Inside the April 2010 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Garbage In, Resource Out
Landfill gas powers a dryer that produces Class AA pellets using biosolids from three treatment plants in Manatee County, Fla.
Product News - April 2010
Featured products of April
A Fix for Ammonia
An integrated fixed-film activated sludge facility helps a Colorado sanitary district achieve consistent compliance despite a harsh climate
Advances in Monitoring and Instrumentation
Monitoring and Instrumentation products
Helping Hands
The New York Village of Massena comes up with a highly cost-effective solution to stop combined sewer overflows — with help from a state assistance program
Octopus Datalogger Offers Remote Monitoring
Octopus telemetry logger from Halma Water Management
Solar Proves its Power
A small wastewater treatment plant in Massachusetts cuts its annual electricity bill in half with a fixed-array photovoltaic system
Knowing Their Bugs
With microbes fresh from the Regional Water Quality Control Plant, students in Palo Alto learn the science involved in treating wastewater
A Youthful Perspective
Brandon Johnson took a job as an operator after high school and quickly saw a great career. He’d like to see the industry reach out to more people in his age group.
Try It, Buy It
Maybe it’s time for the clean-water profession to adopt a recruiting and training technique that has worked well for numerous other industries
Turning the Tide
A public partnership in a natural area helps build support for a treatment plant expansion in Vancouver, Wash.
Learning New Tricks
The staff at Marco Island makes a successful transition from an activated sludge facility to highly automated membrane bioreactor treatment
Worth Noting - April 2010
People/Awards; Education; Calendar
Industry News - April 2010
Bilco Launches New Web Site; Management and Operational Resources Transitions Ownership; Abboud Elected to WWEMA Board of Directors; AWWA Publishes Security and Emergency Planning Book; Godwin Pumps Names Managers; Fort Lauderdale’s WaterWorks Program Wraps Up Early; Mil-Ram Receives Product of the Year Award