Wastewater Digest eHandbooks combine articles on current topics that impact and influence the work of the wastewater treatment professional. These eHandbooks offer a wealth of knowledge in their particular topic area. You will find they include best practices, emerging trends, successful implementation and application histories and technologies both old and new to solve the problems you face in your facility today. Ensure your plant and collection system remain efficient, safe and effective with the information provided in the eHandbooks below.


Build America, Buy America

When the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was passed and signed, few media outlets and experts took note of a new law contained within it called Build America, Buy America...


2024 State of the One Water Industry

Drinking water, wastewater and stormwater markets: do you have the latest insight on what is happening across the water sector? 2023 was an unprecedented year with funding from...

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Wastewater Treatment eHandbook 2024

By registering for this eHandbook, wastewater utility owners, managers and operators will gain insight into nutrient reduction challenges, odor control concerns and decentralized...

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Protect Vulnerable Assets

Know the enemy. Fend off corrosion. Preserve your equipment.

Using Laser Level Transmitters to significantly improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs

ABB is making a world of difference by using Laser Level Technology to significantly improve data reliability and reduce maintenance time and costs at the Middlesex County Utilities...

Downstream Benefits of Biological FOG Abatement in Sewers

In this new white paper, learn how biological/microbial solutions break down FOG (fats, oils and grease) in sewers and prevent its reformation—without burdening downstream treatment...
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Future-Proofing Municipal Water and Wastewater Treatment

Five Tips for Sustainable and Compliant Infrastructure Upgrades

The measurement of turbidity and suspended solids in wastewater

An informative introduction to the causes of turbidity in water, describing how turbidity is measured and how the measurement of turbidity can be used to infer the suspended solids...

Rapid and Cost-Effective PFAS Analysis

This paper reviews a rapid, cost-effective ASTM test method for the analysis of PFAS in highly polluted samples that is suitable for labs with appropriate instrumentation.

Best ProcessBook & PI Vision Alternatives

Dive into the future of industrial analytics! Uncover top alternatives to ProcessBook & PI Vision, assess integration with PI Server, and explore advanced analytics capabilities...
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Choosing the Right Non-Metallic Enclosure: Exploring Fiberglass and Polycarbonate

Fiberglass and polycarbonate are non-metallic materials used for indoor and outdoor electrical enclosures. While they each offer a level of basic toughness and moisture resistance...
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The Digital Water Dream

The future of water leverages data-based decision-making and state-of-the-art digital tools
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Optimizing desalination through measurement

A helpful reference to measuring water desalination and available solutions
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Thermal Energy Consumption with Sewage Sludge Dryers

Thermal dryers become a more frequent solution as increasing regulations limit disposal options for sewage sludge. They offer disposal alternatives, such as Class A Biosolids,...
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Smart Motor Control Solutions for the Water Industry

Accelerate the transformation to digital operations and improve resource management.
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Remote Telemetry Units – A Critical Component of Smart Water Strategy

Efficient and effective water and wastewater handling is imperative for today’s municipalities.
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Smart Water Solutions for Sustainability

Water and Wastewater utilities are investing in technologies and software to improve network visibility and real-time control.
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Key advances in dissolved oxygen sensor technology

Save energy and cut operating costs using new optical dissolved oxygen sensor technology.
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Engineering Guide: Air Release Valve Sizing and Selection

Air release valves are essential components of piping systems, helping prevent air pockets from forming and disrupting the flow of water. Learn how to properly size and select...

Building Resilient Communities and Protecting Our Environment for a Sustainable Future

Stormwater and wastewater professionals are key drivers in creating actionable plans for reducing the impact of flood risk, spills, pollution, and asset failures. In this e-book...
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Key Advances in Dissolved Oxygen Sensor Technology

Learn how sensors that measure dissolved oxygen levels in the wastewater treatment process are helping to make water more available and meet the challenge of water scarcity.
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From Digital Twin to Decision Intelligence: Delivering Transformative Outcomes to Water Utilities

Worldwide, water utilities are embracing digital technologies that harness the power of advanced data and analytics to deliver transformative outcomes for their communities. Digital...
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Opening Data Access at Your Water Utility

