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The driving force in the aquaculture industry worldwide is the growing demand for humans to have a healthy food source. Aquaculture is the term... more

Salt Lake City, Utah, is the home of the Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), a modern 65-mgd wastewater treatment plant that uses the... more

Since 1893, family-owned and operated Gallagher Uniform has provided a full range of uniform... more

The Yountville Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in scenic Napa Valley, Calif., used to have a not so scenic problem.

The facility,... more

Wastewater and storm water lift stations are traditionally created one at a time, requiring lengthy design work and arduous on-site construction.... more

Koch Membrane Systems has contracted with the Mattapoisett River Valley Water District to provide ultrafiltration equipment.
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Wastewater and water utilities will soon be required to control the nutrient discharge into the environment. In the meantime, permits will be... more

Lake Mead was formed following the completion of Boulder Dam (now called Hoover Dam) in 1935. At the time, it was the largest artificial lake in... more

The Lynwood Convention Center, located near Seattle, Wash., was the first project undertaken by the Lynnwood Public Facilities District. The... more

Making matters worse for Graterford Prison, the trash and debris often included full sheets, blankets, clothing, shoes, and plastics, which the... more

There were two major hurricanes that came through Louisiana in 2005. Most people remember the first, Katrina, because it caused major damage in... more

In October 2002, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a new standard of 10 parts per billion (ppb) of arsenic at the entry... more

As one of only two regional surface treatment facilities, the city of Monroe Water Treatment Plant in Louisiana faced a challenge. Several... more

Typically, the water would be stored in huge pits, reinjected into the ground, or treated chemically. None of these solutions was satisfactory to... more

In order to locate and repair the breach, contractors excavated three 50- to 75-ft-long trenches. Officials believed a water valve had failed, but... more

The usual description of many sewers is “out of sight and out of mind.” Prior to 2005, that may have beentrue of the 348 miles of interceptor... more

"Keeping the microorganisms in balance is an ongoing challenge here," said Donnie Higgins, plant supervisor who has worked at the facility for 18... more

Eric Gurr, the city’s storm water utility manager, has designed a water quality study on a grand scale. He’s identifying the waterborne pollutants... more

With the passage of the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act in 2002, all community water systems serving populations greater than 3,300... more

Now, the facility has only two months out of the year—May and October—when flows are low enough to take components such as clarifiers and filters... more

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