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14 Miles of RO-More Local Well Water, Less Imported Colorado River Water, and a Cleaner Aquifer for Orange County, CA
Survey of Bromate Ion in Drinking Waters
Bulking Control Has Blossomed
Minimising Odors for a New Biosolids Program
Operational Improvements From Start-Up Of Owasa’s Class-A Thermophilic Anaerobic Digestion
The City of Atlanta Wastewater Treatment Program: A Success Story
City Of Atlanta's Reengineering And Contract Operations Program
Competitive Business Planning In Kansas City, Missouri
The City Of Atlanta Wastewater Treatment Program: A Success Story
Principles Of Wet Weather High-Rate Disinfection Experiences from the 1970s to The Present
The Evolution of Sewer System Modeling for CSO Compliance in Onondaga County
Rational Method For The Design Of Organic Loading Rates In A Land Application System
Primary Effluent Disinfection - Necessary Procedures In Uv System Design For Low Water Quality Applications (To Pilot Or Not To Pilot?)
Grease Impact Assessment Rehabilitation Pilot Project
Not Your Average Wallpaper – Rehabilitation Of The Wood Street Interceptor
Operating for Success
Making Classifying Selectors Work for Foam Control in the Activated Sludge Process
Superfund Site Remedy Returns Recreational Park to Community
Nashville Employee Study Teams Drive Cost Savings and Earn Buy-In
Workshop 123 - Diagnosing Activated Sludge Process
Workshop 115 - WERF: Evaluating Activated Sludge
Soil Aquifer Treatment of Municipal Wastewater
Ultraviolet Disinfection of Reverse Osmosis Product Water for Groundwater Replenishment in California
Sewreel Evaluation Prevents Collapses Around Gravity Main In Orlando, Florida
Value, Reliability, and Acceptability Key Considerations for a New Millennium
A Tale of Three Cities: Different Approaches To Successful Competitiveness
Impacts of Salt Content of Food Processing Wastewater Land Application
Lessons Learned From the Design and Startup Of An Advanced Industrial Wastewater Reclamation System
Application of A Tracer Test to Determine Leak Location In An Underground Jet Fuel Line
Impact of Irreversible Sorportion On Bioavailability, Risk Assessment, and Site Remediation
The Role of Community Interaction in Sewer System Improvement Planning
A New Process For Enriching Nitrifiers in Activated Sludge Through Separate Heterotrophic Wasting From Biofilm Carriers
Building A Better Inspection Project From the "Underground" Up
WERF: Sewer Inspection Prioritization Using an Expert System
A Novel Sludge Suction Retrofit of The Metropolitian Wastewater Treatment Plants Final Settling Tanks
Secondary Clarifier Operational Testing Increases Facility Capacity
An Innovative Approach to Urban Wastewater Treatment in the Developing World
The Future of Chemically Enhanced Primary Treatment: Evolution Not Revolution
Review of Folklore in Design and Operation of Secondary Clarifiers
Ten Years of Experience with Classifying Selectors for Activated Sludge Foam Control in the USA
Review of Two Decades of Experience with TF/SC Process
Stormwater Program Funding in California
Evaluating Secondary Clarifier Performance and Capacity
Foam on the Range: Learn how a Texas facility lassoed Nocardia foaming during an air activated sludge upgrade (original paper: Overcoming Difficulties Converting from Pure-Oxygen to Air Activated Sludge at El Paso, TX - Haskell R. Street Wastewater Treat
First of Its Kind Industrial Wastewater Permitting of a Hospital Complex
Modeling of Volatile Organic Contaminants in Trickling Filter Systems
Case Histories of Sulfide Corrosion
Biological Treatment of Odorous Airstreams
Monofills and Surface Disposal of Sludges
Abandon with Care: Proper Well Closure at Hazardous Waste Sites Is Necessary to Prevent Cross Contamination
Measuring the Effectiveness of NPDES Stormwater Programs: Sacramento's Approach
Plumbing the Quality of a Sewer System
The Effect of Pore Size on Transfer Capabilities, Fouling Tendencies, and Cleaning of Ceramic Air Diffusers
Verification of the Fate of a Volatile Organic Compound in Activated Sludge
Primary Effluent Disinfection - Necessary Procedures in UV System Design for Low Water Quality Applications
Assessment and Optimization of a Chemically Enhanced Primary Treatment System
Ultraviolet Disinfection of Reverse Osmosis Product Water for Groundwater Replenishment in California
Achieving a Return on Your Training Investment
Water Quality 2000--Watershed Program Criteria
A Watershed Approach to Total Water Management
Incineration - One Solution at Stanford
Air Toxics Modelling and Control at a Large Wastewater Treatment Plant
Estimating Emissions of Toxic Pollutants
Should Risk Evaluation Be Part of the USEPA Protocol for Monitored Natural Attenuation?
Addressing a Wide Range of DNAPL Occurrences at a Manufacturing Facility
Consideration of the Effects of Remediation Technologies on Natural Attenuation
Research Needs to Optimize Wastewater As A Resource
Thermophilic Anaerobic Digestion to Produce Class A Biosolids at the Mason Farm WWTP in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
A Last-Ditch Attempt to Save the Everglades
Public Utilities to Look at Automation to Increase Competitiveness
Implement Water Treatment Plant Evaluation by Partnership for Safe Water Program
Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Testing and Evaluation
Wastewater Treatment Technologies Applicable to Pharmaceutical Chemical Synthesis Operation
International Hazardous Waste Movement
A Doctor In The House
Upgrading Trickling Filter Effluents with the TF/SC Process
An Introduction to Cogeneration
Activated Sludge For Industrial Wastes-Process Control Considerations
Liquid Stream Secondary Treatment Process Design at the Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District
Designing for Water Quality in a Developing Watershed
Anaerobic Digestion Options to Create Class A Biosolids Processes
Nitrogen Management Protocols for Biosolids Beneficial Use - WERF Project Status Report
Partnering Makes Privatization Work
Can A Major Industrial Wasterwater Reuse Project Be Economically Feasible?
Improving Secondary Clarifier Performance and Capacity Using A Structured Diagnostic Approach
Extended Thermophilic Anaerobic Digestion For Producing Class A Biosolids At The Greater Vancouver Regional Districts Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant
Enhancing Nitrification In North American Activated Sludge Plants
Digester Evaluation
Activated Sludge for Industrial Wastes Fundamental Principles as Applied to Industrial Waste Treatment
Chemically Assisted Primary Treatment: A New Approach To Evaluating Enhanced Suspended Solids Removal
Applying Private Sector Manufacturing Techniques to Wastewater Treatment to Improve Competitiveness
Evaluation of Primary Sedimentation Tanks Performance By Integrating Mathematical Modeling With Field Testing
Application of Optimization Tools Solves Clarifier Denitrification Problem and Identifies Excess Treatment Capacity
Achieving 10 PPB, The State-of-The-Art for Phosphorus Removal
Using Process Simulation Models To Rate Plant Capacity
Endocrine Disruptors In Wastewater: Is There Cause For Concern?
Effect of Varying Solids Concentration and Organic Loading on the Performance of TPAD to Produce Class A Biosolids
Bio-P Implementation At MCES’ Metropolitan W.W.T.P. Within Existing Tankage
Recirculating Gravel Filter Produces Nitrified Tertiary Effluent
Activated Sludge Microbiology, Filamentous and Non-Filamentous Microbiological Problems And Biological Nutrient Removal