Industry News + Articles

Jan 7 2019
Faced with rising operational costs due to increasing energy and chemical prices, as well as stricter effluent permit limits, many operators and…
Progressive sewerage authority elects to think outside the traditional SCADA box
CCWSA staff are now able to access and control the plant from their offices, just as if they were standing in front of the control panel.
Jul 12 2018
The Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority (CCWSA) provides high-quality water and sewer service to more than 170,000 residents in Cherokee…
Nov 16 2017
Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are facing many challenges. Permits on nitrogen and phosphorus in effluent water are progressively becoming…
Nov 2 2017
Chemical treatment, biological treatment, and combinations of both are common methods for removing phosphorus in a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP…
Jun 4 2015
When a broken shaft caused a malfunction in one of the brush aerators at the Village of Liberty, N.Y., wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), the village…
May 7 2015
In the late 1970s, the old Tullahoma, Tenn., wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), built in 1955, was overloaded and deteriorating. The City of…
Apr 9 2015
Driven by compliance with more stringent water treatment standards, the Fond du Lac (Wis.) Wastewater Treatment Plant leveraged an upgrade…
Mar 6 2015
The Village of Johnson Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) was among the first in the state of Vermont to meet newly enacted secondary treatment…
Mar 20 2014
A recent $10.2-million upgrade at the regional wastewater treatment plant operated by the Portage (Pa.) Area Sewer Authority doubled the facility’s…
Jan 10 2014
City officials in Sullivan, Mo., were notably proud in 1988 when their new aerated wastewater treatment lagoon began operation. Within five years,…
Dec 9 2013
The Newville Borough Water and Sewer Authority (NBWSA) in Newville, Pa., has over 6.5 miles of sewers in the borough, serving a population of 1,326.…
Nov 12 2013
The city of Portage is a former borough within Portage Township in Cambria County, Pa. Before a $10.2 million upgrade, the Portage Area Sewer…
Oct 16 2013
Xylem Inc. has been awarded a contract to work with Essar Projects (India) Limited to install its Sanitaire ICEAS biological treatment system in a…
Sep 26 2012
Xylem Inc. has been awarded a contract to supply treatment technology and systems for a new wastewater treatment plant in Brazil that will serve 60,…
Aug 30 2012
​Xylem Inc. has released the results of a full-scale study showing a 65% reduction in energy consumption at a municipal wastewater treatment plant in…
May 24 2010
Contract covers the design and supply of an additional eight of ITT’s Sanitaire sequence batch reactorsITT Corp. announced it has been awarded a $32…
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