Inside the August 2010 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Solids Management Stirring with the Sun
Solar-powered mixing technology helps an Ohio treatment plant cut electric bills, avoid capital costs and improve treatment performance
Industry News - August 2010
EDI Partners with Ameren UE; Blackmer Launches Smart Energy Web Site; SPX Adds Nettco i-Series to Online Store
New Sampler Automates Sample Preparation
AQUATek 100 waters-only purge and trap autosampler from Teledyne Tekmar
Best of Two Worlds
The San Antonio Water System applies belt filter presses and sand drying beds to prepare biosolids for its contracted composting process
Scanning Success
A multi-parameter analyzer helps a Kentucky treatment plant step up to the plate and meet a new phosphorus limit in its permit
Product News - August 2010
Featured products of August
Living in the Present
An Arkansas clean-water plant uses online water-quality instrumentation to get real-time visibility to plant processes and make timely adjustments
Compliance at a Bargain
Staff innovation helps a Pennsylvania sanitary authority meet strict Chesapeake Bay nutrient requirements at far lower cost than consultants predicted
‘A Glass of History’
Go-getter Jeff Kalmes visits numerous classrooms and leads plant tours to teach kids about the value of water and the need to protect it
Showing the Way
An operator in the State of Washington believes professionals should be ready to offer guidance to people interested in clean-water careers
Making a Statement
Treatment plant teams demonstrate that public education doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. All it takes is a little old-fashioned ingenuity.
Always Looking Forward
Chris McCalib brings a progressive outlook and a team orientation to his job as operations manager responsible for two treatment plants
Worth Noting - August 2010
People/Awards, Education, Calendar