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Arizona Water Treatment Plant Project of the Year Award Includes WesTech RapiSand™ Ballasted Flocculation

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October 1, 2018 — Big news: The Santan Vista Water Treatment Plant’s phase II expansion has been selected as Water Treatment Plant Project of the Year by the Arizona Water Association. The plant’s expansion, which doubled its capacity from 24 MGD to 48 MGD, came online this spring, serving the fast-growing communities of Gilbert and Chandler, Arizona.  

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Upheaval and Innovation in Power Plant Wastewater Management

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Published by POWER magazine.


Regulatory uncertainty, changing resources, and an industry-wide drive to cut costs and boost flexibility and efficiency are among a growing list of challenges that are prompting new approaches to treat power plant wastewater. Factors that affect the eventual technology or treatment choices made by plant owners are deeply dependent on their distinct suitability to a plant as a solution. 

POWER magazine included comments from WesTech engineer Brett Housley in its roundup article of wastewater treatment solutions.

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WesTech Donates Purification Filters to Haiti

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Published by World Water.


WesTech is leading an initiative to help provide clean drinking water to Haitians who have been hard hit by Hurricane Matthew. Spearheading the effort, WesTech employees funded an initial batch of 130 portable Hydraid® BioSand water filters capable of converting contaminated water into safe drinking water.

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WesTech Equipment Featured in New Water Treatment Facility for Michigan's Genesee County Communities 

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January 24, 2018 – In the wake of the clean water public health catastrophe in Flint, Michigan, a dozen communities in Flint’s own Genesee County are now receiving drinking water from a new water treatment facility. Supplied by water from Lake Huron via the newly-built, $274-million Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) pipeline, the $72-million Genesee County Water Treatment Plant is equipped with the latest-generation process technology, including CONTRAFAST® high-rate sludge thickening clarifiers and CenTROL® gravity filters in a cluster arrangement, designed by WesTech Engineering.

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WesTech, USU, and Central Valley WRF Participate in Algal Research Grant

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December 8, 2017 – The Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative, a technology-based economic development program funded by the state of Utah, has awarded a $175,320 grant for development of a commercial algal application in the removal of nitrogen and phosphorus from municipal wastewater. The grant, awarded by USTAR’s Industry Partnership Program (IPP) to Professor Ronald Sims, Ph.D. of Utah State University (USU), supports a unique collaboration with USU, WesTech Engineering, and the Utah Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility (CVWRF).

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