Inside the December 2018 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Success Takes Everyone. A New Mexico Treatment Plant Shows How. Success Takes Everyone. A New Mexico Treatment Plant Shows How.

An award-winning New Mexico plant meets tightening permit limits with continuous upgrades, dedicated operators and a responsive board of directors.

A New Centrifuge Technology Delivers Drier Material. That Means Lower Costs Downstream. A New Centrifuge Technology Delivers Drier Material. That Means Lower Costs Downstream.

A new approach to decanter centrifuge dewatering of biosolids offers drier end product, lower polymer usage and energy savings.

Some Treatment Plant Murals Are Flat. Here's One That Is Round. Some Treatment Plant Murals Are Flat. Here's One That Is Round.

More than 800 spray cans in the hands of an artist helped create a mural with a message on a water tank in Greensboro, North Carolina.

There's Often Tension Between Operators and Engineers. Jeremy Cramer Helps Them Work in Concert. There's Often Tension Between Operators and Engineers. Jeremy Cramer Helps Them Work in Concert.

Jeremy Cramer applies his long experience in plant operations to helping engineers and plant teams create effective designs that work in the real world.

The Right Coatings Make All the Difference in Storing and Protecting a Water Plant's Critical Equipment The Right Coatings Make All the Difference in Storing and Protecting a Water Plant's Critical Equipment

Manual surface preparation and humidity-tolerant coatings enable in-service rehabilitation of equipment in a water plant pipe gallery.

Biogas-Fueled Cogeneration Is a Great Energy Saver, Especially When It's Fine-Tuned for Maximum Output Biogas-Fueled Cogeneration Is a Great Energy Saver, Especially When It's Fine-Tuned for Maximum Output

Atlanta’s main clean-water plant gets the most from on-site power generation while looking to Class A biosolids and nutrient recovery for fertilizer.

The Craigsville Water Plant Team Pulls Together to Tackle Challenges and Steadily Improve the Process The Craigsville Water Plant Team Pulls Together to Tackle Challenges and Steadily Improve the Process

Dealing with a tint from an unknown source is just one example of how the Craigsville team experiments and adapts its way to quality water.

Some Plant Operators Are Specialists. Team Members at Crystal Lake Do It All. Some Plant Operators Are Specialists. Team Members at Crystal Lake Do It All.

Operators in Crystal Lake get a complete perspective on treatment plant and lift station operations and regularly rotate duties between them.

Paul Ray and His Team Keep an Older Plant Running Like New by Paying Close Attention to Detail Paul Ray and His Team Keep an Older Plant Running Like New by Paying Close Attention to Detail

If you ask Hatfield Award winner Paul Ray, a plant doesn’t have to be ‘old’ just because it has been in service for a number of years.

The Water Environment Federation Gets in on the Act of Outreach With a Special Event at Its Conference The Water Environment Federation Gets in on the Act of Outreach With a Special Event at Its Conference

A daylong education fair held in conjunction with WEFTEC teaches elementary and middle school students about the value of water.

Product News - December 2018 Flood-proof submersible actuator helps plants operate in high-water events Flood-proof submersible actuator helps plants operate in high-water events High accuracy for low flow rates High accuracy for low flow rates Industry News - December 2018 Worth Noting - December 2018 Worth Noting - December 2018 Treatment and Filtration Treatment and Filtration Exam Study Guide A Year Is Ending. A New One Awaits. What Did You Learn? What Will You Do Different?

What did the past year teach you? Before letting 2018 slip into oblivion, it can help to look back and reflect on the year’s events and any lessons they may carry.

Treatment Plants Show How They Put Their Best Face Forward Treatment Plants Show How They Put Their Best Face Forward

Plant operators share photos of their signs and the history behind them.

Plant Proficiencies - December 2018