Wastewater Treatment Insights

  1. How To Save Energy And Produce Top-Quality Effluent With MABR Technology
    2/7/2018

    Wastewater professionals are always under pressure to save costs while improving treatment. So, new technology that helps to accomplish these goals is always welcome. Wastewater equipment and treatment methodologies are becoming more effective and efficient, providing valuable solutions for utilities and industries.

  2. Lessons From DC Water’s Rock Star, George Hawkins
    1/31/2018

    In just eight years at DC Water, which provides drinking water, sewage collection, and sewage treatment in Washington, D.C., serving more than 600,000 residents, George Hawkins transformed the utility from insular and guarded to open and innovative.

  3. Emerging Trends In Disinfection: Peracetic Acid
    1/24/2018

    As regulations on chlorinated disinfection byproducts and total residual chlorine become increasingly stringent, peracetic acid (PAA) is gaining in both interest and usage as a water reclamation disinfectant. Here’s what you need to know.

  4. A 'SWIFT' Approach To Managed Aquifer Recharge
    1/24/2018

    The Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow (SWIFT) will not only restore declining levels to the Potomac Aquifer System, but it will also reduce nutrient discharges to the Chesapeake Bay.

  5. Tackling Modern Wastewater Treatment Challenges And Unlocking Efficiencies With Advanced Water Technologies
    1/24/2018

    Research studies, empirical evidence, and the march of time all suggest that the implementation of next-generation technologies at wastewater utilities is profoundly important, if not imperative, for efficient operations.

  6. Bioleaching For Enhanced Sludge Dewaterability — Pilot Study And Full-Scale Application
    1/24/2018

    Innovation doesn’t always flip current thinking on its head; in many cases, it improves an existing process to give it better or wider application. Such is the case when bioleaching is applied to wastewater sludge.

  7. High-Throughput DNA Sequencing To Profile Microbial Water Quality Of Potable Reuse
    1/24/2018

    Research scientists are making strides to advance the safety and application of potable water reuse through the use of metagenomics for water quality analysis.

  8. How To Protect Water Conveyance Systems From Transient Pressure
    1/24/2018

    Is water hammer pounding your pipeline infrastructure into submission? Here are some tips for avoiding issues associated with hydraulic transients.

  9. An Electrochemical Solution To Organic Compounds
    1/23/2018

    A new industrial wastewater treatment system makes the most out of relatively little energy to eliminate non-biodegradable compounds.

  10. 3 Water/Wastewater Efficiency Trends To Watch In 2018
    1/18/2018

    2018 is sure to be marked with advancements that make water and wastewater treatment more efficient and sustainable. To keep up with the areas best poised for improvement this year, here is a look at three practices that are in need of change.