Inside the February 2011 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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A Little Help from Nature
As the first plant in Kansas to use wetlands to help treat wastewater, the El Dorado Water Reclamation Facility wins accolades
Industry News - February 2011
Accutech Wireless Doubles Manufacturing Capacity; MSA Acquires General Monitors; Konecranes Expands Machine Tool Business; Parkson Partners with Passavant-Intech; Wilden Pump Receives Pro-Flo X Patent; Ruhrpumpen Opens West Coast Manufacturing Facility; Fluid Components Opens China Subsidiary; Webinar Highlights Jetter Selection
Case Studies
Headworks and Biosolids
Breath of Fresh Air
A portable aeration system provides both immediate and long-term solutions to compliance issues with a West Virginia city’s treatment lagoon
Product News - February 2011
Featured products of February
Late Bloomer
Roger Gervais served in the Army and tried other careers before finding a calling in the clean-water profession
Headworks and Biosolids Only the Best
The staff in Kelowna, B.C., makes a success of composting with a fine-tuned process and state-of-the-art equipment that supports best management practices
Center of Attention
The Budd Inlet Treatment Plant in Olympia, Wash., is so earth-friendly that it stands at the heart of a major waterfront development
The Praise They Deserve
The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District in Denver honors wastewater workers each year with a special breakfast and a proclamation straight from the governor
Monitoring System Automates the Dewatering Process
Octopus biosolids dewatering centrifuge autopilot from Alfa Laval
Worth Noting - February 2011
People/Awards; Education; Calendar
In the Swim
A fish pond outside the main entrance shows Orrville residents how well their local wastewater treatment plant is performing
Could This Happen to You?
Three fatalities in one state within a few weeks remind us of the importance of having sound safety policies and making sure rules are enforced.
Out With Pharmaceuticals
A Michigan city offers residents a safe method for disposing of unused medicines and keeping the chemicals out of waterways