Water and Wastes Digest Webinars

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
A partnership of water sector organizations—the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Water Environment Research... more
Xylem Inc. has activated a deployment initiative to move several hundred of its portable Godwin pumps from nearby states to prepare customers along the East Coast for the... 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
The TracStar 1200 has many of the benefits that make smaller TracStar models work efficiently on jobsites, but it includes some major upgrades as well. It features an advanced emission control engine... more
  • The TracStar 1200 has many of the benefits that make smaller TracStar models work efficiently on jobsites, but it includes some major upgrades as well. It features an advanced emission control engine... more
  • The Shark fractional horsepower grinder series represents the world’s first integral automatic grinders. The 115-VDC, 12-amp maximum circuit, all-cast-iron pumps are available in ½- (803), ¾- (805)... more
  • Tri-Vent technology is scaled for 20- to 60-in. outlets. It offers no-tools element changes and zero-bypass sealing for high-CFM applications. Its manifold design reduces power consumption... more
  • The Polyline AMP Series of injection-molded polycarbonate enclosures has expanded to include 16- and 18-in.-size enclosures. These feature-rich, nonmetallic NEMA Type 4X/IP66 enclosures have multi-... more
  • Inside Drops for sanitary sewers eliminate outside drops, clean up failed inside drops and are excellent as storm water drops and in wet wells. Compact, low profile bowls and stainless brackets are... more
  • The Opti-Float Mini offers a more compact and economical design than the original while still maintaining its benefits, such as being rated for 15 million operations. It is both mercury- and lead-... more
  • The AccuFAS submerged fixed-film system adds a fixed-growth surface for biomass to provide enhanced biological treatment and to increase treatment capacity for municipal and industrial wastewater.... more
  • ECD’s precise Triton TR8 Turbidity Analyzer is ideal for monitoring turbidity in filter backwashing systems, optimizing drinking water plant efficiency. The highly accurate TR8 features intelligent... more
  • Kaeser’s Sigma Air Manager (SAM) 3D combines industrial PC and Internet technology to improve operations with more stable pressure and lower energy costs. It automatically adjusts air flow to... 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
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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