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In high-risk industry settings such as water and wastewater treatment plants, safety is a primary concern. Failure to manage risk and implement...
A recent $10.2-million upgrade at the regional wastewater treatment plant operated by the Portage (Pa.) Area Sewer Authority doubled the...
Water and energy are two of our most crucial resources and their interdependence is unquestionable. Water and wastewater utilities need a substantial...
Owned and operated by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Stickney Water Reclamation Plant (WRP)—the largest...
In the upper northwest corner of Oregon, Clackamas County is surrounded by frontier wilderness and scenic beauty—it is home to the end of the Oregon...
In 2000, the hot topic in the wastewater industry was prescreening for membrane bioreactors (MBRs). In order for this advanced technology to perform...
Industrial facilities that use large amounts of water are facing the prospect of increasing regulation of water withdrawal and discharge. Scarcity is...
The school board of Sarasota County, Fla., was faced with a challenge common to many organizations: The growth of its operations was outstripping the...
Optimizing polymer preparation and feed through an enhanced mixing regime has significantly improved the biosolids management program at the city of...
Fifteen to 20 years ago, unreliable sensors accounted for most of the difficulties experienced with automatic measurement and control within the...
Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) is one of the largest public utilities in the U.S. As a department of Miami-Dade County, it provides...
Brinjac Eng. Inc. was hired by Harford Community College (HCC), Bel Air, Md., to replace the college’s existing septic system with a new centralized...
In today’s society, water is available in a seemingly endless abundance. Access to clean water for everything from personal health and hygiene to...
WWD Associate Editor Amy McIntosh asked Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Board President Kathleen Meany and...
Pumps are involved in nearly every aspect of modern living, and have always been an integral part of water and wastewater management. If a pump or...
The Sofia Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) at Kubratovo—the largest wastewater treatment plant in the Balkans—treats the domestic wastewater,...
Quality pump engines are built to operate for up to 2,500 hours. In a perfect world, those 2,500 hours would be flawless and maintenance free....
Evolving remote monitoring technology in the pumping environment is allowing water managers to use increasingly sophisticated tools to measure and...
In the past, Highway 99 travelers taking in the view near the Applegate Road exit in Atwater, Merced County, Calif., would see the community’s aging...
Whether we like it or not, there seem to be data on just about anything and anyone these days. From your local store keeping track of the items you...

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