Triple Win: Part 1 of 2

Wastewater treatment plants are a relatively untapped opportunity in the world of energy efficiency. Although these energy costs represent the largest controllable expense for...
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Expanding the Benefits of Reverse Osmosis

The nexus between water use and energy consumption has never been more critical to both our sustainability and our economy. In myriad ways around...

Energy-Efficient Aeration for the New Century: Part 2 of 2

Aeration accounts for a 50 to 70 percent of a treatment plant’s power consumption, and in part 1 of this series, we examined the...

More Power in Half the Size

Offering powerful, efficient pumping action in a compact and contemporary design, the recently modified Saniswift is small enough to fit easily inside a cabinet,...

On the Strength of Design

In 1978, an innovation occurred in centrifuge technology that changed the market. The dominant centrifuge technologies of the time, the nozzle disk centrifuge and...
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Long-life Pumps for the Real World

Drinking water from lakes and rivers must be treated prior to delivery to the general public. Great effort is taken to transport fresh water...

Odor and Corrosion Control in Wastewater Collection Systems: Part 1 of 5

Sewage collection systems have long been subject to issues with odor and corrosion, which is understandable given the nature of what they convey. Sewage...

Tuning the Accuracy of Lift Station Flow Rates

In part one of this article, we explored pre-SCADA methods of measurement, past approaches and difficulties in measuring lift station flow rates, and the...

U.S. Water Establishes Treatment Program for the University of Texas at Austin’s Reclaimed Water...

In last month’s introduction to this case study, U.S. Water implemented a water treatment program to minimize issues in off-line condensers and established a...

The Pursuit of a Green Carbon Steel Corrosion Inhibitor: Part 4 of 4

In the conclusion to this series, we will examine the testing results for organic and combined corrosion inhibitors in both hard and soft water...