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Jul 21 2021Plant Profile
Location: Emek Hayarden, Israel Size: 280 m3/h Equipment: Primary clarifiers, sand filter, lamella clarifier, micronic filter, ultrafilter,…
bar screen
The new bar screen at Todd Creek prevents an estimated 99% of trash, including items like cigarette butts and soda straws, from entering downstream processes.
Jul 21 2021Screens
Kansas City is a dynamic metropolis on the banks of the Missouri River, home to nearly half a million residents — and a constant stream of visitors…
odor control
The hydroxyl radical mist is directed to the odorous area with a three-fluid nozzle to attack hydrogen sulfide.
Jul 19 2021Lift Stations
Located in the Kansas City metro area south of Independence, Lee’s Summit Water Utilities has provided the city with water, sanitary sewer, and fire…
air diffusion systems
Air Diffiusion Systems technician Chris Milton stands over an aeration unit.
Jul 19 2021Aeration
Air Diffusion Systems fine bubble diffusion has had a transformative effect on the treatment at Annawan, Illinois, Wastewater Lagoon System. With 90…
Jul 19 2021SCADA
When the traditional SCADA system at Franklin Sebastian Public Water Authority, which services Lavaca and Charleston, Arkansas, became outdated, the…
Jul 16 2021SCADA
The PLCs that the East Cherry Creek Valley (ECCV) Water & Sanitation District had been using to control the potable water treatment facilities…
Jul 16 2021
When it comes to hydrology, Nebraska has it all – great regional disparities in precipitation, large rivers and permeable sandy soil making for a…
Gary York
Gary York, CEO of Help Lightning
Jul 16 2021Green Technology
From a consumer standpoint, the water and wastes industry is often perceived to be as simple as a leaky sink pipe. The industry, however, is much…
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen, senior managing editor for WWD and iWWD
Jul 16 2021Coronavirus COVID-19
We are now truly well and into the summer, and well past the May 1 date that President Joe Biden said he’d want all American adults vaccinated.…
Jul 12 2021What is... Articles
One of the simplest ways to determine your water quality is to measure its TDS. Total dissolved solids, or TDS for short, are dissolved ions,…
 A water district monitors AWT processes at a DPR pilot facility in Southern California.
A water district monitors AWT processes at a DPR pilot facility in Southern California.
Jul 9 2021Water Recycling & Reuse
Figure 1: Southern California relies heavily on imported water from neighboring regions, accelerating the urgency to increase reuse (Source:…
Jul 9 2021Pumps
As severe weather events increase in frequency and intensity due to climate change, community leaders are grappling with the need to bolster the…
Jul 6 2021What is... Articles
Zero liquid discharge (ZLD) is a treatment process that converts wastewater to recycled water and solids, leaving zero discharge at the end of the…
Jun 30 2021Operations & Maintenance
Photo & Figures Credits: Orest Protch One of the most baffling problems for process operators, engineers and supervisors to troubleshoot…
The drought in the U.S. West has stressed water resources, increased water scarcity and forced communities to create water conservation rules.
The drought in the U.S. West has stressed water resources, increased water scarcity and forced communities to create water conservation rules.
Jun 30 2021Day Zero
The above image uses the June 24, 2021 U.S. Drought Monitor map as a background image to show the size and scope of the drought. View the latest…
Jun 25 2021Editorial/Topical
Water processing facilities, whether freshwater or wastewater, are crucial to modern society. They sustain life, protect public health, and lubricate…
Jun 18 2021Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
As communities continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, sustainability has emerged as a top priority amongst cities and townships. With minor…
SponsoredJun 17 2021SCADA Systems
The learning curve for implementing new SCADA software can be steep, and the right training tools can be critical for a team to hit the ground…
Jun 16 2021Storm Water
The Francisco Street Reservoir in San Francisco dates to the 1850s will do double duty as a source of non-potable water in addition to being a public…
Jun 16 2021What is... Articles
Sodium hypochlorite is a household chemical that has been widely used since the 18th century. It’s a chlorine compound and has several industrial…
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