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The Plant Profile is monthly article about a water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, water reclamation facility, water resource recovery facility or desalination plant. Each article features the history of the plant, its treatment process, recent upgrades and the future of the facility. Want to see your facility featured here? Submit your plant for consideration!

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At full capacity, the reverse osmosis process for the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Plant produces 19 mgd of concentrated salty water that is returned to and blended with Big Bend water for a 70:1 ratio.
At full capacity, the reverse osmosis process for the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Plant produces 19 mgd of concentrated salty water that is returned to and blended with Big Bend water for a 70:1 ratio.
May 25 2022
Location: Tampa Bay, Florida Size: 25 mgd Equipment: Reverse osmosis, coagulation, flocculation, sand filters, diatomaceous earth filters, feed…
plant profile, irvine ranch water district
Irvine Ranch Water District is a pioneer in recycled water best practices and was a catalyst for using purple pipe for recycled water, which has now become the industry standard.
Apr 26 2022
Location: Orange County, California Size: 447,000 population served; 120,000 drinking water connections Equipment: screens, grit chambers,…
wastewater treatment
Ramon Lopez, lead operator and lab supervisor, collects samples at the city’s wastewater treatment plant and sends it on dry ice to be tested at GT Molecular in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Mar 25 2022
Location: Palm Springs, California Size: 10.9 million gallons per day Equipment: Primary settling, trickling filters, secondary clarifiers…
North Pleasant Valley Groundwater Desalter Plant
North Pleasant Valley Groundwater Desalter Plant
Feb 25 2022
Location: Camarillo, California Size: Treats 4,500 acre feet per year; yields 3,800 acre feet per year Equipment: greensand filters, reverse osmosis…
wastewater treatment plant
Batesville Wastewater Treatment Plant
Jan 25 2022
Location: Batesville, Arkansas Size: 4.2 average mgd; 9 mgd rated capacity Equipment: Lagoon treatment, moving bed biofilm reactors, dissolved air…
Nov 17 2021
Located on the shore of Lake Michigan in Racine County, Wisconsin, the Racine Wastewater Treatment Plant provides wastewater treatment for eight…
wastewater treatment
Since starting operations in 1976, the Perryville WWTP has grown from a 100,000 gpd facility to 1 mgd.
Nov 2 2021
Like many municipalities in the U.S., Perryville, Missouri, faces challenges due to aging wastewater infrastructure. It is a problem brought to light…
Oct 1 2021
Mundelein Wastewater Treatment Plant is located in the village of Mundelein, Lake County, Illinois, which is situated in the northern suburbs of…
Aug 19 2021
The Great Lakes Water Authority needs little introduction for industry professionals. It services 40% of Michigan’s drinking water, which can be…
Jul 21 2021
Location: Emek Hayarden, Israel Size: 280 m3/h Equipment: Primary clarifiers, sand filter, lamella clarifier, micronic filter, ultrafilter,…
May 14 2021
Surrounded by expansive, rugged peaks and waterfalls, the town of Telluride, Colorado, is home to a population of about 2,473 people. The town is in…
water treatment plant
The Aqua Pennsylvania Bristol WTP is located on the Delaware River in Bristol Township and is neighbor to a residential neighborhood.
Apr 13 2021
Location: Bristol Township, Pennsylvania Size: 11 mgd rated capacity; 13 mgd peak waiver Equipment: rapid mixing, coagulation, floculation,…
Mar 11 2021
The Smithfield Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) processes an average of 2 million gallons of water per day (mgd), serving approximately 20,000…
Mar 2 2021
Location: Conroe, Texas Size: 6 million gallons per day Equipment: Lift station, digester tanks, aeration basin, clarifier, tertiary filtration…
Nov 11 2020
The city of Cle Elum, Washington, completed the construction of a new 3.6 million gallon per day (mgd) sequencing batch reactor (SBR) wastewater…
Oct 21 2020
Location: Huntertown, Indiana  Size: 1.5 mgd Equipment: Simultaneous nitrification and denitrification, suspended growth activated sludge process,…
Carlsbad Desalination Plant
Carlsbad Desalination Plant
Jun 11 2020
Name: Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant Location: Carlsbad, California Size: 50 mgd Population served: 400,000 Equipment: Energy…
Apr 21 2020
Located in The Dalles, Oregon, Dalles Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) discharges to the Columbia River, the nation’s second largest river.  The…
Mar 13 2020
At the A.B. Jewell Water Treatment Plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma, raw water from Lake Oologah flows into the system for processing. John Curry is…
Feb 25 2020
Located in Suffolk, Virginia, Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s  (HRSD) Nansemond Treatment Plant is devoted to using fats, oils & grease (FOG…
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