Dec 09, 2015

December 2015

The James Island (S.C.) Public Service District (JIPSD) provides services for fire protection, wastewater collection and solid waste disposal. In 2011, JIPSD commissioned the construction of a wastewater pump station equipped with a pair of submersible…
The Windmill Gap tank project is located in southern West Virginia near the town of Bramwell on top of a mountain with an elevation of 3,400 ft. The construction of a 55,000-gal storage tank posed many challenges to the owner, Bluewell Public Service…
The XR-5 ethylene interpolymer alloy geomembrane was specified for the primary and secondary containment liners for a zinc and diversified metals production facility in Mooresboro, N.C., owned by Horsehead Hold­ing Corp.  “XR-5 was chosen for its chemi­…
A chicken processing facility in central North Carolina generates a daily average of approximately 625 gal per minute (gpm) of waste­water from the various processes within the facility. The bulk of the treated wastewater is discharged to a creek, while…
A grinder pump located at a high-traffic gas station in St. Leon, Ind., was experiencing frequent maintenance issues, re­­quiring unclogging two to four times per month.  “People flush anything—baby wipes, diapers, feminine products, clothing—and when…
Hazardous environmental ap­plications traditionally have used three types of high-intensity discharge lighting—high-pres­sure sodium, fluorescent and metal halide. A fourth option is light-emitting diode (LED) technology, which has no filaments or…
Technicians at the Eastern Municipal Water District’s 18-mgd Temecula Valley (Calif.) Regional Water Reclamation Facility struggled with aeration blower intake filters. Each of their three multistage blowers, which operate on natural and digester gas,…
Between 1973 and 1997, the Plant City, Fla., Water Re­clamation Facility under­went five upgrades. However, there had not yet been any significant improvements to the biological treatment section of its 8-million-gal-per-day (mgd) wastewater treatment…
Located in the agricultural fields of the Sacramento Valley of Northern California, the cities of Woodland and Davis—and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis)—previously depended entirely on groundwater wells as the source of their potable water…
Padre Dam Municipal Water District (MWD) provides drinking water, wastewater, recycled water and recreation services to 100,000 residents in nine suburbs in San Diego County. The district imports 100% of its potable water supply and treats 2 million gal…
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