Embracing Variety: Cincinnati’s Experience with Maximizing Aeration System Energy Efficiency

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSDGC) is upgrading the secondary aeration systems of its three largest water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). MSDGC serves a population of 800,000 and operates seven WRRFs with a combined daily average flow of 700,000 m3/d (184 mgd). Aeration systems typically account for 40% to 60% of the total […]

Case Study: South San Francisco / San Bruno Water Quality Control Plant (WQCP)

Replacing existing multi-stage centrifugal with APG-Neuros’ Turbo Blower results in an efficiency gain of 22.7% The Water Quality Control Plant (WQCP) replaced one of its centrifugal blowers with a new APG-Neuros turbo blower. The new turbo blower supplies the majority of aeration for one of the trains in the two parallel trains of activated sludge […]

Modernizing Industry through Cutting Edge Aerospace and Aviation Technology – APG-NEUROS

Modernizing Industry through Cutting Edge Aerospace and Aviation Technology Produced by James Logan & Written by Molly Shaw After 25 years in the aviation world, Omar Hammound, president and CEO of APG-NEUROS, found a way to take his expertise into a new market, one that was in need of great change. In 2005, while on […]

Ahead of the Curve

Treatment plant pride themselves on handling whatever comes down the pipe. At Glendale Heights, Ill., however, it’s not just what’s in the pipe – manager Chuck Fonte and his team are prepared for almost anything the future might hold. Forward-looking planning and operator-based improvements have put the plant in an enviable position of readiness, especially […]

Greening the Plant: Eye-Opening

Stimulus funds help the Scottsdale Water Resources Department see the potential for energy efficiency from savings from more efficient aeration. Two 300 hp APG-Neuros turbo blowers will save the Scottsdale Water Campus wastewater treatment plant about 47.5 million kWh over the next 10 years, a reduction of about 40 percent. The units can be adjusted […]

500th Blower Delivered in North America

Blainville, QC, September 24, 2012 – APG-Neuros, manufacturer of high efficiency turbo blowers, delivered its 500 th blower in North America to the City of Cincinnati in June, 2012. This marked an important milestone for APG-Neuros as it further confirmed customers’ trust in its turbo blower technology, the product and its benefits. During the 500 […]

APG-Neuros has been award the 2012 Artemis Top 50 Water Tech Company by the Artemis Project TM

Blainville, Québec, September 13, 2012 APG-Neuros, leading manufacturer of high efficiency Turbo Blowers, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen for a second year in a row as the recipient of the 2012 Artemis Top 50 Water Tech Listing Award. APG-Neuros was selected as one of the top 50 companies by a jury […]

Planned Excellence: Top Performer Plant

New Brightwater plant in King County, Wash., combines efficient treatment with odor control technologies that make the plant a good neighbor. After more than a decade of planning and about five years of construction, the 36 mgd (design) Brightwater Treatment Plant began operating in September 2011. It was the largest capital improvement in the history […]

The Birth of the Air Bearing – APG-Neuros’ Gary Cederstrom

APG-Neuros is a pioneer in the use of air bearings in turbo blowers. Plattsburgh once rumbled with the sound of jet engines and the occasional sonic boom of fighter planes shattering the sound barrier. Today, the city is host to another type of turbine, one that traces its engineering roots to fighter jets and commercial […]