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Oct 22 2021Events: Conferences & Expos
From Oct. 18 to Oct. 20, water and wastewater professionals gathered at McCormick Place in Chicago for WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s…
Oct 15 2021What is... Articles
Coagulation is one of the common methods used by water treatment plants to provide safe, clean drinking water to public water customers.This method…
Oct 1 2021Plant Profile
Mundelein Wastewater Treatment Plant is located in the village of Mundelein, Lake County, Illinois, which is situated in the northern suburbs of…
Oct 1 2021Smart & Resilient Cities
The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the disruption caused by recent extreme weather events, has placed a renewed focus on…
Industrial facilities, such as refineries, also have need for coagulants and flocculants for their on-site treatment processes.
Industrial facilities, such as refineries, also have need for coagulants and flocculants for their on-site treatment processes.
Sep 29 2021Chemical, Coagulation/Flocculation
Surface water treatment for use within industrial facilities and wastewater treatment often requires chemicals to remove contaminants. Many decisions…
Much of the DI piping that was to be replaced with stainless steel was located 200 ft below grade. (Photo courtesy of Victaulic)
Much of the DI piping that was to be replaced with stainless steel was located 200 ft below grade. (Photo courtesy of Victaulic)
Sep 28 2021Pipe
The Lower Meramec Wastewater Treatment Plant, operated by the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD), sits on 200 acres at the confluence of the…
Sep 22 2021Smart Water
Recent extreme weather events have brought renewed focus to the scale of our global water challenges. In February, millions of homeowners across…
Sep 17 2021Pipe
Noted as one of the largest public works projects of its era, this 31-mile pipeline included 10,000 sections of 46- inch concrete pressure pipe.…
Sep 15 2021What is... Articles
What is Water Distillation? Water distillation is a process in which water is boiled until it evaporates and condenses, leaving behind impurities…
Sep 13 2021Events: Conferences & Expos
Editor's Note - Sept. 21, 2021: As the situation regarding the delta variant of the coronavirus continues to evolve, some of the below booth…
lift station
Lift station buildings can be customized to fit their environment and match surrounding structures and equipment.
Sep 10 2021Lift Stations
Manufacturers have seen firsthand how a variety of customers design, specify, and install lift station buildings and controls. While the process is…
Sep 10 2021Anaerobic Digestion Equipment
Just over a year ago, UK-based Thames Water went out to bid with lots worth close to $100 million covering biogas and biomethane. The United Kingdom’…
Sep 10 2021One Water
When U.S. water scarcity comes up, the catastrophic drought conditions in the West and the dwindling Colorado River basin may spring to mind first.…
Sep 10 2021Biosolids Management
In recent years, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have become a topic of public concern, particularly when discovered in drinking water…
Ed Butts
2021 WWD Industry Icon Ed Butts
Sep 10 2021Industry Icon Award
Just an ordinary man from Oregon who values integrity and ethics. That is how Ed Butts describes himself. For more than 40 years, Butts has paved his…
Sep 10 2021Operations & Maintenance
Urbanization and globalization are driving new economic, environmental and social demands for efficiency, safety and optimization. OEMs, wholesalers…
Sep 10 2021Pumps
Wastewater treatment plant operators have dealt with clogging problems at their plants and pump stations for decades, but the meteoric rise in the…
utility operations
Digital technology allowed Veolia to continue contract operations remotely during the pandemic.
Sep 9 2021Operations & Maintenance
Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented restrictions it imposed on everyday life significantly affected just about every…
Sep 9 2021Operations & Maintenance
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Effective Utility Management: A Primer for Water and Wastewater Utilities” identifies knowledge…
Sep 9 2021Legislation
On August 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. This $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which still…
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