Inside the December 2015 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Creating the Dairy Farm/Biosolids Relationship Creating the Dairy Farm/Biosolids Relationship
Essex Junction’s wastewater plant team and a local farmer combine resources to enhance soil and crops while protecting the waters of Lake Champlain.
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Worth Noting - December 2015 Industry News - December 2015 Slow-Rotating Dewatering Drum Creates Consistent Drying Results Slow-Rotating Dewatering Drum Creates Consistent Drying Results
A slow-rotating drum in a horizontal biosolids dewatering system promises consistent, high-quality results.
Can Education Solve the Disposable Wipes Problem?
Truly flushable materials? Better product labeling? Screens and grinders at treatment plants? All fine, but the real answer for wipes in sewers lies in education.
Xylem’s Oxelia Technology Offers Advanced Treatment Xylem’s Oxelia Technology Offers Advanced Treatment
Oxelia technology from Xylem combines ozone for oxidation with biological media filtration to rid water of difficult-to-treat organic compounds.
Microbeads in the Hot Seat Microbeads in the Hot Seat
An industrial pretreatment coordinator became an advocate of outright bans on microbeads in personal care products.
How to Set Up a Reliable Standby Power System How to Set Up a Reliable Standby Power System
A standby power system isn’t worth much if you can’t count on it to deliver when needed. Here are some ideas for setting up a system that’s always ready to run reliably.
From Sewage Lagoon to Wetland Nature Preserve From Sewage Lagoon to Wetland Nature Preserve
A treatment plant expansion and upgrade includes a constructed wetland that doubles as a community nature study resource.
How Fine-Tuning Aeration Can Decrease Your Electric Bill How Fine-Tuning Aeration Can Decrease Your Electric Bill
Turbo blowers with variable-frequency drives help a small Iowa plant save on electricity while resolving intermittent odor issues.
Where Wipes Dominate, a Wet Waste Separator Can Help Where Wipes Dominate, a Wet Waste Separator Can Help
A wet waste separator helps a Maryland county utilities division process debris from lift station wet wells into material suitable for landfill.
This is the Microsoft Plant That’s Run by a Fuel Cell That’s Powered by Biogas This is the Microsoft Plant That’s Run by a Fuel Cell That’s Powered by Biogas
In a pilot project, biogas feeds a fuel cell that powers a Microsoft modular data plant and provides electricity and heat for a water reclamation facility.
How Treatment Plants Can Become Power Plants How Treatment Plants Can Become Power Plants
A California plant makes the most of green energy with biogas-fueled cogeneration, solar power and a number of energy-saving process innovations.
Water Legacy: Lynn Campbell Carries on Family Tradition Water Legacy: Lynn Campbell Carries on Family Tradition
Lynn Campbell carries on a family tradition in the water industry with an unwavering commitment to excellence in performance and customer service.
Geneseo Top Operator Embraces Small Town Experience Geneseo Top Operator Embraces Small Town Experience
Senior operator Steve McTarnaghan came to the industry late but found a great outlet for his planning, mechanical and people skills.
Rain to Drain Program Tells the Tale of Water Rain to Drain Program Tells the Tale of Water
San Antonio’s water education program takes participants on in-depth exploration of every chapter in the story of water.
Energy Management and Sustainability Energy Management and Sustainability Portable Crane Rolls Through Doorways, Lifts Up To 2,400 Pounds Portable Crane Rolls Through Doorways, Lifts Up To 2,400 Pounds Submersible Pumps Designed For Large Flows and Unscreened Sewage, Including Wipes Submersible Pumps Designed For Large Flows and Unscreened Sewage, Including Wipes Product News - December 2015 Product Focus - December 2015