Inside the June 2009 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Top Performer - Plant: On the Carpet
­Northwest Georgia’s largest industry presents special challenges for Dalton Utilities and its award-winning Riverbend Road Wastewater Treatment Plant
Letters to the Editor
About Management Systems
Winning Combination
The City of Hamilton, Ontario, applies biogas-fueled cogeneration on a large scale to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and cut costs
Cutting Odor, Cutting Costs
Continuous gas-analyzer monitors help a Virginia sanitation district restrict odors while using significantly lower chemical inputs in scrubbers
‘Simply Amazing’
An experienced operator sees the simple process of composting as a way to turn public suspicion of biosolids into ready acceptance and approval
What Is It Really?
Call it sludge or call it biosolids — it’s something very different from what many people think. Especially if the end product is a sterile compost.
Good Neighbor Policy
A park created near a reclaim facility in Naples, Fla., brings benefits to the local ecology and an abundance of community goodwill
942-Day Sludge Age (On Purpose!)
Operators at the Crockery Township (Mich.) Clean Water Plant devise an innovative process solution to deal with extremely low flows
Worth Noting - June 2009
People, News, Education, Awards, Calendar
Love Of Innovation
Eagle River plant superintendent Kevin McKinnon enjoys his Alaska clean-water job almost as much as he does the state’s hunting and fishing opportunities
From Treatment to Trees
The Southside treatment plant in Vidalia, Ga., takes a technically sound and safe approach to managing wastewater and recycling effluent
Ecosorb Offers Eco-Friendly Odor Control
Ecosorb odor neutralizer from OMI Industries uses natural ingredients to neutralize organic and inorganic malodors without the addition of harsh chemicals or fragrances.
Industry News - June 2009
Phoenix Process Equipment Marks 25th Anniversary; Study Cites CH2M HILL as Leaderin Climate Change Consulting; Flowserve Offers Control Valve Cavitation Guide; Lechler Catalog 400 Available; Hach Adds Water Information Management to Product Line; McDermott Holds Annual Dealer Meeting; Ashland President Speaks on Water Treatment Solutions; Asahi/America Introduces Air-Pro Catalog; SEL’s Mexico Facility Begins Operation
Being Neighborly
Odor-control products from chemical treatments to cover systems help treatment plants keep the air pleasant in their communities