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Aug 5 2020Filters
In the last couple decades, harmonics have become a greater concern in the water and wastewater industry due to the increased deployment of VFDs in…
Jul 23 2020Treatment Plants
From 2000 to 2014, the Weslaco Water Treatment Plant in Texas was under capacity and in need of a rehab. The plant opted to rehab and build a new 8…
Jul 22 2020SCADA Systems
The Utility Department at the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas, provides water and wastewater services to 150,000 people within the city limits and in…
Jul 22 2020SCADA Systems
It is estimated that the U.S. alone loses about 7 billion gallons of treated water per year due to aging infrastructure. Enter the world of water…
Jul 22 2020Odor Control
Odors emanating from two pumping stations in Naperville, Illinois, have been eliminated through the use of hydroxyl radical misting units.  As a…
Jul 22 2020
Controlling odor in wastewater treatment plants, landfills and other sites is an important task. Even on a cold day with no wind, odor is present in…
Jul 22 2020Odor Control
Located 30 miles south of Rocky Mountain National Park, Granby RV Park is a place for RV owners and other nature enthusiasts to convene and enjoy the…
Jul 22 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
Times of upheaval can lead to moments of radical change. COVID-19 has upended life across America, disrupting business as usual in every sector and…
Jul 22 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are felt hardest in economically stressed communities, which makes addressing water equity more urgent now than ever…
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, Senior Managing Editor
Jul 21 2020clean water act
I've mentioned the importance of water equity and affordability before after Baltimore, Maryland, implemented a policy to that effect. They have only…
mackbook
An open source community provides SCADA users an online platform for sharing information and resources.
SponsoredJul 16 2020
SCADA operators and managers often work under tight deadlines to develop applications quickly. Open source communities that share information and…
Jul 8 2020Reverse Osmosis
What is Reverse Osmosis (RO)? Reverse Osmosis (RO) is a type of filtration that uses a semi-permeable, thin membrane with pores small enough for pure…
Jul 2 2020Young Pros
This year’s selection of Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) Young Pros are quite the achieved bunch. Many of them have accelerated to positions of…
Jun 12 2020Blowers
Chapmanville Water Department in Logan County, W.Va., provides the water distribution and wastewater treatment services in the town of Chapmanville,…
Carlsbad Desalination Plant
Carlsbad Desalination Plant
Jun 11 2020Plant Profile
Name: Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant Location: Carlsbad, California Size: 50 mgd Population served: 400,000 Equipment: Energy…
Jun 11 2020
Pumping System   Xylem has developed a technology that advances the wastewater sector with a smart, sustainable solution: the world’s first…
pump station
RiverSouth employees install a new MyDro 850 unit.
Jun 11 2020SCADA
Jack Wells has been the manager for RiverSouth Rural Water District for the last seven years. He was tasked with maintaining all facets of the…
Jun 11 2020Turbidimeters
The Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) water treatment plant in Greenville County, South Carolina, stands on top of the south bank of the South…
Jun 11 2020Desalination
Magna Imperio Systems Corp. installed a water-treatment system at the Ventura County Waterworks District 16 Piru Wastewater Treatment Plant. The…
Jun 11 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
During times of crisis like the coronavirus pandemic, it pays off to have a strong crisis management and resiliency plan. When that plan requires…
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