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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Jan 17 2014
A waste-to-energy project, the first of its kind in the Milwaukee area and one of the largest merchant facilities in the Midwest, takes high-strength…
Jan 13 2014
The board of directors of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced that Michael R. Brower has been appointed the new president and…
Aug 27 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new series of short public service videos on climate change. The videos cover a range of…
May 1 2013
Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance and Xero Flor America LLC (XFA) announced the completion of a green roof at Providence St. Mary Medical…
Apr 4 2013
The costliest factor confronting water agencies, authorities, districts and resource boards is the high energy usage required to run plants to filter…
Apr 4 2013
Wastewater treatment facilities are prodigious users of electricity. With heavy equipment including pumps, digesters and aerators needed to maintain…
Sep 25 2012
The Stamford Density Current Baffle System 2.0 is designed to intercept and dissipate density currents, redirecting their flow back into the main…
Aug 2 2012
Research recently completed by the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) answers enduring questions about why more U.S. wastewater treatment…
Jul 26 2012
The Clean Water America Alliance will host the Urban Water Sustainability Leadership Conference in Cincinnati, Oct. 15 to 17. “Water is shaping our…
Jul 26 2012
Located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Sherbourne Common is an innovative waterfront park that provides the public with green recreational space along…
Jul 19 2012
Craft brewers will convene in Chicago Oct. 4 to 5, 2012, to learn about water quality, water conservation and alternative energy systems, with…
Jul 11 2012
Rock the Green presented by Veolia Environmental Services, an outdoor music festival featuring nationally renowned bands and near-zero waste,…
Jul 10 2012
CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, will be sharing its experiences in advanced technologies…
Jul 9 2012
Cummins Power Generation Inc., a division of Cummins Inc., announced the availability of the C150D6R and C200D6R Mobile Generator Sets certified to U…
Jul 6 2012
Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2012, held from July 1 to 5 and themed "Water Solutions for Liveable and Sustainable Cities,” achieved a…
Jun 29 2012
California’s Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (MWD), Western MWD and Eastern MWD conducted a pilot program to determine the effectiveness of…
Jun 29 2012
ICONICS Inc. announced it has won the 2012 Microsoft Sustainability Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top…
Jun 28 2012
Singaporean company Flagship Ecosystems Investment Private Ltd. (FESI), together with its local Bangladeshi partner, established the first…
Jun 25 2012
Sustainability has become an important strategic imperative helping communities meet the 21st-century demands for economic, social and environmental…
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