Jul 11, 2014

July 2014

Design technology has evolved to allow the water and wastewater industry to assess the current state of infrastructure for better planning. WWD Associate Editor Amy McIntosh spoke with Brian Young, sustainable infrastructure program manager for Autodesk…
The accurate measurement of cooling tower blowdown water flowing at irregular intervals prior to reinjection into a caprock well became a stubborn problem for Covanta Energy Corp. at the Honolulu H-POWER (Honolulu Program of Waste Energy Recovery)…
Denver and Aurora are the principal cities of the Denver metropolitan area in Colorado. Aurora, with a growing population of more than 300,000 residents, is home to a vibrant business environment that includes major industries such as aerospace, military…
Concrete pressure pipe (CPP) has a strong track record, with thousands of miles in the ground and some lines as old as 70 or 80 years or more. But ensuring CPP’s longevity, as with any engineered structure, relies on quality installation from the start.…
Before the end of 2014, Colorado Springs Utilities will lay the final piece of pipe for one of the largest water projects currently being built in the western U.S.  The Southern Delivery System (SDS) is a regional water project in southern Colorado that…
Resource Management Co. (RMC) needed to replace an inadequate, costly and failing wastewater treatment system at the company’s waste recycling center in Plainfield, Ill. RMC needed a system that not only could handle the wastewater flow of 1,050 gal per…
Bristol Water, a water supply company responsible for providing water to 1.2 million consumers in and around the Bristol, England, area, needed a way to help monitor its performance and meet increasing challenges presented by the U.K.’s Traffic…
In order to prevent the transmission of waterborne diseases, wastewater must be disinfected. The most common method of disinfection is carried out with chlorine. Chlorine is delivered in three forms: chlorine gas, calcium hypochlorite and sodium…
The pointers given below are used by Grundfos staff when analyzing the requirements of new pumping stations. Although useful, they are generalized recommendations only and cannot replace individual, job-specific advice. This article will review the…
Danville, a city in Vermilion County, Ill., was founded in 1827 on 80 acres of land donated by two town fathers. It is located 120 miles south of Chicago and 90 miles west of Indianapolis. The city was named after one of the two land donors, Dan Beckwith…
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