Wastewater Treatment Case Studies and White Papers

  1. Eco-Friendly Odor Management Strategies Help Wastewater Treatment Facilities Be Good Neighbors

    A common challenge for wastewater treatment facilities is the ability to be fully productive, while also combating odor concerns and issues.  But as with many facilities across the U.S., regional housing and commercial development have increased, causing many plants to operate more harmoniously with neighboring businesses.

  2. How The Industry Can Take On Wipes In The Waste Stream – And Win: Part 2

    This is the second installment of a three-part series examining wipes in the waste stream. The first installment looked specifically at the growth of disposable wipes usage within the last decade. Now we’ll look at the public outreach campaigns and some of the ways pump manufacturers are adjusting their technology to try to reduce or prevent wipes-related clogging.   

  3. Case Study: Orange County SWRF Utilizes 8 AquaDisk® Filters To Assist In Meeting Its Multi-faceted Reuse Program

    Orange County SWRF utilized Aqua-Aerobic Systems' products to upgrade aeration process, sludge processing systems, more aeration tanks, a three-pass, modified step-feed process and four large clarifiers with return activated sludge systems.

  4. Duperon® FlexRake® Reduced Maintenance By 1,357 Hours

    In 2002, the City of Phoenix purchased a Duperon® FlexRake® as part of a pilot project designed to allow the City to test maintenance claims against their existing climbing screen equipment. The yearlong pilot would run the FlexRake® along with the climbers; at the conclusion, the screen would be measured for wear and compared to the climbers in terms of maintenance time and debris capture.

  5. Why Won’t Cellular ATP Levels Decrease After UV Treatment?

    UV treatment has only recently become widely adopted in the water and wastewater treatment industries but the benefits of sun exposure for water purification have been acknowledged for thousands of years. 

  6. Six Top Factors To Consider When Selecting A Flow Meter

    Water utilities rely on accurate and dependable flow measurement for critical process controls. Regulatory agencies also require flow monitoring and reporting, with specific accuracy limits.

  7. Denitrification/Filtration Technology Helps Wastewater Treatment Plant Meet China’s Stringent Class 1A Standards

    As a result of China’s rapid economic development in recent years, the country has implemented more stringent environmental standards. Local environmental protection departments now require most urban wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) to apply strict enforcement measures to meet Class IA effluent discharge standards according to the Discharge Standard of Pollutants for Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant (GB18918-2002).

  8. Harmsco Solutions For Small Community Water Supply

    The Township of Shenandoah, Virginia was forced to comply with new regulations being enforced by the United States EPA concerning the removal of Cryptosporidium and Giardia Cysts from surface waters. Previously, no filtration was required.

  9. Take Charge Of Your Facility’s Water Usage…

    Water is a precious resource! Now, more than ever, businesses and facilities must take charge of their water usage to help with water conservation and lower water bills.

  10. Oldest Town In West Virginia Adopts Modern Wastewater Treatment System

    Along the banks of the Potomac River and nested in the lower Shenandoah Valley, sits the quaint and historical Shepherdstown, the oldest town in West Virginia with nearly 1,200 residents and home to Shepherd University which serves about 4,000 students. The town attracts visitors year-round who come to take in the shops and bistros along German Street and visit the town’s many historical landmarks including the Mecklenburg Tobacco Warehouse. This 1920’s landmark housed the town’s waterworks that supplied water to Shepherdstown residents until the mid ‘70s.