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  • Reclaiming Water: The Rise Of Wastewater Recycling To Meet Potable Water Needs
    Reclaiming Water: The Rise Of Wastewater Recycling To Meet Potable Water Needs

    There’s roughly 32 billion gallons of municipal wastewater produced every day in the U.S., but according to a 2012 water reuse report by the U.S. EPA, less than 10 percent of that water is recycled.

  • Retrofitting: Is It Right For Your Sewage Lift Station?
    Retrofitting: Is It Right For Your Sewage Lift Station?

    It’s just past 10 on a Friday night, and the phones start ringing in the pockets of the on-call collection systems operators. It’s an alarm for another pump clog at one of your sewage lift stations — the second one this week.

  • Advances In Paper-Based Devices For Water Quality Analysis
    Advances In Paper-Based Devices For Water Quality Analysis

    Water quality test strips have been around for decades. They are usually constructed from a porous media, including different types of paper, and undergo a color change when dipped into water containing the analyte of interest. These test strips have seen application in swimming pools, aquariums, hot tubs, remediation sites, and other commercial/environmental areas.

  • New Septage Receiving Plant Results In Decreased Maintenance
    New Septage Receiving Plant Results In Decreased Maintenance

    Previously to installing their new Septage Receiving Station 18-Mile Creek WWTP had very little protection from unknown debris entering their plant from haulers. The plant reports that in the time that the RoFAS Septage Drum and WAP Washpress have been operating, they’ve processed many septage loads without issue.

  • Unpredictable Septage Conquered. Effective Offload Of Trucks Maintained.
    Unpredictable Septage Conquered. Effective Offload Of Trucks Maintained.

    With a septage receiving station, you never know what you’re going to get. The Emerald Coast Utility Authority in Pensacola, Florida needed a solution that could handle rocks, debris, grease and other unusual objects the septage might contain. The Huber Technology RoFAS system totally met ECUA’s expectation for reliable operation; handling anything that was brought into the system.

  • State-Of-The-Art Septage Station Handles Large Volumes Effectively
    State-Of-The-Art Septage Station Handles Large Volumes Effectively

    When SAWS in San Antonio sought to upgrade their septage collection system they faced challenges beyond what might be normally seen in a typical WWTP. By partnering with Huber Technology, SAWS was able to navigate through challenges and put together a world class system.

  • Study Adapts To New Coastal Flooding Reality
    Study Adapts To New Coastal Flooding Reality

    A hurricane passes directly over New York City. In just one hour, the harbor rises 13 feet and floods over wharves, causing rivers on each side of the island city to converge.

  • Three Wastewater Treatment Issues That Can Be Improved With High-Purity Oxygen
    Three Wastewater Treatment Issues That Can Be Improved With High-Purity Oxygen

    Wastewater facilities in various industries face challenges in day to day operations. Some of these treatment issues can be addressed by incorporating high-purity oxygen into the wastewater treatment process. Below are three common wastewater treatment issues and how oxygen may help.

  • Filtering Through The Latest In Primary Wastewater Treatment
    Filtering Through The Latest In Primary Wastewater Treatment

    Of course, the whole wastewater treatment equation starts with primary treatment. Although a critical first step in the process, primary treatment rarely receives as much attention from innovators as processes further down the line. It’s about time that changed.

  • Florida County Partners With The WateReuse Association To Find The Best Use For Reclaimed Drinking Water
    Florida County Partners With The WateReuse Association To Find The Best Use For Reclaimed Drinking Water

    In 2016 Hillsborough County Public Utilities, a forward thinking organization, initiated the first direct potable reuse pilot project in Florida. In its efforts to utilize 100 percent of its reclaimed water, the progressive utility created a successful program to effectively suspend surface water discharges. Read the full case study to learn more.

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WASTEWATER PRODUCTS

Leopold® Clari-Vac® Floating Sludge Collector by Xylem Leopold® Clari-Vac® Floating Sludge Collector by Xylem

Sludge removal for Water and Wastewater Treatment.

4150 Turbidimeter 4150 Turbidimeter

The Signet 4150 Turbidimeter provides accurate and reliable EPA-compliant water quality monitoring for municipal and industrial applications.

Capital Controls® Series WP70CV3 Gas Feeders Capital Controls® Series WP70CV3 Gas Feeders

Easy to install, each Series WP70CV3 wall panel feeder is factory tested and needs no field adjustment prior to start-up. Eleven different flowmeter capacities ranging from 5 to 3000 PPD (100 g/h to 60 kg/h) provide versatility in meeting gas flow requirements.

