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Municipal wastewater treatment is an energy-intensive process, and, in California, represents 0.5% of all electricity demand. The sludge, or solids...
In an effort to better plan and prioritize its capital improvement program (CIP), San Antonio Water System (SAWS) is using flow monitoring to create...
 Funding and financing are the backbone of any municipal water operation. Having the means to build, maintain and rehabilitate infrastructure to...
In December I had the opportunity to attend the AMTA Technology Transfer Workshop in Keystone, Colo. Between sessions, attendees had a chance to step...
Water has never been more precious than now, as severe drought ravages the western U.S. and other portions of the world. It is so dry that some...
China is actively encouraging the growth of coal-to-chemicals in a bid to reduce dependence on expensive imported energy sources. There are many such...
The Kellogg Co. is a well-known cereal company and the second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks. It also produces frozen foods...
Nestle is one of the world’s largest multinational companies dealing in food items and milk products. The company strives to follow ethical business...
When Joe Matthews—vice president of construction at Vista Air Services, a contractor that deals with all aspects of HVAC systems—was considering a...
The global market for industrial process and makeup water equipment and services is just under $60 billion, with makeup or intake water treatment...
After what seemed to be a more positive year, the water and wastewater utility sector is getting its bearings to face yet another year of continuous...
Water conservation, and the related topic of rainwater harvesting, not only is a growing business (with sales and installations of low-use, low-flow...
Infrastructure needs and the limited funds to address them continue to present cities and municipalities with many challenges; however, great work...
Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) strives tostay on top of industry trends and information. We are pleased to present our seventh annual State of...
The state of Oregon wants its utilities to keep non-revenue water (NRW) loss at or below the American Water Works Assn.’s national average of 10% to...
Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd. is one of the U.K.’s largest suppliers of branded still soft drinks and branded carbonates. Based in Chelmsford, Essex, U.K...
A chemical processing company has an onsite chemical laboratory that handles fluids such as acids, bases, standard oxidizing and reducing chemicals,...
The Traveling Bridge Sand Filter, also known as the automatic backwash filter (ABF) has been utilized on water and wastewater projects for more than...
Keene Wastewater Treat­ment Plant (WWTP) uses a secondary treatment process called activated sludge, a process that converts non-settleable...
The Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Michigan utilizes a trickling filter/solids contact (TF/SC) process for secondary wastewater...

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