WE&T Magazine

Nov07Cover.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.

 


November 2007, Vol. 19, No.11

Featured Articles

Infrastructure Woes Take Center Stage

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Will public attention lead to greater support for infrastructure funding?
Following the July explosion of a steam pipe in New York City and the August collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis, the state of the nation’s infrastructure has received increased public notice. But will the added attention translate into more funding for the nation’s various infrastructure facets, including water and wastewater? 

 

 

Proper Dose

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Getting the most from your polymer
In today’s economy, with the threats of privatization, no more federal money, and shrinking budgets, optimizing your biosolids dewatering is essential to affecting the bottom line.

After disposal costs, polymer and chemical costs are usually the greatest contributor to solids handling budgets. The wrong polymer or the wrong polymer dose can make the bottom line swell without providing much benefit. 

 

 

2007 WEF Awards

Each year, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) presents a variety of awards that recognize excellence and achievement in the water environment profession. Awards are presented in the categories of Individual Service and Contribution, Education, Organization and Association Recognition, Operational and Design Excellence, and Published Papers.

 

News

Infrastructure Woes Take Center Stage

Will public attention lead to greater support for infrastructure funding?

Following the July explosion of a steam pipe in New York City and the August collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis, the state of the nation’s infrastructure has received increased public notice. But will the added attention translate into more funding for the nation’s various infrastructure facets, including water and wastewater?

 

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Coming in the next issue:
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December
  • Operations Challenge Report. The Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association Commode Commandos took home the Division I trophy in the 20th Operations Challenge.
  • Sweeter than Ever. After 19 years of continuous operation, an anaerobic treatment system used to pretreat a sweetener maker’s industrial wastewater was rehabilitated and returned to service as good as new.
  • Greening the Industrial Landscape. Shanghai petrochemical complex turns to constructed wetlands to improve environmental protection.
  • Make Money While Saving the World. Carbon funds are designed to help reduce global emissions of greenhouse gases.
  • Power (Recovery) Tool. New tool helps professionals evaluate the cost-effectiveness of energy-recovery options.
  • Unlocking Nitrite. Learn how to avoid and resolve nitrite lock.
  • WEFTEC Equipment Finds. WEFTEC participants share their opinions of the exhibit floor.