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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 Ovivo 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 […]

CA Winery Re-uses 80 Million Gallons of Process Water To Irrigate Crops

A California winery has recently completed the upgrade of its process wastewater treatment system to allow for the land application of up to 80 million gallons of treated effluent on over 150 acres of crops.   The treatment system includes mechanical screening, aeration, and 750,000 gallons of lined sump storage capacity.   The new process water treatment […]

Malibu Starts Up New $24mm MBR Plant for Title 22 Re-use

Integrated Water Services, Inc. (IWS) was a key team member on a $24 million recycled wastewater plant to service commercial businesses in the Civic Center area of Malibu, CA. The MBR treatment plant is designed for flows up to 188k GPD (with expansion to 376k GPD) that will meet Title 22 requirements for Disinfected Tertiary Recycled Water. […]