Wastewater

  1. Measuring The Impact Of Phosphorus Recovery — From The Midwest To The Gulf Of Mexico
    8/31/2016

    The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has taken the lead in transitioning its wastewater treatment plants to water resource recovery facilities, resulting in environmental, economic, and social benefits that stretch well beyond the Windy City.

  2. Energy Boost: From Biogas To Bio-Methane
    7/25/2016

    A pilot project demonstrates how biogas purification yields better fuel in the form of high-purity bio-methane.

  3. What Lies Beneath: Antimicrobials And Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria In Wastewater
    7/18/2016

    Antimicrobials coursing through wastewater are making bacteria stronger, a problem that could lead to 10 million deaths per year if left unchecked.

  4. Two Powerful Sidestream Treatment Technologies Battle To Be The Best
    5/31/2016

    A comparison of post-aerobic digestion (PAD) and anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) for sidestream nutrient removal at wastewater facilities

  5. The Cure For Membrane Biofouling
    5/23/2016

    After reviewing multiple methods, engineers and operators at a Pennsylvania water reclamation facility discover a winning pretreatment formula for reverse osmosis biofouling control.

  6. 8 Steps To Energy-Neutral Wastewater Operations
    4/4/2016

    The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago leads by example and shares its plan for going energy-neutral across all district facilities by 2023.

  7. Baffled Bioreactor — A Small Community Wastewater Solution
    4/4/2016

    Recently developed baffled bioreactor technology promises decentralized wastewater treatment that is cheaper, more effective, and easier to own than existing solutions.

  8. 'Seize The Day' On New Water Technology
    3/21/2016

    When the time comes, will you be ready?