Oct 09, 2020

October 2020

I have previously referenced my experience in my first apartment — a small rental home — during my first job out of college in which a pipe burst and I spent a couple days without water. It was an eye-opening experience, and thankfully my boss at the…
We don’t have to imagine very deeply to gain insight into Imagine a Day Without Water. The city of Cape Town, more than 20 cities in India, and numerous metropolitan areas have faced the threat of a diminished supply of water. There are a variety of root…
Let it sink in, just for a moment, that there is a day affectionately known as “Imagine a Day Without Water.” Not “Water Day,” what would seem like an appropriately named calendar square that aligns with the celebratory mood of “Earth Day” or even “Arbor…
Growing up in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio, area, I was exposed to a host of environmental troubles. Going to visit my grandparents as a child was always a special treat. Some of the visits took on an otherworldly mystique when the steel mills’ blast…
Challenge testing has demonstrated high protozoa and virus log reduction values (LRV) by membrane bioreactors (MBRs), greater than six in many cases. Nevertheless, accredited LRVs are often lower and sometimes zero. The State of California Division of…
In the coming years, surging population growth and escalating water demand will place greater stress on the world’s water resources. With future fresh water shortages expected, many urban communities—and especially those in drought prone regions—face…
Raw municipal wastewater contains mineral particles generally referred to as grit. These particles enter the collection system through influent and infiltration points (I&I), typically consisting of surface water runoff entering the system or sub-…
At the peak of the COVID-19 quarantine, a shocking number of U.S. businesses and services came to a jarring halt, forcing ourselves to stay at home and away from others, adjusting to the new normal. But during this chaotic time, did residents ever run…
Location: Huntertown, Indiana  Size: 1.5 mgd Equipment: Simultaneous nitrification and denitrification, suspended growth activated sludge process, screens, grit removal, clarifiers, aerated anoxic reactors Advertisement Huntertown, Indiana, was…
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