The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2014, but that was not the only significant occasion worth... more
On Dec. 10, 2014, the Fort Pierce (Fla.) Utilities Authority (FPUA) held the grand opening for implementation of BCR Environmental’s Clean B system at the city’s Island Water... more
The NSF Intl. Independent Laboratory (IL) will begin testing of Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCURE ballast water management system (BWMS) in preparation of U.S. Coast Guard (... more
The county of New Castle, Del., has awarded Neptune Benson the contract to upgrade its ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system at its wastewater facility. The upgrade will... 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
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
Located in Clark County, Nev., the city of North Las Vegas is the fourth largest city in the state. Serving a population of 224,000 residents, the city operates a water... 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
  • 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
  • Sanitaire’s Bioloop oxidation ditch process is a leap forward in biological treatment systems. It combines Sanitaire diffused aeration and Flygt submersible mixing. This process effectively... more
  • The AXEON L1-Series light commercial reverse osmosis systems are ideal for a range of applications including food and beverage preparation, aquarium, hydroponics, misting and more, the 200- to 300-... more
  • GridBee GS-9 and GS-12 submersible electric mixers from Medora Corporation help municipalities meet potable water quality standards and prevent ice damage affordably. Available in two sizes depending... more
  • Mazzei Injector Co. released patented GDT gas-liquid mass transfer systems designed to efficiently transfer gases such as ozone, oxygen, ambient air, CO2 for pH adjustment and air/inert gas for VOC... more
  • The Coyote UV Series is an in-house engineered design, and is manufactured in the U.S. The systems are intended for a range of commercial and industrial applications. The modular design offers easy... more
  • Krausz USA is the newly established division of the company, serving the North American pipe coupling and repair marketplace. The company provides a range of products that are field proven and time... more
  • Moyno Small Pumps are a cost-effective solution for applications from clean, clear liquids to abrasive and corrosive fluids. They are ideal for water sampling, chemicals, oily water, slurries,... 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


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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