The House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations bill with strong support in a vote of 253-170. The $34 billion... more
American Water announced that Michael Rose, a doctoral student at Johns Hopkins University, has been chosen as the recipient of the American Water Works Assn.(AWWA) 2014... more
Veolia Water Technologies was awarded a contract by the city of Titusville, Fla., to furnish a Hydrotech Discfilter system. This installation is part of the Osprey Water... more
The CG/LA 6th North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum will be held Oct. 28 to 30, 2014 at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event... 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
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
In the Victorian era, England underwent an amazing population boom. With more people came more need for services. During this time, large-scale water and sewer infrastructure... more
Quilicura is a municipality located in the Santiago Metropolitan Region in Chile. Well No. 3 has a flow of 1,600 gal per minute (gpm), or 100 liters per second. The well has... more
Boston—a town and small port in the county of Lincolnshire, England—nearly doubled its population from 2001 to 2011, and the explosive growth is expected to continue. Because... more
Simplify discharge compliance monitoring with the Signature meter. Simultaneously collect data from multiple flow and water quality measurement devices, automatically generating the required summary... more
  • Simplify discharge compliance monitoring with the Signature meter. Simultaneously collect data from multiple flow and water quality measurement devices, automatically generating the required summary... more
  • The Model 2060 is a low-cost, 2-in. flanged plastic control valve designed to handle corrosive fluids. It features a body of either PVDF or polypropylene and an actuator/yoke of glass-filled... more
  • Hangerlok products now are available in larger diameters—from 2.5 to 4 in. The products provide cost-effective corrosion and UV resistance in electrical and mechanical systems for water and... more
  • Schreiber’s Grit & Grease Removal System consists of a rectangular concrete channel with two parallel chambers. The rectangular design provides efficient removal over a wide range of flows. One... more
  • This wireless SCADA offering includes comprehensive radio path analysis and testing services that help in the selection of the best available communication technology, tower placement and design, and... more
  • Harmsco’s high flow Hurricane filters feature flow rates to 2,400 gal per minute and 2,720 sq ft of media. Check out the HUR 16x170FL filter and watch the video to see how the units consume... more
  • The 50-hp Turbo X-Treme Magnum is a high-efficiency floating/surface aerator that can pump 12.5 mgd of water. Powered by an energy-saving motor, it incorporates a “turbo” blower and a double-sided... 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
  • Easi-Set precast concrete buildings are cost-effective solutions for pump stations, well houses, headworks, chemical storage, hazmat, maintenance, belt filter press, blower, control and operations... more
  • The Fuzzy Filter is a cost-effective synthetic compressible media filter. With loading rates of 30 to 40-plus gpm per sq ft, the filter requires 20% of the space for sand filters. Applications... 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
This paper provides an overview of the condition of the nation's water infrastructure and the need to replace piping systems with materials that do... 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
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
Bio Energizer from Probiotic Solutions is a specialized micro carbon complex that is used in municipal and industrial systems to reduce sludge, odor, biological and chemical... 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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