Water and Wastes Digest Events

The release of the TracStar 1200 brings the largest pipe fusion capability to date in McElroy’s line of self-propelled, track-mounted fusion machines. The TracStar 1200 has... more
With the goal of becoming energy neutral by 2023, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) recently began a demonstration project to evaluate GE'... more
The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (WWEMA) is a member-driven association that relies on volunteers for leadership. WWEMA has put out a call for... more
Tony Purdon, executive vice president of Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM), has been appointed managing director of the company’s West unit, effective October 1. As the leader of... more
The season of Halloween spotlights all things scary, and if you thought there were no parallels between goblins and our industry, consider for a moment your biggest water-... more
I am an eternal optimist. Some people who know me and work with me may not always agree, but I am. I think this has to be the greatest time in human history to be alive. We... more
Wastewater operators are an equip­ment manufacturer’s on­site proxy for ensuring their equip­ment functions properly, opti­mizing the quality of final efflu­ent discharging... more
Treatment plants by nature are service facilities, built to turn waste into something that can be safely returned to the natural environment or reused. The Greenway plant in... more
When considering whether a water processing location is a candidate for automation, it is important to understand why automation is implemented. Automation can reduce labor... more
The Chesapeake Bay watershed—the largest estuary in the United States—stretches across more than 64,000 sq miles, encompassing parts of six states and the District of... more
Oklahoma City has undertaken systematic, thoughtful planning to meet the demands of a growing city. Built in the 1920s, the Overholser Water Treatment Plant is a monument to... more
The pump stations at Monterey (Calif.) Regional Water Pollution Control Agency (MRWPCA) were having a problem with their channel grinders. The twin-shaft, drum-style channel... more
Lexington, Ky., located in the heart of the state’s Bluegrass region, is nicknamed the ”Horse Capital of the World.” A consolidated city-county with Fayette County, the... more
With a reversible, articulating head and slim profile design, the Model 8E two-in-one ratchet wrench lets workers easily access nuts in tight spots. Two hex socket size combos are available: 11/4 by... more
  • With a reversible, articulating head and slim profile design, the Model 8E two-in-one ratchet wrench lets workers easily access nuts in tight spots. Two hex socket size combos are available: 11/4 by... more
  • The KRT submersible motor pump combines the features that are important in demanding industrial and municipal waste water applications. It provides a flexible selection of materials and customized... more
  • These screw blower packages combine the energy efficiency of the Sigma Profile rotary screw airend with the convenience of a complete blower package. The screw blower packages include premium-... more
  • The V-Lock device limits access to in-ground valves in the water distribution system. The device is designed to fit on the 2-in. operating nut on the valve and remains in place on the valve until it... more
  • Reduce costs and simplify instrumentation at treatment plant headworks. The DLT 2.0 can measure both differential level at a bar screen and open-channel flow through a flume. It works with two non-... more
  • Use this SLT 5.0 level and flow monitor to continuously measure and control liquid level in storage tanks, pumping stations or to monitor and totalize open-channel flow through any flume or weir.... more
  • Engineered Fiberglass Composites Inc.’s buildings were designed for all-weather, year-round protection of equipment and instrumentation. Corrosion-resistant construction materials are used for long... more
  • Easi-Set all-precast concrete buildings offer durability, ease of installation and cost-effectiveness. They are available in pre-engineered, custom or standard designs, with minimal site preparation... more
  • Cretex Specialty Products offers manhole and pipe sealing technologies for rehabilitation and new construction. Products were designed to eliminate inflow and infiltration in manholes and pipe with... more
  • Belding Tank offers a complete line of computer-designed, filament-wound and contact-molded, fiberglass-reinforced plastic storage tanks. Sizes range from 1.5 to 30 ft in diameter with a capacity of... more
Early removal of oil from your facility's wastewater can improve operation efficiencies, generate revenue, demonstrate environmental responsibility... more
Arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, mercury, selenium, silver and zinc are among the many contaminants that enter the environment... more
VigorOx WWT II is used for treating effluent wastewater from municipal and industrial treatment plants to reduce the coliform bacterial count to meet... more
Endocrine disruptors (EDs) are a class of chemicals with the ability to interfere with the endocrine (hormonal) processes in mammals. Any hormonal... 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
The Automeg electronics module is a compact and completely solid-state 12-pin plug-in instrument that can be installed into new or existing control panels. The instrument is... more
The TC80 Total Chlorine Analyzer is designed for use in drinking water, industrial cooling and rinse water, and other samples of freshwater that use chlorine in the range of... more
The Flow Pulse is a unique, non-invasive flow monitor that clamps to the outside of a pipe and is simply secured with a screwdriver—there is no need to break into a pipe or... more
CyberLock Inc. provides a comprehensive access control solution for electric and water utilities, helping them meet industry standards for security. The CyberLock access... 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.

2015 Top Projects Nomination Form


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