Groundwater pumping has produced significant changes in water levels below some parts of the Albuquerque metropolitan area, according to two new reports published by the U.S... more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 21 small businesses in 15 states are receiving funding from the EPA to develop and commercialize sustainable... more
The contribution of plastic pipe systems to sustainable development will be one of the key discussion points at the upcoming Plastic Pipes XVII Conference and Exhibition in... more
The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its annual State of the District on July 17, 2014. The event featured guest speaker State Assembly Member... more
In June, President Obama signed into law the Water Resources and Reform Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA)—the first water bill since 2007. WRRDA authorizes funding for more... more
Wetlands, streams and the politics surrounding them are once again front page and center stage, as federal agencies and national groups strive to find greater certainty,... more
The primary lift station that services 90% of the town of Porter, Ind., recently underwent a major upgrade to its 100-year-old infrastructure, which the town has worked... more
Danville, a city in Vermilion County, Ill., was founded in 1827 on 80 acres of land donated by two town fathers. It is located 120 miles south of Chicago and 90 miles west of... more
The pointers given below are used by Grundfos staff when analyzing the requirements of new pumping stations. Although useful, they are generalized recommendations only and... more
Atlantic Street in Springfield, Mo., is notorious for water line breaks. It has been torn up more times than locals can count to make repairs on a 1925 cast-iron water main... more
Malang lies 900 km east of Jakarta on Java in Indonesia. In 2011, the city was supplying water to roughly 120,000 service connections—roughly 600,000 people, which accounted... more
In late summer 2011, the Navarro County Safety Rest Area, located on Texas Interstate 45, commissioned the Ovivo MPAC membrane bioreactor (MBR), providing onsite treatment... more
In 2013, AdEdge Water Technologies LLC was contacted by Valentine Eng. to participate in a design/build project that was ongoing at the Red Rock Correctional Center facility... more
Easi-Set precast concrete buildings are chosen by engineers across North America for their cost-effectiveness in water and waste applications. They are available in pre-engineered, custom or standard... more
  • Easi-Set precast concrete buildings are chosen by engineers across North America for their cost-effectiveness in water and waste applications. They are available in pre-engineered, custom or standard... more
  • Belding Tank offers a complete line of computer-designed, filament-wound and contact-molded, fiberglass-reinforced plastic storage tanks. Sizes range from 1.5 to 30 ft in diameter with a capacity of... more
  • The EZ valve provides a built-in isolation valve for easy “under-pressure” installation in less than one hour (4- to 12-in. models). Larger sizes (16 to 24 in.) install in less than four hours. The... more
  • The Triple E floating aerators are guaranteed to give users the same or more treatment with 15% to 25% less horsepower than metal volute aerators. The aerators feature large diameter diffusers, bell... more
  • Engineered to fit most residential and commercial property applications, MyFAST High-Strength Sewage Treatment Plants (HS-STP) systems provide alternative wastewater treatment options for those... more
  • The Peak 5X series ozone generator platform is designed for smaller ozone system installations seeking the advantages of complete system integration, modularity and energy efficiency at capacities up... more
  • The Turbo X-Treme Magnum water cannon is a high-efficiency, 50-hp floating/surface aerator that can pump up to 12.5 mgd. It was designed with a rotating water cannon that sprays water constantly from... more
  • Kaeser’s EBS Series of rotary screw blower systems combine the energy efficiency savings of the Sigma Profile rotary screw airend with the convenience of a complete blower package designed... more
  • The Captivator System from Evoqua improves a conventional process by replacing primary clarification and separate sludge thickening with a VLR System contact tank and a Folded Flow DAF applied to the... more
  • The LS2000 level switch provides an economical solution for alarm and limit trip switch applications in process and plant installations. These thermal dispersion technology-based level switches have... more
Productivity is more reliable when equipment can be monitored to detect incipient failures and take corrective action before the plant goes down. But... more
Over the past forty years or more, the natural gas distribution industry in the U.S. has made a remarkable transformation from a near-exclusive... more
When the Virginia Wastewater Facility needed to reline its 7.5-acre treatment pond in 2007, it chose XR-3 at the recommendation of the design firm... more
Structure owners and users are becoming increasingly aware of the liabilities and the costs of corrosion. Carrying out remedial work—particularly on... more
Thursday, May 15, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST Webinar Overview: Corrosion is the most critical issue facing water pressure projects today. Project... more
March 6, 2014  2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST Membrane systems for treating drinking water keep evolving, and the recent introduction of the MEMCOR CPII... more
The eXact iDip photometer is a solution for accurate, lab-quality, field water quality testing. This unit provides two-way wireless connectivity (Bluetooth smart wireless... more
Itron’s cellular solution for water utilities enables utilities to collect real-time consumption and flow analysis, pressure data and meter data from commercial and... more
AXEON Water Technologies offers a line of proprietary chemicals formulated to minimize the harmful effects of foulants, maximize the efficiency of systems and extend the... more
United Filters Intl.'s UPDN cartridges have been tested and certified by the Water Quality Assn. to NSF 42/61 standards assuring continuity of the materials and... more

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The Water & Wastes Digest staff invites industry professionals to nominate the water and wastewater projects they deem most remarkable and innovative for recognition in the Annual Reference Guide issue. All projects must have been in the design or construction phase over the last 18 months.

2014 Top Projects Nomination Form

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