Inside the December 2016 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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How City Trucks in Manteca, California Could Run On Food Waste How City Trucks in Manteca, California Could Run On Food Waste
A California city gears up for a biogas production project that will convert food waste from schools and businesses into clean gas for vehicles.
Plant Proficiencies - December 2016 Worth Noting - December 2016
People/Awards; Calendar
Energy Management and Sustainability Energy Management and Sustainability Industry News - December 2016 Nidec variable-frequency drives reduce energy use, pump wear Nidec variable-frequency drives reduce energy use, pump wear Integrity Municipal Systems liquid ammonium sulfate system produces solution on location Integrity Municipal Systems liquid ammonium sulfate system produces solution on location Product News - December 2016 Product Focus - December 2016 Thinking Bigger: Why Phosphorus Extraction is a Global Issue
There’s too much of it in the waterways. There’s too much (or not enough) in farm soil. What’s the future of managing this nutrient in clean-water plants?
Lakeside Equipment Gets Enthusiastic Response with Trade Show Display Lakeside Equipment Gets Enthusiastic Response with Trade Show Display
Septage acceptance plant from Lakeside Equipment keeps haulers and operators happy.
Can Cloth-Media Filtration Be a Front-End Solution? Can Cloth-Media Filtration Be a Front-End Solution?
A new cloth-media filter designed for primary treatment and wet weather flow handles high solids loading rates in a compact footprint.
How Cover Crops Can Solve Nutrient Pollution Problems How Cover Crops Can Solve Nutrient Pollution Problems
The National Wildlife Federation looks to engage with utilities in efforts to reduce nutrient pollution from farm runoff in watersheds.
How One Plant Uses Paint to Change Public Perception How One Plant Uses Paint to Change Public Perception
Murals on Livermore’s wastewater treatment facilities remind residents that they have a direct connection with the ocean and its marine life.
This Treatment Plant's Process Upgrade is Turning Heads This Treatment Plant's Process Upgrade is Turning Heads
Infusion aeration technology at a Florida wastewater treatment plant improves efficiency, raises DO levels and reduces energy usage.
See How to Take the Twists and Turns Out of Turbidity Testing
Accurate turbidity analysis depends on proper sample collection and care, correct calibration and maintenance of analysis instruments and cells.
A Twist on Fuel Cells: Turning Waste Into Power A Twist on Fuel Cells: Turning Waste Into Power
A research project at a Virginia treatment facility looks at the energy generation potential of a microbial fuel cell.
See How Ohio City Got Up To Date with its Treatment Plant See How Ohio City Got Up To Date with its Treatment Plant
A new oxidation ditch treatment plant produces high-quality effluent and helps bring an Ohio village into more consistent permit compliance.
Low Turbidity is the Robert A. Harris Water Filtration Plant's Claim to Fame Low Turbidity is the Robert A. Harris Water Filtration Plant's Claim to Fame
A fine-tuned process and effective operator training help a North Carolina water plant win a series of honors for maintaining low turbidity.
How Wichita Falls Turned a Drought Into Enlightenment How Wichita Falls Turned a Drought Into Enlightenment
Quick and creative action helped Wichita Falls develop a direct potable water reuse system in the face of an historic four-year drought.
Sturgeon Spawn Gets Citizens Talking About Clean Water Sturgeon Spawn Gets Citizens Talking About Clean Water
An annual Sturgeon Festival in Michigan’s St. Clair County celebrates the fish’s resurgence while teaching people about the importance of clean water.