Energy Efficiency


The departments of Agriculture (USDA) and the Interior announced more than $47 million in investments to help water districts and producers on private working lands better... more
Spiral Water Technologies has received the Innovation Award for its proprietary Automatic Self Cleaning Filter. The award was presented by BlueTech Research at the BlueTech... more
Wastewater, sewage gas and sewage sludge are three waste products that contain valuable heat energy that can be recovered. The latest waste-to-heat processes and technologies... more
Danfoss announced its commitment to supporting action on climate change as part of the U.S. White House’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge. By signing the pledge,... more
In an age of Internet, mobile and connected devices, and with the proliferation of cloud computing and big data, daily life depends on data centers, which require power to... more
Josh Frey is a chicken hatchling farmer in West Virginia and a proponent of poultry litter gasification. He takes very young chicks and raises them to a certain size for... 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
Five wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) across the city of Charlotte, N.C., support more than 805,000 customers. The WWTPs operate 24/7 and produce methane-rich biogas, which... more
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) achieved win-win results by offering the California Wastewater Process Optimi­zation Program (CalPOP). The city of American Canyon,... more
Faced with rising power costs and a volatile energy future, village of Cascade, Wis., trustees were determined to offer forward-thinking solutions to one question: How could... 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
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
A plant’s headworks play a crucial role in the pretreatment influent for any wastewater treatment facility. They protect the operation of... more
Filter backwashing is a critical part of the drinking water production process. During backwashing, water flow is reversed and increased in order to... more
In freshwater delivery and wastewater treatment operations (W/WW), reliable and timely data can make all the difference in improving efficiency and... more
Wastewater treatment facilities are subject to many different drivers for completing upgrades. Among the most prevalent drivers is a need to keep... more
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 2:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview How much does a sewer system cost?... more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 2:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour Webinar Overview FRP pipe has been around for decades,... more
Endress+Hauser introduces the Micropilot FMR10 and FMR20 free space radar level transmitters to measure liquid levels in storage tanks, open basins, open channels, weirs and... more
Abanaki Corp. is now offering its latest coolant maintenance product, the Oil Boss. Dirty coolant can generate smoke, a sulfur stench and bacteria that can cause illness in... more
The mRoy series metering pumps offer reliability in water treatment. With flow ranges from 0.20 gph (0.8 L/hr) to 87 gph (330 L/hr) in a simplex configuration, these pumps... more
Treated effluent from wastewater treatment plants across the country must meet local dissolved oxygen (DO) limits before discharging into receiving waters. The Pipeline... more

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