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Turn to WesTech Rentals for Municipal Short-Term Treatment Needs

Published by Treatment Plant Operator magazine.

There are many reasons that municipal plants might need temporary water and wastewater capacity. It could be because part of the plant is down for maintenance. Or a storm interrupts operations. Or a temporary solution helps the plant bridge the transition to a new system.

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Treatment Plant Doubles Drinking Water Capacity Using RapiSand™

Published by Treatment Plant Operator magazine.

The population in Gilbert, Arizona was expanding rapidly, and the town needed to double the capacity of the Santan Vista Water Treatment Plant while keeping costs low. WesTech installed a high-rate clarification system to expand the plant, increasing flow capacity within the limited real estate.

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Anaerobic Digestion Facility Upgrades to Handle Unique Waste from Yogurt Producer

Published by Water Environment & Technology magazine.

A dairy was considering moving its Greek yogurt production to a city in Central New York, and the city’s water resource recovery facility (WRRF) required site adaptations to handle the high-strength acid whey that develops as a byproduct of yogurt manufacturing. The WRRF also needed to resolve issues caused by its aging infrastructure.

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Innovative Treatment for CSO Problems in Wales

Published by Water Environment & Technology magazine.

WesTech's compressible media filtration (CMF) technology is treating combined sewer overflows (CSOs) at Welsh Water in Wales, United Kingdom. This is a significant project for WesTech in the UK as Welsh Water and other water companies throughout the country begin implementing wet weather controls to satisfy European Union Bathing Water criteria and other UK wastewater directives. It is also the first time that semi-precast concrete methods were used to install the technology, saving time and money for the project.

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Treatment Efficiency Improves With Buoyant Media

Published by Opflow magazine.

With increasing demands in community drinking water, treatment plants are looking at ways to maximize water production, optimize costs, and reduce downtime. Two utilities evaluated their water treatment processes and determined that they could be more efficient by replacing their older clarifiers that used heavy media with new adsorption clarifiers with buoyant media.

Opflow magazine featured these two case studies in their article about the advantages of buoyant media, written by Rich Ross, Gerry Baker, and Dave Lucey from WesTech.

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