The editors of Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) presented the 2015 Top Projects awards at a Sept. 29 ceremony held at Maggiano's Little Italy in Chicago during... more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that in a first round of funding, USDA will commit $4 million to several states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to help... more
Private water company executives, public utility officials, regulators and other industry leaders from across the country will gather in Scottsdale, Ariz., Oct. 4 to 6 for... more
In response to the ongoing drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich., a coalition of local citizens and national groups petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection... more
The season of Halloween spotlights all things scary, and if you thought there were no parallels between goblins and our industry, consider for a moment your biggest water-... more
I am an eternal optimist. Some people who know me and work with me may not always agree, but I am. I think this has to be the greatest time in human history to be alive. We... more
Wastewater operators are an equip­ment manufacturer’s on­site proxy for ensuring their equip­ment functions properly, opti­mizing the quality of final efflu­ent discharging... more
Treatment plants by nature are service facilities, built to turn waste into something that can be safely returned to the natural environment or reused. The Greenway plant in... more
When considering whether a water processing location is a candidate for automation, it is important to understand why automation is implemented. Automation can reduce labor... more
The Chesapeake Bay watershed—the largest estuary in the United States—stretches across more than 64,000 sq miles, encompassing parts of six states and the District of... more
Oklahoma City has undertaken systematic, thoughtful planning to meet the demands of a growing city. Built in the 1920s, the Overholser Water Treatment Plant is a monument to... more
The pump stations at Monterey (Calif.) Regional Water Pollution Control Agency (MRWPCA) were having a problem with their channel grinders. The twin-shaft, drum-style channel... more
Lexington, Ky., located in the heart of the state’s Bluegrass region, is nicknamed the ”Horse Capital of the World.” A consolidated city-county with Fayette County, the... more
The Shark fractional horsepower grinder series represents the world’s first integral automatic grinders. The 115-VDC, 12-amp maximum circuit, all-cast-iron pumps are available in ½- (803), ¾- (805)... more
  • The Shark fractional horsepower grinder series represents the world’s first integral automatic grinders. The 115-VDC, 12-amp maximum circuit, all-cast-iron pumps are available in ½- (803), ¾- (805)... more
  • Tri-Vent technology is scaled for 20- to 60-in. outlets. It offers no-tools element changes and zero-bypass sealing for high-CFM applications. Its manifold design reduces power consumption... more
  • The Polyline AMP Series of injection-molded polycarbonate enclosures has expanded to include 16- and 18-in.-size enclosures. These feature-rich, nonmetallic NEMA Type 4X/IP66 enclosures have multi-... more
  • Inside Drops for sanitary sewers eliminate outside drops, clean up failed inside drops and are excellent as storm water drops and in wet wells. Compact, low profile bowls and stainless brackets are... more
  • The Opti-Float Mini offers a more compact and economical design than the original while still maintaining its benefits, such as being rated for 15 million operations. It is both mercury- and lead-... more
  • The AccuFAS submerged fixed-film system adds a fixed-growth surface for biomass to provide enhanced biological treatment and to increase treatment capacity for municipal and industrial wastewater.... more
  • ECD’s precise Triton TR8 Turbidity Analyzer is ideal for monitoring turbidity in filter backwashing systems, optimizing drinking water plant efficiency. The highly accurate TR8 features intelligent... more
  • Kaeser’s Sigma Air Manager (SAM) 3D combines industrial PC and Internet technology to improve operations with more stable pressure and lower energy costs. It automatically adjusts air flow to... more
  • Easi-Set all-precast concrete buildings offer durability, ease of installation and cost-effectiveness. They are available in pre-engineered, custom or standard designs, with minimal site preparation... more
  • The Non-Contact LaserFlow velocity sensor is a first in non-contacting flow measurement technology for open channels. It features laser Doppler velocity profiling. This sensor technology sees beyond... more
Early removal of oil from your facility's wastewater can improve operation efficiencies, generate revenue, demonstrate environmental responsibility... more
Arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, mercury, selenium, silver and zinc are among the many contaminants that enter the environment... more
VigorOx WWT II is used for treating effluent wastewater from municipal and industrial treatment plants to reduce the coliform bacterial count to meet... more
Endocrine disruptors (EDs) are a class of chemicals with the ability to interfere with the endocrine (hormonal) processes in mammals. Any hormonal... more
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview Sources of high quality raw... 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
Flowlink Global is a Web user interface that provides an easy-access portal for viewing, organizing, reporting and exporting flowmeter site and device data. It allows... more
Intelligent alarms warn operators before an overflow occurs so they can respond quickly. Reliable data allow operators to analyze their collection systems’ performance and... more
Bio Genesis from Probiotic Solutions stimulates the activity of beneficial bacteria in activated sludge systems, improving overall operational stability. Its formulation of... more
The Opti-Float Mini is the newest addition to the Opti-Float line of level detectors. It boasts a more compact and cost-effective design than the original model while still... more


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.

2015 Top Projects Nomination Form


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