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Apr 16 2021Suspended Solids Monitors
Those looking to better understand tap water quality and chemistry, may yet be unfamiliar with total suspended solids (TSS). However, TSS is a common…
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The Aqua Pennsylvania Bristol WTP is located on the Delaware River in Bristol Township and is neighbor to a residential neighborhood.
Apr 13 2021Plant Profile
Location: Bristol Township, Pennsylvania Size: 11 mgd rated capacity; 13 mgd peak waiver Equipment: rapid mixing, coagulation, floculation,…
Apr 13 2021Sludge Collectors
As part of the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Act’s Enhanced Nutrient Removal (ENR) initiative, the Marlay-Taylor Water Reclamation facility, a regional…
Apr 13 2021Software, Infrastructure Management
For utilities, serving customers goes beyond supplying the service they have contracted. It means providing those customers simple and frictionless…
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Apr 13 2021Water Distribution Management
As the saying goes, “Everything is bigger in Texas.” In 2017, the state was host to the wettest cyclone in the continental United States, Hurricane…
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The bypasss pumps for the project needed to not only divert flow but also handle unseasonal infiltration from wet-weather events.
Apr 13 2021Pumps, Bypass
When a city with almost half a million residents needed to undergo a large-scale infrastructure and sewer rehabilitation project, it knew it would…
Apr 13 2021Funding
The American Society of Civil Engineers 2021 Infrastructure Report Card graded U.S. infrastructure a C-, accounting for 17 categories. Drinking water…
Apr 13 2021Legislation
The news cycle for the water industry for March was brimming with talking points, and major events that will shape the industry for quite some time…
Apr 12 2021What is... Articles
Definition of Advanced Wastewater Treatment The American Institute of Chemical Engineers defines advanced wastewater treatment as “any process that…
Apr 2 2021Editorial/Topical
The water industry has a visibility problem. Often the only time that water professionals are contacted is when things have gone wrong.  Calls come…
Mar 30 2021Wastewater Treatment
The future of wastewater treatment involves bubbles, just less of them, according to Peter Vale. As the technical lead for innovation at UK utility,…
Mar 24 2021Resins, Ion-Exchange
Organic fouling of an anion-exchange resin occurs (AERs) through the adsorption of the organics on its surface, which block the diffusion of mobile…
Mar 23 2021Pipe Joint Restraints
Manuel Sanchez is the utility supervisor for the Town of Gilbert, AZ, a town of just under 250,000 located southeast of Phoenix within the city’s…
Workers rehabilitate manholes as part of Phase 1 of Beaumont, Texas' sanitary sewer overflow initiative. (Photo credit: LAN)
Workers rehabilitate manholes as part of Phase 1 of Beaumont, Texas' sanitary sewer overflow initiative. (Photo credit: LAN)
Mar 22 2021Sewer Overflows
Every year, the city of Beaumont, which lies on Texas’ coastal plain, is hit by intense thunderstorms with extended periods of rain over large areas…
A pipe bursting hammer in the project staging area prior to bursting a sewer main (Photo Credit: LAN)
A pipe bursting hammer in the project staging area prior to bursting a sewer main (Photo Credit: LAN)
Mar 15 2021
In 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a 10-year consent decree with the city of Tyler. The consent decree requires Tyler Water…
Mar 11 2021Plant Profile
The Smithfield Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) processes an average of 2 million gallons of water per day (mgd), serving approximately 20,000…
Mar 11 2021Headworks
In Northwest Arkansas, Bentonville has become one of the most attractive places in America to live. With its rapidly increasing population, it is…
Mar 11 2021Contaminants
Rising concerns over per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination of water and soils have sparked interest in this emerging class of…
wastewater treatment facility
Kevin Glidewell, operator at the Middletown WWTP, touches through the controls of the centrifuge system.
Mar 11 2021Sludge Dewatering
In just two years of operation, the city of Middletown, Ohio’s Water Reclamation Facility installed a decanter centrifuge that reduced production…
Mar 11 2021Sewer Overflows
Shallow pipe cover, pipe storage challenges and nearby railroad tracks limited pipe options for the Lexington and Payne Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO…
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