Energy Efficiency


The Water Innovation Project has announced that registration is now open to coders, policy makers, water and energy experts, and interested parties for the 2015 Water/Energy... more
The U.S. Department of Energy announced six projects that will receive up to $18 million in funding to reduce the modeled price of algae-based biofuels to less than $5 per... more
The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County (Fla.) (SWA) will celebrate the opening of its new waste-to-energy facility with four days of events beginning Wednesday, June... more
CalCom Solar of Visalia, Calif., and Wexus Technologies of San Francisco have joined forces on new technologies to save energy and water. Wexus was recently awarded a $4... 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
XR-5 ethylene interpolymer alloy (EIA) geomembrane was specified as the primary and secondary containment liners for a state-of-the-art zinc and... 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
Today’s municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment processes are today under continuous pressure to provide 24/7 uptime, an excellent-... more
When it comes to removing oil from water for recovery, reuse or recycling, you can rely on the oil removal solution experts. Over the years, Oil... 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
Pretreatment turbidity monitoring is important for process control. But even the nicest-looking surface water contains live microbiological particles, dissolved and suspended... more
The new ICS 701-A cutting system builds on the success of ICS concrete and utility chainsaws. This product is powered by compressed air instead of hydraulic or gas power. As... more
The new 10K Series Muffin Monster from JWC Environmental combines waste grinding capabilities in a compact, easy-to-install unit that is suited to a variety of wastewater... more
Powerful mixing is an essential tool for eliminating thermal and chemical stratification inside water storage tanks and maintaining consistent water quality. While... 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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