All Articles

basins
Basins must be drained to properly measure chain tension and inspect the scrapers.
Apr 20 2020Clarifier Equipment
The goal of a water clarification system is to maximize the capture of solids so as to minimize the quantity of suspended solids, which escape the…
Apr 20 2020Sewer Systems
Even a construction project like the world’s largest ethane steam cracker — a multi-billion-dollar state-of-the-art facility in southeast Texas —…
Apr 17 2020Potable Water Treatment Products
Grundfos’ commitment to promoting sustainability is genuine, as evident by how it spearheads programs worldwide to help promote the efficient and…
Apr 17 2020Training, Water & Wastewater Operator
Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority (OJRSA) is located in Oconee County, South Carolina, and provides wastewater transportation and treatment …
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor
Bob Crossen, Senior Managing Editor
Apr 17 2020Conservation
As we go to press with this issue, there is one thing on everybody’s mind: Coronavirus. The World Health Organization declared this virus — COVID-19…
Apr 10 2020Instrumentation, Dissolved Oxygen
What is Biological Oxygen Demand?  Biochemical oxygen demand is the amount of oxygen consumed by bacteria and other microorganisms while they…
Headshot of WEF Executive Director Walt Marlowe with text overlay stating Q&A: Coronavirus Walt Marlowe, WEF Executive Director.
WEF Executive Director Walt Marlowe explains how WEF is addressing Coronavirus and what industry professionals need to know.
Mar 16 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
Editor’s note: The below transcript has been edited for grammar, clarity and to remove filler words or content. The full, unabridged audio interview…
Mar 13 2020Plant Profile
At the A.B. Jewell Water Treatment Plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma, raw water from Lake Oologah flows into the system for processing. John Curry is…
Mar 13 2020Headworks
The advanced wastewater fine screening technology from CST Wastewater Solutions features headworks designed for easy installation, high screening…
Mar 13 2020Aeration
The Trail Times recently reported, “the village of Montrose has been successful in its application for funding under the Infrastructure Canada Grant…
Mar 11 2020Treatment Plants
Lessons can be learned from how a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Maryland saved millions in expenses while increasing treatment capacity and…
Mar 11 2020Sewer Systems
Hilton Head Island is well known as a residential and recreational paradise. Only 70 square miles in size, it is home to several high-end…
Mar 11 2020Sewer Rehabilitation
The number of disasters worldwide has more than quadrupled from 1970 to around 400 per year, according to the United Nations. The influx of extreme…
Mar 11 2020Sewer Systems
Liquid-only sewers (also known as “effluent sewers”) have proven to be a cost-effective solution for municipalities, new subdivisions, and a variety…
Mar 11 2020Regulations
Editor’s Note: This article was submitted for publishing Jan. 19, 2020. While efforts were made to keep it as current as possible, some information…
Mar 11 2020Maintenance Management & Services
I’ve heard plenty of lectures, attended plenty of sessions and received more story pitches than I can count regarding smart water, but most of those…
Credits to: Jason R. Gangstad
Credits to: Jason R. Gangstad
Mar 6 2020Wastewater Treatment
Wastewater treatment is the process of converting wastewater into water that can be discharged back into the environment.  According to the U.S. EPA…
Mar 4 2020Q&A
Tuser: What can industry professionals expect from the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Spring Conference…
Jose River
Jose Rivera, CSIA CEO
Feb 28 2020Q&A
Tuser: CSIA just marked 25 years as an organization. What notable automation advancements do you think are slated for CSIA’s future?  Rivera:…
Feb 25 2020Plant Profile
Located in Suffolk, Virginia, Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s  (HRSD) Nansemond Treatment Plant is devoted to using fats, oils & grease (FOG…
expand_less