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Water & Wastes Digest brings you the latest and greatest news and information about wastewater treatment, including aeration, filtration, grit and grease removal, nutrient removal, mixing and more. W&WD’s coverage of wastewater issues is trusted by its readership, which consists of consulting engineers, corporate managers/government administrators and operators, as well as industrial system authorities.
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Oct 31 2011
The nation's mayors have thanked U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Bob Perciaseppe for unveiling the new integrated…
Aug 13 2011
The Water and Wastewater Utility Department of the city of Austin, Texas, manages the operation of a regional sludge processing facility where they…
Aug 13 2011
Over 100 years ago, the first wastewater treatment plant was built in Madison, Wisconsin — about 50 years before most other communities had such a…
Aug 13 2011
Customers’ calls documenting the ability to remove solids that build up in their water in their production and processing plants continue to confirm…
Aug 13 2011
In this era of environmental stewardship, large cities and counties are faced with increasing pressure not only to deliver safe potable water…
Aug 13 2011
New regulations required that all solids bound for landfill must be free of liquids to the point that they could pass a paint filter test. Dewatering…
Aug 13 2011
The City of Portland, Ore., has installed a 200-kilowatt fuel cell in its wastewater treatment plant that uses methane produced by the plant to…
Aug 13 2011
Fisher converted this formerly unused wastewater impoundment into a tank, avoiding the much greater expense of building an actual aboveground tank.…
Aug 13 2011
Sewer systems that are improperly maintained and operated oftentimes lead to sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) due to increased flow in the system (…
Aug 13 2011
The trunkline connects a pump station in the municipality’s sanitary sewer system with a large wastewater treatment plant operated by the Monterey…
Aug 13 2011
Midway Sewer District (the District), located just south of Seattle, Wash., decided to convert its disinfection system to ultraviolet irradiation (UV…
Aug 13 2011
The challenge was to rehabilitate a 2.5 mile sewer running under one of the busiest airports in the world without interrupting flight operations or…
Aug 13 2011
The Cerro Grande fire ravaged the Los Alamos, N.M., landscape in May of 2000. In addition to threatening the world famous Los Alamos National…
Jul 18 2011
Lexington Township in Scott County, Ind., is a rural community 30 miles north of Louisville, Ky. The community was plagued with failing onsite leech…
Jan 4 2011
Hard work and innovation propel tens of thousands of water and wastewater projects and upgrades simultaneously across the country each year. While…
Jan 4 2011
Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) understands the importance of keeping up to date with current industry trends and information. We are pleased to…
Sep 22 2010
The Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s (HRSD) service area includes 17 cities and counties of southeast Virginia, an area of more than 3,100 sq…
Sep 22 2010
Environmental sustainability was a major focus of the 2010 XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Among the 62 Games-related…
Sep 13 2010
New SolarBee lease-purchase and rental plans help municipalities solve water quality challenges without a capital expenditure. SolarBee monthly lease…
Aug 30 2010
The Tri-Oval oxidation ditch provides unsurpassed wastewater treatment process control and design flexibility, plus the cost savings benefits of…
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