Inside the February 2020 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Rhonda Harris Always Knew What She Wanted to Do. She Became an Engineer and Training Expert. Rhonda Harris Always Knew What She Wanted to Do. She Became an Engineer and Training Expert.

Through her training programs, Rhonda Harris has helped numerous water professionals advance in their careers and certification levels.

Trickling Filter Flies Get the Bum's Rush at an Alabama Facility Trickling Filter Flies Get the Bum's Rush at an Alabama Facility

Operators use mechanical ingenuity and science to overcome the annual infestation of trickling filter flies at an Alabama plant.

Solar Helps Power an Arkansas City Toward 100% Clean Energy Solar Helps Power an Arkansas City Toward 100% Clean Energy

Photovoltaic arrays and a large battery storage installation propel an Arkansas city toward an ambitious long-term clean-energy goal.

The AWWA George Warren Fuller Award Recognizes Raed Armouti for Multiple Contributions to the Water Industry The AWWA George Warren Fuller Award Recognizes Raed Armouti for Multiple Contributions to the Water Industry

Raed Armouti’s water career was inspired in part by growing up in a community where a daily supply of water was not a certainty.

Frequent Job Changes Provide Solid Foundation for Senior Operator’s Career Advancement Frequent Job Changes Provide Solid Foundation for Senior Operator’s Career Advancement

A series of positions at plants with different processes gave Garon Goularte a solid foundation for steady advancement is his career.

The Alabama City of Prattville Spared No Effort in a Treatment Facility and Biosolids Program Upgrade The Alabama City of Prattville Spared No Effort in a Treatment Facility and Biosolids Program Upgrade

An Alabama team pulled out all the stops with a complete upgrade of a clean-water facility that includes a lime stabilization process yielding Class A biosolids.

WWTP Staffers Help Teachers Become Better Clean-Water Ambassadors WWTP Staffers Help Teachers Become Better Clean-Water Ambassadors

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s Water Journey for Educators helps teachers bring effective water education to the classrooms.

Product Focus - February 2020 Worth Noting - February 2020 Industry News - February 2020 Product News - February 2020 Product Spotlight - February 2020 Product Spotlight - February 2020 Case Studies - February 2020 New Drinking Water Treatment Book Adeptly Straddles the Simple and the Technical

A new reference book aims to give water professionals an up-to-date, comprehensive and understandable look at the basic processes.

Exam Study Guide - February 2020 There's a New National Plan to Promote Reuse of Water and Wastewater

Entities of all kinds are recognizing water as a resource to be conserved, nurtured and recycled, not just used and discharged downstream.

New HMI/SCADA Version Uses Simpler Graphics to Help Improve Operator Performance New HMI/SCADA Version Uses Simpler Graphics to Help Improve Operator Performance

GE issues new versions of iFIX HMI/SCADA and Historian aimed at enhancing plant productivity and simplifying plant operations and operations data analysis.

Here's How One State Brings Industrial Operators Out of the Shadows Here's How One State Brings Industrial Operators Out of the Shadows

The Indiana Industrial Operators Association caters to a specialized group of clean-water professionals with a conference, credentialing, mentoring and more.

Windows in a Decorative Wall Deliver Insights to Treatment Plant Visitors Windows in a Decorative Wall Deliver Insights to Treatment Plant Visitors

Instead of being a barrier, a wall at an Oregon city’s water plant provides scenic value and lets visitors view the treatment process.