Inside the August 2009 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Top Performer - Operator: With A Smile
Plant superintendent Dennis Wilson loves his hometown and his job of safeguarding water resources in and around a historic community
Product Focus - August 2009 Letters Winning Big in Atlantic City
The City Island (N.J.) Wastewater Treatment Plant controls energy costs with old-fashioned energy conservation and large-scale wind and solar power initiatives
Biological Workforce
Microbial Inoculator Generators help a treatment plant cure ponding in trickling filters and resolve permit issues while improving treatment and odor control
Taking It to the Road
Operators in Texas learn comprehensive advanced laboratory skills by way of a fully equipped mobile training unit that regularly travels the state
‘So, What Do You Do?’
Plant managers and operators share experiences and approaches on the sometimes delicate task of telling people exactly how they earn a living
Jewel in the Crown
Public space around Boston’s Deer Island treatment plant reminds visitors of the lasting benefits of a massive harbor cleanup project
The Case of the Failing Fans
Tips and Tricks is an occasional feature of TPO in which wastewater operators tell how they took innovative measures to solve problems.
When Treatment Becomes Production
The Chambers Creek treatment plant adds product-quality issues to its day-to-day concerns about meeting effluent requirements
Driving Efficiency
A methane-to-energy system and sophisticated SCADA controls enable a North Carolina treatment plant to keep a tight rein on energy expenses
Small Staff, Big Performance
The regional treatment facility in Sussex, Wis., maintains consistent permit compliance in the face of continuous growth and treatment process expansion
Worth Noting - August 2009
People/Awards; Education; Calendar
Leak-Resistant Bulkhead Fittings eliminate Need for Bolt Holes Industry News - August 2009
Staco Names Haddon-McClellan Manufacturer’s Representative; Ameridrives Releases Latest Catalogs; Hypex Centrifuge Technology Group Moves to New Complex; Pump Pro Launches New Web Site; Allmand Names Vinroe Regional Manager; Kyocera Solar Modules Power New Jersey Plant; Littleton Joins JJG as Wastewater Technology Leader