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    Water Utility Management

    Stepping Up to The Plate

    Dec. 16, 2021
    We did it — we made it to the end of 2021! Though we got off to a rocky start, we ended with a bang as some much-needed relief for the water sector came via a series of major ...
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    Utilities have been adopting digital technologies at a significant rate. It seems that 2022 will be no different — digital solutions will continue to play a key role in all facets of the water industry.
    Utilities have been adopting digital technologies at a significant rate. It seems that 2022 will be no different — digital solutions will continue to play a key role in all facets of the water industry.
    Utilities have been adopting digital technologies at a significant rate. It seems that 2022 will be no different — digital solutions will continue to play a key role in all facets of the water industry.
    Utilities have been adopting digital technologies at a significant rate. It seems that 2022 will be no different — digital solutions will continue to play a key role in all facets of the water industry.
    Utilities have been adopting digital technologies at a significant rate. It seems that 2022 will be no different — digital solutions will continue to play a key role in all facets of the water industry.
    Water Utility Management

    A Whole New Ball Game

    Dec. 16, 2021
    Utilities are adopting digital technologies at a faster rate than before and 2022 will be no different — digital will continue to play a key role in all facets of the water industry...
    Photo courtesy Reliner Duran.
    Drop Bowls are available with outlets ranging from 4” to 24” and are available to fit most round and flat walled structures.
    Drop Bowls are available with outlets ranging from 4” to 24” and are available to fit most round and flat walled structures.
    Drop Bowls are available with outlets ranging from 4” to 24” and are available to fit most round and flat walled structures.
    Drop Bowls are available with outlets ranging from 4” to 24” and are available to fit most round and flat walled structures.
    Drop Bowls are available with outlets ranging from 4” to 24” and are available to fit most round and flat walled structures.
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    Maintaining Efficient Flow Through Manholes

    Dec. 16, 2021
    Efficient flow within a manhole is an often-overlooked aspect of collection system construction and rehabilitation. Controlling the flow from elevated inlets is critical to reducing...
    Photos courtesy Sherwin-Williams.
    The Dura-Plate 6000 lining system helped the 500,000-gallon Sterling Avenue water tower pass a discriminating water panel taste test on the first try.
    The Dura-Plate 6000 lining system helped the 500,000-gallon Sterling Avenue water tower pass a discriminating water panel taste test on the first try.
    The Dura-Plate 6000 lining system helped the 500,000-gallon Sterling Avenue water tower pass a discriminating water panel taste test on the first try.
    The Dura-Plate 6000 lining system helped the 500,000-gallon Sterling Avenue water tower pass a discriminating water panel taste test on the first try.
    The Dura-Plate 6000 lining system helped the 500,000-gallon Sterling Avenue water tower pass a discriminating water panel taste test on the first try.
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    How to Pass the Taste Test Challenge the First Time

    After relining potable water storage tanks, many municipal water managers must anxiously await results from a discerning panel of taste testers. A “pass” means a quick return ...
    Photo courtesy Myron L. Company.
    The Myron L.® Company 800 Series Monitor.
    The Myron L.® Company 800 Series Monitor.
    The Myron L.® Company 800 Series Monitor.
    The Myron L.® Company 800 Series Monitor.
    The Myron L.® Company 800 Series Monitor.
    Potable Water Quality

    High Level Water Quality Measurement

    Dec. 16, 2021
    The Myron L.® Company’s 900 Series Monitor/Controller include everything necessary to simplify water quality management in industrial, municipal, and commercial operations in ...
    Photo courtesy Vaughan Company.
    A few of Vaughan Company’s many available chopper pump configurations.
    A few of Vaughan Company’s many available chopper pump configurations.
    A few of Vaughan Company’s many available chopper pump configurations.
    A few of Vaughan Company’s many available chopper pump configurations.
    A few of Vaughan Company’s many available chopper pump configurations.
    Wastewater

    The Original Chopper Pump

    Dec. 16, 2021
    Vaughan Company started with one simple question, “What could make this better?” In the service bay of the gas station he owned in Elma, Wash., Jim Vaughan spent hours repairing...

