Wastewater Case Studies and Whitepapers

  1. Design-Build Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) System — New Harquahala Generating Project

    The New Harquahala Generating Project serves as a power and electrical wholesaler in the Southwestern United States. To fill the need for growing energy consumption in the region, this facility was built to provide power to the area.

  2. Decoding Ozone Disinfection

    Disinfection is by far the most common use for ozone in water and wastewater treatment applications. The basics of ozone dosing / sizing have been discussed at length in any number of our previous articles. In this article, we are trying to provide better insight into decoding the why’s and how’s of your next ozone disinfection application. By Louis LeBrun, PE Thoram Charanda

  3. Integrated Automation Solution Eases Water And Wastewater Operations

    The water and wastewater industries face challenges at every turn — from population growth to strict environmental and financial regulations to downsizing. The complex nature of both industries puts a great deal of pressure on plant operators, who typically tackle tasks manually. Download this datasheet to learn how integrated automation software delivers improved reliability and flexibility throughout the entire operation. 

  4. Granular Activated Carbon: A Long-Term Solution For Meeting DPB Compliance

    When the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (CCMWA) anticipated the need to upgrade the Hugh A. Wyckoff water treatment plant, they turned to granular activated carbon (GAC) technology after vetting several alternatives. The plant, a wholesaler in a two-plant system, processes up to 72 million gallons per day and serves about 350,000 people. Comprising of Wyckoff and the James E. Quarles treatment plant, CCMWA is the second largest water provider in Georgia.

  5. Accurate Gas Flow Measurement Improves Water Disinfection Process Efficiency

    Many of today’s large urban water treatment plants rely upon sophisticated chlorination processes in order to provide clean, sanitary water to millions of consumers in the US and around the globe. The efficiency and cost-effective operation of chlorination processes in water treatment facilities can be significantly improved with the installation of flow meters that accurately measure the flow of chlorine gas in the treatment process

  6. Water Utility Turns To State-Of-The-Art UV Technology To Help Address Drought

    The 2013 year was the driest in recorded history with many areas of the San Joaquin Valley reporting groundwater levels more than 100 feet below previous historical lows. 

  7. Case Study: Vortex Wastewater Pumps
    Vortex pumps are primary sewerage pumps used to transport are sewerage through the wastewater treatment plant process. Because these pumps are required to handle the raw sewerage including grit and associated storm water runoff debris the abrasion rate is quite high. In this plant the pumps were lasting less than 1 year before severe abrasion caused reduction in tolerances leading to re-circulation. As the sewerage was no longer being efficiently transported to treatment the plants capacity was effectively reduced. Plant was considering replacement after 1 year a t a cost of $8,500.00.
  8. Effective AdvanTex Treatment Offers Cost Savings

    On the small island of St. Thomas, the Mountain Top condominium complex had a big problem: its sequencing batch reactor (SBR) was failing. And a replacement treatment system was needed quickly, because residents relied on the recycled wastewater for use both in toilet flushing and landscape irrigation. 

  9. Picking The Perfect Pump

    Pumps and pumping systems are like unsung heroes of modern society – quickly and quietly transporting vital water supplies, chemicals and waste to and from locations, which rely upon their consistent, reliable operation.

  10. Simplicity Of Dewatering Technology Liberates Contentnea MSD Staff

    The benefit from the simple automation capability of the Huber Technology Q-Press® began for Contentnea MSD WWTP shortly after installation. Staff was able to focus elsewhere as little attention was required for the system’s operation. The end-product dryness levels vastly improved which radically reduced their haul off costs. Read more.