Top Projects

Xylem announced the relocation of its Garner, N.C., branch. This Xylem branch features Godwin products and Flygt pumps for construction and mining. After 14 years at 3733... more
Parsons announced that San Antonio Water System (SAWS) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of its brackish groundwater desalination program. Event... more
Richard T. Berning, P.E. of Springfield, Ill., was recently appointed to the board of directors of the American Public Works Assn. (APWA) by board action. Berning will serve... more
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Commissioners were on hand as the first truckloads of MWRD biosolids were delivered to the future Maggie... more
When it comes to planning for the future, companies have a whole host of issues likely keeping them up at night. They may worry about staying competitive and innovative in... more
Almost all municipalities share the same dilemma: what to do with wastewater treatment sludge, tree trimmings and discarded tires. For years, the answer has been to load them... more
While there are many significant factors that affect the overall taste and odor of beer, there is one sometimes surprising yet vital element that plays a key role: the... more
Dissolved air flotation (DAF) is highly effective for removing fats, oils and grease (FOG) and total suspended solids (TSS) from wastewater, yet it is less effective for... more
One of the largest semiconductor manufacturing companies in Korea recently received a 3,000-cu-meter-per-day tubular membrane filter (TMF) system for wafer backgrinding water... more
Economic development has its price, and sometimes it calls for major upgrades to a community’s wastewater treatment facilities. That was the case in Fort Dodge, Iowa.... more
In 2010, the city of La Center, Wash., retrofitted its sequencing batch reactor (SBR) with a membrane bioreactor (MBR), using as much of the existing tankage, equipment,... more
The City of Rockville, Md., located just outside of Washington, has taken a proactive approach to meeting water quality regulatory compliance for its drinking water system.... more
In 1997, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a five-year Filtration Avoidance Determination (FAD). The determination required New York City to acquire... 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.

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