Vertical Wet Well Centrifugal Chopper Pump Vertical Wet Well Centrifugal Chopper Pump
Vaughan's Vertical Wet Well Centrifugal Chopper Pump is available in 3" through 12" discharge sizes, with lengths up to 25 feet, flows from 50 GPM to over 7000 GPM, and heads up to 280 feet
Cantilever Centrifugal Chopper Pump Cantilever Centrifugal Chopper Pump
Vaughan's Cantilever Centrifugal Pump is available in 3" through 6" discharge sizes, and is designed for waste sumps with high solids, abrasives or corrosives content
Submersible Recirculator Centrifugal Chopper Pump Submersible Recirculator Centrifugal Chopper Pump
All 3 inch through 6 inch Vaughan Electric Submersible Centrifugal Chopper Pumps are available with a recirculating nozzle option for pre-mixing and recirculation of pits prior to pump out
Self Priming Centrifugal  Chopper Pump Self Priming Centrifugal Chopper Pump
Vaughan's new PRIME-CUT Self Priming Centrifugal Chopper Pump incorporates all of the chopping abilities of Vaughan's standard line of Chopper Pumps, but with the added ability to prime over 20 feet
Vertical Dry Pit  Centrifugal Chopper Pump Vertical Dry Pit Centrifugal Chopper Pump
The Vaughan Vertical Dry Pit Centrifugal Chopper Pump is available in 3" through 12" discharges, with flows from 50 GPM to over 7000 GPM and heads up to 280 feet
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VIEWS ON THE LATEST REGULATIONS

  • A Guide For Assessing Industrial Discharge
    A Guide For Assessing Industrial Discharge

    A new best practices guide from the U.S. EPA provides discharge permit writers and pretreatment coordinators with tips on helping wastewater treatment plants deal with industrial effluent.

  • Lessons In Protecting Against Nutrient Pollution
    Lessons In Protecting Against Nutrient Pollution

    With new information on the pervasiveness of nutrient pollution in the country’s drinking water sources, the U.S. EPA has offered lessons on turning the tide.

  • Obama EPA Takes A Bow, Touts #WaterProgress
    Obama EPA Takes A Bow, Touts #WaterProgress

    In the years the U.S. EPA has worked under the Obama administration, the agency has been very active. Depending on your perspective, that may be good or bad. While some see new regulations as necessary to protect citizens and the environment (and to drive innovation in the water sector), others argue that recent actions have been overly restrictive and unduly burdensome.

  • How To Adopt The EPA’s New Selenium Standards
    How To Adopt The EPA’s New Selenium Standards

    A recent selenium update to the U.S. EPA’s water quality standards could force utilities to consider how they monitor the element in their water.

  • A Study To Stop Nutrient Pollution, Once And For All
    A Study To Stop Nutrient Pollution, Once And For All

    The U.S. EPA has initiated a national study on nutrient removal with the end goal of providing the nation’s wastewater treatment plants with the information needed to solve the growing problem.

  • Are EPA Mandates Overburdening The States?
    Are EPA Mandates Overburdening The States?

    A new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blasts the U.S. EPA and the Executive Branch for imposing environmental mandates without giving voice or financial consideration to the states’ plight.

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MORE WASTEWATER INDUSTRY FEATURES

  • How To Evolve With SCADA
    How To Evolve With SCADA

    Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are the digital pulse of water and wastewater treatment plants. Serving as the information hub, SCADA makes the most of the day’s cutting-edge technology and in turn uses it to make the most of the plant’s operations. But how to keep up with a system that evolves as quickly as the greatest minds in the field will allow?

  • Take Charge Of Discharge With AccuFAS
    Take Charge Of Discharge With AccuFAS

    Changing environmental conditions and increased regulatory oversight have combined to make discharge one of the most pressing concerns for wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) today. While many plants have found that they need to step up their treatment game to keep up, it can be a challenge to find improvements that are effective and efficient.

  • Retrofitting: Is It Right For Your Sewage Lift Station?
    Retrofitting: Is It Right For Your Sewage Lift Station?

    It’s just past 10 on a Friday night, and the phones start ringing in the pockets of the on-call collection systems operators. It’s an alarm for another pump clog at one of your sewage lift stations — the second one this week.

  • Zinc-Coated Water Pipe Now Available In U.S.; San Jose Water Company Among First To Install
    Zinc-Coated Water Pipe Now Available In U.S.; San Jose Water Company Among First To Install

    A contractor for San Jose Water Company in San Jose, California, has taken delivery of more than 3,000 feet of zinc-coated iron pipe from AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe, making it among the nation’s first utilities to install zinc-coated pipe.

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