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An opportunity to reduce operating costs that may not be readily apparent is the implementation of Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) to reduce aeration costs while improving effluent quality (Photo credit: Black & Veatch).

Idaho city selects Innovyze’s InfoMaster asset management solution

April 3, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

Innovyze recently announced that the City of Meridian, Idaho, has chosen its InfoMaster software for prioritizing the operations and maintenance activities of its sewer collection system. Located in Ada County, Meridian is the second-largest city in Idaho with an estimated population of 98,300. Its wastewater division operates and maintains aRead More

Shaw joins Black & Veatch’s Houston office

Shaw joins Black & Veatch’s Houston office

April 3, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Dr. Andrew Shaw, a Black & Veatch water and wastewater expert, is relocating to the firm’s Houston Regional Office and will focus on leading efforts in nutrient removal, sustainability and wastewater reuse. Shaw, a global practice and technology leader and associate vice president, will help meet project needs for BlackRead More

DC Water, Xylem install first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

DC Water, Xylem install first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

March 23, 2017 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Xylem recently worked with DC Water on the first North American installation of its Flygt Concertor, which, according to Xylem is the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. DC Water, one of the nation’s largest water and wastewater innovators, has a track record of piloting and adopting leading-edge technologies toRead More

U.S. infrastructure gets D+ on ASCE’s 2017 report card

U.S. infrastructure gets D+ on ASCE’s 2017 report card

March 13, 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card last week, giving overall infrastructure in the United States a cumulative grade of D+. On the water side, wastewater scored a D+ while drinking water received a D. Released every four years, ASCE’s Report Card for America’s InfrastructureRead 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

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