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Sequencing Batch Reactor Process Gaining Popularity

Sequencing Batch Reactors Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) is a Fill-and-Draw-principled activated sludge (AS) wastewater treatment process. It has been used since the 1920s and has recently begun growing in popularity around the world. This system can be used to treat … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity in Bowling Green, Ky.

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities is accepting applications for a Water Treatment Plant Operator in the Water-Wastewater Division. Applications will be accepted until March 4, 2015. This full-time position will work rotating shifts for up to a year during training and then … Continue reading

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Process Control Testing

Wastewater operators know they must sample for the parameters (CBOD5, TSS, pH, DP, etc) listed on the KPDES permit at the frequency indicated on the permit. The operators know the limits these analyses must meet. The big question is how … Continue reading

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Small System Success Can Be Duplicated

As regulations, compliance and optimization needs change, so should the technology, processes, and the mindset that drives the innovation to change. So often human beings get caught up in the routines. Projects get delayed for lack of funding, communication or … Continue reading

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A History of the Safe Drinking Water Act

Forty years ago last month, President Gerald Ford signed into law the Safe Drinking Water Act, a program to ensure safe drinking water was available to all Americans. Below is a brief history of how this legislation has changed over … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity in Henderson, Ky.

The Civil Service Commission of the City of Henderson will hold an examination for a Water Treatment Class 1 Operator for Henderson Water Utility at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 9, 2014. A … Continue reading

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The Tap Water Push

One of an operators’ biggest obstacles is informing the public. The link below is to a speech by Heather Himmelberger, director of the Southwest Environmental Finance Center, who recently delivered an effective talk on the value of drinking water at TEDxABQ. … Continue reading

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