Inside the September 2018 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Here's How Three Trailblazing Women Rose Through the Ranks in the Wastewater Profession Here's How Three Trailblazing Women Rose Through the Ranks in the Wastewater Profession

Three women at the Richmond Department of Public Utilities have made their mark through determination and consistent excellence on the job.

New Mixing Technology Adapts to Flow Conditions to Maximize Performance and Save Energy New Mixing Technology Adapts to Flow Conditions to Maximize Performance and Save Energy

A compact submersible mixer gives operators precise and automated control to improve process performance and reduce energy consumption.

A Regional Approach to Recruiting a New Generation of Water Professionals A Regional Approach to Recruiting a New Generation of Water Professionals

The BAYWORK collaborative in the San Francisco area reaches out to attract new blood to the profession while helping existing operators sustain and expand their skills.

How a Utility Converted a Fence Into a Teaching Tool How a Utility Converted a Fence Into a Teaching Tool

Fence-mounted Learning Centers on a newly upgraded pump station convey messages about water stewardship in Alexandria, Virginia.

Here's How a Massachusetts Town Prepared Its Wastewater Staff to Respond to a Natural Disaster Here's How a Massachusetts Town Prepared Its Wastewater Staff to Respond to a Natural Disaster

A mock storm drill helps the facility team in a Massachusetts town adopt a proactive emergency management plan and build resiliency.

Exploring Co-digestion? Learn the Secrets of Success From Industry Insiders Exploring Co-digestion? Learn the Secrets of Success From Industry Insiders

An industry workshop explores strategies for designing site-specific co-digestion programs that are mutually beneficial for utilities and the communities.

Fort Worth Taps Into Major Energy Savings With a Unique Approach to Financing Improvements Fort Worth Taps Into Major Energy Savings With a Unique Approach to Financing Improvements

Fort Worth goes big with a $35 million energy savings performance contract and is ahead of schedule with payback on the investment.

Chris Patterson Leads by Serving. It's His Ticket to a Successful Water and Wastewater Career Chris Patterson Leads by Serving. It's His Ticket to a Successful Water and Wastewater Career

Focus on faith, family, and community helps Chris Patterson build an award-winning career managing water, wastewater, and operations in Jacksonville, Alabama.

Doing It the Island Way Doing It the Island Way

The reverse osmosis membrane water plant in Sanibel, Florida, thrives on autonomy in operator training, process improvements, and planned maintenance.

Wheel and Spokes Wheel and Spokes

An Alabama authority provides cost-effective treatment with an innovative mix of decentralized facilities and two major clean-water plants.

See How Students Approached the Challenge of Creating Water Tower Models See How Students Approached the Challenge of Creating Water Tower Models

A model competition in Florida gives elementary to high school students hands-on experience in form-follows-function engineering.

Product News - September 2018 Instrument makes turbidity measurement clear Instrument makes turbidity measurement clear Channel mixing on a large scale Channel mixing on a large scale Worth Noting - September 2018 Industry News - September 2018 Exam Study Guide Safe Workplaces: They're All About Attention to Boring Details

Few things seem more mundane than obsessing over the details of safe work practices. And that’s exactly why the obsessing is so important.

Product Focus - September 2018 WEFTEC Product Preview - 2018 2018 Instrumentation Directory