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Sep 10 2020Industry Icon Award
David Henderson is a founding partner of XPV Water Partners, a private equity firm that since 2016 has invested in SmartCover Systems, which was co-…
Ignition Edge
With localized polling and the ability to locally store and forward data, Ignition Edge allows operators to quickly get access to high volumes of data.
SponsoredSep 10 2020
To maximize efficiency and adhere to ever-increasing regulations, water and wastewater utilities need access to real-time data from all of their…
Sep 10 2020Problem Solvers
Sluice gates were constructed following discussions caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, which caused over $125 billion dollars’ worth of damage in…
Sep 10 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Companies accused of contaminating drinking water wells in North Smithfield, Rhode Island and Millville, Massachusetts are taking steps to reduce…
Sep 9 2020Sewer Systems
About 90 miles east of Columbus, Ohio, lies the village of Lore City, incorporated in 1906. Sewage collection and treatment in the village was…
Sep 9 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
COVID-19 has impacted communities across the country differently. Rural and tribal water systems across the continental U.S. and its territories are…
Sep 9 2020Aeration
What is Aeration? Aeration is the process by which air is circulated through, mixed with or dissolved in a liquid or substance.  Aeration brings…
Sep 9 2020Contaminants
The U.S. EPA announced the addition of the Orange County North Basin Site to the National Priorities List (NPL), or the Superfund List.  The Orange…
Sep 8 2020Industrial Water
Darwin Brewing Company is using spent grain, the byproduct of making beer, to tackle Red Tide. According to Blue Hellenga, Darwin’s head brewer, some…
Sep 4 2020Pollution Control
Researchers at the University of Toronto published a paper revealing the  detection of microfibers from blue jeans in aquatic environments. These…
Sep 3 2020Industry Icon Award
Greg Quist, CEO of SmartCover Systems, has been a business partner with 2020 WWD Industry Icon David Drake for more than 15 years. Quist explains the…
Sep 3 2020Variable-Frequency Drive
1. VFDs can wreck motor windings. VFDs control motors with a simulated sine\ wave known as pulse width modulation (PWM). The problem is that peak…
mercury remidiation
Groundwater extracted from site dewatering activities was first pumped through filtration vessels filled with 16,000 pounds of Organoclay MRM before being pumped through another set of vessels containing granular activated carbon.
Sep 3 2020Instrumentation, Mercury
As the health and safety risks associated with mercury contamination became known, governments made efforts to protect humans and the environment…
Sep 3 2020Pumps, Rotary
A rotary lobe chopper pump is playing a key role in the continuing success of an award-winning waste-to-energy operation in the Outer Hebrides,…
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Sep 3 2020Water Recycling & Reuse
Carlsberg Group, which brews and sells Carlsberg beer, announced in mid June it will build and finance a water recycling facility on the site of its…
TOPS Hatch Cover
TOPS Hatch Cover
SponsoredSep 3 2020Lift Stations
The city of Haverhill, MA, a community of 68,000, shares much in common with the sewage infrastructure of other long-established New England…
Debris pulled from a lift station.
Debris pulled from a lift station.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Pump Stations
This article appeared in the October 2012 issue of Water and Waste Digest. Located across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, the City of…
Mayor Bob Morris, who has worked side-by-side with his plant workforce, shows off two Flygt mixers.
Mayor Bob Morris, who has worked side-by-side with his plant workforce, shows off two Flygt mixers.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Treatment Plants
In Eunice, Louisiana, a five-man workforce manually operates two wastewater plants with a 2.5 million gallon per day (MGD) combined design flow. With…
Conversion of the traditional pump station to a booster pump station.
Conversion of the traditional pump station to a booster pump station.
SponsoredSep 3 2020Odor Control
JEA, formerly Jacksonsonville Electric Authority, ranks among the nation’s largest and most efficient community-owned electric, water and sewer…
Sep 3 2020Industrial Water
Federal and state officials are attempting to identify hundreds of thousands of rock mining sites or features scattered throughout the West that pose…
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