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WSSC treatment facilities get award for nutrient removal, performance

WSSC treatment facilities get award for nutrient removal, performance

November 7, 2022 at 8:33 am 0 comments

Two prominent water industry organizations recently recognized five of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs – formerly known as wastewater treatment plants) for outstanding performance.   The Water Environment Federation (WEF) awarded WSSC Water’s Seneca WRRF the Project Excellence Award. WEF’s annual Project Excellence Award paysRead More

COMMENTARY: The Power of One and the Promise of Many

COMMENTARY: The Power of One and the Promise of Many

June 12, 2020 at 8:30 am 0 comments

By Zeynep Erdal One and a half centuries ago, a rancher, naturalist, explorer, environmental philosopher, writer and conservationist named John Muir said, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” Much more recently, the water industry began to focusRead More

Report details opportunities for successful co-digestion at resource recovery facilities

Report details opportunities for successful co-digestion at resource recovery facilities

February 6, 2020 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

Diverting food waste feedstocks like fats, oils and grease, food scraps, and food processing residuals to anaerobic digestion at water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) can provide significant benefits to WRRF finances, as well as to the environment and community, according to a recent report from the Water Research Foundation andRead More