More Energy, Less Biosolids
In this month's edition of Flow Control, a magazine dedicated exclusively to technologies and applications for fluid movement, measurement and containment, an article by LAN's Paul Wood features advancements in wastewater treatment plant design.
In the article, Paul discusses several new developments that have allowed the power required for wastewater treatment plants to be substantially reduced, and the capacity for biogas generation to increase greatly.
Stormwater & Drainage
ACEC Texas Awards Gold Medal to LAN for SARA Water Quality Modeling Tool Development Project
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Texas recently awarded LAN a gold medal for its work on the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) Water Quality Modeling Tool Development project.
Using these SARA models and tools, water quality agencies and stormwater professionals can now determine the optimal combinations of BMPs/LID to accomplish their goals and save substantial stormwater infrastructure and management costs.
Rail & Transit
Dallas Welcomes Streetcar Renaissance
DART deploys an innovative, dual-mode streetcar system that crosses a historical bridge to connect trendy neighborhoods to downtown.
When city leaders in Dallas began considering ways to better connect the downtown area such neighborhoods to the southwest as North Oak Cliff and the trendy and eclectic Bishop Arts District, a modern streetcar system quickly rose to the top of the options list. Such systems have light, nimble vehicles that blend seamlessly into the urban and community fabric and can be very reliable.