Inside the May 2010 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Taking Ownership
Pete Baranyai takes intense pride in the East Chicago treatment plant and what it has done to improve water quality in his home community
Less Is More
When it comes to operating an innovative activated sludge treatment plant, the small crew at RAE Water & Sewer in Montana does quite nicely
Consistent Performer
The City of Mansfield (Ark.) gets reliable compliance and a thriving discharge creek after replacing an old extended aeration plant with a special activated sludge process
Order Amid Chaos
The Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant keeps on performing while the staff works around a massive renovation. Teamwork and communication are the keys.
Better Through Teamwork
In Mecklenburg County, plant personnel collaborate on biosolids management. The results and the awards show that the approach is working.
Treatment System Marries Traveling Bridge with Cloth Media
AquaDiamond pile cloth media filtration system from Aqua-Aerobic Systems Inc.
Product News - May 2010
Featured products of May.
Industry News - May 2010
Rain for Rent Launches Online Customer Portal; AWWA Standards to Serve People of India; Treatment Plants Face Narrowband Deadline; ITT Corp. Purchases Nova Analytics
Low Tech, High Tech
The treatment plant serving Delhi Charter Township stays green with measures from grounds maintenance to microturbine cogeneration
On the Small Screen
An educational video provides an introduction to wastewater treatment and related careers for students in Bangor, Maine
The Right Outcome
A long chain of events leads to consistent, high-quality wastewater analysis results that keep treatment plants in compliance — and operators out of trouble
A Guide to Getting Greener
A guidebook (from my home state) provides a comprehensive list of best practices for saving energy in wastewater treatment plants
Doing Their Part
A rain garden fed by rooftop drains helps the City of Twinsburg (Ohio) treatment plant contribute to protecting the Tinkers Creek watershed
Worth Noting - May 2010
People/Awards; Education; Calendar of Events