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Nov 25 2019
Due to forecasted commercial and residential developments in the catchment area and the planned introduction of more stringent discharge consents,…
Nov 25 2019
For decades, wastewater treatment plant personnel have performed insulation resistance tests with handheld megohmmeters to prevent motor failures…
Nov 25 2019
The city of Pearland, Texas, is planning to construct a 10 million gal per day (mgd) membrane-based surface water treatment plant (SWP). The source…
Nov 25 2019
The Erie County (NY) Water Authority used a secondary containment vessel for a chlorine gas cylinder to avoid the need for another scrubber system at…
Nov 24 2019
Given the scarcity of freshwater in drought-stricken areas, advances in water reuse projects are an essential element of the solution. Equipping a…
Nov 24 2019
Non-revenue water (NRW) represents a serious problem for the global water industry. In some municipal, governmental or private water systems, up to…
Nov 23 2019
Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are an integral factor for operating any modern water collection, treatment or distribution…
Nov 23 2019
Accurate, repeatable air and gas flow measurement under harsh outdoor conditions is essential to successful wastewater treatment operations when used…
Nov 23 2019
I rarely use my editorial letter for housekeeping purposes. I feel it is better used to reflect my experiences and musings on industry trends and…
Nov 22 2019
Water & Wastes Digest and Industrial Water & Wastes Digest awarded their 2019 Top Project winners with crystal awards Monday, Sept. 23, at…
Nov 22 2019
Every community produces wastewater. It is not something that we can avoid or change. It is full of bacteria, biomass, and it produces odor. But does…
Nov 22 2019
When a Louisiana chemical plant suffered a site-wide blackout, plant personnel learned they would have to bring each power-generation unit, and its…
Nov 22 2019
Reducing the cost and compliance burden associated with meeting final coal ash remediation effluent requirements is a key driver for technical…
Nov 22 2019
Based in Princeton, N.J., Trumpf Photonics Inc., (Trumpf) is a manufacturer of laser diodes made from gallium arsenide substrates (GaAs) wafers. The…
Nov 22 2019
In mid-September, the U.S. EPA and U.S. Army repealed a 2015 rule defining Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) regulated under the Clean Water Act in a step…
Nov 4 2019
Capacity, management, operations and maintenance program: Most often, this term is shortened to the familiar acronym CMOM. The ultimate goal of the…
Oct 23 2019
A 20-year old wastewater treatment plant turned to an energy savings solution to face aging equipment issues.  The city of Troutdale, Ore., recently…
Oct 20 2019
To protect water quality, governments and international organizations worldwide continue to implement protective water regulations that require new…
Oct 20 2019
Hydropower, next to thermal generation, plays an important role in Argentina’s energy mix. Responsible for around 36% of the country’s electricity,…
Oct 20 2019
When it comes to treatment of industrial water and wastewater, the general public can quickly get up in arms before knowing the full story. It is…
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