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For the past two decades, the sprawling campus of the Missouri River Wastewater Treatment Plant in metropolitan St. Louis has undergone a...
  Many communities across the U.S. have combined sewer systems that transport both storm water and wastewater, leading to combined sewer...
The Gulf of Mexico has the largest dead zone in the U.S. and the second-largest in the world. It presents scientific, technical, economic and...
Water’s increasing importance in the industrial arena is difficult to ignore, as is the ever-growing urgency to protect this precious resource....
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), a producer of flavored beverages, is committed to improving operating efficiency and environmental sustainability...
Brand protection and the production of clean, shiny cans are important to customers in the canning industry. Can corrosion not only negatively...
The number of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) shale oil and gas wells in the U.S. and worldwide continues to increase. Within the Bakken Shale...
When industry moves into a neighborhood, residents sometimes say, “Not in my backyard.” Jobs are great, an infusion to the local economy is great and...
Proven industrial water treatment options have existed for decades in many sectors, and they are evolving to accommodate a process in the oil and gas...
A petroleum refinery was classified as a hazardous waste generator under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). As part of this...
The aeration process requires large amounts of compressed air, and the energy cost of producing the compressed air is a big expense. The efficiency...
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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2013 Report Card for America’s infrastructure is out, and the results are not much better than those...
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) friends tell me that Abraham Lincoln is believed to have said, “Law without enforcement is just good...
Many years have passed since “wastewater” became a more acceptable term than “sewage,” even as any mention of the word “sludge” was avoided whenever...
Integration, collaboration and innovative construction techniques were critical to the successful upgrade and expansion of the Yellow River Water...
Denver, located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and known as the “Mile-High City,” is served by three major water treatment plants (WTP): Marston...
Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) serves the Massachusetts member communities of Lawrence, Methuen, Andover, North Andover and Dracut, as...
West Basin Municipal Water District is implementing ozone pretreatment of non-nitrified secondary effluent as part of an expansion of the Edward C....
Removal of various pollutants in wastewater is a costly process that requires intensive energy input and the addition of chemicals. But a new process...

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