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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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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…
Jan 14 2020
When it comes to enumerating water’s value, the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility has been developing the tools to educate, entertain and…
Oct 23 2019
A 20-year old wastewater treatment plant turned to an energy savings solution to face aging equipment issues.  The city of Troutdale, Ore., recently…
The plant is housed in an industrial park, and its neighboring manufacturing companies include BMW, San Luis Metal Forming, Loreal and others.
The plant is housed in an industrial park, and its neighboring manufacturing companies include BMW, San Luis Metal Forming, Loreal and others.
Aug 5 2019
A 10- year partnership was the catalyst for opening an industrial wastewater treatment operation in Villa de Reyes, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Gilberto…
The interior’s expenses reached nearly $10 million.
The interior’s expenses reached nearly $10 million.
Jul 9 2019
Location: Basel, Switzerland Size: 10,000 cu meters Infrastructure: pumps, ultrafiltration, membranes, oxidation reactors, ozone generators  In…
May 3 2019
Location: Hollister, California  Size: 4 million gal a day Infrastructure: Lift station, pump station, drip system, rotary drums, activated sludge…
At the completed facility, Malibu’s treated wastewater will be available to irrigate and green some of the city’s most popular public spaces.
At the completed facility, Malibu’s treated wastewater will be available to irrigate and green some of the city’s most popular public spaces.
Apr 3 2019
In sunny Malibu, Calif., the Civic Center Water Treatment Facility provides a new level of sustainable water management by using efficient and safe…
More than 90% of all digestible organics that come through the wastewater treatment plant in Varennes, QC, is captured and used for biogas creation.
More than 90% of all digestible organics that come through the wastewater treatment plant in Varennes, QC, is captured and used for biogas creation.
Mar 6 2019
Location: Varennes, QC Size: 40,000 tons per year Infrastructure: Pretreatment with hydro pulper and two grit removal systems; two digesters;…
When the Crooked River Wetlands Complex was completed, it had 120 acres of wetlands, 5.5 miles of trails and 13 educational kiosks.
When the Crooked River Wetlands Complex was completed, it had 120 acres of wetlands, 5.5 miles of trails and 13 educational kiosks.
Feb 4 2019
Location: Prineville, Ore. Size: 2.31 mgd Infrastructure: Flocculation lagoons, treatment wetlands Prineville, Ore., is a city of approximately 10,…
Jan 9 2019
Location: Arhaus, Denmark Size: 200,000 population Equipment: screens, aerators, blowers, sedimentation, sludge dewatering, digestion, variable…
Nov 2 2018
North Central Colorado’s Larimer and Weld counties are home to not only sprawling national forests and scenic mountain vistas, but a number of fast-…
Oct 4 2018
Among the states in the western U.S., California is one of the most progressive when it comes to advancing water reuse methods. The Orange County…
Aug 23 2018
Key West, Fla., is one of the most scenic locales in the U.S. Situated in the Florida Keys just to the southwest of Miami, it is visited by millions…
Apr 10 2018
Name: Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant Location: Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio Size: 120 mgd Infrastructure: Renewable energy facility, primary…
Mar 9 2018
Name: Santa Ana Wastewater Treatment Plant Location: Pueblo of Santa Ana, N.M. Size: 0.4 mgd Infrastructure: Drum screens, submersible mixers,…
Feb 6 2018
At the end of December 2017, North Miami Beach (NMB) Water broke ground on an $11-million investment plan to upgrade its Norwood Water Treatment…
Jan 10 2018
Oceanside is a scenic city of approximately 175,464 (according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 estimate) that is located approximately 40 miles…
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