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Oct 18 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Oct 14 2019
Part one of "Water Hammer for Everyone" in the September issue of WWD discussed what water hammer is and provided information on wave speed as well…
Oct 14 2019
In addition to the devastation and heartbreak that Hurricane Katrina brought to the Gulf Coast in 2005, lingering consequences hamper the quality of…
Oct 14 2019
The vast networks of buried water, wastewater and storm water infrastructure are the veins and arteries feeding our people, our cities and protecting…
Oct 14 2019
The water and wastewater industries face unprecedented challenges, with high global demand for clean, safe and reliable water and rising populations…
Oct 14 2019
Increasing water demand and greater variability of water supplies resulting from climate change, population growth and other stressors are a few of…
Oct 14 2019
With the increased concern about clean air, many wastewater treatment plants have added scrubber systems and biofilters to control odors and…
Oct 14 2019
The Island Water Treatment Plant (WTP) is vital to the city of Toronto as the sole source for year-round deep lake cooling water. This critical…
Oct 14 2019
Today, many municipalities are in the process of re-negotiating their National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit with the U.S.…
Oct 11 2019
The water and wastewater market continues to demonstrate and exhibit an increasing adoption of controls and automation solutions to address mission-…
Oct 10 2019
Every construction project at a treatment plant is unique, just as every treatment facility is unique. Although the processes are similar at…
Oct 8 2019
Despite its name, wastewater is a critical type of water that must be understood regardless of the source of discharge because freshwater is a…
Oct 8 2019
In late August, I attended The Water Expo in Miami, Fla., where I heard the most compelling per- and polyflouroalkyl substances (PFAS) presentation I…
William Galanty (left) and Jake Galanty (right) pose for a professional photo.
William (Bill) Galanty and Jake Galanty celebrate Franklin Millers' 100 years of business in 2019.
Oct 2 2019
In 2019, Franklin Miller is celebrating 100 years of business in the water and wastewater industry. WWD Managing Editor Bob Crossen discussed this…
Wide angle view of circular clarifiers at the Wilkesboro Wastewater Treatment Plant.
By implementing a new SCADA system, the town of Wilkesboro, N.C., improved its reporting capabilities, its access to historic data and also received better alarming options.
Oct 2 2019
Forward-thinking utilities with a trusted system integrator and the right software can bring an older system into modern times. It also can all be…
Toilet in front of tile with article headline reading BMPs & Pollution Prevention for Biosolids Management
Developing best management practices & pollution prevention measures to better manage biosolids.
Oct 2 2019
Embracing our excrement has symbolic implications. Human sludge, also termed biosolids, differs depending upon where it is generated and what types…
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Diagram displaying one of Evoqua's clarifier drive models for component placement reference.
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Sep 20 2019
Whether your clarifier is new or 20 years old, these simple maintenance tips will increase the life of your clarifier drive. ​Your clarifier is 20…
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Sep 19 2019
For years, pneumatic actuation dominated the heavy commercial and industrial arenas. Relying on the inefficient process of converting electricity…
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Sep 13 2019
Question: What are some warning signs before a major failure? Answer: Improper chain tension is the leading cause of chain and scraper failure.…
The Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority's tanks were clogging from sludge. An aeration system was installed, which solved the problem.
The Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority's tanks were clogging from sludge. An aeration system was installed, which solved the problem.
Sep 12 2019
The Lackawanna River Basin Sewer Authority’s Wastewater Treatment Facility in Archbald, Pa., was facing problems with its fine bubble aeration system…
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