All Case Studies

Jun 21 2017
The Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority (YCUA) was formed in 1974 when the Charter Township of Ypsilanti and the City of Ypsilanti combined their…
Jun 20 2017
A zero liquid discharge power plant in the western United States was experiencing problems with its cold lime softening system, resulting in an…
Jun 9 2017
A generation ago, wastewater treatment industry constituents—engineers, equipment manufacturers and owners—agreed that positive-seal cartridge-style…
Jun 7 2017
Dried-up reservoirs, cracked dirt and empty swimming pools are just a few of the visual reminders of the ongoing California drought. But what most…
Jun 1 2017
Built in the 1980s, the Atherton Wastewater Treatment Plant in Atherton, Mo., is operated by Little Blue Valley Sewer District. The facility was…
May 22 2017
Mishawaka, Ind.’s water department needed a valve installed on an existing 20-in. trunk line, but some conditions complicated the project. The trunk…
May 17 2017
The Ovivo AnammoPAQ is a sidestream treatment technology that utilizes the power of the anammox bacteria to treat high-nitrogen concentration…
May 11 2017
With a 2,400-sq-mile service area and approximately 40,000 customers to serve in southeastern Illinois, EJ Water Cooperative was having difficulties…
May 10 2017
The Central Wastewater Treatment Plant of Nord Jæren (SNJ) is located in Stavanger, a city on the southwest coast of Norway. SNJ is located inside…
May 8 2017
Take a drive down I-65 south of Nashville, Tenn., and at about the time the strains of country music give way to a chorus of songbirds and crickets,…
May 4 2017
From the Wright Brothers’ first successful flight in 1903 at Kitty Hawk, N.C., to an American landing on the moon, the U.S. has dominated the global…
Apr 27 2017
For a small community, Greenfield, Mo., was plagued with what appeared to be major inflow and infiltration (I&I) problems. The sewer pipes were…
Apr 27 2017
With the ongoing recovery of the American economy, construction projects are rebounding in the new residential and non-residential sectors. A major…
Apr 18 2017
People enjoy their water in Lynchburg, Va. The city of nearly 80,000 is next to the James River, which residents use for boating, swimming and…
Apr 13 2017
When Plainfield, Ind., needed to double its permitted capacity from 2 million gal per day (mgd) to 4 mgd at its South wastewater treatment plant, it…
Apr 13 2017
The town of Darien is home to 21,000 people on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. Residents pride themselves on being good environmental stewards who…
Apr 13 2017
A $300-million, 400-million-L-per-day (mLd) water treatment plant in Winnipeg, MB, entered service in 2009. It has an estimated design life of 75…
Apr 12 2017
HP Hood LLC is one of the largest branded dairy operators in the United States, with 13 plants across the country. It has been producing high-quality…
Apr 11 2017
The city of Dallas’ Water Utilities is a not-for-profit department, providing water and wastewater services to approximately 2.4 million people in…
Apr 3 2017
The Colombian State of Antioquia creates much of its clean power from hydroelectric plants along the Guadalupe River. In the case of the Guadalupe IV…
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