Implications of COVID-19 for Water, Wastewater, and Water Reuse

What is COVID-19? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), or simply the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). In terms of its genome, this virus is closely related to the viruses responsible for SARS in 2003 and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in 2012. However, there are important differences […]

California Community Achieves Title 22 Water Re-use Milestone with MBR

The community of Monte Verdi Estates in Clovis, CA has upgraded it’s existing SBR wastewater treatment system to an MBR treatment system to meet its Title 22 Re-Use discharge limits, thereby allowing the use of the recycled water to irrigate the greenbelt areas throughout its subdivision versus using potable water for irrigation. This 125 home […]

IWS Partners With Major Water Investment Fund

Integrated Water Services, Inc. (IWS) recently closed a financing deal with Sciens Capital Management LLC (Sciens – an independent investment firm with a focus in water infrastructure) that will provide IWS capital and resources to support its growth and expansion in providing water and wastewater solutions throughout the US. As IWS continues to grow its […]

How Water Conservation Trends Are Challenging Wastewater Treatment Facility Design Standards

Jamie L. Miller, P.E. and Michael A. McMinimee, E.I. Introduction Population growth and environmental awareness have impacted water usage in the past decades. A cultural shift toward environmental concern and water conservation has changed the way people use water. While these changes have had an increasing impact on wastewater concentrations, our design guidelines have remained […]

Colorado Bison Processing Facility Expands Wastewater Capacity

PROJECTS: Commercial / Industrial SERVICES: Construction;  Start up / Operations TECHNOLOGY: Activated Sludge LOCATION: Brush, CO DESCRIPTION:  Integrated Water Services, Inc.(www.integratedwaterservices.com) recently completed the construction of the expanded activated sludge wastewater treatment system at the Brush Meat Processors, LLC (BM Processors) located in Brush, CO (100 miles northeast of Denver). BM Processors is a privately-owned enterprise that operates a bison […]

We are Full Speed Ahead on the $9M Dollar Sky Ranch Development in Denver, Colorado

SBR filter technology being used in the new WWRF facility for a large housing development. This project is heavy in concrete work and architectural design. Hits all aspects of construction from deep excavation, high concrete walls, green roof technology and state of the art process systems for treating wastewater. In progress…

Design Build of Tesuque Casino Features MBR Treatment for Water Re-use

PROJECTS: Tribal Projects; Casinos; Resorts/Retreats SERVICES: Design-Build; Start up / Operations; Value Engineering TECHNOLOGY: MBR/Membrane Filter; Lift Station SUSTAINABLE: Landscape/Subsurface Irrigation LOCATION: Tesuque, New Mexico DESCRIPTION: Integrated Water Services, Inc. (IWS) has completed work on its $4.7 million Design-Build contract with the Tesuque Pueblo to design, permit, and construct a wastewater treatment system to produce […]

California Casino Selects IWS as Design Builder for Water Re-use Project

Integrated Water Services, Inc. (IWS) has completed construction on a project for the California Casino located in Wheatland, CA (30 miles north of Sacramento) for a 100% wastewater re-use project utilizing advanced MBR treatment technology in conjunction with potable water treatment and fire water supply for this regional gaming and entertainment complex. This 40 acre […]

Community Upgrades WWTP For Phosphorous Treatment To Meet Colorado Regulation 85

The Harold D. Thompson Regional Water Reclamation Facility, located in Fountain, CO (10 miles south of Colorado Springs) has completed its $4.5mm phosphorous treatment system upgrade to meet its new effluent limits that became effective on July 1, 2018. Colorado Regulation 85 modified the phosphorous and inorganic nitrogen limits in 2012 to reduce nutrient pollution […]

IWS Saves Tyler Voss Middle School $150K Through Value Engineering

IWS was awarded the Tyler Voss Middle School WWTP in Boerne, Texas for the turn-key construction of the facility’s wastewater treatment plant. IWS installed an MBR (Membrane Bioreactor) treatment system with UV disinfection, an irrigation pump station and lift station in order to service the middle school’s facility. IWS value engineered the Tyler Voss Middle […]