Casestudies


As California continues to suffer one of the worst droughts in its history, the Santa Clara (Calif.) Valley Water District is convening one of the first regional water... more
In conjunction with National Drinking Water Week, the Value of Water Coalition released the results of a poll that asked Americans about the importance of water in their... more
A new survey reveals that 55% of Americans are concerned about the quality of their tap water. The online survey, conducted by Cint on behalf of Bluewater, also revealed that... more
Xylem Inc. launched a new online dewatering platform. The new website brings Xylem’s dewatering product brands—Flygt and Godwin—together on one comprehensive Web... more
We all know that water goes into making just about everything under the sun, but we might not all be aware of just how much of it goes into making an item as precious as your... more
Luke Air Force Base (LAFB) in Glendale, Ariz., has improved its traditional methods of managing POL (petroleum, oil and lubricant)-contaminated wastewater, in partnership... more
For many cities and towns across the U.S., particularly in the West, drinking water comes from mountain reservoirs and is delivered via gravity-fed pipeline systems. As a... more
The ability to treat greywater is becoming vitally important to U.S. power producers. Energy companies in 19 states are using reclaimed water and the trend is expected to... more
TPCO America, the steel pipe-making plant going up near Gregory, Texas, is set to give its host community additional benefits by building a wastewater treatment facility. The... more
Infraserv Hoechst is a leading company for operating large-scale industrial and chemical production complexes. It is a complete service provider offering services such as... more
The Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center is a year-round West Virginia recreational facility known for hosting camps, business meetings and other social events. From week to week,... more
In the spring of 2015, the City of Abilene, Texas, completed upgrades to the Hamby Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) to allow for a 7 mgd average and up to a 9 mgd peak flow... more
Rural municipalities and utilities have unique problems with operations. They have small budgets that must be stretched to cover large geographic areas. Although they need... more
Easi-Set precast concrete buildings licensed producer Smith-Midland installed the 20-ft-by-30-ft Easi-Span 100% precast water treatment building for general contractor Sydnor Hydro in just two days... more
  • Easi-Set precast concrete buildings licensed producer Smith-Midland installed the 20-ft-by-30-ft Easi-Span 100% precast water treatment building for general contractor Sydnor Hydro in just two days... more
  • Specifically designed for applications with high volumes of consumer flushables, the X-PELLER impeller even works well in low-flow conditions. The impeller was designed for vacuum-primed and flooded-... more
  • Fairbanks Nijhuis vertical solids-handling pumps have over 100 years of proven experience in the pumping of solids, slurries, sludge, pulp, trash, sewage and grit. These pumps are specifically... more
  • Hymax Versa products easily connect and repair a range of water and wastewater piping types. The coupling is stainless steel and can join pipes with the same or different diameters and repair holes... more
  • The Closed Loop reactor (CLR) process, a modified form of the extended aeration complete mix process, provides biological nutrient removal using nonproprietary designs. CLR processes produce removal... more
  • Kamstrup has manufactured meters for 70 years. For 24 of those years, the company has manufactured ultrasonic smart meters, and now have more experience manufacturing smart meters than any other... more
  • Valve terminals from Festo are ideal for all automation concepts, whether they are simple applications or complex systems. With remote I/O and installation systems, their bandwidth and functionality... more
  • This lockout/tagout ball valve is designed to accept most OSHA approved locks/shackles. It is available as a complete assembly or kit for field retrofit; the retrofit installs easily with self-... more
  • The 16-in. IVP 250 insertion valve is a stainless steel permanent, insertable gate valve.  Features of the IVP 250 include 250-psi working pressure, a 2-in.-diameter stainless valve stem, an... more
  • The BioMag and CoMag systems from Evoqua infuse magnetite into conventional biological and chemical floc, making it heavier and dramatically improving settling. The BioMag system is applied to... more
All wastewater facilities are going to generate solids, and dealing with solids is a necessary evil. The processing, treatment and disposal of sludge... more
Digester process management involves carefully balancing the quality and quantity of sludge going into the digester and the health of the micro-... more
Water is required throughout a food and beverage facility for various uses, including makeup water for cooling towers and boilers, washing of... more
Energy is the single highest operating cost in a wastewater treatment plant, with energy to operate blowers for aeration being the single highest... 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
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview: Register today to see... more
The Manhole Monitor from Mission Communications is a rugged in-sewer alarm and reporting system purpose-built for proactive sewer monitoring programs. Floats tipped... more
Sierra Monitor’s Sentry IT 32 channel controller is a network-enabled hazardous gas detection system controller that interfaces with devices over Modbus RTU, 4-20... more
Probiotic Solutions is Bio Huma Netics’s line of bioremediation products that are used for wastewater treatment and soil remediation. In wastewater, our bioremediation... more
Featuring two-way communications down to the meter, Itron’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network solutions collect, deliver, manage and analyze data frequently.... more

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