — without temperature and pressure compensation — and provide a simple, reliable and cost-effective method for tracking and reporting fuel consumption.

  10. Microbial Contamination Monitoring For Water Distribution Systems
    7/5/2017

    Back in 2014, Louisiana’s Department of Health and Hospitals wrote an executive order for municipalities to boost their chlorine residuals as high as possible to burn off all biofilm and stop the outbreak of brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria fowleri) that had been detected as the cause of death in a number of individuals.