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Sep 3 2020Pumps, Rotary
A rotary lobe chopper pump is playing a key role in the continuing success of an award-winning waste-to-energy operation in the Outer Hebrides,…
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Sep 3 2020Water Recycling & Reuse
Carlsberg Group, which brews and sells Carlsberg beer, announced in mid June it will build and finance a water recycling facility on the site of its…
Aug 31 2020
Last week, Water & Wastes Digest made a call for its audience to indicate how the recent status of the United States Postal Service has impacted…
Figure 1: Aeration basins at a water treatment plant remove compounds harmful to humans and the environment.
Figure 1: Aeration basins at a water treatment plant remove compounds harmful to humans and the environment.
Aug 27 2020Smart Water
Across industries, engineering decisions are too often made based on subjective judgements. Considering how inexpensive and easy modern automation…
Aug 20 2020Wastewater Treatment
Location: Longmont, Colorado Size: 13 MGD Equipment: Gravity thickeners, dissolved air flotation thickener, centrifuge dewatering system,…
Aug 20 2020Instrumentation, Water Quality Monitoring
70% of U.S. rivers, lakes, reservoirs and estuaries do not meet minimum U.S. EPA water quality standards. A leading cause of this impairment is…
Aug 20 2020Software, Data Management
The city of Redlands, California, is a city at the base of the San Bernardino mountains in Southern California. It is located 60 miles north east of…
Aug 20 2020Valves
Warrington Township in Pennsylvania is home to 25,000 residents and more than 375 businesses. The township’s water comes from seven wells and five…
Aug 20 2020Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
As AMI Technology has matured and more meter manufacturing options hit the market, utilities are shifting focus from advanced metering infrastructure…
Aug 20 2020Metering
All food and beverage industry facilities have rigorous cleaning requirements. In addition to food safety, these plants have massive water demands.…
Aug 20 2020Data Acquisition Systems
How do you secure sustainable and increased access to water and sanitation in the face of stressed water resources? If you had to choose between…
Soren Rasmussen
Soren Rasmussen, director of Landia Inc.
Aug 20 2020Operations & Maintenance
I have just finished reviewing another bid document. This one was 48 pages long. Many specs and plans have been developed for months years, but what…
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Aug 20 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
Last month, we featured our 2020 Water & Wastes Digest Young Pros, and many of them noted the importance that technology will play for the future…
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SponsoredAug 14 2020SCADA Systems
SCADA systems in the 1980s and 1990s were designed for the traditional plant setup: operators using fixed monitors at their terminal or work stations…
Aug 5 2020Variable-Frequency Drive
In the last couple decades, harmonics have become a greater concern in the water and wastewater industry due to the increased deployment of VFDs in…
Jul 23 2020Treatment Plants
From 2000 to 2014, the Weslaco Water Treatment Plant in Texas was under capacity and in need of a rehab. The plant opted to rehab and build a new 8…
Jul 22 2020SCADA Systems
The Utility Department at the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas, provides water and wastewater services to 150,000 people within the city limits and in…
Jul 22 2020SCADA Systems
It is estimated that the U.S. alone loses about 7 billion gallons of treated water per year due to aging infrastructure. Enter the world of water…
Jul 22 2020Odor Control
Odors emanating from two pumping stations in Naperville, Illinois, have been eliminated through the use of hydroxyl radical misting units.  As a…
Jul 22 2020
Controlling odor in wastewater treatment plants, landfills and other sites is an important task. Even on a cold day with no wind, odor is present in…
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