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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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Nov 15 2017
Name: Seneca Water Treatment Plant Location: Seneca, S.C. Size: 20 mgd Infrastructure: particulate destabilization, coagulation, sedimentation,…
Sep 18 2017
Name: Robinson Wastewater Treatment Plant Location: Robinson, Ill. Size: 6.25 mgd Infrastructure: Influent screening, biological nutrient removal,…
Aug 9 2017
Name: San Luis Rey Wastewater Treatment Plant  Location: Oceanside, Calif.  Size: 13.5 mgd  Infrastructure: Headworks, centrifugal grit removal, rag…
Jul 7 2017
Name: Southeast Water Treatment Plant  Location: Marshall Country, Ala.  Size: 12 mgd  Infrastructure: coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation,…
May 8 2017
Name: Fenton Wastewater Treatment Plant  Location: Fenton, Mo.  Size: 6.75 million gal per day  Infrastructure: Fine screens, grit chamber, primary…
Mar 30 2017
Name: John M. Asplund Wastewater Treatment Facility Location: Anchorage, Alaska Size: 58 mgd Infrastructure: Headworks, grit removal, primary…
Mar 3 2017
Name: Nutrient Management Facility Location: Alexandria, Va. Size: 18 million gal Infrastructure: Tanks, pumps, valves, ammonia monitor, carbon odor…
Feb 6 2017
Name: Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility Location: Hardeeville, S.C. Size: 1 mgd Infrastructure: Headworks, screening, oxidation ditch treatment…
Jan 9 2017
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) in Carrboro, N.C., has increased the maximum capacity of its Jones Ferry Road Water Treatment Plant five…
Nov 3 2016
It’s not just Hobbits who are flocking to the Auckland, New Zealand, area—the city’s population is estimated to increase by at least 500,000 to 2…
Oct 3 2016
The town of Elburn, Ill., (population: 5,700) is notable for being the last stop on the Union Pacific West line of northeast Illinois’ commuter rail…
Sep 2 2016
Since it was first established 60 years ago, the Midwest City, Okla., Water Resources Recovery Facility (WRRF) has regularly adopted new technology…
Aug 2 2016
Holidays, hot chocolate, snow-covered landscapes, gingerbread—there are many reasons to love winter. But cold temperatures also can throw a wrench in…
Jul 1 2016
Name: South Fork Water Treatment Plant Location: Nanaimo, B.C., Canada Size: 30 mgd Infrastructure: Coarse and fine screens, flocculation tanks, GE…
May 4 2016
The Evanston Water Treatment Plant and the city of Evanston, Ill., are like love and marriage in the Frank Sinatra song: You can’t have one without…
Mar 29 2016
Located in southeastern Wisconsin, the Kenosha Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) supplies water to almost 110,000 people. It utilizes a pioneering…
Mar 2 2016
Located southeast of Denver, the Parker (Colo.) Water and Sanitation District’s (PWSD) Rueter-Hess Water Purification Facility supplies drinking…
Feb 10 2016
Many municipalities use lime to treat their water, but the Lime Reclamation Facility in Dayton, Ohio, is one of a kind. For almost 60 years, it has…
Jan 11 2016
The village of Skokie is a suburb of Chicago located just north of the city. It has a population of approximately 65,000 in an area of just more than…
Nov 6 2015
For the past two decades, Forsyth County, Ga., has grown at a staggering rate—its population has more than quadrupled since 1990. It is located just…
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