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January 2014 brought a major weather event to the northern United States and Canada, and many challenges to water utilities in the region. An... more

Originally designed for a 0.75-mgd capacity, the Grantsville Wastewater Treatment Plant receives residential wastewater from almost 10,000... more

As oil prices remain high, the U.S. is in the midst of a nationwide initiative to seek renewable sources of energy to increase energy efficiency... more

As older municipal systems become outdated, Metropolitan Industries of Romeoville, Ill., provides... more

The village of DeWitt is a small community of approximately 200 residents located in central Illinois. The community had an outdated filter system... more

Wastewater pump clogging issues caused by “flushables”—consumer products like wipes that are often marketed as... more

Contract wastewater operators—Alliance Water Resources (AWR)—for the City of Bowling Green, Mo., wanted to reduce overall operating costs at their... more

The City of North Las Vegas’s field facility is a membrane bioreactor (MBR) plant that was brand new when Huber’s rotary fine screens were... more

F&A Dairy, founded in 1958, began manufacturing cheese at its Dresser, Wis., facility in 1974. Five years after the plant’s opening, F&A... more

It is said that water bodies, like human bodies, require good circulation to function properly. Quiescent waters in potable water storage tanks... more

In the last decade, the existing Freedom District Water Treatment Plant (WTP)—owned by the Carroll County, Md., Bureau of Utilities—had access to... more

A wastewater treatment facility in Grantsville, Utah, operated on a lagoon aeration treatment system consisting of three treatment ponds with... more

Concerned about levels of trihalomethanes (THMs) in the town’s potable water storage tank, water utility officials in York, N.Y., took advantage... more

Raw water drawn from deep reservoirs or lakes can acquire undesirable taste and odor and elevated manganese issues, especially in autumn, when... more

City officials in Sullivan, Mo., were notably proud in 1988 when their new aerated wastewater treatment lagoon began operation. Within five years... more

In 2009, the City of Menominee, Mich., decided its wastewater treatment plant was consuming excessive electrical power and faced a much-needed... more

Electrical-grid powered aeration in reactor basins at activated-sludge wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) enables digestion by mixing and... more

With its major business district and residential developments flanking the Thames River, London, ON, began to recognize the issues inherent in its... more

Hidden Valley Lake is a lakeside residential development outside of Lawrenceville, Ind., in Dearborn County. Valley Rural Utilities Company (VRUC... more

The Adams Field Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Little Rock, Ark., receives wastewater from 63,000 homes and businesses. Designed in 1961 for... more

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