Inside the July 2011 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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So Long to Red Circles So Long to Red Circles
A new process and a dedicated staff help a Washington treatment plant get in step with permit requirements and earn state recognition for excellence
Pumps, Drives, Valves and Blowers Following the Sun Following the Sun
A dual-axis solar photovoltaic system means a future of major savings on electricity for the treatment plant in Madera, Calif.
Teaching Upward Teaching Upward
Virginia towns collaborate on a seminar to help local government leaders understand water and wastewater systems — and appreciate the people who run them
Saving Solution Saving Solution
An innovative vacuuming technique helps a Washington State sewer and water district restore a plugged gravel filter to quality performance
The Right Recipe The Right Recipe
A pulsed-air mixing system helps an Ohio city resolve a solids pumping issue at a newly upgraded wastewater treatment plant
Looking Upstream Looking Upstream
Roger Descoteaux heads an award-winning industrial pretreatment program that protects his plant’s process and keeps the Merrimack River clean
July Industry News
Suomi Joins Gorman-Rupp as District Manager; Hach’s BIG Picture Contest to Award $140,000; JDV to Provide Baleen Filter in U.S.; Staco Energy Names Lewis Regional Sales Manager; Huber Technology Names Hicks President
Your Most Critical Audience?
Sometimes it’s not the people out in the community, it’s the ones in the city or village hall whose hearts and minds you most need to win
Soaking Up Knowledge Soaking Up Knowledge
Rain gardens at the treatment plant in Superior, Wis., help control site runoff and support stormwater education for the community
Pumps, Drives, Valves and Blowers Pumps, Drives, Valves and Blowers July Product News July Product News
Featured new products.
Wireless Valve Actuator  System Eliminates Cable Wireless Valve Actuator System Eliminates Cable
Pakscan P3 from Rotork Controls
Many Hats Many Hats
Phil Webster acts as manager, volunteer coordinator, public educator and more as he leads the Water Pollution Control Department in Sedalia, Mo.
One Step Ahead One Step Ahead
A Virginia treatment plant prepares in advance for tighter nutrient standards and uses outreach to win public support for a major process upgrade
Worth Noting - July 2011
People/Awards; Education; Calendar