Insights by Troy Gallagher

Wastewater treatment health and safety issues
Wastewater treatment health and safety issues

At Mead & Hunt, we pride ourselves on putting safety first for our employees and all our clients in every industry we serve.

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Implementation and management of Cross Connection Control program
Implementation and management of Cross Connection Control program

Water utilities must meet federal and state drinking water health standards. It is part of their mission to protect members of the community from contaminated or polluted drinking water

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Cold weather chemistry for water treatment plants
Cold weather chemistry for water treatment plants

During cold weather operations, some water treatment systems require more chemicals than normal which can affect manger’s budget.

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Operations of water and wastewater treatment plants: Private or public?
Operations of water and wastewater treatment plants: Private or public?

Outsourcing or contract operations (privatization) of water and wastewater facilities has been a growing trend for many years. How do managers make a well-thought out decision to stay public or go private?

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Water and wastewater treatment: Reducing energy consumption and costs
Water and wastewater treatment: Reducing energy consumption and costs

Water and wastewater treatment systems are vital, making them among the largest consumers of energy in the US. Because increasing user fees to cover the ever-increasing water and wastewater treatment costs are not popular, water and wastewater entities must look elsewhere to remain competitive.

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