Inside the May 2022 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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Many Ohio Operators Owe Their Success to This Training Committee and This Instructor and Leader Many Ohio Operators Owe Their Success to This Training Committee and This Instructor and Leader

As executive director of the Operator Training Committee of Ohio, Curtis L. Truss Jr. takes pride in fostering well-rounded water and wastewater professionals.

Federal Government Actions Provide Guidance and Dollars for Addressing PFAS Contamination Federal Government Actions Provide Guidance and Dollars for Addressing PFAS Contamination

An emerging large family of “forever chemicals” will present growing treatment and communication challenges. Here’s what plant managers and operators should know.

A Newly Designed Plate Settler Is Designed to Be Lighter and Lower in Capital and Installed Cost A Newly Designed Plate Settler Is Designed to Be Lighter and Lower in Capital and Installed Cost

A lamella clarifier is designed to enable efficient sedimentation and low-turbidity finished water with innovative materials of construction.

They Annoy, Antagonize and Stress Us. How Can We Work With Them as Teammates?

Dealing with difficult people can be, well, difficult. We all face them at work and in daily life. Here are some strategies for coping with them.

Product Spotlight - Water: Controller offers complete control of chemical metering Product Spotlight - Water: Controller offers complete control of chemical metering Product Spotlight - Wastewater: Hydrogen sulfide data logger catches issues early Product Spotlight - Wastewater: Hydrogen sulfide data logger catches issues early Product News - May 2022 Product News - May 2022 Industry News - May 2022 Industry News - May 2022 Exam Study Guide - May 2022 Worth Noting - May 2022

People/Awards; Events

A Florida Town Sponsors a Drop Savers Water Conservation Poster Contest for Kids A Florida Town Sponsors a Drop Savers Water Conservation Poster Contest for Kids

Kids from the Florida town of Davie are regular entrants in a water awareness and conservation poster contest sponsored by the Florida AWWA section.

This Pennsylvania Operator Has Learned the Value of a Fully Trained, Team-Oriented Staff This Pennsylvania Operator Has Learned the Value of a Fully Trained, Team-Oriented Staff

Michael Sedon excels in plant operations. He takes pride in helping his colleagues and others achieve their own brands of excellence.

A Sound Old Structure and Modern Instruments Spell Plant of the Year for this Mississippi Facility A Sound Old Structure and Modern Instruments Spell Plant of the Year for this Mississippi Facility

Upgrades in technology, monitoring and maintenance keep Vicksburg’s water plant churning out a quality product and earning awards for excellence.

Unique Local Geology Helps the City of Prineville Sustain a Resilient Water Source Unique Local Geology Helps the City of Prineville Sustain a Resilient Water Source

An Oregon city expanded its water system without adding capacity to its treatment plant. Solutions include an aquifer storage and recovery system and water loss control.

A Graphite-Metal Alloy Bushing Comes to the Rescue of a Problem Clarifier A Graphite-Metal Alloy Bushing Comes to the Rescue of a Problem Clarifier

A North Carolina wastewater treatment plant resolves a clarifier issue with a self-lubricating bearing that boosts reliability and cuts maintenance costs.

A New and Innovative Way to Keep Weirs Free of Troublesome Green Stuff A New and Innovative Way to Keep Weirs Free of Troublesome Green Stuff

Automating algae control in clarifiers, thickeners, and similar tanks can dramatically and cost effectively improve safety and efficiency.

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