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As our industry continues to evolve, so too does the shift in perception that wastewater treatment plants are simply a place for waste treatment and disposal. Today, industry advocates and forward-looking utility managers, with the help of technological...
Talk is cheap but downright invaluable when it leads to fruitful collaboration among water and wastewater utilities and agricultural producers in nutrient-stressed watersheds of the Mississippi River. A recent report of the Mississippi River Nutrient...
In early 2013, Winston-Salem/Forsyth City/County Utility Commission (CCUC) took a significant step toward transforming the future of how it manages wastewater treatment by commissioning the South Fork Improvements Program. CCUC’s wastewater system is the...
Wastewater from industrial production and its potential for treatment and reuse presents an opportunity for market growth in a range of industries. In its latest Insight Report, “Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Water Re-Use in Six Key Industries,”...
The East Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant (EBWWTP) in New Orleans has weathered its fair share of challenges. Some of the most obvious were the damages sustained as a result of Hurricane Katrina, which pushed a wall of water in front of it that submerged...
Energy usage at water resource recovery facilities (WRRF) is a big deal. The cost of energy is the single largest operating cost for many and trending higher. The single largest energy consumer for most facilities is the activated sludge aeration system...
Chesapeake Bay is considered one of America’s—and the world’s—most productive estuaries, providing public recreation, public and commercial transportation, and fishing in one of the country’s most populated areas. Yet, the bay has been the source of much...
Utilities around the world are facing aging and deteriorating infrastructure, which requires capital to repair, rehabilitate and replace to adequately serve constituents. Specifically in the U.S., many cities and their utilities also are under pressure...
In the midst of extreme drought conditions, a new, locally controlled, drought-proof water source for Silicon Valley is now online. On July 18, 2014, the Santa Clara Valley Water District, in partnership with the cities of San Jose and Santa Clara,...
A small municipality (estimated population 3,200) located in Bishop, Texas, experienced high levels of solids accumulation and ongoing challenges in meeting its discharge requirements. Its leadership team and engineer wanted to find a progressive,...

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