Energy Efficiency

April 15, 2014
During Water Week 2014, Danfoss joined other manufacturers and solutions providers, industry associations and non-profit organizations on Capitol Hill to discuss perspectives... more
April 07, 2014
London, ON, with population about 366,000, will this year see the launch of the privately owned Harvest Power Mustang Generation Limited plant that will process more than 15... more
March 27, 2014
In the past century, population growth, urbanization and intensified agricultural practices have combined to increase strain on wastewater treatment facilities. A foremost... more
March 24, 2014
Schneider Electric announced the signing of a $5.7 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with the city of Clute, Texas. The ESPC was designed to prepare the city... more
I’m California dreaming on such a winter’s day (even though it’s March as I write this …). Unfortunately, however, the state is facing some nightmarish issues. Its crippling... more
The St. Croix River is an environmentally sensitive river that separates two major cities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  The St. Croix Crossing project has been decades in... more
Discovered in 2003, the Papa Terra Oil Field is located 68 miles off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in the Atlantic Ocean at a depth of 3,937 ft. It is located in the Campos... more
In February, government officials from the Republic of Maldives joined representatives from the Aquiva Foundation, memsys, Aquaver and the local power company, Stelco, for... more
Mercury removal from both air emissions and industrial wastewater, especially from coal-fired power plants in the U.S., has been a topic of extensive study for the past... more
Located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Sherbourne Common is an innovative waterfront park that provides the public with green recreational space along Lake Ontario in a former... more
California’s Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (MWD), Western MWD and Eastern MWD conducted a pilot program to determine the effectiveness of Niagara Conservation’s... more
The “thumb” of Michigan, outlined by Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron, is a peninsula rich in lakes, rivers and streams. Given the ecologically sensitive territory, smaller towns... more
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is building a $50-million waste transfer station with 84 parking spots in the southern region of the state. The two-story, 140,500-sq-ft... more
The Stamford Density Current Baffle System 2.0 is designed to intercept and dissipate density currents, redirecting their flow back into the main clarification volume of the tank and increasing... more
  • The Stamford Density Current Baffle System 2.0 is designed to intercept and dissipate density currents, redirecting their flow back into the main clarification volume of the tank and increasing... more
  • This powerful aerator was designed to provide maximum aeration while using a fraction of the energy required by other models. The Turbo X-Treme is a high-efficiency, floating/surfaced aerator powered... more
  • Save time and money using the Hydro-Guard automatic flushing system. Flush dead ends without having staff on site and use less water. Boost your bottom line with reduced chlorine and lower labor... more
  • The 0.8 GPF Stealth UHET uses breakthrough technology for the toilet market. As water fills the tank, a patented air transfer system exerts pressure in the bowl’s trapway. Using 40% less water than... more
  • The Tideflex mixing system improves the quality of drinking water in finished water storage reservoirs. It is a combination of patented Check Valve technology and a piping manifold separating the... more
  • The Schneider Electric Water Wastewater Competency Center is dedicated not only to providing top-of-the-line products, solutions, and services; but it is also committed to providing you with local,... more
  • Most utilities are facing the reality of an increase in energy costs, without an increase in revenue. This is forcing some utilities to be much more critical of power consumption. PowerLogic... more
  • The Type 514 diaphragm valve series offers valuable energy savings through decreased power consumption due to reduced loads on electrical pumps. The new design eliminates traditional bolts typically... more
  • Gain process control, flexibility and capital equipment savings with the Argos sequencing batch reactor (SBR). Utilizing a uniquely engineered decanter and advanced Aire-O Triton process aerator/... more
  • SolarBee mixers are designed to solve wastewater quality problems including odor control, EPA discharge permit violations and high energy costs. Utilizing solar power, SolarBee mixers operate 24/7 to... more
IWWD January/February 2013
Most manufacturers employ semi-open impellers in their self priming centrifugal sewage and trash pump designs. While other types of impellers—... more
The complexity of biological activities and the number of process variables important to nutrient removal in advanced activated sludge wastewater... more
The steel manufacturing environment poses its own unique set of challenges to oil removal. Effectively removing oil from water not only helps your... more
The use of piezoresistive silicon as the basis for the measurement of liquid level and pressure is not a new concept, as this proven technology is... more
March 6, 2014  2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST Membrane systems for treating drinking water keep evolving, and the recent introduction of the MEMCOR CPII... more
Now Available On-Demand Original Broadcast Time:  August 8, 2013, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Webinar Overview:Utilities now have the option... more
The Hydra nitrate analyzer system monitors the nitrification process in aeration basins at wastewater treatment plants, a process during which toxic ammonium ions are... more
The Vision570 is a programmable logic controller (PLC) with a built-in human machine interface (HMI) operator panel, comprised of a 5.7-in. color touchscreen display. On-... more
Rotor aeration has been utilized for more than 50 years to provide dissolved oxygen and mixing in more than 2,000 oxidation ditch activated sludge plants. Today’s modern... more
Accurate flow data in a treatment facility is key to understanding whether the system is operating efficiently. Monitoring flow in each pump station provides important... more

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Raleigh, N.C., has added a small increase to water bills as a permanent watershed protection fee. Do you agree with this idea?: