Inside the January 2011 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Ready Remedies
The staff at Yucaipa Valley Water District takes on the challenges of meeting tough state regulations in a top-flight water reclaim plant
Product News - January 2011
Featured products of January
Right In the Mix
A Florida department uses an antibacterial concrete additive in an effort to head off microbiological corrosion in a major treatment plant upgrade
School Year-Round School Year-Round
Grants help a Louisiana treatment plant host kids of all ages for hands-on educational experiences — including summer camps
Process Chemistry/ Laboratory Analysis Worth the Wait
An upgrade to a Wisconsin treatment plant means energy savings and more opportunities for beneficial use of digester methane
Ingenuity Saves
The staff in Bad Axe, Mich., collaborated in design of a plant upgrade and later made improvements that cut energy usage and drove down costs
Industry News - January 2011
Pumper & Cleaner Expo Heads to Indianapolis in 2012; Pentair Launches McLean OnlineParts Store; APG-Neuros Chooses Headquarters Site; Bentley Seeks Student Design Competition Submissions; American Water Makes Leadership Team Changes; Alfa Laval Reaches 125-year Milestone; CH2M HILL’s Daigger Takes Office as President; Vacon Factory Receives LEED Gold Certification; Hach Announces ‘See the BIG Picture’ Contest Winners; COLE Publishing Launches Gas, Oil & Mining Contractor
More Than he Wished For
Gilbert Sanchez got a humble start to a rewarding 33-year career that has brought him growth opportunity, travel and recognition
Worth Noting - January 2011
People/Awards; Education; Calendar
Partnerships that Make Sense
North Carolina municipal and industrial dischargers work together to coordinate and enhance watershed monitoring and management
System Uses the Sun for Biosolids Drying
THERMO-SYSTEM from Parkson Corp.
Pulling Together
Staff members at the Fairfield (Ohio) treatment plant make landscaping their job and create a colorful scene every year
In Case of the Unthinkable
Hurricane. Flood. Fire. Power failure. Bad things not only can happen. They almost certainly will. How well are you prepared for an emergency?
Managers and operators at two Rhode Island treatment plants report experiences and lessons learned from the severe floods of March 2010