Energy Efficiency


Global Water Eng. (GWE) has won an international chemical engineering award for its process that transforms food processing sludge waste from an environmental problem into... more
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) are currently seeking wastewater treatment technologies that provide... more
American Water Works Co. Inc. announced that Fort Meade Army Installation, Md. was recently selected as the only Army installation to receive the Federal Energy and Water... more
John Galyen, president, Danfoss North America, addressed energy productivity at the Alliance to Save Energy’s Energy 2030 On the Road on Monday, Sept. 29... more
In 2009, the West Lafayette Wastewater Treatment Plant in Indiana seized revenue- and energy-savings opportunities for the thousands of gallons of grease the facility... more
Along with technical modifications such as frequency-controlled pumps, there are other ways for drinking water utilities to reduce energy costs. Operating high-consumption... more
As an industry delivering the planet’s most important and recycled natural resource—water—we inherently are environmentally conscious. As such, it is imperative to... more
Sandoz Pvt. Ltd. has achieved an average of 17% energy efficiency and lower noise levels by choosing Atlas Copco screw blower technology for its effluent treatment plant at... more
The Stony Brook Regional Sewerage Authority (SBRSA) in Princeton, N.J., provides treatment and disposal services for wastewater residuals. Its River Road Wastewater Treatment... 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
Until 9/11, fire hydrant security had more to do with "hindrance" than "prevention." It was the theft of hydrant parts, vandalism and unauthorized... more
Fire hydrants exist to protect life and property from the perils of fire. Certainly they have other uses, but their role in protecting us, day in and... more
One of the biggest expenses in wastewater treatment operations is the cost of energy to run the blowers and compressors that produce air for the... more
After overcoming issues of inefficiency and clogging, only vibration remained an obstacle to perfecting the S-tube impeller. Grundfos engineers... 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
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview: Register today to see... more
Peristaltic metering injector pumps are well suited to metering chemicals that can foul pump heads with conventional check valves. Peristaltic pumps have rollers that... more
The Seametrics iMAG-Series is an economical flanged electromagnetic flowmeter. It is used in 3- to 12-in. pipe in municipal and industrial water, wastewater, treatment plants... more
Changes in volume and debris have always plagued washer compactors because no plant is able to predict the volume or types of debris at the influent. Fixed-volume washer... more
DN Tanks uses advanced technology in the design and construction of prestressed concrete tanks. Over the years, the company has been recognized as an industry leader in areas... 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.

2014 Top Projects Nomination Form

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