Tag Archives: FOG

Waste to Power Program Becomes Blueprint for Communities Nationwide

As a member of a wastewater facility, have you ever wondered about turning unwanted waste into reusable resources? Well, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) in San Francisco has done just that. Collecting FOG (fats, oils and grease), food … Continue reading

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Students Turn FOG into Biodiesel

It’s not new news that wastewater treatment plants are in a constant battle with FOG control. I was reminded of this in a recent Motor Week video where a local utility’s FOG management has inspired Texas college students to get … Continue reading

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Informing the Public

In service industries, it is important to practice good customer service. Equally important is the need to communicate with the people affected by your service. One of the worst things that can happen is for a person affected by your … Continue reading

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The Sewer Use Ordinance

I think many of you would agree that one of the hardest issues operators face is trying to treat an unknown or unauthorized waste stream. In the wastewater industry, there are a lot of variables that are involved in the … Continue reading

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Lifting the FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease)

The leading cause of sewer blockages across the U.S. is the accumulation of fats, oils and grease (FOG) in sanitary sewers. FOG blockages cause sanitary sewer overflows into local waterways and basements. Unfortunately, these maintenance costs are then passed along … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy

As I drive an hour home on the interstate daily, I tend to think about work on the way. The other day I read an article at the end of the day that made me look at the world going … Continue reading

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