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BOD Test: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The BOD test made sense many years ago because of its simple, direct correlation to wastewater treatment. So why all the fuss about this standard test? It’s always five days late, for starters. Read more about its history, its future and why it remains controversial. And, learn to embrace the positive with a few troubleshooting tips. www.tpomag.com/featured

Overheard Online

“A collection of well-written, comprehensive SOPs is an invaluable asset. Knowing what to expect and how to react — in order and in detail — helps ensure a steady-state operation.”

9 Tips for Creating Effective SOPs. www.tpomag.com/featured

Fracking Dilemma: Where Will the Wastewater Go?

The discussion about fracking wastewater is far from over. As the City of Auburn, N.Y., learned, municipal plants are just beginning to understand how drilling wastewater affects a treatment system. Learn more about what a headworks study in Auburn revealed, and find out how legislature in several states might change the future of fracking wastewater. www.tpomag.com/featured

Wastewater Runoff: Ohio 5K Weaves Through Plant

It’s not every day you see racers jogging through your wastewater treatment plant. But that’s exactly what happened at an Ohio WWTP, which hosted a unique 5K event. Learn how race organizers hoped to promote employee health, benefit some local charities and teach the public about wastewater infrastructure. www.tpomag.com/featured


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