Case Studies

Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities in Cheyenne, Wyoming Successfully Moves from Calcium Hypochlorite Tablets to Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite Generation

Posted on July 20, 2018

The Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities (BOPU) operates the water and wastewater systems for the capital of Wyoming which has a population of more than 63,000. Located in the fast growing Front Range Urban Corridor, BOPU is challenged by growth, periodic water scarcity and aging infrastructure.

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The City of Bathurst, Australia Installs Microclor® On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation System

Posted on July 20, 2018

Bathurst is the home of the Bathurst 1000 Race, the largest NASCAR-style "touring car" race in Australia. On race day, tens of thousands of additional visitors tax the capacity of the Bathurst 5 million-gallon-per- day wastewater treatment plant. The diligence and capability of the treatment staff allows the plant to meet the challenge every year.

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Treatment Plant Upgrade Includes Conversion to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation to Ease Operations and Increase Safety

Posted on July 20, 2018

The City of Malambo is part of a larger metropolitan area located in the northern Atlantic region of Colombia, just south of Barranquilla. Malambo's municipal area is roughly 38 square miles and home to over 125,000 residents.

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Trenton, Missouri Delivers Safety and Efficiency with On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Production from the Process Solutions, Inc. Microclor System

Posted on July 20, 2018

Located in Northern Missouri, the city of Trenton and its more than 6,000 residents pride themselves on self-sufficiency and pragmatic decision making. During the spring of 2012, the utility embarked on the design and construction of chemical feed system upgrades at the existing water plant that would help the city manage the need for new capacity, better control of trihalomethanes (THM's) and improve operator safety by removing gaseous chlorine as a disinfectant.

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City of Austin, Texas Installs a Total of 4,500 Pounds-Per-Day of On- Site Hypochlorite Capacity Using the Microclor OSHG System

Posted on July 20, 2018

With 100 years of service history, Austin Water has seen enormous change in its 540 square miles of service area. Planning for the next 100 years has city and utility planners considering a diversity of sources, system resilience, and sustainability while being mindful of conservation goals. In the city's newest water treatment plant, WTP4, Austin Water was able to combine those planning elements into a state-of-the-art treatment plant.

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Coastside County Water District, California Drives System Reliability and Sustainability with Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite Generation, Encore® Metering Pumps and PolyBlend® Polymer Activation

Posted on July 20, 2018

Located in northern California, the Coastside County Water District (CCWD) provides treated water to the scenic town of Half Moon Bay and several unincorporated communities in the area. The system is served by two treatment plants, the Nunes Water Treatment Plant (4.5 MGD) and Denniston Creek Water Treatment Plant (1.0 MGD) and water is distributed through about 100 miles of transmission and distribution pipe.

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Mountain Regional Water District Deploys Next Generation On-Site Hypochlorite and Tank Mixing Technology to Meet Expanding Water Management Needs

Posted on July 18, 2018

The Mountain Regional Water District is a Special Service District of the county that was established by the Summit County Commission in 2000 to regionalize water service by consolidating several public and private water companies.

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City of Midlothian, Texas, Expands Water Treatment Plant with a Safe, Reliable Disinfection System

Posted on July 18, 2018

When the City of Midlothian, Texas, was ready to expand their water treatment plant to accommodate a growing population, they carefully considered and investigated their water disinfection options. The Microclor® vertically-arrayed on-site sodium hypochlorite generator has proven to be a safe and reliable choice for Midlothian residents.

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Bulk Hypochlorite Disinfection System at Quail Creek WTP Replaced with On-Site Hypochlorite Generation System Saving About $160,000 per Year in Purchased Materials

Posted on July 18, 2018

Located in southwestern Utah, adjacent to both Nevada and Arizona, Washington County has historically been an agricultural community. However, in recent decades, the County has blossomed into a bustling tourist hotspot, attracting visitors worldwide.

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New Hendersonville Water Treatment Plant Features Innovative Disinfection System

Posted on July 18, 2018

Hendersonville Utility District (HUD) serves one of the most populous suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee. Situated on its source of raw water, Old Hickory Lake, the District provides high quality water and wastewater service to more than 45,000 people in 14,000 homes and businesses throughout the greater Hendersonville area.

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Burnsville Becomes First Metro System with On-Site Hypochlorite Generation

Posted on July 18, 2018

When Linda Mullen took over as water superintendent in Burnsville in 2007, the city was in the process of adding surface-water treatment to its existing plant. Burnsville began purchasing water from the nearby Kraemer Mining and Materials quarry, both to supplement its supply and to help the quarry meet discharge permits.

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Indiana American Water Eliminates Gaseous Chlorine at Hidden Lake WTP in Warsaw, Indiana

Posted on July 18, 2018

In 2010, Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Company, purchased the Warsaw Indiana system which serves a population of over 16,000.

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Chatsworth Water Works Commission Lowers Risk Profile By Converting to a Safer Disinfectant

Posted on July 18, 2018

Chatsworth Water Works Commission provides both water and wastewater services to the 5,000 residents of the cities of Chatsworth and Eton along with water service to the majority of the additional 35,000 Murray County residents in the nearly-350 square mile service area nestled in the northern part of Georgia at the foot of Fort Mountain.

