Inside the February 2023 Issue of Treatment Plant Operator

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A Texas-Sized Biosolids Recycling Program Yields High-Quality Heat-Dried Products for a Variety of Applications A Texas-Sized Biosolids Recycling Program Yields High-Quality Heat-Dried Products for a Variety of Applications

Houston’s biosolids beneficial use program goes back more than 100 years. Today its Hou-Actinite product is a favorite among farmers, ranchers and landscapers.

Exam Study Guide - February 2023

Licensing exams can be challenging. Our Exam Study Guide helps you prepare by presenting questions similar to those on an actual exam. You can find many more sample questions on the TPO website at www.tpomag.com/study.

Product Focus: Biosolids Management/Headworks Product Focus: Biosolids Management/Headworks Case Studies: Biosolids Management/Headworks Case Studies: Biosolids Management/Headworks Product Spotlight - Water: Application employs machine learning to enable real-time forecasting Product Spotlight - Water: Application employs machine learning to enable real-time forecasting Product Spotlight - Wastewater: System provides seamless remote monitoring Product Spotlight - Wastewater: System provides seamless remote monitoring Product News - February 2023 Product News - February 2023 Industry News - February 2023 Industry News - February 2023 Worth Noting - February 2023

People/Awards; Events

Modern-day Freeze Protection Technologies Can Safeguard Treatment Plants' Critical Pipelines and Equipment Modern-day Freeze Protection Technologies Can Safeguard Treatment Plants' Critical Pipelines and Equipment

Heat trace cables provide a reliable solution to keep clean-water plants operating and in compliance in spite of winter’s severe cold

From Paper to Electronic: Aqua Informatics Software Enhances Plant Operations in a New York Community From Paper to Electronic: Aqua Informatics Software Enhances Plant Operations in a New York Community

A treatment plant team in a New York village saves time and improves operations with a digital data management solution.

The Magnet Makes the Difference in These High-Efficiency Pump Motors from Franklin Electric The Magnet Makes the Difference in These High-Efficiency Pump Motors from Franklin Electric

Pumps with permanent magnet motors and VFDs deliver attractive return on investment in high-duty-cycle applications.

Making Rules: Clean-Water Utilities Have Earned the Right to More Trust From Regulators

The Clean Water Act has been enormously effective since its passage in 1972. But is it time to revisit its provisions and approach?

A Water District Awards Grants Over 20 Years Totaling More Than $4 Million for School-Based Water Education Projects A Water District Awards Grants Over 20 Years Totaling More Than $4 Million for School-Based Water Education Projects

A Florida water management district has made a substantial impact on students and educators with its grant program for 25 years.

It Was No Surprise: The South Walton Utility Company Fully Expected Stateswide Accolades It Was No Surprise: The South Walton Utility Company Fully Expected Stateswide Accolades

The limestone filtering qualities of the Floridan aquifer make drinking water processing easy for South Walton Utility Company.

Business Experience Helped This Texas Operator Build a Stellar Career in Clean Water Business Experience Helped This Texas Operator Build a Stellar Career in Clean Water

LaTia Jutan used experience gained in the public and private sectors as fuel for a rapid rise to a leadership role in the clean-water profession.

The Dollars Are There. The Expertise Is There. Now Is the Time for Lead Water Service Abatement. The Dollars Are There. The Expertise Is There. Now Is the Time for Lead Water Service Abatement.

The Infrastructure Law has made funding available for lead service line removal. It’s time to make plans and take action.

Xeric Landscaping Plays a Vital Role in Water Conservation in This Rocky Mountain State City Xeric Landscaping Plays a Vital Role in Water Conservation in This Rocky Mountain State City

A Colorado utility provides multiple conservation programs, including education and financial incentives to encourage water-saving landscapes.

One Way to Find New Water Professionals: Grow Them Yourself One Way to Find New Water Professionals: Grow Them Yourself

A South Carolina water and sewer authority addresses the worker shortage by creating a high school internship program to fill entry-level jobs.