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Aclara introduced the Synergize network, a fully integrated solution for gas, water and electric utilities that offers high performance and low cost of ownership. “The launch... more
Xylem Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide an existing wastewater treatment plant with advanced treatment technology, which will play a role in an initiative focused... more
Kobe City Waterworks Bureau in Japan expects to achieve greater conservation and operational efficiency as it develops a new smart water network. Sensus and... more
The International Desalination Assn. (IDA) announced that Emilio Gabbrielli has been elected president of the association for the 2015-2017 term. In addition, IDA announced... more
More entities are finding that being seen as a responsible steward of water not only is the right thing to do; it’s also critical for avoiding public scrutiny. Just ask the U... more
Two old industrial parks in Chicago were converted into rail/truck intermodal yards to accommodate increasing freight traffic in and around the city and the region. Due to... more
Although geothermal energy generation is a growing renewable resource, it still presents challenges for equipment suppliers in terms of controlling the often harsh geothermal... more
The BP Oil Terminal site in Hamble in the U.K. occupies an area of about 53 acres on the banks of Southampton Water, a tidal estuary, and is one of many similar terminals... more
In the early 1980s, the first personal computers were running the DOS operating system, the DeLorean “Back to the Future” sports car hit the street, and Sony was offering its... more
The Polarled Pipeline—a 482-km-long pipeline that will transport gas from the Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea to western Norway—is the first pipeline to transport... more
The city of Chester, Ill., was getting only about six months’ life out of the mechanical seals in their former non-clog lift station pumps. While replacing seals twice per... more
The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) manages regional wastewater service for the Madison, Wis., area, providing wastewater collection and treatment for 43... more
Fracking typically uses between 1.2 and 3.5 million gal of water per well—large projects use up to 5 million gal. Sourcing these large amounts of water is a problem for the... more
Use new wipes-ready technology at your facilities and lift stations to prevent rag-ball removals, pump clogs and damage dollars. Wipes-ready technology optimizes wipes capture and crosscuts debris to... more
  • Use new wipes-ready technology at your facilities and lift stations to prevent rag-ball removals, pump clogs and damage dollars. Wipes-ready technology optimizes wipes capture and crosscuts debris to... more
  • The technology biottta (biologically tailored two-stage approach) leverages nature to offer an affordable and sustainable solution for wellhead treatment of inorganic and organic contaminants. The... more
  • The company focuses on the elimination of scale and the problems associated with scale buildup. Industries know the high cost of keeping their capital investments running smoothly. Scaled pumps,... more
  • The Fuzzy Filter is a compressible media filter for water and wastewater treatment systems. Operating in an upflow or downflow design, it achieves a high rate of solids removal through the use of... more
  • These rotary screw blower systems combine the energy efficiency of the Sigma Profile rotary screw airend with the convenience of a complete blower package designed specifically for demanding WWTP... more
  • Globe valves for process and utility applications offer an actuator that can be rotated 360 degrees. Visual indication is standard, and the valves feature reliable spring loaded v-ring packing, and... more
  • The Filter Judge provides surface water treatment plant operators with a fast, safe and accurate means of taking a core sample of gravity filter media. The system allows the operator to determine the... more
  • The Eradicator solids management system consists of a patented lightweight inspection cover, a back cover plate incorporating an obstruction-free flow path and an aggressive self-cleaning wear plate... more
  • The Oil Grabber Model 8 oil skimmer with a solar option utilizes a continuous belt-and-wiper system to remove up to 40 gal of oil per hour from the fluid surface. The belt, operating on a motor-and-... more
  • The 10K Series Muffin Monster offers superior waste-grinding capabilities in a compact, easy-to-install unit that is suited to a variety of wastewater grinding applications. This addition to the... more
XR-5 ethylene interpolymer alloy (EIA) geomembrane was specified as the primary and secondary containment liners for a state-of-the-art zinc and... 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
Today’s municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment processes are today under continuous pressure to provide 24/7 uptime, an excellent-... more
When it comes to removing oil from water for recovery, reuse or recycling, you can rely on the oil removal solution experts. Over the years, Oil... more
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview Sources of high quality raw... 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
Pretreatment turbidity monitoring is important for process control. But even the nicest-looking surface water contains live microbiological particles, dissolved and suspended... more
The new ICS 701-A cutting system builds on the success of ICS concrete and utility chainsaws. This product is powered by compressed air instead of hydraulic or gas power. As... more
The new 10K Series Muffin Monster from JWC Environmental combines waste grinding capabilities in a compact, easy-to-install unit that is suited to a variety of wastewater... more
Powerful mixing is an essential tool for eliminating thermal and chemical stratification inside water storage tanks and maintaining consistent water quality. While... more

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