Energy Efficiency

GE and PurposeEnergy Inc. announced a collaboration whereby GE’s new anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR) technology and PurposeEnergy’s Tribrid-Bioreactor will be combined... more
On Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, the town of Kersey, Colo., will host a ribbon cutting event for a new solar array which provides 100% of the annual energy of their modern... more
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
Water professionals face daily challenges in meeting the water demand of current and projected population. Century-old infrastructure in dire need of replacement and... more
have written a number of times in this column about fracking and how it is making a dramatic impact—not only on energy supply but on wide-reaching areas of the global economy... more
Around the world, more utilities are turning to wireless technology to help manage information, assets and workers, and American Water is one of them. In 2013, it created an... more
Situated in eastern Prince William County, Va., along the U.S. 1 corridor near the Potomac River, the Prince William County Service Authority’s (PWCSA) H.L. Mooney Advanced... more
Upgrading a SCADA system in a large water/wastewater treatment plant can be daunting. There are a lot of tanks, pumps and systems in a plant, and trying to upgrade it all in... 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
Even where fine screens are installed in the headworks of wastewater treatment plants, some debris will always end up in the sludge. Plastic parts... more
Imagine tackling your greatest production challenge quickly, easily and inexpensively—and even generating a profit while doing so. Removal of surface... more
In order to survive in a tough competitive environment, many companies are searching for ways to realize savings in their production. Such savings... more
Wastewater treatment plants process and handle some of the most corrosive solids and liquids in process engineering, often suffering damage after... 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 Model DO90 trace dissolved oxygen (DO2) analyzer offers reliable and effective monitoring of boiler feed water. Oxygen should only be present in trace quantities in... more
When brush rotors in oxidation ditch applications approach their useful life, Envirex disc aerators from Evoqua are an ideal retrofit solution. Existing tanks can be used,... more
Powerful mixing is an essential tool for eliminating thermal and chemical stratification inside water storage tanks and maintaining consistent water quality. While... more
The lightweight, battery-powered Hach FH950 handheld flowmeter captures and stores accurate velocity and level measurements, greatly simplifying the flow measurement process... more

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