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Sep 16 2019
The water entering your tank contains critical BTUs (heat) needed to prevent excessive ice formation. Thorough and constant mixing helps minimize ice…
The Des Plaines river flows gently on the left as a bike path curves out of frame to the right.
The repeal of the WOTUS Rule allows some users to discharge wastewater into rivers, streams and other waterways without a permit.
Sep 16 2019
On Sept. 12, the U.S. EPA and U.S. Department of Army announced the repeal of the 2015 Water of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. The agencies announced Step 1…
The Bilco doors are made with stainless steel hardware and corrosion-resistant materials, including engineered lift assistance for one-hand operation. Photo by Eric Sawatzki
The Bilco doors are made with stainless steel hardware and corrosion-resistant materials, including engineered lift assistance for one-hand operation. Photo by Eric Sawatzki
Sep 15 2019
The city of Grand Rapids, Mich., was named “America’s Greenest City” and has received worldwide recognition for its efforts. One of its newest…
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Sep 13 2019
Question: What are some warning signs before a major failure? Answer: Improper chain tension is the leading cause of chain and scraper failure.…
When chain and scraper systems reached the end of their service life in Grass Valley, Calif., Evoqua provided a turn-key solution, eliminating downtime and improving performance.
When chain and scraper systems reached the end of their service life in Grass Valley, Calif., Evoqua provided a turn-key solution, eliminating downtime and improving performance.
Sep 13 2019
The city of Grass Valley owns and operates the Grass Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant that provides service for a population of approximately 12,000…
Monster Drum Thickener by JWC Environmental.
Monster Drum Thickener by JWC Environmental.
Sep 13 2019
Circa 2006 Durango, Colo., is a historic town in the Rocky Mountains whose heyday hinged on the silver mining boom in the late 1800s. Then, wild west…
Employees of Emmons Pump & Control outside the business in front of the company's logo
Emmons Employees Pictured Left to Right: Beth Lounsbury, Drew Fox, Trent Emmons, Chris Roloson, Kim Emmons, Logan Geurtze, Nick Robinson, Ryan Frank, Eric Bashford.
Sep 13 2019
Metropolitan Ind. Acquires Emmons Pump & Control Acquisition seeks to demonstrate passion for developing & expanding products in the water…
Sep 13 2019
SAI is new to the environmental market, developed for highly viscous or dry materials. The system effectively conveys dewatered cake with solids…
The Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority's tanks were clogging from sludge. An aeration system was installed, which solved the problem.
The Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority's tanks were clogging from sludge. An aeration system was installed, which solved the problem.
Sep 12 2019
The Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority’s Wastewater Treatment Facility in Archbald, Pa., was facing problems with its fine bubble aeration system…
Thermal drying processes in Mexico diverted sludge from landfills and opened new recovery avenues for the facility's biosolids.
Thermal drying processes in Mexico diverted sludge from landfills and opened new recovery avenues for the facility's biosolids.
Sep 12 2019
Built in 1996, the Dulces Nombres Wastewater Treatment Plant in Monterrey, Mexico, is operated by Servicios de Agua y Drenaje de Monterrey (SADM),…
U.S. EPA leaders and WateReuse association leaders pose for a photo after EPA released its National Water Reuse Action Plan during the WateReuse Symposium in San Diego Sept. 10.
Top Row: Paul Jones, President, WateReuse Association; Aubrey Bettencourt, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Water and Science; Timothy Petty, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior; Brenda Burman, Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior; Patricia Sinicropi, Executive Director, WateReuse Association. Bottom Row: Ryan Fisher, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Army Corps of Engineers; Dave Ross, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Mary Neumayr, Chairman, White House Council on Environmental Quality; Bill Northey, Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Daniel Simmons, Assistant Secretary Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy.
Sep 12 2019
The U.S. EPA released a draft of its National Water Reuse Action Plan for public comment during the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium in San Diego,…
The Japanese environmental minister received criticism for saying the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant should discharge radioactive wastewater into the ocean.
The Japanese environmental minister received criticism for saying the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant should discharge radioactive wastewater into the ocean.
Sep 11 2019
Japanese Environmental Minister Yoshiaka Harada received criticism from the public and other governmental leaders after recommending 1 million tons…
Jim Baird confirming weekly maintenance checks that have been executed properly. Photo credit: Ryon Kershner
Jim Baird confirming weekly maintenance checks that have been executed properly. Photo credit: Ryon Kershner
Sep 10 2019
Roseburg Urban Sanitary Authority (RUSA), based in Roseburg, Ore., has been a Mission customer since 2010 and uses M800 Series Mission Communications…
Sep 10 2019
Learn about The Sentinel Pro, a cellular autodialer and data-logging system that remotely provides 24/7 monitoring of equipment and environmental…
Sep 9 2019
Kaeser Compressors has expanded its screw blower product line with the HBS rotary screw blower. With flows from 1,412 to 5,650 cfm, these screw…
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals aim to address global issues that affect people around the world, regardless of status, wealth, race or beliefs. These goals have a similar holistic view to the U.S. Water Alliance One Water Roadmap.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals aim to address global issues that affect people around the world, regardless of status, wealth, race or beliefs. These goals have a similar holistic view to the U.S. Water Alliance One Water Roadmap.
Sep 6 2019
The availability of affordable, clean freshwater for potable use, food production and industry appears to be a major hurdle to quality of life in…
Growing up, 2019 WWD Industry Icon Doug Risden hated school. But as an adult, he has newfound joy in going to classes, learning and teaching.
Growing up, 2019 WWD Industry Icon Doug Risden hated school. But as an adult, he has newfound joy in going to classes, learning and teaching.
Sep 6 2019
Doug Riseden, Krausz Hymax technical support manager Had his teenage self been told he would become an educator who loves the teaching element of…
Caring for pH sensors does not have to be rocket science. Below are several lessons from a pH field technician in the industry.
Caring for pH sensors does not have to be rocket science. Below are several lessons from a pH field technician in the industry.
Sep 6 2019
Fred Kohlmann, Endress+Hauser As a field service technician traveling to customer sites to do repairs, there are varied complains to address.…
Sep 6 2019
The Turner Co. is a family-owned precast firm, founded in 2001 and based in Rhome, Texas, at the northwest corner of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex…
The model of this pipeline can be color coded based on maximum pressure over the course of a transient event with red being the highest and green the lowest.
The model of this pipeline can be color coded based on maximum pressure over the course of a transient event with red being the highest and green the lowest.
Sep 6 2019
Any time water accelerates or decelerates in a pipe, a pressure wave is created. Usually, these changes are small and can be ignored. However, larger…
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