Inside the May 2012 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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It's a Business
Dana Clement’s contributions to two New Hampshire communities go well beyond dealing with the technical challenges of running a treatment plant
Worth the Effort Worth the Effort
With patience and a little investment, a Wyoming wastewater treatment plant saves energy, earns rebates and improves performance
Educational Entertainment Educational Entertainment
The Central Marin (Calif.) Sanitation Agency joins efforts with five other local agencies to create crowd-pleasing education programs
Bar None Bar None
Screening equipment with links cast from stainless steel alloys increases efficiency at a Michigan treatment plant
Power Down, Revenue Up
Demand response programs can help treatment plants create a new income stream by cutting back on electric power for short periods when requested
May Industry News
Layfield acquires Canwest Protective Coatings; Xylem breaks ground on manufacturing plant; Calgon’s UV system receives conditional acceptance; Ludman Industries moves into new plant; Ruhrpumpen opens Virginia service center; Mazzei names executive team; Kee Safety joins Pacific Industrial Contractor Screening; Siemens acquires Cambridge Water Technology; ETS begins production at new plant; Sioux Corp. redesigns website; Underground Pipe attends SJE-Rhombus training; Revere opens two offices; Accela offers mobile inspector app
It’s Important!
A national magazine ranked water and wastewater operations among the nation’s ten most essential jobs. The question is: Why should that surprise anyone?
Known the World Over Known the World Over
Valentine’s Day tours at Brooklyn’s Newtown Creek treatment plant bring a record crowd and international publicity
Wet and Wild Wet and Wild
A prairie sanctuary next to the Fayetteville treatment plant is an attraction for birds and wildlife, and for people who appreciate them
May Product News May Product News
Featured new products.
Control Monitor Protects Against Blower Failure Control Monitor Protects Against Blower Failure
Com-paK Plus rotary-lobe blower packages from Kaeser Compressors
Keeping SCADA Secure Keeping SCADA Secure
Wastewater utilities can use various simple, low-cost measures to make a good start toward protecting against cyber-attacks
Get ‘Em Early, Train ‘Em Right Get ‘Em Early, Train ‘Em Right
A highly structured internship program creates a ready pipeline of qualified operators for a Connecticut wastewater treatment plant
A Total Team Effort A Total Team Effort
The South Lyon (Mich.) Clean Water Plant’s exemplary performance depends on excellent operators, progressive city leadership, and a supportive community
May Worth Noting
People/Awards; Education; Calendar