Inside the July 2018 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Matt Jenkins Takes Pride in Getting the Most From the Clean-Water Plants He Operates and Building Strong Teams Matt Jenkins Takes Pride in Getting the Most From the Clean-Water Plants He Operates and Building Strong Teams

Matt Jenkins believes in the importance of understanding the interaction of all parts of the plant and their influence on each other. 

A Fast Fix for Worn Valves at a Los Angeles Water Reclamation Plant A Fast Fix for Worn Valves at a Los Angeles Water Reclamation Plant

A major valve refurbishment and replacement project boosts reliability, safety and environmental protection at the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant in Los Angeles.

A Kentucky City Partners With a Community College on an Operator Apprenticeship Program

A Kentucky city partners with a community college on an apprenticeship program to train potential replacements for water and wastewater workers planning to retire.

A Low-Powered Electric Mixer Saves Big Money for a Vermont Lagoon Treatment Plant A Low-Powered Electric Mixer Saves Big Money for a Vermont Lagoon Treatment Plant

A low-powered electric mixer replaces some aerators in a Vermont treatment plant lagoon and delivers significant savings on energy

Award-Winning Project Manager Mark Houle Tackles Challenges With Experience, Problem-Solving Skills and a Dedicated Team Award-Winning Project Manager Mark Houle Tackles Challenges With Experience, Problem-Solving Skills and a Dedicated Team

Award-winning project manager Mark Houle tackles challenges with experience, problem-solving skills and a dedicated team.

A Plant Team Responds to a Disastrous Chlorine Leak With Quick Repairs and a Long-Term Improvements A Plant Team Responds to a Disastrous Chlorine Leak With Quick Repairs and a Long-Term Improvements

A chlorine leak disabled the Norton water plant’s electrical and control systems. The team responded with quick repairs and big long-term process improvements.

Plant Ensures Quality Effluent Through Sound Maintenance and Continuing Education for Staff Plant Ensures Quality Effluent Through Sound Maintenance and Continuing Education for Staff

Age is no barrier to performance at the Pascagoula/Moss Point Regional Treatment Plant. Sound maintenance and continuing education for staff ensure quality effluent.

Iowa Children’s Water Festival Teaches Fifth-Graders About Water at an Opportune Age Iowa Children’s Water Festival Teaches Fifth-Graders About Water at an Opportune Age

The Iowa Children’s Water Festival teaches fifth-graders about water’s importance at an age when what they learn stays with them.

Pumps, Drives, Valves, Blowers and Distribution Systems Pumps, Drives, Valves, Blowers and Distribution Systems Here's a Way to Get Beyond Extremist Rhetoric and Have Productive Water Issue Discussions

Issues like improving water infrastructure need people willing to swear off extreme positions and approach problems in practical ways.

The Modular Way to Reduce Chemical Consumption and Pave the Way for Growth The Modular Way to Reduce Chemical Consumption and Pave the Way for Growth

Modular metering pump systems are designed to help treatment plant operators easily upgrade and reduce chemical consumption.

Elevating the Industry Elevating the Industry

Nonprofit Blue Drop looks to provide practical advice to clean-water and drinking water utilities while saving money for DC Water ratepayers and marketing biosolids products.

Here's Some Advice to Ensure Long and Reliable Aeration Blower Performance Here's Some Advice to Ensure Long and Reliable Aeration Blower Performance

Long and cost-effective blower performance depends on proper installation, an understanding of control systems, and regularly scheduled maintenance.

Public Art Conveys Important Messages About Water's Importance Public Art Conveys Important Messages About Water's Importance

Public art in Boynton Beach adds visual appeal to a water treatment plant and conveys a message about water’s importance.

Product Focus - July 2018 Worth Noting - July 2018

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