    More content from Volume 37, Issue 12, December 2021

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    Getting the driest sludge can lead to the least amount of expenses for operation and transportation.
    Getting the driest sludge can lead to the least amount of expenses for operation and transportation.
    Getting the driest sludge can lead to the least amount of expenses for operation and transportation.
    Getting the driest sludge can lead to the least amount of expenses for operation and transportation.
    Getting the driest sludge can lead to the least amount of expenses for operation and transportation.
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    Get the Most out of Your Dewatering Program

    Dec. 16, 2021
    Evoqua’s Michael Jagger discusses the benefits of rotary presses for WWTP operation in this Q&A session.
    Photos courtesy Aqua-Aerobic Systems.
    A conceptual view of the Portland, Ind., Wastewater Treatment Plant’s two AquaDisk filter installations.
    A conceptual view of the Portland, Ind., Wastewater Treatment Plant’s two AquaDisk filter installations.
    A conceptual view of the Portland, Ind., Wastewater Treatment Plant’s two AquaDisk filter installations.
    A conceptual view of the Portland, Ind., Wastewater Treatment Plant’s two AquaDisk filter installations.
    A conceptual view of the Portland, Ind., Wastewater Treatment Plant’s two AquaDisk filter installations.
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    Filtration Renovation

    Dec. 16, 2021
    The Portland, Ind., WWTP replaced their six decades-old granular-media filter units with new cloth media filters, boosting capacity by 540 percent.
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    The village of Ombala yo Mungu is located far from developed infrastructure, which created unique challenges for developers seeking to build water treatment solutions in the area.
    The village of Ombala yo Mungu is located far from developed infrastructure, which created unique challenges for developers seeking to build water treatment solutions in the area.
    The village of Ombala yo Mungu is located far from developed infrastructure, which created unique challenges for developers seeking to build water treatment solutions in the area.
    The village of Ombala yo Mungu is located far from developed infrastructure, which created unique challenges for developers seeking to build water treatment solutions in the area.
    The village of Ombala yo Mungu is located far from developed infrastructure, which created unique challenges for developers seeking to build water treatment solutions in the area.
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    Off-the-Grid Water

    Dec. 16, 2021
    In Western Africa, the village of Ombala yo Mungu operates a self-sustaining desalination facility through solar power.
    Photo courtesy VBT.
    Air Control Valves (ACV) are commonly used in water, wastewater and sewage systems to increase efficiency and reliability of pipelines.
    Air Control Valves (ACV) are commonly used in water, wastewater and sewage systems to increase efficiency and reliability of pipelines.
    Air Control Valves (ACV) are commonly used in water, wastewater and sewage systems to increase efficiency and reliability of pipelines.
    Air Control Valves (ACV) are commonly used in water, wastewater and sewage systems to increase efficiency and reliability of pipelines.
    Air Control Valves (ACV) are commonly used in water, wastewater and sewage systems to increase efficiency and reliability of pipelines.
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    Picking an Air Control Valve

    Dec. 16, 2021
    Considerations when picking an air valve will generally be: type of media, pressure rating of the device, mounting method, air flow requirements, surge protection requirement ...
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    The City of Gresham’s Wastewater Facility is the first in the Pacific Northwest to generate the same amount of electricity as it consumes in a year.
    The City of Gresham’s Wastewater Facility is the first in the Pacific Northwest to generate the same amount of electricity as it consumes in a year.
    The City of Gresham’s Wastewater Facility is the first in the Pacific Northwest to generate the same amount of electricity as it consumes in a year.
    The City of Gresham’s Wastewater Facility is the first in the Pacific Northwest to generate the same amount of electricity as it consumes in a year.
    The City of Gresham’s Wastewater Facility is the first in the Pacific Northwest to generate the same amount of electricity as it consumes in a year.
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    Wastewater Treatment, Powered by Biogas

    Dec. 16, 2021
    In Oregon, wastewater treatment plants are using cogeneration engines to convert methane into renewable energy.
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    Water Utility Management

    Will Your Company Be Ready for New Buy America Requirements?

    Dec. 16, 2021
    With the infrastructure bill comes a much stricter series of Buy American requirements — which will likely have far-reaching repercussions for the water sector.