All Case Studies

Oct 4 2018
The City of Pottsville in Schuylkill County, Pa., faced a serious problem with wastewater overflows, caused in part by the design of its 1800s-era…
Oct 3 2018
A midwestern manufacturer produces a range of silica proppants. Proppants are solid materials, such as treated sand or ceramic particulate, that…
Oct 3 2018
Early in 2018, the council members for the city of Waukee, Iowa, approved Phase IV of a capital improvement project allowing for the expansion and…
Oct 3 2018
Public works is a practical endeavor. It involves supplying basic needs—water, roads, sewers, etc.—to citizens in the most efficient and reliable…
The SWIFT research center is capable of producing up to 1 mgd of SWIFT water (water treated to meet drinking quality standards). It is treated to match existing groundwater and used to recharge the Potomac Aquifer.
The SWIFT research center is capable of producing up to 1 mgd of SWIFT water (water treated to meet drinking quality standards). It is treated to match existing groundwater and used to recharge the Potomac Aquifer.
Oct 1 2018
Specialty access doors manufactured by The Bilco Co. were installed in a Virginia research center that applies advanced treatment to wastewater to…
Sep 27 2018
Groundwater in southeastern coastal Virginia is depleting due to over-drafting without intentional replenishment. This phenomenon makes the Potomac…
A vacuum station in Key Largo, Fla.
A vacuum station in Key Largo, Fla.
Sep 24 2018
Hurricanes create serious problems for public works officials—mass evacuations, high winds, flooding, the loss of utilities and damage to public…
One of the three 22-by-28-ft well house buildings
One of the three 22-by-28-ft well house buildings.
Sep 20 2018
Water is a precious resource that some take for granted. The residents and town officials of New Windsor, N.Y., do not fall into that category. They…
iTracker installation is accomplished in 15 minutes
iTracker installation is accomplished in 15 minutes.
Sep 19 2018
Locating inflow and infiltration (I&I) is a time-consuming and costly endeavor. Since 80% of I&I resides in 20% of the collection system, the…
Sep 18 2018
The main water treatment plant for the city of Hot Springs, Ark., required upgrades. Numerous equipment improvements were needed before a new…
ClorTec 2x CT1500 PPD OSHG system from De Nora installed in 2012
The ClorTec 2x CT1500 PPD OSHG system from De Nora, installed in 2012.
Sep 12 2018
As the second-largest provider of potable water in the state of Georgia, the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (CCMWA) uses the latest technology…
Sep 11 2018
Agriculture is the lifeblood of the U.S. There would be no industry, innovation or commerce of any kind without human life sustained by the meat,…
Sep 6 2018
In 2005, the town of Greenville, Wis., realized that arsenic in its water required treatment when the arsenic limit was to be lowered to 10 µg/L in…
Sep 5 2018
A consortium including the city of Hollister, Calif., the San Benito County Water District and the Sunnyslope County Water District proposed the West…
Aug 21 2018
The city of Rushville is located in rural Indiana, just southeast of Indianapolis. The city utility was in violation of the Clean Water Act because…
The aboveground lift stations simplify operator access and eliminate confined space concerns by mounting a complete lift station at grade level in a quick-access enclosure
The aboveground lift stations simplify operator access and eliminate confined space concerns by mounting a complete lift station at grade level in a quick-access enclosure. All pumping and control equipment is safely accessible by a single operator.
Aug 1 2018
Tough-to-access submersible pumps complicated life and increased costs for maintenance workers at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, U.K. “Our…
A 20-ft length of PCCP is lifted from the barge
A 20-ft length of PCCP is lifted from the barge.
Jul 30 2018
In September 2017, Hurricane Irma caused a major storm surge along the Atlantic coast of Central Florida. A 36-in. water transmission main in Cocoa,…
Three ETS-UV SW-835-14 units at a WWTP in Dundee, Ore.
Three ETS-UV SW-835-14 units at a WWTP in Dundee, Ore.
Jul 24 2018
The city of Dundee, Ore., is a growing community with a strong economy that boasts three wineries within the city limits and several others in the…
Progressive sewerage authority elects to think outside the traditional SCADA box
CCWSA staff are now able to access and control the plant from their offices, just as if they were standing in front of the control panel.
Jul 12 2018
The Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority (CCWSA) provides high-quality water and sewer service to more than 170,000 residents in Cherokee…
Jun 6 2018
Managing a wastewater treatment facility is a lot of responsibility. If pumps malfunction or power fails, wastewater can overflow. And if a pump…
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