Energy Efficiency

Danfoss recently welcomed Florida Congressman Steve Southerland (R – 2nd District) to its facility in Tallahassee, Fla., to discuss how the advancement of energy-... more
Two of Hawaii’s authorities on water conservation and energy efficiency announced the distribution of two new handbooks written for Hawaii’s water and wastewater utilities... more
American Water announced Suzanne Chiavari, engineering practice leader, will speak on a webinar hosted by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) July 24, 2014 at... more
Southern California-based CR&R Environmental Services has entered the construction phase of its anaerobic digestion facility in Perris, Calif. The project’s first phase... more
As our industry continues to evolve, so too does the shift in perception that wastewater treatment plants are simply a place for waste treatment and disposal. Today, industry... more
Talk is cheap but downright invaluable when it leads to fruitful collaboration among water and wastewater utilities and agricultural producers in nutrient-stressed watersheds... more
In early 2013, Winston-Salem/Forsyth City/County Utility Commission (CCUC) took a significant step toward transforming the future of how it manages wastewater treatment by... more
Wastewater from industrial production and its potential for treatment and reuse presents an opportunity for market growth in a range of industries. In its latest Insight... more
The East Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant (EBWWTP) in New Orleans has weathered its fair share of challenges. Some of the most obvious were the damages sustained as a result... 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
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is building a $50-million waste transfer station with 84 parking spots in the southern region of the state. The two-story, 140,500-sq-ft... 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
SCADA can be utilized for remote data acquisition, but because it is primarily a real-time control system, the user must make significant compromises... more
Flocculants are used in both the treatment of municipal sewage and industrial wastewater. There are many different types of flocculant chemicals and... more
Natural gas is a fossil fuel composed of a mixture of hydrocarbon gases. The primary components are methane, ethane and propane. It is the cleanest-... more
Each time a utility gathers, treats and distributes water—every time a pump starts, a tank is filled or a tap is opened—data is being generated and... more
Wednesday, September 24, 2014  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST  Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview:... more
Thursday, May 15, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST Webinar Overview: Corrosion is the most critical issue facing water pressure projects today. Project... more
The lightweight, battery-powered Hach FH950 handheld flowmeter captures and stores accurate velocity and level measurements, greatly simplifying the flow measurement process... more
Bio Energizer from Probiotic Solutions is a specialized micro carbon complex that is used in municipal and industrial systems to reduce sludge, odor, biological and chemical... more
All-Test Pro LLC's new portable electric motor circuit analysis instrument, the All-Test Pro 5 (AT5), performs a comprehensive assessment of a motor’s health for... more
Unattended pump stations require pumps that are reliable and will keep working, no matter what. Fairbanks Nijhuis vertical turbine solids-handling (VTSH) pumps offer... more

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