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Laurence Msall, president of the Civic Federation, addressed the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) board of commissioners during its public... more
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) broke ground on a new water supply reservoir near Lane City, Texas, on Dec. 10, 2014. When completed in 2017, the about 40,000 acre-... more
Ebara Fluid Handling has hired Robert Hub as customer service manager. Hub will be responsible for managing the customer service center, inside sales, applications... more
Hyde Marine Inc. recorded its 400th order for its Hyde Guardian ballast water treatment system (BWTS), which will be installed on a tug boat for an articulated tug barge (ATB... more
After what seemed to be a more positive year, the water and wastewater utility sector is getting its bearings to face yet another year of continuous cuts to the Clean Water... more
Water conservation, and the related topic of rainwater harvesting, not only is a growing business (with sales and installations of low-use, low-flow devices, and rainwater... more
Infrastructure needs and the limited funds to address them continue to present cities and municipalities with many challenges; however, great work continues to be done. From... more
Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) strives tostay on top of industry trends and information. We are pleased to present our seventh annual State of the Industry Report.... more
The state of Oregon wants its utilities to keep non-revenue water (NRW) loss at or below the American Water Works Assn.’s national average of 10% to 15%, much of which can be... more
In November 2009, AdEdge Water Technologies LLC was selected, among other vendors in a tender, by the Resort Village of Kannata Valley (RVKV) to supply an arsenic, iron,... more
Supai, Ariz., the capital of the Havasupai Indian Reservation in the western Grand Canyon, is one of the most remote villages in the U.S. The nearest surfaced road is nearly... more
The Foss Reservoir Master Conservancy District (FRMCD) in southwestern Oklahoma resides at the 8,800-acre Foss Reservoir/Foss Lake. The treatment plant, located adjacent to... more
The City of Covina, Calif., faces water quality challenges that are typical for many urban and suburban water systems across the southern United States. Nestled in the heart... more
Faced with aging infrastructure Daphne Utilities needed technology that would help them fulfill biosolids goals. Crucial to meeting this goal was selecting a reliable dewatering process. Click here... more
  • Faced with aging infrastructure Daphne Utilities needed technology that would help them fulfill biosolids goals. Crucial to meeting this goal was selecting a reliable dewatering process. Click here... more
  • The design of the Rotamat RPPS Star utilizes 1- or 2-mm patented pleated perforated plate geometry. This increases throughput by 25%, allowing for a smaller footprint, which results in a reduced... more
  • The DC80 dechlorination analyzer is a TC80 analyzer that uses the “zero shift” strategy to monitor near zero amounts of total chlorine. Chlorine is metered into the sample shifting the near zero... more
  • StreamLine’s design minimizes in-basin aeration piping and attached diffuser components. The self-contained membrane panels and inline support system reduce stress points and potential material... more
  • AEROSTRIP fine bubble diffusers have the highest proven energy-efficiency and longest documented service life in the world. The secrets of its performance are advanced perforation technology, the use... more
  • The ST100 Series thermal mass air/gas flowmeter from Fluid Components International (FCI) has received ATEX and IECEx approvals, assuring FCI’s customers that the ST100 flowmeter has been designed... more
  • These turbo blowers are single-stage high-speed radial turbo blowers designed to meet varying flow and pressure requirements in many different processes. This modern frequency controlled, gearless... more
  • The McElroy hydraulically adjustable Pipe Stand for 4- to 20-in. (200- to 500-mm) pipe helps align thermoplastic pipe more efficiently on butt fusion jobsites. It features hand-pumped hydraulic... more
  • Mueller Co. has developed a simple and cost-effective technology to continuously monitor pressure in potable water distribution systems. The sensor, typically installed two per district metering area... more
  • As critical pieces of emergency equipment used to preserve lives and property, all Mueller fire hydrants are designed, built and tested to assure high performance and dependability. Numerous dry and... more
Until 9/11, fire hydrant security had more to do with "hindrance" than "prevention." It was the theft of hydrant parts, vandalism and unauthorized... more
Fire hydrants exist to protect life and property from the perils of fire. Certainly they have other uses, but their role in protecting us, day in and... more
One of the biggest expenses in wastewater treatment operations is the cost of energy to run the blowers and compressors that produce air for the... more
After overcoming issues of inefficiency and clogging, only vibration remained an obstacle to perfecting the S-tube impeller. Grundfos engineers... 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
Peristaltic metering injector pumps are well suited to metering chemicals that can foul pump heads with conventional check valves. Peristaltic pumps have rollers that... more
The Seametrics iMAG-Series is an economical flanged electromagnetic flowmeter. It is used in 3- to 12-in. pipe in municipal and industrial water, wastewater, treatment plants... more
Changes in volume and debris have always plagued washer compactors because no plant is able to predict the volume or types of debris at the influent. Fixed-volume washer... more
DN Tanks uses advanced technology in the design and construction of prestressed concrete tanks. Over the years, the company has been recognized as an industry leader in areas... 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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