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Neutralizing Acid Water

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Published by World Fertilizer magazine.


WesTech Engineering has experience in the application of lime treatment systems using the high-density sludge (HDS) process for metals removal from both acid rock drainage (ARD) and other industrial acidic waters. In a logical progression, WesTech has applied the HDS process and explored its benefits in the treatment of fluosilicic acid in phosphate wastewaters.  

World Fertilizer magazine included an article about this process, written by Harley Schreiber and Jeff Easton from WesTech, in its special focus issue on wastewater treatment solutions in the fertilizer industry.

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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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Clearing the Waters to Eliminate Overflows

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Published by WE&T Magazine.


New enhanced high-rate treatment and wet-weather headworks facilities at the Springfield Wastewater Treatment Plant significantly increase peak wet-weather flow treatment capacity and decrease untreated overflows.





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Acid Mine Drainage: A Reusable Water Resource

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Published by WaterWorld Magazine.


Acid mine drainage (AMD), produced from coal and mineral mining operations, presents a difficult and costly problem. With the sheer volume of AMD sites and the contaminants associated with them, it has been described as the largest environmental problem facing the U.S. mining industry, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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