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When American Water Works & Guarantee Co. was founded in 1886, the Huntington, W.Va., water treatment plant (WTP) was one of the first water...
Small communities across the U.S. are faced with meeting low discharge ammonia levels required by new National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System...
An increasing number of municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities are using “green” power—that is, renewable energy sources with the...
The 1,130-ft-long Pleasure Pier on Galveston Island, Texas, was built in 1943 featuring rides, an arcade, an aquarium, the Marine Ballroom, and, of...
As one of the largest cities in the Canadian province of Ontario, the city of London is home to more than 300,000 people. As is the case with many...
The British water market was privatized more than 15 years ago and is managed today by more than 20 private water concessionaires, each having...
A $2-million effort is studying the feasibility of building a natural gas-fired power plant next to a seawater desalination facility along the...
Water hammer events can result in service issues for utilities, as the sudden increase in pressure can contribute to pipe fatigue, eventually causing...
For those studying or covering the always-newsmaking topic of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), the word “unknown” has become frustratingly redundant...
Studies show that upstream oil and gas industries produce more water than they do oil and gas. This, combined with new water-intensive technologies...
Located in the agricultural fields of the San Joaquin Valley in Northern California, the family-owned, fourth-generation Foster Poultry Farms Chicken...
The use of corrugated double tube heat exchangers has proven to be an effective solution to handle waste streams. The correct design of these systems...
When we think of mop water, most likely we think of our kitchen floor. In industrial plants, however, mop water could contain a toxic blend of...
Grand Coulee Dam is a gravity dam on the Columbia River in the state of Washington built to produce hydroelectric power and provide irrigation. It...
Global Water Engineering (GWE) is investigating whether micro algae production can successfully be used for nutrient removal of industrial effluents...
High levels of nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay date back to the 1970s. Since then, Chesapeake Bay states have made numerous efforts to reduce...
It is time once again to wade into the deep and murky waters of shale gas and hydraulic fracturing (fracking). A lot has happened since my “Drill,...
As a Peace Corps volunteer in the early 1990s, I lived in Zangasso, Mali, a small fueling oasis on the only road between two provincial capitals. My...
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...

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