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
In the current economic climate, with tight municipal water treatment budgets, the cost of maintaining chlorine analyzers that operate accurately and... more
Lycoming County Water and Authority (LCWSA) Wastewater Treatment Plant in Montoursville, Pa., currently operates an Ovivo thickened aerobic digester... more
The Myers V2 series grinder is engineered from the ground up in order to overcome the increased debris and higher pressure required in today’s... more
The composition of modern sewage is vastly different than influent from just a few decades ago, and pump stations, headworks facilities and other... 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
Treated effluent from wastewater treatment plants across the country must meet local dissolved oxygen (DO) limits before discharging into receiving waters. The Pipeline... more
Stainless conduit and conduit systems from Calbrite, a division of Calpipe Industries Inc., is manufactured in type 304 and 316 stainless to meet stringent sanitary... more
Phosphorus is the 11th-most-abundant element in the earth’s crust and is an essential nutrient for all living organisms. Phosphorus exists in nature primarily as phosphates (... more
Seepex’s Smart Conveying Technology (SCT) is an award-winning progressive cavity (PC) pump design that offers radically reduced maintenance times and low life-cycle costs.... 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
52%
No, but will in the next 2 years
11%
No
22%
Undecided
15%
Total votes: 192
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