Blowing the Competition Away

APG-Neuros is a Canadian company wholly owned by Aviation and Power Group (APG), headquartered in greater Montreal, Québec. The company has its foundation in aeronautic technologies with the mandate for sales, distribution, manufacturing, aftermarket support and continued development of high-efficiency Turbo-machinery, turbo blowers and complete aeration systems for the municipal and industrial markets in North…

Energy Insights: Stratford, Ontario

An energy audit points the way to major savings in aeration and host of future improvements for the clean-water plant in Stratford, Ontario Energy conservation is part of the planning process for the city of Stratford, Ontario. With the wastewater treatment plant consuming more than 20 percent of the city’s total energy, it made sense…

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…

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…