Treatment Plants

Two Rhode Island treatment plants to convert sludge to renewable energy
Feb 7 2018

The Narragansett Bay Commission operates two Rhode Island wastewater treatment plants, and has announced plans to alter processes...

Norwood Water Treatment Plant receives $11-million upgrade
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...

Egypt to construct largest ever water treatment plant
Jan 12 2018

To prevent future water shortages, Egypt will construct the country’s...

Michael Meyer writes on the Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility
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...

Minnesota communities now employing advanced oxidation water treatment
Dec 26 2017

Several Minnesota communities have begun utilizing or moving towards...

Dec 19 2017

The work of water and wastewater operators in Houston did not go unnoticed. Sidney Bomer and Tomas Martinez were named operators of the year at...

Dec 12 2017

While wastewater treatment plant operators battled through Hurricane Harvey, closer to the coast, Deer Park Water Treatment Plant topped off its...

New wastewater plant solar panels will cut energy costs over time
Dec 7 2017

The wastewater treatment facility located in Pinckneyville, Ill. will hold an opening unveiling ceremony for its new solar array installation on...

Dec 5 2017

After battling power outages and severe flooding, maintenance crews in Houston assessed damages at wastewater treatment plants throughout the city...

Seneca, S.C. plant improves aesthetics and efficiency
Nov 15 2017

Name: Seneca Water Treatment Plant

Location: Seneca, S.C.

Size: 20 mgd

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Hurricane Maria affects Puerto Rico drinking water
Oct 23 2017

The death toll in Puerto Rico has risen to...

Wastewater spills in Niagara Falls
Oct 10 2017

A wastewater discharge blackened the water near the base of Niagara Falls. According to a Niagara Falls Water Board statement, a worker who had...

Canada town advised not to swim
Sep 19 2017

Local wastewater treatment has affected Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Due to upgrades and construction, the city’s water and sewer utility...

Evelyn Mahieu featured in W&WD
Sep 18 2017

A diverse set of talented women at the Prince...

Treatment plant profile
Sep 18 2017

Name: Robinson Wastewater Treatment Plant
Location: Robinson, Ill.
Size: 6.25 mgd...

Sep 18 2017

Water utilities are not only worried about their aging infrastructure; their aging workforce is increasingly becoming a top challenge. In the...

WEF honors awardees at WEFTEC
Sep 14 2017

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the 2017 WEF Awards recipients for...

Lake Erie may experience worsening algal blooms
Jul 24 2017

Early estimates by the National Centre for Research Quality showed algal blooms are expected to worsen in Lake Erie. Blooms are forecasted to be...

Guide provides information for helping low-income water customers
Jul 24 2017

To assist low-income households in the U.S. with rising water and wastewater rates, seven water associations issued a guide that assesses the...