Energy Efficiency


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
Siemens will support the city of Vienna, Austria in optimizing its main sewage plant in terms of energy. For this purpose, Siemens is supplying the control, measuring,... more
Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., celebrated the opening of the University of Arizona’s Water and Energy Sustainable Technology (... 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
Electromagnetic Flowmeters, or “Mag Meters,” are the most widely used meter technology to measure the flow of water in the world today. As... more
In an era when water scarcity, water quality and delivery costs are becoming urgent problems worldwide, the flowmeter is more important than ever as... more
CST often receives inquiries and recommendations about the use of cathodic protection to prevent tank corrosion. Cathodic protection is and can be... more
Energy is the single highest operating cost in a wastewater treatment plant, with energy to operate blowers for aeration being the single highest... 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
Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview Recent news, such as the... more
The MacRoy Series metering pump is designed for reliability and value in water treatment applications. Capable of handling pressures up to 175 psi and flow rates up to 310... more
The Sonic-Pro flowmeter measures flow in virtually any fluid in which sound waves can travel. It is a hybrid ultrasonic flowmeter, so it can be used in either Doppler or... more
Heartbeat technology from Endress+Hauser consists of three components: diagnostics, onboard verification and continuous self-monitoring. Diagnostic functions, which are... more
Corrosion in water distribution systems can impact consumers’ health, costs and the aesthetics of finished water. Older systems may include lead-based solders that must be... 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.

2016 Top Projects Nomination Form

NEW for 2016: Industrial Top Projects!

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Are you planning to upgrade your current water/wastewater facilities in the next year?
Yes
53%
No, but will in the next 2 years
12%
No
22%
Undecided
13%
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