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IWWD March/April 2012
The mild winter we’ve been experiencing across the U.S. has made the season fly by, and all of a sudden it’s time to think spring. No complaints here. As the cliché goes, spring gives way to rebirth; therefore, what better way to get into the spirit...
Although any grain—including rice, oats, barley, corn, millet, sorghum and wheat—can be ground into flour, most of the world’s flour is produced from wheat. During the flour milling process, water is used to temper the wheat grain and an oxidant is used...
The Formosa Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in central Taiwan treats effluent water from refinery and petrochemical plants, meeting national discharge water standards before discharging into receiving waters. The WWTP delivers different types of...
A large U.S.-based Fortune 500 industrial company was experiencing multiple leaks on a 1,500-ft span of 6-in. steel force sewer main conveying sanitary wastewater from one of its plants to a municipally owned collection system. It was not the first time...
Inland Empire Paper Co. (IEP) in Spokane, Wash., is a manufacturer of newsprint and specialty paper products. The mill, which has been in operation since 1911, supplies paper to more than 160 customers throughout the U.S. It produces an average of 530...

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