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Aug 23 2018
I was attending a wastewater conference and overheard an operator talking about how a drug bust turned his lagoon orange and almost put him out of…
Aug 23 2018
I’ll admit I did not know what to expect when I booked a trip to Minneapolis to attend the U.S. Water Council’s One Water Summit in July. I knew…
As environmental regulations and permitting tighten, industrial users are shifting toward minimum and ZLD operations to meet requirements.
As environmental regulations and permitting tighten, industrial users are shifting toward minimum and ZLD operations to meet requirements.
Aug 23 2018
Every day in the U.S., more than 355 billion gal of water are withdrawn from surface and groundwater sources to serve industries and the public,…
Aug 23 2018
Self-cleaning filters save time and money that is spent every day in the labor of cleaning and replacing irrigation heads, drippers, sprinklers,…
Aug 23 2018
The paint and pigment industry is a large consumer of process and wash water to be used in various water-based paint pigment products. The water…
Aug 23 2018
The growth of upstream activities in the Permian Basin and throughout the Middle East has increased demand at refineries and petrochemical plants,…
Aug 23 2018
With environmental concerns only gaining more real estate in the public’s mind, it will be interesting to watch the more highly-scrutinized push and…
Jul 26 2018
New data on the efficacy of stannous chloride (SnCl2) to treat hexavalent chromium [chromium-6, or Cr(VI)] released in Fall 2016 highlighted the…
Jul 26 2018
Many times, city of Houston wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) operators have found effluent ammonia-nitrogen of several milligrams per liter in one…
Jul 26 2018
At a Utah facility that has seven wastewater treatment lagoons treating 1.5 million gal per day (mgd) and more than 300 acres of farm land, a new…
Jul 26 2018
North Ridgeville is a warm, neighborly and growing city of 32,483 located in Lorain County in Northeast Ohio. It was founded in 1810 and incorporated…
Jul 26 2018
The City of Missouri City, TX near Houston currently is using three Tekleen filters at their regional surface treatment plant that provides drinking…
Jul 26 2018
Bypassing areas of pipe that need repair or maintenance is commonplace in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) where the facility’s footprint is large…
Jul 26 2018
How do we make valid selections when it comes to picking the right pipe material for a specific application? What are the criteria we use? Can we…
Jul 26 2018
The flat gasket repair clamp is often seen as a jack-of-all-trades repair product for fixing pipe. No matter what repair crews find in the ground,…
Jul 25 2018
When the Brazos Regional Public Utility Agency in Texas wanted to improve and expand its systems for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA…
Jul 25 2018
The negative effects of fats, oil and grease (FOG) are being experienced across the globe, from sewer-clogging “fatbergs” in London and Baltimore, to…
Jul 25 2018
Walking down the hallways to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas for American Water Works Assn. ACE 18, it was apparent the show’s theme…
Jul 23 2018
If the faucet is flowing and the toilet is flushing, everything is right in the world. But as soon as those services are interrupted, the level of…
Jul 2 2018
Wastewater lagoons are cost-effective treatment options that communities with the necessary available land can use to remove harmful pollutants from…
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