Inside the October 2009 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Top Performer - Biosolids: Hands-on Contracting
The Everett (Wash.) Water Pollution Control Facility moves biosolids every two years, but the management process remains a year-round concern with a sharp eye on the future
Industry News - October 2009
Industrial Scientific Appoints Schultz General Manager; Pat’s Pump Named Florida Allianz Sweeper Dealer; Adaptive Instruments Forms Marketing Partnership; Thompson Pump Moves into Panama City Facility; Neptune Earns CE Certification in European Markets; Science Applications Acquires R.W. Beck; General Monitors Receives IEC Certification; Noren Products Launches New Web Site
Tanks and Structures Caring Works
The Lowell (Mass.) Regional Wastewater Utility reduces energy usage more than 30 percent with the right attitude and a host of plant upgrades
Squeeze Play
A rotary fan press helps a small treatment plant in Virginia relieve biosolids dewatering capacity issues in a cost-efficient manner
Put Water to Work?
A New Jersey operator sees significant energy-saving potential in hydro turbines to capture the energy of flowing influent and effluent
Fishable, Swimmable: What a Concept!
Wastewater treatment has transformed the nation’s lakes and streams. Tell us about the special habitat your clean-water plant is protecting.
Perfect Fit
A Massachusetts city facing a U.S. EPA consent decree builds a new treatment plant surrounded by a scenic beachfront park
Faithful Servant
After 33 years in water and wastewater treatment, Robert Lovett still looks forward to working each day for his home city and for other communities on contract
A Mix of Cultures
On the world stage, the Kent County (Del.) treatment plant is a leader in innovation and sustainability. Its cross-cultural approach has paid huge dividends.
Course Correction
Marked improvements in wastewater treatment performance help a small city in Kansas meet permit requirements and prepare for suburban growth
Worth Noting - October 2009
People/Awards; Associations; Calendar
Lining System Resists Chemicals, Stretches with Tank
DuraChem 500 series lining systems from AmTech Tank Lining