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2018 Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference

OBG recently took part in the 2018 Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference on August 28-31, 2018 in Ocean City, Maryland. The annual conference brings together water and wastewater professionals, as well as industrial and municipal planners and leaders, to share insights into the challenges facing the water industry. ...

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Protecting New York lakes from harmful algal blooms

Tony Eallonardo, PhD,

Over the last decade, harmful algal blooms have been increasing in prevalence across New York State and continue to threaten drinking water quality and recreational activities nationwide. In New York, more than 150 water bodies experienced HABs in 2017, resulting in more than 100 beach closures. The Threat A harmful algal bloom, often...

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Improving performance and reliability in wastewater treatment: Q&A with Dr. Mark Greene

Mark Greene, PhD

Mark Greene, PhD is a leader in providing technical guidance for wastewater treatment and biosolids handling applications. He is an expert in biological wastewater treatment, particularly in the areas of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment, anaerobic digestion for biosolids and high-strength industrial wastewater, and environmental process research and development. He...

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How will the fresh water nutrient criteria affect your wastewater treatment plant?

Bill Meinert,

A federal water quality criteria change called the Ammonia rule is making its way through the U.S. and may require operational changes or capital improvements to your wastewater treatment plant to meet tighter effluent limits. It’s important to understand key issues, al...

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Bill Meinert, PE presents on piloting and design of DC Water's pumping station odor control

September 2017 – New DC Water Headquarters Building construction underway, atop the modified O Street Pumping Station

On October 4, 2017, Bill Meinert, PE, a wastewater practice leader at OBG, presented at WEFTEC 2017, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is the largest of its kind in North America and offers water quality education and training to water quality professionals from ar...

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2017 Tifft Water Supply Symposium

Rick Gell presents on the City of Ithaca's new water treatment plant

OBG sponsored, presented, and exhibited at the 2017 Edwin C. Tifft Jr. Water Supply Symposium, which took place on September 20 - 21, 2017 at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown in Syracuse, New York. Hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) New York Section, the symposium features educational sessions...

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WaterJAM 2017 Conference

OBG delivered three presentations at the WaterJAM 2017 Conference, which took place on September 11 - 14, 2017 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, Virginia. The annual conference brings together experts to share their experiences and expertise in meeting water and wastewater infrastructure challenges. Our team of experts also challenged attendees to...

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2017 Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference

George Rest, PE discusses filter failures at the Tri-Association Conference

OBG delivered five presentations at the Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference, which took place on August 29 - September 1, 2017 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland. The annual conference brings together experts to share their experiences and expertise in meeting water quality and water environment challenges. View our presentations:...

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2017 EEHS School

A proud business partner of North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (NCMA), OBG recently participated in NCMA's 2017 North Carolina Environmental, Energy, Health & Safety (EEHS) School on August 7-8 at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Our team of experts exchanged ideas about current topics in air quality, water qu...

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Drinking water, wastewater, and emerging contaminants

Whether securing ample water supplies, treating water to meet stringent drinking standards, or delivering water through an aging distribution system, OBG develops sustainable and affordable solutions. Beyond the challenges facing public water facilities, OBG industrial water specialists provide high-purity water and...

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