Richard F. Hartenstein Jr.
Town Of Stafford W.P.C.F.
50 River Road, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
September 16, 2013
Dear Board Members of the CWPAA and NWPCA:
As you know, I was the 2013 Operator Exchange person who was elected to travel to Rhode Island and tour different water pollution control facilities. I was greeted with […]
2013 CWPAA Ski Classic
On Friday March 1st 24 CWPAA members met atStrattonMountain inVermont for a great day of skiing and catching up.
The weather seems to work out well on this day. The wind was calm and the temperature was 36 degrees and sunny. We could not have asked for a better day. The […]
Add (1) ml. Manganous Sulfate to each 300 ml. BOD bottle to be tested with magnetic stirring bar in bottle. Add (1) ml. Alkaline Iodide Azide to each 300 ml. BOD bottle to be tested. Cap and shake each bottle. Let settle to half of bottle. Shake once again and let settle to half of […]
Take grab sample from effluent composite sampler. Take sample back to lab for analysis. Turn on DR2000 spectrophotometer Press 80 and Read/Enter Empty one chlorine total DPD packet in 25 ml. sample vial. Shake container and press shift, Timer 7 on machine. A three minute reaction period takes place. Pour 25 ml. of effluent sample […]
Collect samples from appropriate sample areas. Bring sample back to lab. Vigorously shake sample and pour into appropriate volume graduated cylinder. Take glass fiber filter paper out of oven and set at 102-105 degrees C. Place paper(s) in dessicator for approximately 15 minutes. Weigh paper(s) on analytical balance Record to 0.0000 for original weight. Using […]
Collect sample in clean container from effluent composite sampler. Bring sample back to lab. Pour sample into (2) whil-pal sterilized water sampling bags containing sodium thiosulfate to 100 ml. mark. Let sample sit until tablet in bag is dissolved. Check sample for 0.00 chlorine residual on DR 2000. Pour (1) sample in sterile Gelman microfunnel […]
In order to remove nitrogen at your wastewater treatment facility you must understand the different forms of nitrogen and some commonly referred to terms that you will be dealing with.
Total Nitrogen (TN) is the sum of all nitrogen forms or;
Total Nitrogen = TKN + NO2 + NO3
TKN stands for Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen […]
Smoke testing is one of the most efficient and cost effective ways to locate and identify the source of an inflow or infiltration problem! It is important to find and identify these sources because they may seriously affect the efficiency of the wastewater treatment facility and increase operating expenses.
Some examples of the impact that […]
The Windsor Locks Water Pollution Control Facility was host to State and Federal regulatory officials and plant superintendents on August 1, 2000.
The occasion was to highlight the Youth in the Environment program administered by the E.P.A. Windsor Locks W.P.C.F recieved a grant through NEIWPCC to hire Bill Greer an intern from Springfield Technical Community College. […]