Inside the August 2011 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

Table of Contents | View E-Zine | Issue Archive
Difference Maker Difference Maker
Jim Pynn dreamed of helping the environment. He has done so in a big way for 38 years, the last 19 as superintendent of New York City’s largest treatment plant.
Case Studies: Headworks/Biosolids A Real No-Brainer A Real No-Brainer
Solar energy brings quick cash flow for a New Jersey utility authority — and power generation with a biogas-fueled microturbine sweetens the deal
Step by Step Step by Step
A simple animation program walks visitors through every step of wastewater treatment at the Harlingen WaterWorks System facility
In the Bags In the Bags
An Ontario treatment plant finds a cost-effective biosolids dewatering solution in flexible and permeable geotextile tubes
Catalyst for Education Catalyst for Education
Maine’s coordinated training program draws on a host of resources from the wastewater community and from vendors, consultants and others
August Industry News
Vacon Builds Factory in China; Warren Rupp Holds SANDPIPER Distributor Meeting; BASF Acquires inge watertechnologies AG; Parkson, MIOX Form Partnership; NEFCO Promotes Grace to VP of Marketing; American Water Partners with Student Conservation Association; Ruhrpumpen Acquires TIGERFLOW, Opens Middle East Office; McElroy Adds International Distributors; Hydroflo Opens International, U.S. Plants; Pump Solutions Acquires EnviroGear Product Line; Thompson Pump Holds 21st Annual Pumpology School; Degremont Completes AmeriWater Acquisition; Greyline Adds Office, Warehouse Facility; Sumitomo Machinery Offers Aerator Input Requirements Paper
Toxic Shock Toxic Shock
Here are ways to find out if your plant process has been affected by some kind of toxic waste stream — and some things you can do about it
Where It All Begins
For all that massive plant equipment, treatment is driven by results in the lab. Tell us about your analytical challenges and successes.
August Letters
It’s About Time
Headworks/Biosolids Headworks/Biosolids August Product News August Product News
Featured New Products.
Converter Combines Flow and Analysis in One Device Converter Combines Flow and Analysis in One Device
OPTISENS MAC 100 multiparameter converter from Krohne
Outside the Box Outside the Box
Students at the University of Nevada – Reno develop a novel technology for drying biosolids and turning it into a high-quality fuel
Always On Track Always On Track
A highly automated dewatering and transfer facility provides state-of-the-art biosolids processing for the Clark County Water Reclamation District
Making It Fit Making It Fit
A 2009 upgrade brings new and different secondary treatment and solids processing systems to a treatment plant in Missouri
Bird Watching Worth Noting - August 2011
People/Awards; Education; Calendar