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Kurt Bruenning has joined Aclara Technologies LLC as the chief financial officer, senior vice president of finance, accounting, information technology and legal functions.... more
The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced that the Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, located in Ontario on the shoreline of Lake Huron, earned... more
PHG Energy (PHGE) and the city of Lebanon, Tenn., have signed a contract that will provide a sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process. The... more
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) announced that after more than four years of construction, a new 3.5 mile long seismically improved tunnel is now... more
Over the past few years, advances in fracking technology have strengthened U.S. reserves of natural gas. According to the Energy Information Administration, shale gas fields... more
I confess to having a preoccupation with methane emissions, beginning in my earliest toilet training days and carrying over to today’s developments in wastewater, landfills,... more
In Baltimore, compliance with state and federal water and wastewater regulations is not simply a matter of meeting the minimum requirements. The city has worked under one of... more
Situated across the Potomac River from the city of Alexandria, Va., is the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, which holds the title of largest advanced... more
As the world’s population rapidly grows, the water industry is focusing on ways to save water, reduce maintenance on the growing amount of equipment and lessen  the pipe... more
The city of Warm Springs is a small community of approximately 1,000 residents located in central Georgia. In 2010, water testing found a radium level between 8 to 11 pCi/L... more
In fall 2014, the city of Palm Coast, Fla., installed a new Pinnacle Summit Series ozone system to solve water quality issues that caused complaints throughout the city.... more
In 2013, Shanghai International Tourism Resort (Disney) realized that it needed to improve the quality of its makeup to the cooling water circulation system to effectively... more
The village of Waterford in southern Wisconsin is a community surrounded by several rivers. It serves 5,000 customers with average flows of 500,000 gal per day (gpd). The... more
Proper system control is key to energy efficiency. Download Kaeser's white paper Energy Efficient System Design for Wastewater Treatment Plants: A System Splitting Approach to see how using an... more
  • Proper system control is key to energy efficiency. Download Kaeser's white paper Energy Efficient System Design for Wastewater Treatment Plants: A System Splitting Approach to see how using an... more
  • Pittcon 2015, the world’s largest annual conference and exposition for laboratory science, will be held March 8 to 12 in New Orleans. Visitors can see all the product innovations in water analysis/... more
  • This simple and cost-effective technology continuously monitors pressure in potable water distribution systems. The sensor, typically installed two per district metering area, reports pressure data... more
  • Zoeller submersible solids handling pumps provide a long service life with minimal downtime. Engineered to maintain low operating temperatures when facing the harshest of conditions, these robust... more
  • The Abanaki PetroXtractor is a dependable and cost-effective means of removing oil, fuel and other floating hydrocarbons from water where access to the fluid surface is limited. It provides efficient... more
  • Mueller provides plumbing contractors with one of the broadest product lines of water service connections with distribution mains, service lines and meters. Products include corporation valves; curb... more
  • The JB Alarm II alarm is housed in a NEMA 4X polycarbonate enclosure. Containing no circuit board, this component-based alarm offers moisture resiliency and long product life. The alarm features a 95... more
  • From meeting new and increasingly restrictive effluent discharge limits to replacing existing sand filters, the MicroStar filter offers a solution for high-quality filtration needs. It offers... more
  • EchoShore-TX enables permanent monitoring of critical and high-risk transmission mains. The system enables utilities to reduce operational risk of these assets by matching the leak detection program... more
  • Fortrans Inc.’s DIF-JET non-fouling injectors make diffuser cleaning a thing of the past. With a new top-down variable depth aeration system that saves energy by providing deep aeration with low... more
In today’s complex and frequently rugged process plant environments, liquid pumps are often overworked and underprotected from adverse operating... more
Mixing in potable water storage tanks is increasingly recognized as an important factor for improving water quality and protecting tank assets.... more
In the current economic climate, with tight municipal water treatment budgets, the cost of maintaining chlorine analyzers that operate accurately and... more
The Graton Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) in Sonoma County, Calif., is owned and operated by Graton Community Service District (GCSD). GCSD... 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 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
The Hydra-Stop HSF 250 Patriot line stop fitting is a complete redesign from previous versions of Hydra-Stop line stop fittings. Hydra-Stop engineers designed the HSF 250... more
Municipal and industrial process engineers alike will find the new plug-n-play FC80 panel mount free chlorine analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) simplifies water... more
The MacRoy Series metering pump is designed for reliability and value for applications up to 175 psi (12 bar). Water treatment chemicals, process additives, acids, out-... more

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