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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May 1 2012
American Water, a publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced Paul Gagliardo, manager of Innovation Development, will speak at…
Apr 30 2012
Sorubin, a supplier of energy-efficient aeration products for water treatment, has developed its Microluft aerator to be fully operational in…
Apr 27 2012
The “thumb” of Michigan, outlined by Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron, is a peninsula rich in lakes, rivers and streams. Given the ecologically sensitive…
Apr 25 2012
A recently completed solar installation at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant is expected to save the city of Baltimore more than $6 million…
Apr 16 2012
Three federal agencies announced a formal partnership to coordinate and align all research associated with development of our nation’s abundant…
Apr 5 2012
Aiming to lower energy costs and decrease its carbon footprint, New Jersey American Water, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Water, is investing…
Apr 5 2012
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and Siemens Corp. have named the city of Riverside, Calif., as a finalist in…
Mar 28 2012
The Clean Water America Alliance is one of three civil society members joining the Global Environmental & Technology Foundation, the U.S.…
Mar 27 2012
Water should be clear, but not invisible. Indispensable to jobs, the economy, our health and our communities, water runs through our lives in many…
Mar 21 2012
The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced that they will partner in developing a…
Mar 13 2012
Save time and money using the Hydro-Guard automatic flushing system. Flush dead ends without having staff on site and use less water. Boost your…
Mar 12 2012
The 0.8 GPF Stealth UHET uses breakthrough technology for the toilet market. As water fills the tank, a patented air transfer system exerts pressure…
Mar 7 2012
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is building a $50-million waste transfer station with 84 parking spots in the southern region of the state. The two-…
Mar 7 2012
The city of Gastonia, N.C., water treatment plant was constructed in 1922 near what is now the center of the city. Gastonia, a city of 70,000…
Mar 5 2012
Continuous water and wastewater systems make uptime and throughput crucial. Preventing equipment failure, scheduling downtime and reducing energy…
Mar 5 2012
Along the banks of the Columbia River, northwest of Portland, the city of St. Helens, Ore., and the town’s major industry, Boise Paper, share a…
Feb 27 2012
The Tideflex mixing system improves the quality of drinking water in finished water storage reservoirs. It is a combination of patented Check Valve…
Feb 17 2012
On behalf of the city of Collinsville, Ill., as part of its wastewater treatment plant expansion project, RJN Group submitted Public Section Energy…
Feb 15 2012
Municipalities and industrial groups must think several steps ahead when constructing and updating their water and wastewater facilities. Because…
Feb 15 2012
Water utilities are up against a number of regulatory actions in the next five to 10 years that will impact water quality, discharges and air…
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