Inside the September 2019 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Plants, Not Mechanical Equipment, Provide Clean Water to Supply a Rapidly Growing Area Plants, Not Mechanical Equipment, Provide Clean Water to Supply a Rapidly Growing Area

Millions of native wetland plants do the work of creating 91 mgd of reliable source water for the North Texas Municipal Water District.

Product Focus - September 2019 Worth Noting - September 2019 Product News - September 2019 Product Spotlight - September 2019 Product Spotlight - September 2019 Industry News - September 2019 Case Study - September 2019 Exam Study Guide - September 2019 Plant Operators Are a Clever and Inventive Lot. Here Are Some Cases in Point.

For the operations community, the WEF Operator Ingenuity Awards are as important a part of the WEFTEC landscape as the Operations Challenge.

A Different Twist on Turbo Blower Technology Lends Simplicity and Energy Savings A Different Twist on Turbo Blower Technology Lends Simplicity and Energy Savings

Integrally geared turbo blowers provide an efficient and low-maintenance solution for wastewater treatment plant aeration.

A Major University Launches an Innovative Approach to Educating the Next-Generation Water Workforce

The Ohio State University launches a unique associate degree program that combines instruction in water and wastewater treatment and bioenergy.

A Utility Executive's Dream Is Realized in an Ambitious Plant Property Beautification Project A Utility Executive's Dream Is Realized in an Ambitious Plant Property Beautification Project

A trout pond with catch-and-release fishing is the centerpiece of a backwash treatment system of ponds and wetlands in a Saskatchewan city.

Experience in Colorado Shows the Growth Potential of Biogas as Vehicle Fuel and in Pipeline Injection Experience in Colorado Shows the Growth Potential of Biogas as Vehicle Fuel and in Pipeline Injection

Four Colorado communities reap economic and sustainability benefits by capturing digester methane and producing compressed natural gas for vehicles.

An Arizona Plant Can Now Claim Full Capture and Reuse of Clean-Water Plant Resources An Arizona Plant Can Now Claim Full Capture and Reuse of Clean-Water Plant Resources

A renewable natural gas plant is the last piece of the puzzle in complete wastewater resource utilization in the Phoenix area.

Steve Hoambrecker: A Patient and Persistent Problem-Solver for the Communities He Serves Steve Hoambrecker: A Patient and Persistent Problem-Solver for the Communities He Serves

Challenges don’t bother Hatfield Award winner Steve Hoambrecker. He and his team consistently and diligently break down and solve problems.

Consultations and Culture Change Help Lab Team Win Statewide Award Consultations and Culture Change Help Lab Team Win Statewide Award

Extensive consultations help the lab team in a small northern Wisconsin community improve operations and win a statewide award for lab excellence.

NEW Water's Quest for Effluent Nutrient Reduction Reaches Out Across a Major Watershed NEW Water's Quest for Effluent Nutrient Reduction Reaches Out Across a Major Watershed

Hatfield Award winner Tom Sigmund leads NEW Water’s initiatives to bolster resource recovery and curb phosphorus in its watershed.

Public Outreach Doesn't Have to Be by Mail or Door to Door. Here's an Innovative Approach by a Major Utility Public Outreach Doesn't Have to Be by Mail or Door to Door. Here's an Innovative Approach by a Major Utility

A website created by Metropolitan Council Environmental Services delivers public information that has helped engage residents and reduce I&I.

WEFTEC Product Preview - 2019

WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, offers water and wastewater professionals from around the world exposure to the newest products, along with water-quality education and training. This year’s event, from Sept. 21 to 25 in Chicago, promises to show off some of the finest new products on the market for municipal and industrial water and wastewater professionals. Below is a preview of some of the newest products that will be highlighted at this year’s show.

2019 Instrumentation Directory