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The City of Baxter Minnesota Installs and Starts-Up an 800 Pound-Per-Day Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite System in Three Days

Posted on July 18, 2018

The City of Baxter, located in central Minnesota, has always endeavored to deliver superior and reliable service to their customer base with a strong dose of self- reliance. Their 5 million gallon per day water plant is located near a middle school and the Baxter Public Utilities Water Department (Baxter) determined that the safety of on-site sodium hypochlorite generation for water disinfection made the most sense for the community.

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City of Springfield, Missouri, Upgrades Disinfection System from Gas Chlorine to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation

Posted on July 18, 2018

City Utilities (CU) in Missouri is a municipally-owned utility serving Springfield and surrounding areas of the community with electricity, natural gas, water, broadband and transit services. The CU water department consists of two municipally-owned reservoirs and raw water pump stations, the Fulbright and Blackman water treatment plants, and a distribution system that includes three pressure zones and multiple treated water storage facilities.

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Daphne Utilities, Alabama, Enjoys More Than Seven Years of On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Production from Process Solutions, Inc. Microclor® System

Posted on July 18, 2018

Located along the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, scenic Daphne, Alabama boasts one of the most proactive and progressive utilities in the country. Daphne Utilities which operates the gas, water and wastewater systems for the area's roughly 20,000 inhabitants has been winning awards for excellence since its founding in 1953. In late 2007, the utility embarked on the design of a new water plant to be located adjacent to a local high school.

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Lyon County Utilities in Dayton, Nevada Successfully Removes Burdensome Bulk Sodium Hypochlorite from Operations by Installing Multiple Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite System

Posted on July 16, 2018

Lyon County Utilities is responsible for providing safe drinking water to the approximately 13,000 residents of Dayton and Mound House. The arid region derives its drinking water from multiple groundwater wells throughout the Dayton Valley. Only disinfection is required as all primary and secondary water quality standards are met without the need for filtration or advanced treatment.

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Technical Support and Service Are Key in A Place "Way Outside of Ordinary"

Posted on July 13, 2018

In 2012, the Water Department in Rangely decided to convert their chlorine gas disinfection system to on-site hypochlorite generation (OSHG) in an effort to improve overall plant safety. They chose the MC-80 Microclor OSHG by Process Solutions (PSI). The OSHG system was designed to operate approximately 12 to 14 hours per month and included enough storage for 2,500 gallons of .08% sodium hypochlorite.

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On-Site Disinfection Generation Enables Southern Idaho City to Provide High Quality Water for Burgeoning Industrial Food Processing Customers

Posted on July 12, 2018

Buhl is a city located in south central Idaho in Twin Falls County, on the old Oregon Trail. The city was founded in 1906 and named after Frank H. Buhl, a major investor in the Carey Act project that brought large-scale irrigation to the area in the early 20th Century. The city is home to just over 4,100 residents.

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Water Wholesaler in Dallas Fort-Worth Metro Area Upgrades to a New Generation of On-Site Hypochlorite Generation to Improve Safety and Reliability

Posted on July 12, 2018

The Upper Trinity Regional Water District (UTRWD) is a conservation district created by the State of Texas in 1989 to provide water, wastewater, solid waste and storm water services to numerous towns and cities approximately 50 miles northwest of Dallas.

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Upgrading From Gas Chlorine to On-Site Hypochlorite Generation (OSHG) - How Nashville Metro Water Used Next Generation Microclor® Technology to Improve Safety and System Resilience

Posted on July 11, 2018

The City of Nashville is widely known as the "Heart of Country Music" and is the capital of the state of Tennessee. The city has its roots in a history that stretches back over two centuries. In recent years, the population of the Nashville Metropolitan area has surged to over 1.8 million people.

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Conversion to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation Improves the Safety and Resilience of Two Wastewater Re-Use Plants with a Three Year Economic Payback

Posted on June 28, 2018

Aqua Engineers is a local Hawaiian company founded almost 40 years ago which delivers operations, engineering and construction management to the water and wastewater industry throughout Hawaii.

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Treatment Plant Upgrade Includes Conversion to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation to Ease Operations and Increase Safety

Posted on August 1, 2017

Fairmont, Minnesota, known as the City of Lakes, is located in Martin County in southern Minnesota. Home to over 45 lakes, the region offers outstanding recreational opportunities and is considered a "gem on the prairie".

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City of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky Installs Next Generation On-Site Hypochlorite Generation System and Enjoys Reliable Operation Since 2012

Posted on August 26, 2016

Located between Louisville and Lexington, Lawrenceburg boasts the advantages of a rural lifestyle with access to urban centers.

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Salt Lake City Public Utilities - Award Winning Big Cottonwood WTP,Experiences Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite System Reliability and Safety for Over Six Years

Posted on August 8, 2016

Located at the mouth of the Big Cottonwood Canyon, the Big Cottonwood WTP is one of three water treatment facilities providing treated water to Salt Lake City (SLC), Utah. The utility distributes water through about 1,300 miles of transmission and distribution pipe to over 90,500 connections.

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