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…