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The Plant Profile is monthly article about a water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, water reclamation facility, water resource recovery facility or desalination plant. Each article features the history of the plant, its treatment process, recent upgrades and the future of the facility. Want to see your facility featured here? Submit your plant for consideration!

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Aug 19 2021
The Great Lakes Water Authority needs little introduction for industry professionals. It services 40% of Michigan’s drinking water, which can be…
Jul 21 2021
Location: Emek Hayarden, Israel Size: 280 m3/h Equipment: Primary clarifiers, sand filter, lamella clarifier, micronic filter, ultrafilter,…
May 14 2021
Surrounded by expansive, rugged peaks and waterfalls, the town of Telluride, Colorado, is home to a population of about 2,473 people. The town is in…
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The Aqua Pennsylvania Bristol WTP is located on the Delaware River in Bristol Township and is neighbor to a residential neighborhood.
Apr 13 2021
Location: Bristol Township, Pennsylvania Size: 11 mgd rated capacity; 13 mgd peak waiver Equipment: rapid mixing, coagulation, floculation,…
Mar 11 2021
The Smithfield Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) processes an average of 2 million gallons of water per day (mgd), serving approximately 20,000…
Mar 2 2021
Location: Conroe, Texas Size: 6 million gallons per day Equipment: Lift station, digester tanks, aeration basin, clarifier, tertiary filtration…
Nov 11 2020
The city of Cle Elum, Washington, completed the construction of a new 3.6 million gallon per day (mgd) sequencing batch reactor (SBR) wastewater…
Oct 21 2020
Location: Huntertown, Indiana  Size: 1.5 mgd Equipment: Simultaneous nitrification and denitrification, suspended growth activated sludge process,…
Carlsbad Desalination Plant
Carlsbad Desalination Plant
Jun 11 2020
Name: Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant Location: Carlsbad, California Size: 50 mgd Population served: 400,000 Equipment: Energy…
Apr 21 2020
Located in The Dalles, Oregon, Dalles Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) discharges to the Columbia River, the nation’s second largest river.  The…
Mar 13 2020
At the A.B. Jewell Water Treatment Plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma, raw water from Lake Oologah flows into the system for processing. John Curry is…
Feb 25 2020
Located in Suffolk, Virginia, Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s  (HRSD) Nansemond Treatment Plant is devoted to using fats, oils & grease (FOG…
Jan 14 2020
When it comes to enumerating water’s value, the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility has been developing the tools to educate, entertain and…
Oct 23 2019
A 20-year old wastewater treatment plant turned to an energy savings solution to face aging equipment issues.  The city of Troutdale, Ore., recently…
The plant is housed in an industrial park, and its neighboring manufacturing companies include BMW, San Luis Metal Forming, Loreal and others.
The plant is housed in an industrial park, and its neighboring manufacturing companies include BMW, San Luis Metal Forming, Loreal and others.
Aug 5 2019
A 10- year partnership was the catalyst for opening an industrial wastewater treatment operation in Villa de Reyes, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Gilberto…
The interior’s expenses reached nearly $10 million.
The interior’s expenses reached nearly $10 million.
Jul 9 2019
Location: Basel, Switzerland Size: 10,000 cu meters Infrastructure: pumps, ultrafiltration, membranes, oxidation reactors, ozone generators  In…
May 3 2019
Location: Hollister, California  Size: 4 million gal a day Infrastructure: Lift station, pump station, drip system, rotary drums, activated sludge…
At the completed facility, Malibu’s treated wastewater will be available to irrigate and green some of the city’s most popular public spaces.
At the completed facility, Malibu’s treated wastewater will be available to irrigate and green some of the city’s most popular public spaces.
Apr 3 2019
In sunny Malibu, Calif., the Civic Center Water Treatment Facility provides a new level of sustainable water management by using efficient and safe…
More than 90% of all digestible organics that come through the wastewater treatment plant in Varennes, QC, is captured and used for biogas creation.
More than 90% of all digestible organics that come through the wastewater treatment plant in Varennes, QC, is captured and used for biogas creation.
Mar 6 2019
Location: Varennes, QC Size: 40,000 tons per year Infrastructure: Pretreatment with hydro pulper and two grit removal systems; two digesters;…
When the Crooked River Wetlands Complex was completed, it had 120 acres of wetlands, 5.5 miles of trails and 13 educational kiosks.
When the Crooked River Wetlands Complex was completed, it had 120 acres of wetlands, 5.5 miles of trails and 13 educational kiosks.
Feb 4 2019
Location: Prineville, Ore. Size: 2.31 mgd Infrastructure: Flocculation lagoons, treatment wetlands Prineville, Ore., is a city of approximately 10,…
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