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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 Pictured (L-R) are Declan Napier, Relationship Director at Lombard, Caroline McKeown, Business Manager, Commercial Banking NI at Ulster Bank and Andrew Lambe, Contracts Manager at Terra Solutions.
Pictured (L-R) are Declan Napier, Relationship Director at Lombard, Caroline McKeown, Business Manager, Commercial Banking NI at Ulster Bank and Andrew Lambe, Contracts Manager at Terra Solutions.
Nov 16 2018
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…
Nov 2 2018
The water industry is changing due to scarcity issues and new regulations, and consequently, many commercial and industrial applications that depend…
Nov 2 2018
North Central Colorado’s Larimer and Weld counties are home to not only sprawling national forests and scenic mountain vistas, but a number of fast-…
Australian-Israeli company Electriq~Global has developed a fuel comprise of 60% water
Australian-Israeli company Electriq~Global has developed a fuel comprise of 60% water.
Oct 29 2018
A startup has found a way to use water to power electric vehicles. The Australian-Israeli company Electriq~Global, formerly known as Terragenic, has…
Milwaukee water reclamation facility to blame for spill into Lake Michigan
Milwaukee water reclamation facility to blame for spill into Lake Michigan.
Oct 15 2018
According to The Heartland Institute, more than 3 million gal of untreated wastewater spilled into Lake Michigan from Jones Island Water Reclamation…
Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s historic switch to filtered water supply.
Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s historic switch to filtered water supply.
Sep 28 2018
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…
Sep 10 2018
Clean water is an essential requirement for human health, environmental sustainability and economic development. Due to population growth,…
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $21 million to fund advancements in solar-thermal desalination technologies.
Solar panels tucked under a blue sky with scattered white clouds.
Jul 2 2018
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $21 million for new projects to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies. These 14 projects are…
Jan 31 2018
The Cedar Creek Water Reclamation Facility in Athens, Ga., has begun considering the switch over to solar power to provide energy for the treatment…
Jan 4 2018
The Seafield Wastewater Treatment Works plant in Scotland achieved a 85% energy self-sufficiency throughout 2017. The plant was able to successfully…
Dec 15 2017
The Deer Path Braves 8th Grade Varsity Robotics Team, based in Lake Forest, Ill., was tasked with finding an innovative solution to a current problem…
Aug 9 2017
Municipal wastewater treatment facilities (WWTFs) are aging, and many have pumps and blowers near the end of their useful lives consuming more power…
Jul 7 2017
I was amazed when a professor in my undergrad program likened traffic flow to hydrodynamic systems. Specifically, traffic flow was first simulated by…
Jun 23 2017
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Biogas Council (ABC) partnered to expand the conversion of organic waste into renewable…
Jun 20 2017
Xylem, a global water technology company, published its 2016 Sustainability Report, which outlines its progress in advancing solutions to global…
Jun 1 2017
The City of Logan, Utah, received two awards at the 2017 Rural Water Association of Utah conference. Paul Lindhardt, water/wastewater division…
May 16 2017
Harris Williams & Co., a middle-market investment bank focused, announced the pending sale of Comverge Inc. to Itron Inc. Comverge is a provider…
Apr 25 2017
The Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) and Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) released research that shows that water-efficient toilets could…
Apr 25 2017
Xylem Inc. brand Bell & Gossett announces its e-Series line of products achieves and exceeds efficiency targets for clean-water pumps set forth…
Apr 18 2017
The Kenosha Water Utility was honored by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) with the Grand Award for its Energy Optimized Resource…
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