Inside the June 2019 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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From the Lab to the Treatment Process: A Longtime Professional Makes a Successful Transition From the Lab to the Treatment Process: A Longtime Professional Makes a Successful Transition

Jane Leatherland took a big step from a long career in the laboratory to become operator in responsible charge to two treatment facilities.

Product News - June 2019 Precision regulator adds total control to pneumatic drives Precision regulator adds total control to pneumatic drives Mobile thermal hydrolysis assists in biosolids processing Mobile thermal hydrolysis assists in biosolids processing Industry News - June 2019 Worth Noting - June 2019 Odor Control and Disinfection Odor Control and Disinfection Exam Study Guide - June 2019 When High-Quality Tap Water Is Available, Why Buy It in Bottles?

The world is awash in plastic trash. Activists are railing against drinking straws. Meanwhile, bottled water occupies entire aisles in our stores.

A Hydro International Technology Efficiently Extracts, Cleans and Dries Grit A Hydro International Technology Efficiently Extracts, Cleans and Dries Grit

The Hydro GritCleanse system achieves low organic content and high total solids in washed grit along with efficient particle retention.

The Cold, Hard Facts About Treating Wastewater at an Antarctic Research Site The Cold, Hard Facts About Treating Wastewater at an Antarctic Research Site

A California operator leaps at the chance to ply her trade at the wastewater treatment plant at Antarctica’s McMurdo Station.

Eye on the Sky: Weather Stations Can Help Utilities Be Responsive to Changing Weather Conditions Eye on the Sky: Weather Stations Can Help Utilities Be Responsive to Changing Weather Conditions

On-site meteorological stations can help water and wastewater utilities gather data to support sound operating decisions and public communication.

Landscape With a Purpose: Effective Treatment and Botanical Beauty Landscape With a Purpose: Effective Treatment and Botanical Beauty

An Oregon city combines a constructed wetland used to cool and treat wastewater effluent with a unique botanical garden.

Landia Offers an Innovative Approach to Mixing Biosolids in Digesters Landia Offers an Innovative Approach to Mixing Biosolids in Digesters

An automated mixing system helps an Illinois treatment plant improve biogas production and increase volatile solids destruction.

Renewable Revolution: A Michigan City Looks to Leave Fossil Fuels Behind Renewable Revolution: A Michigan City Looks to Leave Fossil Fuels Behind

Grand Rapids water and wastewater utility projects provide a big boost toward the city’s goal of 100 percent renewable energy.

A Kentucky Operator Represents a New Generation in the Water Treatment Leadership A Kentucky Operator Represents a New Generation in the Water Treatment Leadership

A college chemistry degree helped Chris Gohman move quickly up the ranks in his Kentucky water district. He’s looking ahead to a long and exciting career.

A Mississippi System Succeeds With a Quality Team Paying Constant Attention to Detail A Mississippi System Succeeds With a Quality Team Paying Constant Attention to Detail

Two water plants in the Mississippi city of Meridian operate smoothly with a knowledgeable team backed by SCADA and a state-certified laboratory.

A Zero-Stream-Discharge Treatment Plant Now Produces Pipeline-Quality Methane From Its Biosolids A Zero-Stream-Discharge Treatment Plant Now Produces Pipeline-Quality Methane From Its Biosolids

Dodge City’s Warrior Biogas Project brings a healthy return on investment and advances the city’s progress on sustainable operations.

Kids' Posters Carry a Message in a Water District's Outreach Program Kids' Posters Carry a Message in a Water District's Outreach Program

Brightly colored posters created by kids help the Monte Vista Water District spread the message of conservation year-round.

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