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In-House Lab Testing Helps WesTech Engineers Provide the Most Efficient Wastewater Treatment Solutions

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Jan 4, 2018 4:36:48 PM

Though their work is largely done in the background, WesTech’s highly-experienced lab experts provide significant input to engineers at WesTech. Their testing contributes to a variety of important decisions, from right-sizing equipment in a proposal to troubleshooting an existing customer’s problem.

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Wastewater Treatment for Power Plants: Considering Zero Liquid Discharge

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Sep 5, 2017 8:02:14 PM

Water management is a high priority for power plant owners. There are many factors that can make it a particular concern, such as stricter environmental restrictions on wastewater discharge, regional water shortages, and the public perception of power plants. Implementing Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) can help solve these issues.

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Category: Industrial Water Reuse, Wastewater Treatment

Plant Bowen Pilot Project Enables Testing of FGD Wastewater Treatment Processes

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Aug 18, 2017 2:08:22 PM

The Water Research Center (WRC) is a research facility established in 2012 at Georgia Power’s Plant Bowen. The WRC facilitates the development and demonstration of water treatment and conservation technologies.

The facility, which is the first research center of its kind in the U.S., is a collaborative effort between the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Southern Research (SR), Southern Company, its subsidiary Georgia Power, and 14 other utilities.

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Category: Industrial Water Reuse, Wastewater Treatment

Opportunities for Industrial Anaerobic Digester and Biogas Use

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Feb 20, 2017 5:59:59 PM

Livestock production and food processing are two of the many industries that continue to be scrutinized by environmental groups and consumers. Both industries come under fire for their use of resources (energy, water) and production of waste materials. An anaerobic digester that captures biogas combined with a process for utilizing the biogas can help on both fronts.

This increasingly popular approach allows livestock producers and food processing facilities to recycle discarded organics into energy and useful byproducts such as compost, fertilizer, and livestock bedding.

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Category: Renewable Energy

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