Apr 16, 2020

April 2020

As we go to press with this issue, there is one thing on everybody’s mind: Coronavirus. The World Health Organization declared this virus — COVID-19 — a global pandemic in March and since that time, events have been postponed or canceled; employers are…
Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority (OJRSA) is located in Oconee County, South Carolina, and provides wastewater transportation and treatment services to the cities of Seneca, Westminster, and Wahalla. Each city handles collection from residences and…
Grundfos’ commitment to promoting sustainability is genuine, as evident by how it spearheads programs worldwide to help promote the efficient and sustainable use of water and energy.  When presented with the opportunity to help a community in Southern…
Even a construction project like the world’s largest ethane steam cracker — a multi-billion-dollar state-of-the-art facility in southeast Texas — begins with every builder’s prerequisite: utilities. Indeed, the project’s first permit last summer was for…
The goal of a water clarification system is to maximize the capture of solids so as to minimize the quantity of suspended solids, which escape the process in the effluent flow. What Is Water Clarification?  Primary and secondary clarification…
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic fluorinated organic compounds widely used in industrial, commercial and consumer products due to their oil and water repellent characteristics. Product applications include oil and water repellent…
Backup power is one of the benefits provided by energy storage. With hurricanes, floods, and wildfires increasingly occurring, there is a risk of losing power for water pumping stations. Ash from wildfires will get into the water streams that feed the…
Located in The Dalles, Oregon, Dalles Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) discharges to the Columbia River, the nation’s second largest river.  The city cleans about 2 million gallons of water per day (mgd) before it is discharged into the Columbia River.…
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