In order for today’s water utilities to improve productivity and efficiency and ensure a resilient system, they need to take a data-driven approach to decision making—one that...
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The Measurement of Turbidity and Suspended Solids in Wastewater

This white paper examines the causes of turbidity in water, describing how turbidity is measured and how the measurement of turbidity can be used to infer the suspended solids...
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Ensuring flow measurement regardless of flow disturbance

One of the key challenges water utilities face today is where to install electromagnetic flow meters when there is inadequate upstream and downstream piping available. Frequently...
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Cooling Submersible Wastewater Pump Motors: Evaluating Methodologies

This whitepaper explores two commonly used methods for cooling induction motors that are used in submersible wastewater centrifugal pumps. Through testing data and analysis, readers...
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Cooling Submersible Wastewater Pump Motors: Evaluating Methodologies

This whitepaper explores two commonly used methods for cooling induction motors that are used in submersible wastewater centrifugal pumps. Through testing data and analysis, readers...
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From digital twin to decision intelligence

When digital twins are coupled with advanced data science­ like hydroinformatics and water system expertise, utilities are empowered with the intelligence to make crucial decisions...
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Ultrasonic and Radar Level Technologies: Bringing Clarity to the Water and Wastewater Market

In today’s world of level instrumentation, there are several level technologies that can monitor the level in similar industries and applications. This paper addresses two popular...
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Reduce Wastewater Treatment Project Execution Time with Field-Erected Treatment Systems

With Evoqua DAVCO™ field-erected treatment systems, efficiency and economy are delivered in a pre-engineered and factory built single package. Evoqua’s single source approach ...

Seeing Green: Nutrient Recovery Solutions Contribute To Sustainable Circular Economy

For today’s wastewater plants, addressing nutrient content in discharge is a growing concern due to an increased focus on water quality issues and new environmental regulations...

Managing Drought and Reducing Water Loss During System Maintenance and Repair

A water line repair can be costly under the best conditions—financially and in loss of treated water—but it can also be a public relations nightmare during a drought. Imagine ...

7 Tips To Cut Wastewater Aeration Energy Costs With Thermal Mass Flow Meters

One of the biggest expenses in wastewater treatment operations is the cost of energy to run the blowers and compressors that produce air for the aeration basins. The figures most...

Want to Smartly Manage Your Blower Aeration System?

Written by Kaeser’s blower and engineering experts, Kaeser Compressors’ newly revised e-book provides essential tips for planning and installing a blower system. The e-book includes...
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Kenosha Water Utility Energy Optimization Resource Recovery Project

The Kenosha Water Utility elected to use a design-build approach due to the complex and varied technologies associated with this project. Centrisys/CNP served as the design-build...
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Why New York City Chose Centrisys Decanter Centrifuges

As part of a series of upgrades to improve pollution control and treatment efficiency, the NYC Department of Environmental Protection set out to evaluate dewatering centrifuge...
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THK Sludge Thickener Case Studies from Five U.S. Installations

With THK Sludge Thickener installations around the U.S., the THK is helping plants reduce sludge volume, reduce transportation costs and reduce polymer usage – in some cases polymer...

Determining The Right Solution For Your Next Potable Water Project

Insertion valves are increasingly becoming a go-to solution for planned, routine, or emergency maintenance and repairs for public water systems. While reliability and cost-effectiveness...
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Fixed or Variable?

Chapmanville Water Department in Logan County, W.Va., provides the water distribution and wastewater treatment services in the town of Chapmanville, which has a population of ...

Blower System Installation Guide

Written by Kaeser’s blower and engineering experts, Kaeser Compressors’ e-book provides essential tips for planning and installing a blower system.Editor's Note: Scranton Gillette...
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Automated Mass Conversion of Monitoring and Control Logic Between Platforms

When planning a large migration project, system operators should consider an approach that uses the automated conversion of PLC and/or RTU code from the old platform to the new...

The Proper Application of Rotary Lobe and Rotary Screw Blower Technology

Kaeser’s white paper will examine two common technologies found in wastewater and industrial processes: rotary lobe blowers and rotary screw blowers. In addition to comparing ...