Inside the April 2011 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Forward Thinking Forward Thinking
Mike Turley’s vision helps the Village of New Lenox (Ill.) prepare for the future and keep treatment plant personnel engaged and on board
Case Studies: Monitoring and Instrumentation Working Hand in Hand Working Hand in Hand
An Illinois village makes sure its wastewater treatment capacity keeps pace with development in a fast-growing suburban community
Wind-Powered Wind-Powered
A small Wisconsin village installs a pair of wind turbines at its treatment plant that could make electricity a source of revenue, rather than an expense
Grease Is the Word Grease Is the Word
Warwick Sewer Authority gets school kids involved in the never-ending war on FOG in the sewer system
Small Package, Big Result Small Package, Big Result
An IFAS process helps a Colorado Sanitation District meet the challenge of a tougher permit limit on effluent ammonia
Beyond the Walls Beyond the Walls
A minimum-security prison’s treatment plant sends clean water to the environment and better people back into society
Industry News - April 2011
Backman Appointed Managing Director for Vacon Canada; Calgon Carbon’s Ohio Plant Receives NSF Certification; Teledyne Tekmar Forms Water Quality Group; New Orleans Named Winner of Nash Oldest Pump Contest; Select WAGO Terminal Blocks Earn SCCR Rating; Alfa Laval Names Atanasio President and CEO; Gutierrez Joins EOSi as VP of Sales and Marketing; Vacuum Truck Rentals Names Gaff VP Sales and Marketing; Synagro Acquires HyPex Centrifuge Repair Service; Consortium Seeks U.S. Businesses for Global Projects Database
Observing Earth Day
Will your treatment plant mark April 22 with any sort of public commemoration? Let us share your event with our readers.
Reflecting History Reflecting History
City of Geneva (Ill.) staff members team up to restore a pond at the wastewater treatment plant originally established in 1933
Monitoring and Instrumentation Product News - April 2011 Product News - April 2011
Featured products of April
Jet-Action Mixing System Keeps  Tank Solids Suspended Jet-Action Mixing System Keeps Tank Solids Suspended
JetMix hydraulic mixing system from Siemens Water Technologies
An Air of Efficiency An Air of Efficiency
A Missouri plant knocks down energy consumption and costs with aeration improvements including variable-frequency drives and SCADA control
P Removal: A Better Way P Removal: A Better Way
Share Your Idea Tips and Tricks is an occasional feature of TPO in which wastewater operators tell how they took innovative measures to solve problems.
Done Just Right Done Just Right
A Class A biosolids process keeps Stewartstown (Pa.) operations simple — and keeps area farmers coming back for more
Worth Noting - April 2011
People/Awards; Education; Calendar of Events