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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently settled with Arvin Community Services District (ACSD), located in Arvin, Calif., for arsenic violations of the Safe... more
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced that Elizabeth Watson Keddy of SUEZ North America has been selected as the grand prize winner of the 2015 NAWC... more
For the fourth consecutive year, Brown and Caldwell (BC) has been recognized as an industry leader by the National Safety Council (NSC) for achieving the best safety... more
Water Planet, a global supplier of membrane-based water treatment solutions, announced that Eric Seo joined the company as product development engineer. Seo will focus on... 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 Oostburg Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Oostburg, Wis., found the Huber’s Rotamat RoK4 vertical fine screen when seeking out a new head works screening solution.... 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
SuperValves are water and wastewater air valves, and also include American-BFV butterfly valves offered with extra features. The valves are coated with fusion-bonded epoxy internally and externally,... more
  • SuperValves are water and wastewater air valves, and also include American-BFV butterfly valves offered with extra features. The valves are coated with fusion-bonded epoxy internally and externally,... more
  • Tuf-Lok ring grip pipe and tube self-aligning couplings are low cost, heavy duty and suitable for high-pressure, to 150 psig, or full vacuum-rated applications. They install quickly and easily,... more
  • Control algae and biofilm with ultrasonic algae control. The technology can be used in wastewater lagoons, tanks, clarifiers and water reservoirs (NSF/ANSI 61 and 372). The individual unit covers up... more
  • The RG-32 recorder is a low-cost, wireless rain gauge remote terminal unit that monitors the output of a tipping bucket rain gauge. A single user-replaceable D cell lithium battery powers the... more
  • The sensitive, efficient TOC-4200 uses the industry-standard 680°C combustion catalytic oxidation method to support analyses in a carbon concentration range from 5 to 20,000 mg/L full scale.... more
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    The DuraFiber lid is made of resin-infused fiberglass for durability and breaking strengths in excess of 20,000 lb. It fits most ribbed PVC and HDPE riser pipe and weighs 11 lb. Additional benefits... 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
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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