Energy Efficiency


PHG Energy (PHGE) and the city of Lebanon, Tenn., have signed a contract that will provide a sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process. The... more
Porifera Inc., a Bay Area startup focused on developing advanced systems for water treatment, was recommended by the California Energy Commission (CEC), for proposed awards... more
U.S. Water Services Inc., a provider of integrated water treatment solutions, announced a strategic partnership with Allete, a mid-sized energy company based in Duluth, Minn... more
Blue Sphere Corp., a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced the closing of a joint venture to develop, construct and operate... 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
Water and energy are deeply connected, and in order to manage one properly, one must properly manage the other. Water and wastewater utilities need a substantial amount of... 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 today’s complex and frequently rugged process plant environments, liquid pumps are often overworked and underprotected from adverse operating... more
Mixing in potable water storage tanks is increasingly recognized as an important factor for improving water quality and protecting tank assets.... more
In the current economic climate, with tight municipal water treatment budgets, the cost of maintaining chlorine analyzers that operate accurately and... more
Many of today’s large urban water treatment plants rely upon sophisticated chlorination processes in order to provide clean, sanitary water to... 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
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
The Hydra-Stop HSF 250 Patriot line stop fitting is a complete redesign from previous versions of Hydra-Stop line stop fittings. Hydra-Stop engineers designed the HSF 250... more
Municipal and industrial process engineers alike will find the new plug-n-play FC80 panel mount free chlorine analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) simplifies water... more
The MacRoy Series metering pump is designed for reliability and value for applications up to 175 psi (12 bar). Water treatment chemicals, process additives, acids, out-... more

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