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World’s Largest Compressible Media Filtration Plant Eliminates Combined Sewer Overflows, with Potential for Dry-Weather Use

Posted by FlexFilter Team on Mar 22, 2016 6:13:54 PM

The City of Springfield, Ohio, recently opened its 100 MGD enhanced high-rate treatment facility, designed to treat and disinfect combined high-volume stormwater and wastewater flows generated by wet-weather conditions. Utilizing EPA-documented Compressible Media Filtration technology – WWETCO FlexFilter™ from WesTech – the system can also provide tertiary filtration and disinfection during normal dry-weather conditions, demonstrating its functionality as a dual-use technology.

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Category: Combined Sewer Overflow

Coming Clean with the Environment

Posted by Jon Richens on Mar 7, 2016 6:12:22 PM

Long Island is a long, slender island located directly east of Manhattan in the southern tip of New York State. In the 20th century, the north shore of Long Island earned the nickname of “Gold Coast” and attracted large private estates of the likes of the Vanderbilts, Roosevelts, Whitneys, Charles Pratt, J. P. Morgan, F. W. Woolworth, and others. The western end of the island includes Brooklyn and Queens, while the eastern tip includes the famous Hamptons.

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Category: Fixed Film and Activated Sludge, Wastewater Treatment

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