Everything You Wanted to Know About Water Treatment Plants

Did you know that 99.7% of Earth’s water supply is not usable by humans? This unusable supply includes not only saltwater but fresh water supplies from lakes and streams that often contain Cryptosporidium, E. coli, Hepatitis A, and Giardia intestinalis. The water we drink, from taps and bottles and fountains, goes through an extensive treatment process …

Infrastructure Week, Day 2: Water

Water is a vital resource, but with a rise in deteriorating infrastructure and underfunded programs like the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF), we’ve run into a nationwide problem. In recent years, we’ve witnessed water crisis on a national scale in places like Flint, Michigan, whose citizens haven’t had access to clean water in nearly …

The Dirty Truth Behind the Sewer System

As a child, did you ever wonder where your goldfish went after you flushed him? Did you imagine him soaring off to sea through a single pipe that connected your toilet to the ocean? Probably. Is that what really happened to him? Probably not. But don’t get too upset, the actual engineering behind wastewater and …

Woodland Acres Water Main Extension Project

The Woodland Acres community comprises of single-family homes and serves approximately 150 residents through 38 residential connections. The Woodland Acres Treatment Facility had been experiencing reduced output from its wells and needed solutions to improve water service to the Woodland Acres community. The development had been serviced by a small water treatment plant and two …