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Bay Area district launches strategic sewer system improvement project

Bay Area district launches strategic sewer system improvement project

September 13, 2021 at 8:25 am 0 comments

The Oro Loma Sanitary District Board of Directors recently approved low-cost financing to replace old sewer collection system infrastructure serving its customers and communities while protecting the environment.   With this financing, the Board maintains its 10-Year Strategic Plan and implements priorities to maintain its infrastructure in a pro-active manner toRead More

King County to upgrade largest wastewater treatment plant in Pacific Northwest

King County to upgrade largest wastewater treatment plant in Pacific Northwest

January 21, 2021 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

The King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) has awarded Stantec a five-year contract to lead the development and implementation of a program delivery plan, asset replacement and facility upgrades at the West Point Treatment Plant (WPTP) in Seattle, Wash. The Stantec team will assist the King County WTD in streamliningRead More

Brown and Caldwell, Black & Veatch team up for ‘next-generation’ wastewater digester facility

Brown and Caldwell, Black & Veatch team up for ‘next-generation’ wastewater digester facility

October 5, 2020 at 7:19 am 0 comments

The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) has engaged a team of Brown and Caldwell and Black & Veatch to deliver professional design services for a new temperature-phased anaerobic digestion (TPAD) facility at its Plant No. 2 in Huntington Beach, California. With the sixth-largest wastewater collection, treatment, and recycling infrastructure systemRead More

In 2016, DC Water issued a unique $25 million Environmental Impact Bond, the proceeds of which went to green infrastructure projects to reduce the flow of stormwater into the Potomac River.

KKR and XPV Water Partners launch new platform for nutrient management

December 6, 2019 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Global investment firm KKR, in partnership with XPV Water Partners, has announced the formation of a wastewater treatment platform with the goal of creating the leading provider of end-to-end nutrient management solutions for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities. Through the foundational acquisitions of Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc. (“EOSi”) andRead More

The Water Reclamation Facility of the Future

The Water Reclamation Facility of the Future

August 27, 2018 at 8:53 am 0 comments

…and the Role of Instrumentation and Process Control By Randall C. Chann The future state of the water reclamation facility is starting to take shape. The re-designation of plants from wastewater treatment to water reclamation underscores the shift. The elements of change are clear: a focus on nutrient removal and recovery,Read More

California water district to construct state-of-the-art recycling facility

California water district to construct state-of-the-art recycling facility

May 30, 2018 at 9:27 am 0 comments

The East Valley Water District in Highland, Calif., recently secured $126 million in funding from the California State Water Resources Control Board to construct the Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC), a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility that will produce recycled water and offer additional community benefits. Through $119 million in low-interestRead More

Brown and Caldwell, Washington plant get ACEC award

Brown and Caldwell, Washington plant get ACEC award

February 27, 2017 at 10:23 am 0 comments

Brown and Caldwell of Olympia, Wash., has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 50th annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for designing the expansion of the Chambers Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Pierce County, Wash. ACEC is a Washington-D.C.-based businessRead More

DOE greenlights wastewater bioenergy project

DOE greenlights wastewater bioenergy project

January 9, 2017 at 11:14 am 0 comments

A consortium led by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) has been selected by the Department of Energy for award negotiations to begin Phase 1 design and planning for a pilot plant to produce clean hydrocarbon fuels at a municipal wastewater treatment facility. The project will use breakthrough technologyRead More

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US Water Alliance, WE&RF launch commission for non-potable water systems

December 19, 2016 at 11:20 am 0 comments

The US Water Alliance and Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) launched a National Blue Ribbon Commission for Onsite Non-potable Water Systems. Thirty representatives from municipalities, public health agencies, water utilities, and national organizations will serve on the commission.  As water supplies become more strained, climate change persists and populationsRead More

Harnessing the Value of Plasmids in Wastewater

Harnessing the Value of Plasmids in Wastewater

November 28, 2016 at 9:25 am 0 comments

Plasmids present an under-utilized opportunity that could be valuable to society. Fundamentally, plasmids are small rings of intracellular DNA that encode the genes that facilitate their own transfer and function. Due to the variety and transferability of plasmid genes, they form the foundation for many molecular tools and methods thatRead More