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

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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

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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.

 

News

Energy Efficiency Movement Growing in Water Quality Sector

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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.

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Coming in the next issue:
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November
  • 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.