Archive For: Wastewater

An Affordable Retrofit Prevents Expensive Replacements – Issue 28, 2014

An Affordable Retrofit Prevents Expensive Replacements – Issue 28, 2014

The Harvest-Monrovia Water & Sewer Authority (HMWSA) was established in August 1965 to operate and maintain a water system to provide domestic water in the Harvest-Monrovia area of Madison County, located near Huntsville, Alabama. In the early years, the utility serviced only 700 customers. As a result of growth in the area, the HMWSA now ... Read More
 
PLCs Give Wastewater Pumping Stations a Lift – Issue 19, 2011

PLCs Give Wastewater Pumping Stations a Lift – Issue 19, 2011

Flexible, economical PLCs provide automatic failover, backup pump control, and remote lift station monitoring. The Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is part of the Interceptor Sewer System, which has served Chattanooga, Tennessee, and its surrounding metropolitan areas since it was built in 1952. The WWTP includes pumping stations as well as liquid and solids ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Products Help The Environment – Issue 12, 2008

AutomationDirect Products Help The Environment – Issue 12, 2008

Treating waste water generated in industrial plants requires an efficient, easy-to-use process which yields minimal by-product; it must be reliable and durable too. Environmental Compliance Equipment, in Palm City, Florida, designs systems to meet these requirements. One such system is marketed as ClearFlow. ClearFlow systems can be integrated in almost any facility that generates waste ... Read More
 
Process Analyzer Uses WinPLC To Monitor Cyanide Destruction – Issue 8, 2007

Process Analyzer Uses WinPLC To Monitor Cyanide Destruction – Issue 8, 2007

NEXTChem Process Analyzers, LLC produces chemical process analyzers for industries such as metal treatment, metal finishing, chemical, wastewater, and pulp and paper. The analyzers automate laboratory measurements used for process control. Some of NEXTChem’s customers include a large aerospace company who uses the analyzer for measuring caustic cleaner for jet engine parts, and a major ... Read More