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Dec 7 2021Aeration
Minonk, Illinois was founded alongside the construction of the Illinois Central Railroad in 1854. In addition to the railroad, major industries in…
Dec 7 2021Food & Beverage
Throughout Ohio there is a large a number of meat and food processing plants and municipal sites whose wastewater system is plagued by fats, oils,…
Dec 7 2021Food & Beverage
For meat and poultry processors, water consumption, water reclamation and wastewater treatment are key functions of plant operations. Meat processing…
Dec 7 2021Storm Water
Industrial facility operators face stricter storm water regulations with the final U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2021 Multi-Sector…
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Bob Crossen, senior managing editor iWWD & WWD
Dec 7 2021Industrial Water
While the passage of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill’s $55 billion allocation for water and wastewater is focused primarily on municipal water…
Motors are critical to everyday functions in modern society, and they are critically important for drinking water and wastewater systems.
Motors are critical to everyday functions in modern society, and they are critically important for drinking water and wastewater systems.
Dec 3 2021Motors, Electric
Electric motors are imperative to maintaining large operations — as well as everyday tasks — in modern-day life. Almost every industry, business or…
Figure1: Heating Recirculation Loop. In a typical recirculation configuration, less than 2% of the mix (dark blue) is circulating at an acceptable velocity, indicating this is not a well-mixed tank.
Figure1: Heating Recirculation Loop. In a typical recirculation configuration, less than 2% of the mix (dark blue) is circulating at an acceptable velocity, indicating this is not a well-mixed tank.
Dec 2 2021Mixers, Mixing Equipment & Agitators
Sustainability at water resource recovery plants depends heavily on anaerobic digestion, the process by which bacteria stabilize sludge and break…
Dec 1 2021What is... Articles
An ultrasonic flowmeter measures the velocity of a fluid with ultrasound to calculate volumetric flow.  The sound waves are usually at a frequency…
Understanding the hidden resources of industrial wastewater recovery and reuse.
Rainwater harvesting and distillation are just two of several options for water recovery and reuse.
Nov 24 2021
This planet is in the throes of climate changes never seen before with what is predicted to be devasting consequences. Drought, floods, hurricanes,…
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Some municipalities may be hesitant to put all of their SCADA information on a cloud server off-premises, said Kevin Finkler, software engineer at…
Nov 19 2021Regulations
How much of the chemicals and microorganisms we have in our public water systems is regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)?  Acts, which are…
Nov 19 2021Training, Water & Wastewater Operator
To our country’s 300 million citizens, 19,495 towns and cities, and its 32.5 million businesses, clean water is central to our way of life and to…
Nov 17 2021Plant Profile
Located on the shore of Lake Michigan in Racine County, Wisconsin, the Racine Wastewater Treatment Plant provides wastewater treatment for eight…
Nov 17 2021Applications in Action
The public may never know the disaster that could have been had Fort Wayne not taken a proactive approach to rehabilitate the city’s aging sewer…
Nov 17 2021Applications in Action
In early 2019, WSSC Water — the water and wastewater utility serving Maryland’s Montgomery and Prince George’s counties ­— faced an emergency…
Nov 17 2021Automation
Water utilities are just the latest industry to experience high-profile cyber incidents.  Earlier this year, a hacker breached a California water…
Nov 17 2021Smart Water
As the water sector continues to scale smart water solutions, hydroinformatics is a powerful force helping utilities to transform how they manage…
Nov 17 2021What is... Articles
What is Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) exactly? Adenosine Triphosphate, or ATP for short, is the primary molecule for transferring and storing energy…
Nov 16 2021Sewer Systems
The brunt of Hurricane Ida had yet to make landfall south of New Orleans on August 29 when the Sewerage & Water Board (SWB) began alerting that…
Nov 16 2021SCADA
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems consisting of hardware and software components allow industrial organizations to control…
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