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Dec 5 2018
Located along the northern Lake Michigan shoreline, including Little Traverse Bay, the city of Petoskey, Mich., is a resort community and prime…
Dec 5 2018
Tough-to-access submersible pumps complicated life and increased costs for maintenance workers at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, U.K. “Our…
Dec 5 2018
A small, suburban community near the Jersey Shore along the Atlantic Coast primarily relies on a single water treatment plant, the Suez Matchaponix…
Dec 5 2018
In late 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) approved plans to install a new well and build a new water treatment facility for the city of…
Dec 5 2018
The City of Farmington Hills is the second-largest city in Oakland County, Mich., with a population of more than 80,000. Most of the city has…
Dec 4 2018
Last year, President Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure plan was yet to be realized. This year, there was movement. In October, Trump signed the…
Dec 4 2018
Historically, most supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems have relied on a single centralized computer and end-to-end telemetry to…
Dec 4 2018
With an estimated 10% of Florida’s 2 to 3 million septic tank systems not working properly, there is an understandable concern about pollution to…
Dec 4 2018
American Canyon is a city of 20,000 located in Napa County, Calif. Its water reclamation facility (WRF) was commissioned in 2001 as one of the first…
Dec 4 2018
All pH sensors require cleaning. They should be cleaned with a non-ionic detergent and rinsed with clean water. A soft-bristle brush can help remove…
Media Level and Turbidity vs Time
Figure 1. Media Level and Turbidity vs Time. Max turbidity is 50 ntu, and media expansion is roughly 30%.
Dec 4 2018
The Punta Gorda (Fla.) Water Treatment Plant is a 10-mgd surface drinking water facility. The process includes flocculation tanks and four solids…
Winners of the #1 Top Project, the Ellwood Water Treatment Plant.
Winners of the #1 WWD Top Project, the Ellwood Water Treatment Plant.
Dec 4 2018
On Oct. 1 in New Orleans, WWD presented Top Project awards for 2018 to recipients for both the WWD and iWWD brands. Pictured above are the winners…
Dec 3 2018
The 2018 WWD Top Projects projects highlighted some of the most exceptional work conducted this year. The investments for these projects range from $…
Dec 3 2018
In October, I mentioned that sometimes it is difficult to find time to reflect on my work. This year is the first full calendar year I have spent on…
Dec 3 2018
At this time last year, President Donald J. Trump was promising funding for infrastructure improvements for water and wastewater projects. On Oct. 23…
Dec 3 2018
The main lift station serving the wastewater treatment plant in Morgan’s Point, Texas, experienced problems with its three standard non-clog pumps.…
Dec 3 2018
It is once again time to showcase our iWWD Top Projects for the year. Last month, I mentioned how industrial water and wastewater has continued to…
Siim Saat
Siim Saat, CEO of Satu Laboratory.
Dec 3 2018
In Estonia, a new product has become the go-to as an alternative to wet wipes. Satu Laboratory sells “gel wipes” as a better and greener way to wipe…
2018 WWEMA/WWD Scholarship winner Elena Smith is currently a freshman studying chemical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
2018 WWEMA/WWD Scholarship winner Elena Smith is currently a freshman studying chemical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Nov 8 2018
Every year, Water & Wastes Digest supports future water and wastewater professionals by awarding $1,000 to a student seeking a career in the…
Image: Tran - stock.adobe.com
Image: Tran - stock.adobe.com
Nov 5 2018
This article originally appeared in Technology Today, a supplement to Roads & Bridges. You can access the original version of this story on the…
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