Energy Efficiency

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) unveiled its $470 million waste-to-energy project that is producing a net 10 MW of electricity from the... more
The city of Grand Rapids, Mich.’s wastewater treatment plant has completed the first phase of an energy efficiency program with OpTerra Energy Services. The energy-focused... more
PHG Energy (PHGE) has acquired the assets of ARiES Energy of Knoxville, Tenn., adding to its established business lines and formalizing the ongoing partnering relationship... more
Anaergia Inc. announced that a subsidiary company, Escondido Bioenergy Facility, LLC (EBF), signed a contract with the city of Escondido, Calif., to design, build, own and... 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
Early removal of oil from your facility's wastewater can improve operation efficiencies, generate revenue, demonstrate environmental responsibility... more
Arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, mercury, selenium, silver and zinc are among the many contaminants that enter the environment... more
VigorOx WWT II is used for treating effluent wastewater from municipal and industrial treatment plants to reduce the coliform bacterial count to meet... more
Endocrine disruptors (EDs) are a class of chemicals with the ability to interfere with the endocrine (hormonal) processes in mammals. Any hormonal... 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
The Swan AMI SAC 254 analyzer provides photometric measurement of organic material load in drinking water based on DIN EN 38404-4. Spectral Absorbance Coefficient UV254... more
Sites can be made operational quickly with simple site preparation and fast installation. Easi-Set Buildings are cost-effective, low-maintenance, 100% precast concrete... more
The Automeg electronics module is a compact and completely solid-state 12-pin plug-in instrument that can be installed into new or existing control panels. The instrument is... more
The TC80 Total Chlorine Analyzer is designed for use in drinking water, industrial cooling and rinse water, and other samples of freshwater that use chlorine in the range of... more


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.

2015 Top Projects Nomination Form


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