When Do Most Water Main Breaks Occur?

On March 11, 2014, in the LinkedIn blog “American Water Works Association,” Riley Vittitoe, the general manager for the water utility of Topeka, Kansas,...
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Chopper Pump or Dual-Shafted Grinder?

Flushable wipes continue to inundate pump stations throughout North America, clogging both pumps and pipes and often requiring operators to remove the offending debris...

Clean Energy from Landfill Diversion Plus the Bonus of Biochar

Biochar is the carbon-rich product that is left over after the completion of the gasification process. (photo credit: Dillon Fuller) Lebanon, Tennessee, is located twenty-five miles...
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How Will THC and CBD Products Affect Water Treatment Needs?

By Rick Allen, BioLynceus, LLC  During my research for my new class “The Changing World of Pretreatment,” I ran across many new and inventive ways...

Solutions for Big Water Challenges Come in Small Packages

One of the biggest clean water challenges faced by many communities is land – or rather, the lack of it. As urbanization increases and...

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...

On-site Electro-oxidation of Difficult to Treat Wastewater

By Hossein Zarrin, Element Six Water supply is a global concern and, driven by population growth and global industrialization, the demand for clean water is...

Electronic Water Treatment Reduces Fouling in Reverse Osmosis

Reverse osmosis (RO) is used in processes requiring high-quality, purified water, such in semi-conductor processing or biochemical applications and can be used to treat...

Tuning the Accuracy of Lift Station Flow Rates: Part 1

To tune means to adjust for optimal or improved performance. Musical tuning entails adjusting an instrument to achieve a perfect pitch. Depending on the...

How to Select the Most Effective Blower Technology for Wastewater Applications: Part 2 of...

In the first part of this series, we examined turbo, hybrid, and combination blower technologies and addressed the most effective technology for particular applications....