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When the Crooked River Wetlands Complex was completed, it had 120 acres of wetlands, 5.5 miles of trails and 13 educational kiosks.
When the Crooked River Wetlands Complex was completed, it had 120 acres of wetlands, 5.5 miles of trails and 13 educational kiosks.
Feb 4 2019
Location: Prineville, Ore. Size: 2.31 mgd Infrastructure: Flocculation lagoons, treatment wetlands   Prineville, Ore., is a city of approximately 10,…
Feb 4 2019
In Seabrook, Texas, while gazing at the view of multiple yachts, wild birds and palm trees in the breeze, it takes the start-up of a small…
Advanced oxidation treatment system eliminates taste & odor issues in drinking water
The Anderson Regional Joint Water System pretreatment facility in South Carolina no longer receives odor complaints as of March 2018.
Feb 4 2019
Since the March 2018 opening of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System (ARJWS) pretreatment facility in South Carolina, complaints of musty-…
Feb 4 2019
Thermal transfer is a key element of efficient anaerobic digestion (AD) plants. Whether pre-treating or pre-heating feedstocks, improving process…
Feb 4 2019
The city of Healdsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located 60 miles north of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma County. Prior to upgrading…
Feb 4 2019
Throughout history, one of society’s core responsibilities has been to provide clean, running water. In the ancient world, Rome was the most…
Feb 4 2019
Many utilities throughout North America trust supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems to monitor their water and wastewater…
Feb 4 2019
Many traditional systems for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) are not actually sustainable. They may rely too heavily on proprietary…
Feb 4 2019
The chief operator for a 6-million-gal-per-day (mgd) surface water treatment plant reported enhanced safety regarding chlorine gas for disinfection…
Feb 4 2019
Non-revenue water is among one of the top issues facing water utilities today. According to Power Over Energy, an estimated 2.1 trillion gal of…
Feb 4 2019
Around one year ago, mainstream media began picking up the story of Cape Town’s Day Zero. At the time, officials for the city predicted that its…
Feb 4 2019
As I write this, Chicago is expecting ridiculously cold temperatures in a few days. The forecast is showing a high of -16ºF and a low of -27ºF, and…
Jan 9 2019
Location: Arhaus, Denmark Size: 200,000 population Equipment: screens, aerators, blowers, sedimentation, sludge dewatering, digestion, variable speed…
Jan 9 2019
With growing concern over natural resource consumption, climate change has led to an initiative to eliminate the negative environmental impacts…
Jan 9 2019
The Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) is a public agency located in Carlsbad, Calif. It provides wastewater treatment services to more than 400,000…
Jan 9 2019
In the past decade, promulgation of the U.S. EPA’s Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule has caused many water utilities and…
Plant-based odor control solution offers varying delivery methods & eco-friendly design
Plant-based odor control solution offers varying delivery methods & eco-friendly design.
Jan 9 2019
Aimed to convert wastewater into effluent, the process of wastewater treatment is one of the most common forms of pollution control in the U.S.…
Today, water utilities are able to monitor their entire distribution system from the comforts of their own control rooms
The digital advancements in leak detection, pressure management and smart metering have given utilities more options to address aging infrastructure, waning legacy knowledge due to retirements and better overall operation of their water systems.
Jan 9 2019
U.S. water infrastructure is rated D+ by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and according to the American Water Works Assn., 240,000 main…
Jan 9 2019
The construction of a new potable water pipeline was critical for residents of the bucolic Pennsylvania Amish country because local supply wells were…
Jan 9 2019
The Humber River has long played a starring role in the rousing story of Ontario’s capital, Toronto. Bordering one of the world’s great cosmopolitan…
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