Government to Fund Water Quality, Energy Efficiency Projects Across Rural America Federal Agencies Announce Resilient Lands & Waters Initiative Aclara Hosts Annual Client Conference in Nashville Legislators Introduce Storm Water Infrastructure Bill NSF Intl., AWWA Launch Sustainability Standard for Water Treatment Chemicals
From May 3 to 9, 2015, Reading Area Water Authority will celebrate National Drinking Water Week with its community partners and invites the Greater Reading community to... more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice and the state of California announced a settlement requiring the Lehigh cement plant near... more
Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols will address water professionals at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 8 during the opening general session of the American Water Works Assn.’s Annual... more
Kruger Inc., Veolia’s U.S. municipal solutions provider, has entered into an agreement with Stamo Maskin AB as its supplier of Stamo products and services in the U.S. for the... more
Early 2014 reports revealed that mobile device Internet usage exceeded PC/desktop usage for the first time in history.  While on the consumer level mobile use is linked... more
In my December 2014 column, I wrote about water conservation—or, more appropriately, water conservation gone awry. This is pretty familiar territory for me, as I have written... more
In its 2013 Report Card for America’s Infra­structure, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave U.S. water infrastructure a barely passing “D” grade. The report... more
The village of Roxana, located in southeastern Illinois just east of downtown St. Louis, is home to the 350,000-barrel-per-day ConocoPhilips oil refinery. The Roxana Water... more
As the nation’s infrastructure continues to require costly and extensive repairs and replacements to keep roads, bridges and water systems functional, it can be challenging... more
Infraserv Hoechst is a leading company for operating large-scale industrial and chemical production complexes. It is a complete service provider offering services such as... more
The Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center is a year-round West Virginia recreational facility known for hosting camps, business meetings and other social events. From week to week,... more
In the spring of 2015, the City of Abilene, Texas, completed upgrades to the Hamby Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) to allow for a 7 mgd average and up to a 9 mgd peak flow... more
Rural municipalities and utilities have unique problems with operations. They have small budgets that must be stretched to cover large geographic areas. Although they need... more
Specifically designed for applications with high volumes of consumer flushables, the X-PELLER impeller even works well in low-flow conditions. The impeller was designed for vacuum-primed and flooded-... more
  • Specifically designed for applications with high volumes of consumer flushables, the X-PELLER impeller even works well in low-flow conditions. The impeller was designed for vacuum-primed and flooded-... more
  • Fairbanks Nijhuis vertical solids-handling pumps have over 100 years of proven experience in the pumping of solids, slurries, sludge, pulp, trash, sewage and grit. These pumps are specifically... more
  • Hymax Versa products easily connect and repair a range of water and wastewater piping types. The coupling is stainless steel and can join pipes with the same or different diameters and repair holes... more
  • The Closed Loop reactor (CLR) process, a modified form of the extended aeration complete mix process, provides biological nutrient removal using nonproprietary designs. CLR processes produce removal... more
  • Kamstrup has manufactured meters for 70 years. For 24 of those years, the company has manufactured ultrasonic smart meters, and now have more experience manufacturing smart meters than any other... more
  • Valve terminals from Festo are ideal for all automation concepts, whether they are simple applications or complex systems. With remote I/O and installation systems, their bandwidth and functionality... more
  • This lockout/tagout ball valve is designed to accept most OSHA approved locks/shackles. It is available as a complete assembly or kit for field retrofit; the retrofit installs easily with self-... more
  • The 16-in. IVP 250 insertion valve is a stainless steel permanent, insertable gate valve.  Features of the IVP 250 include 250-psi working pressure, a 2-in.-diameter stainless valve stem, an... more
  • The BioMag and CoMag systems from Evoqua infuse magnetite into conventional biological and chemical floc, making it heavier and dramatically improving settling. The BioMag system is applied to... more
  • The 10K Series Muffin Monster offers superior waste-grinding capabilities in a compact, easy-to-install unit that is suited to a variety of wastewater grinding applications. This addition to the... more
Digester process management involves carefully balancing the quality and quantity of sludge going into the digester and the health of the micro-... more
Water is required throughout a food and beverage facility for various uses, including makeup water for cooling towers and boilers, washing of... more
Filter backwashing is a critical part of the drinking water production process. During backwashing, water flow is reversed and increased in order to... more
The quality of life of every American relies in part on a well-maintained municipal or private drinking water infrastructures and wastewater... more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview: Rather than using... more
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview: Register today to see... more
Probiotic Solutions is Bio Huma Netics’s line of bioremediation products that are used for wastewater treatment and soil remediation. In wastewater, our bioremediation... more
Featuring two-way communications down to the meter, Itron’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network solutions collect, deliver, manage and analyze data frequently.... more
Abanaki Corp. offers the Oil Grabber Model 8 oil skimmer with a solar option. The Model 8 utilizes a continuous belt-and-wiper system to remove up to 40 gal/hour of oil from... more
Bearing design and trouble-free operation are hallmarks of Lakeside screw pumps. The built-in variable capacity automatically adjusts the pumping rate and power consumption... more
 

Despite all the talk about water conservation, a large number of utilities around the country still... more
Earlier this month, the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (WWEMA) held its 42nd... more
From weather advisories to water and sewer bills, ways to save water, customer service, general... more
Sao Paulo copes with extreme drought conditions
In my December 2014 column, I wrote about water conservation—or, more appropriately, water conservation gone awry... more
Federal agencies work to minimize methane emissions
I confess to having a preoccupation with methane emissions, beginning in my earliest toilet training days and carrying... more
Highlighting technologies that bring clean water to the developing world
In my day job, I often meet or work with developers of new technologies. I recently ran across two that I would like to... more

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