Energy Efficiency

Water and wastewater agencies constantly balance the need to meet growing population demand and increasingly stringent water quality regulations with facility expansions, while also consciously monitoring energy consumption and operational costs. Energy efficiency is more important than ever before. Read on for examples of excellence in energy efficiency.

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Barbara Leigh Shields is a writer for Esri
Barbara Leigh Shields is a writer for Esri.
Apr 2 2019
Water utilities know that building and maintaining water distribution systems is costly. While growing cities struggle with water infrastructure…
Mar 26 2019
The current world population is 7.2 billion and is projected to increase by one billion over the next 12 years, reaching 9.6 billion by 2050,…
Mar 22 2019
In celebration of World Water Day, Evoqua is releasing an infographic that illustrates the power of water across a variety of industries and on…
Process using activated charcoal foam to remove all traces of oil in produced water has been developed at Purdue University
Process using activated charcoal foam to remove all traces of oil in produced water has been developed at Purdue University.
Mar 21 2019
Purdue University researchers have developed a process to remove nearly all traces of oil in produced water. According to Phys.org, the process uses…
An Indiana town may see water and sewer rate increases in May 2019
An Indiana town may see water and sewer rate increases in May 2019.
Mar 18 2019
In Crothersville, Ind., when residents receive their May bills, they may see increases in their water and sewer base rates. According to Seymour…
As the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, Evoqua’s Neptune-Benson will provide filtration and disinfection treatment systems for the U.S. Olympic Team trial and other major USA Swimming events
As the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, Evoqua’s Neptune-Benson will provide filtration and disinfection treatment systems for the U.S. Olympic Team trial and other major USA Swimming events.
Mar 13 2019
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (Evoqua) has announced that Neptune-Benson will become the Official Water Quality Sponsor of USA Swimming, the…
CST announces award winners
CST announces award winners.
Mar 8 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Mar 7 2019
GridBee THM removal systems provide efficiency, reliability and support at a low cost. Bring your municipal potable drinking water tanks and…
Mar 6 2019
Thanks to better chips, sensors and networking, we are inundated with data on a daily basis. While the accumulation of data shows no sign of slowing…
Mar 5 2019
The world has not yet woken up to the coming water crisis, as water scarcity will lead to conflicts across the globe, according to a 2018 United…
Mar 5 2019
The typical zero liquid discharge (ZLD) configuration is pretreatment followed by reverse osmosis (RO), thermal evaporation and thermal…
When chain and scraper systems reached the end of their service life in Grass Valley, Calif., Evoqua provided a turn-key solution, eliminating downtime and improving performance.
When chain and scraper systems reached the end of their service life in Grass Valley, Calif., Evoqua provided a turn-key solution, eliminating downtime and improving performance.
Mar 5 2019
The City of Grass Valley owns and operates the Grass Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant that provides service for a population of approximately 12,000…
Mar 5 2019
A call for abstracts for the 7th biannual Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS), to be held from May 12-13, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas, can be…
Mar 1 2019
After more than 30 years and over 1,100 AquaSBR installations, Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. has demonstrated the expertise to provide the best level of…
Feb 15 2019
The text of the omnibus appropriations bill was released on Feb. 13. This gave Members of Congress a short window to review the legislative language…
Feb 8 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
The SP Enviro, aims to use microbial fuel cells to process textile wastewater and generate electricity that will render this exercise energy-efficient
The SP Enviro, aims to use microbial fuel cells to process textile wastewater and generate electricity that will render this exercise energy-efficient.
Feb 5 2019
Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are emerging as an option to treat textile wastewater. According to The Hindu, a startup called the SP Enviro, aims to…
Feb 4 2019
In Seabrook, Texas, while gazing at the view of multiple yachts, wild birds and palm trees in the breeze, it takes the start-up of a small…
Advanced oxidation treatment system eliminates taste & odor issues in drinking water
The Anderson Regional Joint Water System pretreatment facility in South Carolina no longer receives odor complaints as of March 2018.
Feb 4 2019
Since the March 2018 opening of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System (ARJWS) pretreatment facility in South Carolina, complaints of musty-…
Feb 4 2019
Thermal transfer is a key element of efficient anaerobic digestion (AD) plants. Whether pre-treating or pre-heating feedstocks, improving process…
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