Energy Efficiency


The Water Environment Research Foundation is launching new studies that seek to advance energy research. The first project, WaterWatts: A Modern Look at Wastewater Power-... more
The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has awarded three new contracts that explore innovative processes. The University of California, Irvine, will conduct the... more
American Water announced that Gary Naumick, senior director of engineering, will participate in the third of a series of roundtables hosted by U.S. Chamber of Commerce... more
American Water announced that its President and CEO Susan Story has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the Alliance to Save Energy, a nonprofit that promotes... 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
Water and energy are deeply connected, and in order to manage one properly, one must properly manage the other. Water and wastewater utilities need a substantial amount of... 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
CST Storage, formerly known as Engineered Storage Product Company (1996- 2011), was originally part of the A.O. Smith Company. It was A.O. Smith’s... more
Imagine tackling your greatest production challenge quickly, easily and inexpensively—and even generating a profit while doing so. Removal of surface... more
Today’s municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment processes are today under continuous pressure to provide 24/7 uptime, an excellent-... more
According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), cyber incidents on... 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
When it comes to selecting the right trihalomethane (THM) removal system for a tank, custom design is key. Optimizing system design is critical for predicting and achieving... more
The rugged Triton DO80 sensor was developed for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment applications. Unlike amperometric sensors, the Triton DO80 has no membranes to... more
The Manhole Monitor from Mission Communications is a rugged in-sewer alarm and reporting system purpose-built for proactive sewer monitoring programs. Floats tipped... more
Sierra Monitor’s Sentry IT 32 channel controller is a network-enabled hazardous gas detection system controller that interfaces with devices over Modbus RTU, 4-20... more

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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.

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