Communities throughout the United States are facing a potential water crisis due to aging infrastructure; in many cases this infrastructure is over 100 years old. Kelly...
The Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA) has a newly formed Sustainable Energy Committee which consists of members interested in energy matters related to water and wastewater...
The Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) has launched a Global Initiative program to help solve water treatment and environmental issues around the world. The program’s chairperson is Donohue’s Eric Lynne. The first project that the Initiative has undertaken is addressing the wastewater treatment challenges in the small community of Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica.
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) wastewater treatment facility is the featured Plant Profile in the Fall 2014 issue of the “Central States Water” magazine. The WLSSD was established in 1971 and has a cultivated a reputation for innovative pollution prevention strategies while serving 17 Duluth area communities and four large industrial customers on the western edge of Lake Superior.
Join our Wastewater Professionals as they discuss the latest industry trends. Donohue is well-represented at this year's WEFTEC conference in New Orleans.
The July/August 2014 issue of Texas WET magazine recently profiled low dissolved oxygen (DO) operation and its impact on reduced energy consumption and nutrient removal at the Trinity River Authority of Texas (TRA) Central Regional Wastewater System. The article, “Low DO Operations: Impacts on Airflow, Nitrification, and Ecology” was co-authored by Leon Downing, Donohue & Associates; Mike Young and David Terrill, Trinity River Authority; and Jason Crawly, Freese and Nichols. Downing was instrumental in process modeling and analysis.
Michael Harvey, PE, recently joined Donohue’s Chicago office with more than 30 years of experience in engineering, project management and client service. He has led the planning, design, and construction of water, wastewater, and stormwater projects throughout the Midwest.
Kelly Simpson, senior project manager for Donohue & Associates, Inc., and a resident of St. Jacob, has been named the 2014 fundraising campaign chair for the Illinois Division of United Way of Greater St. Louis. Simpson has been a great asset to United Way with her strong support and service as a board member, donor and volunteer.
Eric Lynne is the most recent inductee into the prestigious *Seven “S” Society* (Sentral States Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovelers) of the Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA). He joins fellow Donohue Seven “S” inductees Bill Marten and Ken Sedmak. Eric was honored for his tireless dedication and involvement in CSWEA and contributions to the water environment.
Leon Downing, PhD, PE, presented* Bio-P, Digestion, and Dewatering: Midwestern Case Studies *at the recent Water Environment Federation(WEF) Residuals and Biosolids 2014 - Sustainability Made Simple: Facilitating Resource Recovery conference in Austin, Texas. Downing’s presentation was co-authored by Donohue’s Bill Marten, PE, BCEE, and Eric Lynne, PE. The presentation focused on biological phosphorus removal and the impact on dewatering and digestion at various facilities.