Wastewater Case Studies and Whitepapers

  1. Washer Compactor Chute Extends 30ft Vertically, Delivers Dry Screenings Up Multiple Floors Without Additional Components
    2/20/2018

    The West Bay County WWTP, rated for 10 MGD and seeing an average flow of 4.5-6 MGD; prior to the installation of the Duperon® Washer Compactor, the plant collected approximately 20 yards of debris each week.

  2. Do We Have To Sacrifice Performance To Be Green?
    11/25/2013

    The global use of membranes is widespread in municipal, industrial, and wastewater applications with reverse osmosis (RO) proving to be a highly effective and reliable method of advanced water treatment.  Reuse applications have been particularly challenging for water treatment chemical companies as these highly variable feedwaters can contain any imaginable constituent, resulting in a wide array of site specific foulants. By Karen Lindsey, V.P. Operations, Avista Technologies, Inc.

  3. Special Gas Chlorination System Replaces Tablet System At WWTP, Providing Enhanced Safety Needed For Gas Option, While Cutting Chemical Costs
    9/1/2016

    The district manager for the Pinetop-Lakeside Sanitary District (AZ) reports that a special gas chlorination system, featuring unique components and controls, and manufacturer-supplied service, has effectively replaced a chlorine tablet system.

  4. Sulzer Pumps Reduce Downtime At Water Utility
    6/26/2015

    Winslow Township — the largest town in Camden County, NJ — sought relief from its clog-prone, unreliable pumps.

  5. How The Industry Can Take On Wipes In The Waste Stream – And Win: Part 3
    9/23/2015

    As outlined in earlier articles, increasing public awareness or even seeking legal action are potential tools to help municipalities gain control of the wipes problem. However, many agencies have seen that these strategies are not completely effective in the long term, and they must also employ new technologies to permanently deal with the wipes epidemic.

  6. Boston Harbor Overhaul: A Water Cleanup Success Story
    5/15/2017

    Boston Harbor used to be an icon of water pollution in the U.S. But a massive cleanup effort — one of the biggest restoration feats in the nation’s history — has revived the harbor in the last three decades.

  7. AnoxKaldnes MBBR Proves Effective At Asphalt Refinery
    1/7/2016

    A refinery needed to upgrade the wastewater treatment system to prepare for expected changes brought about by the use of a new crude feedstock with elevated concentrations of TDS and conductivity. Veolia Water Technologies supplied an AnoxKaldnes Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) treatment system to reduce the BOD and ammonia in the effluent.

  8. WWTF Receives EPA Award For Achieving Low Level Nutrient Limits
    6/9/2016

    Lee Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF), located in Massachusetts, received an award for its excellent treatment performance in 2012 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 4 years after start-up.

  9. Top 10 Considerations For Designing And Installing Your Stormwater System
    5/15/2018

    Designing an underground stormwater storage system is a unique step in the overall construction process for each site. The size of the inlets and the conveyance pipes are determined by flow rate, elevation, and slope. This information is entered and calculated by stormwater management software to determine the drainage calculation. But many of the measures build upon one another or vary based on different criteria, so it can be a pretty complex process. That’s why we’re going to take a look at the top 10 factors that go into designing and installing one of these systems.

  10. Meeting Strict TN Limits: ANITA™ Mox
    10/18/2016

    The City of Durham, NC, completed a comprehensive wastewater master plan that evaluated different treatment techniques for meeting strict total nitrogen (TN) limits at the South Durham Water Reclamation Facility (SDWRF).