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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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Oct 4 2018
Among the states in the western U.S., California is one of the most progressive when it comes to advancing water reuse methods. The Orange County…
Aug 23 2018
Key West, Fla., is one of the most scenic locales in the U.S. Situated in the Florida Keys just to the southwest of Miami, it is visited by millions…
Apr 10 2018
Name: Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant Location: Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio Size: 120 mgd Infrastructure: Renewable energy facility, primary…
Mar 9 2018
Name: Santa Ana Wastewater Treatment Plant Location: Pueblo of Santa Ana, N.M. Size: 0.4 mgd Infrastructure: Drum screens, submersible mixers,…
Feb 6 2018
At the end of December 2017, North Miami Beach (NMB) Water broke ground on an $11-million investment plan to upgrade its Norwood Water Treatment…
Jan 10 2018
Oceanside is a scenic city of approximately 175,464 (according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 estimate) that is located approximately 40 miles…
Nov 15 2017
Name: Seneca Water Treatment Plant Location: Seneca, S.C. Size: 20 mgd Infrastructure: particulate destabilization, coagulation, sedimentation,…
Sep 18 2017
Name: Robinson Wastewater Treatment Plant Location: Robinson, Ill. Size: 6.25 mgd Infrastructure: Influent screening, biological nutrient removal,…
Aug 9 2017
Name: San Luis Rey Wastewater Treatment Plant  Location: Oceanside, Calif.  Size: 13.5 mgd  Infrastructure: Headworks, centrifugal grit removal, rag…
Jul 7 2017
Name: Southeast Water Treatment Plant  Location: Marshall Country, Ala.  Size: 12 mgd  Infrastructure: coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation,…
May 8 2017
Name: Fenton Wastewater Treatment Plant  Location: Fenton, Mo.  Size: 6.75 million gal per day  Infrastructure: Fine screens, grit chamber, primary…
Mar 30 2017
Name: John M. Asplund Wastewater Treatment Facility Location: Anchorage, Alaska Size: 58 mgd Infrastructure: Headworks, grit removal, primary…
Mar 3 2017
Name: Nutrient Management Facility Location: Alexandria, Va. Size: 18 million gal Infrastructure: Tanks, pumps, valves, ammonia monitor, carbon odor…
Feb 6 2017
Name: Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility Location: Hardeeville, S.C. Size: 1 mgd Infrastructure: Headworks, screening, oxidation ditch treatment…
Jan 9 2017
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) in Carrboro, N.C., has increased the maximum capacity of its Jones Ferry Road Water Treatment Plant five…
Nov 3 2016
It’s not just Hobbits who are flocking to the Auckland, New Zealand, area—the city’s population is estimated to increase by at least 500,000 to 2…
Oct 3 2016
The town of Elburn, Ill., (population: 5,700) is notable for being the last stop on the Union Pacific West line of northeast Illinois’ commuter rail…
Sep 2 2016
Since it was first established 60 years ago, the Midwest City, Okla., Water Resources Recovery Facility (WRRF) has regularly adopted new technology…
Aug 2 2016
Holidays, hot chocolate, snow-covered landscapes, gingerbread—there are many reasons to love winter. But cold temperatures also can throw a wrench in…
Jul 1 2016
Name: South Fork Water Treatment Plant Location: Nanaimo, B.C., Canada Size: 30 mgd Infrastructure: Coarse and fine screens, flocculation tanks, GE…
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