Integrated Water Services Appoints Greg Dills as Chief Operations Officer

Longmont-based Integrated Water Services (IWS) is excited to announce Greg Dills as Chief Operating Officer (COO). “I am ecstatic to have the opportunity to join IWS and be part of this dynamic and forward thinking industry leader.“ said Dills. “IWS, in partnership with Sciens Water, is well positioned to continue its growth strategies in the US […]

Integrated Water Services Appoints Lynn Villard as Chief Financial Officer

As part of its continued growth efforts, Longmont-based Integrated Water Services (IWS) is excited to announce Lynn Villard as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). “We are excited for Lynn to join the executive leadership team of IWS, “ said IWS Chief Executive Officer, David Patton. “Lynn brings the financial and industry experience that will carry IWS […]

Taos Valley Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility Utilizes IWS MBR Rental Program to Complete Upgrade of its Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Village of Taos Ski Valley (The Village) needed to upgrade its existing 2 MGD capacity extended aeration facility to meet present and future water quality needs. The Village selected a Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) technology because it was the most cost effective solution and produced the highest quality effluent. Effluent quality is critical as The […]

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 […]

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.( 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 […]