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Water and wastewater agencies constantly balance the need to meet growing population demand and increasingly stringent water quality regulations with facility expansions.

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Apr 3 2015
American Water announced that Gary Naumick, senior director of engineering, will participate in the third of a series of roundtables hosted by U.S.…
Mar 20 2015
American Water announced that its President and CEO Susan Story has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the Alliance to Save Energy,…
Mar 10 2015
Capstone Turbine Corp. received an order to upgrade the Irvine Ranch Water District's Michelson Water Recycling Plant in Irvine, Calif., with five…
Mar 4 2015
Josh Frey is a chicken hatchling farmer in West Virginia and a proponent of poultry litter gasification. He takes very young chicks and raises them…
Mar 4 2015
PHG Energy (PHGE) and the city of Lebanon, Tenn., have signed a contract that will provide a sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green…
Mar 3 2015
Situated across the Potomac River from the city of Alexandria, Va., is the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, which holds the title of…
Mar 3 2015
Five wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) across the city of Charlotte, N.C., support more than 805,000 customers. The WWTPs operate 24/7 and produce…
Feb 18 2015
Porifera Inc., a Bay Area startup focused on developing advanced systems for water treatment, was recommended by the California Energy Commission (…
Feb 11 2015
U.S. Water Services Inc., a provider of integrated water treatment solutions, announced a strategic partnership with Allete, a mid-sized energy…
Feb 9 2015
Water and energy are deeply connected, and in order to manage one properly, one must properly manage the other. Water and wastewater utilities need a…
Feb 9 2015
Blue Sphere Corp., a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced the closing of a joint venture to…
Feb 5 2015
Smart grid energy solutions provider Delta Energy & Communications announced a new strategic relationship with Vestment Global Services (VGS) to…
Jan 22 2015
Greg Wilson has joined Aclara Technologies LLC as senior vice president of engineering and technology. Aclara provides smart infrastructure…
Jan 21 2015
The Portland (Ore.) Water Bureau (PWB) and Lucid Energy have officially turned one of the city’s major water pipelines into a generator of renewable…
Jan 20 2015
A report into Low Energy Wastewater Treatment, compiled by BlueTech Research, revealed that in the U.S. municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP)…
Jan 15 2015
Municipal wastewater treatment is an energy-intensive process, and, in California, represents 0.5% of all electricity demand. The sludge, or solids…
Dec 15 2014
In 2009, the West Lafayette Wastewater Treatment Plant in Indiana seized revenue- and energy-savings opportunities for the thousands of gallons of…
Dec 5 2014
Global Water Eng. (GWE) has won an international chemical engineering award for its process that transforms food processing sludge waste from an…
Nov 25 2014
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) are currently seeking wastewater treatment technologies…
Nov 5 2014
American Water Works Co. Inc. announced that Fort Meade Army Installation, Md. was recently selected as the only Army installation to receive the…
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