Inside the February 2019 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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The Improvements Just Keep Coming at the Glasgow Wastewater Treatment Plant The Improvements Just Keep Coming at the Glasgow Wastewater Treatment Plant

Equipment, process and efficiency improvements are a way of life at the award-winning Glasgow (Kentucky) Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Product Focus - February 2019 Product News - February 2019 Producing drier grit Producing drier grit Securing energy-efficient flow Securing energy-efficient flow Industry News - February 2019 Worth Noting - February 2019 Case Studies - Biosolids Management and Headworks Case Studies - Biosolids Management and Headworks Exam Study Guide Letters: About Reverse Euphemisms Here's a Network for Grooming Young People for Careers in the Water Professions

It’s no secret that the operator workforce is aging. Now’s the time to groom a new generation. Water Environment Federation’s Students and Young Professionals Committee is a great resource.

Baltimore Finds an Innovative Way to Recruit a New Generation of Professionals Baltimore Finds an Innovative Way to Recruit a New Generation of Professionals

A Baltimore initiative recruits unemployed and underemployed young people and trains them for water and wastewater careers.

Factory-Built Membrane Bioreactor Packages Suited for Small Flows Factory-Built Membrane Bioreactor Packages Suited for Small Flows

Compact factory-built membrane bioreactor units provide high-quality treatment for small flows in municipal and other applications.

Charlie's Angels Make Their Mark in Operations Challenge at WEFTEC Charlie's Angels Make Their Mark in Operations Challenge at WEFTEC

Four women from a South Carolina plant crash the male-dominated party at the 2018 Water Environment Federation Operations Challenge.

Reverse Osmosis Is Costly. Here's a Cost-Effective Way to Make Water for Direct Portable Reuse.

Georgia’s Gwinnett County pilot-tests its two-stage ozone-biological filtration process as a way to produce high-quality water for direct potable reuse.

Redirecting Water to Create a Sustainable Plant Environment Redirecting Water to Create a Sustainable Plant Environment

Rain gardens and bioswales at clean-water plants help an Arkansas utility promote sustainability, biodiversity and natural wildlife habitat.

Schwing Bioset Process Helps a Community Maximize Beneficial Use of Resources Schwing Bioset Process Helps a Community Maximize Beneficial Use of Resources

A lime stabilization process helps an Arkansas city meet its goal of producing Class A biosolids to enable the resumption of beneficial use.

Keeping the Climate Commitment Keeping the Climate Commitment

The Boulder Water Resource Recovery Facility practices sustainability by using brewery waste for nitrate removal and creating reclaimed natural gas from biogas.

A Dedicated Team, Hard Work and a Supportive Board Spell Success in Springfield, Illinois A Dedicated Team, Hard Work and a Supportive Board Spell Success in Springfield, Illinois

The operations team helped design a new treatment plant and continuously optimize its performance in Springfield, Illinois.

A North Carolina Water Plant Earns the Area-Wide Optimization Award A North Carolina Water Plant Earns the Area-Wide Optimization Award

Operators at a North Carolina plant adopt new technology and climb a steep learning curve to tackle variable turbidity in source water.

Data Drives Decisions for the Lab Director at the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District Data Drives Decisions for the Lab Director at the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District

Tiffini Adams helps environmental analytical laboratories serving water reclamation districts maintain consistent technical and scientific results.

Two More Treatment Plants Put Their Best Faces Forward Two More Treatment Plants Put Their Best Faces Forward

More operators share photos of their signs and the history behind them

San Antonio's Water System Taps the Wisdom of Young City Residents San Antonio's Water System Taps the Wisdom of Young City Residents

San Antonio Confluence Conference enables sharing of projects and ideas by young people who are passionate about water.