Inside the March 2011 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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On The Fly On The Fly
Staff creativity and clear communication help a Georgia treatment plant stay online and meet permit conditions during a major process upgrade
Worth Noting - March 2011
Education; Calendar of Events
Product Focus: Pumps Product News - March 2011
Schneider Electric Introduces Altivar 32 Variable-Speed Drive; Badger Meter Introduces M-5000, M-2000 MagMeters; Reliant Water Offers Sewper Rx Sludge Eliminating Bacteria; PureLine Introduces HP-1 Unit Generator; O-Z/Gedney Offers Optitrol Motor Control Stations; Chemineer Offers High-Efficiency XE-3 Impeller; WEG Releases Energy Savings Calculator App; Weidmuller Offers High-Density Digital Isolators; Assmann Offers Open-Top Tanks; LaMotte Introduces SMART3 Colorimeter; Prodex Introduces Biological Activity Enhancer; MSA Offers QuickCheck Gas Detector Software; General Monitors Introduces Open Path Gas Detector; Siemens Introduces Process Control System; SERFILCO Offers Trans-O-Filter; RIV Offers GLADIO Knife Gate Valve; Highland Offers HighDRO Wastewater Storage Tanks; AllMax Introduces Operator 10 Data Management Software
Pre-Engineered System Combines  Screening and Grit Removal Pre-Engineered System Combines Screening and Grit Removal
The PISTA WORKS headworks system from Smith & Loveless combines screening, grit removal and grit washing in one integrated unit.
Industry News - March 2011
GTI Names Lever Design & Technical Sales Engineer; CST Industries Forms CST Storage; ADI Systems Names Leao Manager of Biogas Applications; Water Quality Lab Offers Wastewater Testing; ABB Offers Flowmeter Reference Guide; NSF Introduces Flushable Claims Certification Program; Calgon Carbon’s UVT Division Receives ISO Certification; RWL Acquires Aeromix Systems; Hall Joins Staco Energy as Marketing Manager
Outlook Sunny Outlook Sunny
A solar PV installation in Boulder, Colo., required minimal up-front investment, and yet provides substantial benefits in lower power costs.
It's All About the Product
In wastewater treatment as in any profession, attention to quality makes the difference between market success and failure.
A Winning Duo A Winning Duo
George Calloway and Joe Derbyshire combined knowledge and expertise to transform their facility into an award-winning nutrient removal plant.
Target Zero
Wastewater contains more energy per gallon than is needed to treat it. The question is how to put more of it to work in the treatment plant.
Make and Break Make and Break
A Wisconsin treatment plant uses a new motor plug that simplifies mixer replacement and service as well as generator hookup at lift stations.
Looks Great, Runs Great Looks Great, Runs Great
A visually appealing treatment plant helps inspire operators to perform and creates a positive impression for community residents and visitors.
Back to the Land Back to the Land
A meticulous staff operates an award-winning plant in Bonita Springs, Fla., that recycles all wastewater for irrigation and bios.
Case Studies
Doing It With Data Doing It With Data
A Calgary wastewater treatment plant finds real-time information on effluent quality critical to achieving consistent performance in biological nutrient removal.