WE&T Magazine

Oct07Cover.jpgWater Environment & Technology (WE&T) is the premier magazine for the water quality field. WE&T provides information on what professionals demand: cutting-edge technologies, innovative solutions, operations and maintenance, regulatory and legislative impacts, and professional development.


October 2007, Vol. 19, No.10

Featured Articles

Advancing With ATAD

AdvancingwithATADFP.jpg After comparing different digesters, a Spanish utility opted to deploy autothermal thermophilic aerobic digesters as part of a centralized approach to treating solids.


Let the Light Shine In

LettheLightShineIn.jpg Many wastewater treatment facilities now use ultraviolet (UV) light to disinfect their treated wastewater before discharging it to a receiving waterbody. Although the UV process is fairly simple, it requires regular maintenance to keep it operating at peak performance levels.



Energy Efficiency Movement Growing in Water Quality Sector

Oct07News.jpg The 60,000 water and 15,000 wastewater systems in the United States account for as much as 35% of municipal energy usage and 3% of the of the nation’s electric load. As populations grow and environmental requirements become more stringent, the demand for energy in water and wastewater is expected to grow by approximately 20% during the next 15 years. Read more

Coming in the next issue:

  • Infrastructure Woes Take Center Stage. Will public attention lead to greater support for infrastructure funding?
  • Up to the Challenge. IFAS helps growing Texas city meet discharge limits, expand capacity.
  • Rain or Shine, 24/7. Philadelphia’s mix of water quality monitoring methods ensures around-the-clock data collection during both wet and dry weather.
  • The Goldilocks Effect. Learn the signs of too much or not enough polymer in your dewatering process as well as how to pick the optimum polymer addition point.
  • Mechanics Versus Membranes. An Ontario, Canada utility evaluates mechanical thickening and an innovative use of vacuum membranes.
  • 2007 WEF Awards. Recognizing excellence and achievement in the water environment profession.
  • U.S. EPA Clean Water Act Recognition Awards. Find out which utilities will take home the prize.