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Five Ways a Retrofit Can Improve Your Water or Wastewater Equipment

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Jan 21, 2021 11:56:49 AM

Your water and wastewater treatment equipment is subject to continuous wear and tear, requiring repeat visits for parts and services. You can, though, take steps now to minimize repairs and keep your equipment running its best for years to come.

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Shrinking Pool of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Will Impact the Stability of Clean Water

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Nov 3, 2020 6:31:24 PM

A wave of recent retirees has left experienced water and wastewater treatment plant (WTP and WWTP) operators in short supply and high demand. Given 2019 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and a recent Time magazine analysis of occupation-based retirement ages, this shortage is set to become even more pronounced.

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Adapting Wastewater Treatment Equipment for Today’s Oil Refineries

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Mar 20, 2020 6:19:08 PM

Although many refineries in the United States are operating under grandfathered National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits that do not require upgraded equipment, market forces are driving equipment upgrades.

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Category: Clarifier Maintenance, Wastewater Treatment

Removing Heavy Metals From Power Plant Wastewater to Meet EPA Regulations

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Nov 7, 2019 6:34:25 PM

Two Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, intertwined and consistently in flux, are having an impact on waste streams in power plants.

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Category: Wastewater Treatment

Effective Industrial Water Screening Starts With Choices

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Sep 17, 2019 5:24:03 PM

Industries around the world use an astonishing variety of screens for countless purposes. For example, within two broad screen categories – wet screens and dry screens – are subcategories such as vibrating screens, moving screens, stationary screens, horizontal screens, inclined screens, and many more.

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Category: Industrial Water Reuse

Mobile Wastewater Treatment Removes Selenium in Power Plant Ash Ponds

Posted by Tyler Gladwin on Apr 11, 2019 1:31:34 PM

Approaching the removal of selenium in coal ash ponds with a chemical solution can save money and time investing in extra treatment equipment to address this contaminant. Standard wastewater treatment that removes both arsenic and selenium can provide the solution.

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Category: Wastewater Treatment

Considerations for Adopting Mobile Water and Wastewater Treatment Solutions

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Dec 5, 2018 7:36:36 PM

Mobile water or wastewater treatment equipment can provide an immediate solution to the problem of interrupted service.

Mobile units require a smaller commitment of resources for treatment, reduce operating costs and environmental footprint, and allow water projects to use a temporary solution before investing in a full-scale installation.

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Category: Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment

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