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Articles tagged with: water quality

Watershed revitalization through sediment removal

Rich Weber,
Fountain Lake Restoration Project, Minnesota

Many U.S. waters have been listed as impaired waters by their respective states, as a result of the Clean Water Act and the Water Quality Planning and Management regulation. Many other water resources have been listed as threatened waters, or are in the process of being evaluated...

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OBG hosts seminar on drinking water quality

Andrew Seidel discusses "smart tanks" in distribution water quality management

OBG recently held a seminar on drinking water quality for industry professionals on December 5, 2017 in Liverpool, New York. Presented in partnership with UGSI Solutions (UGSI), the seminar offered presentations from industry experts on water quality control and management strategies, as well as a panel discussion and Q&A...

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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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Providence Water Pilot Study presented by George Rest

OBG recently participated in the New England Water Works Association’s Annual Conference that took place September 17-20, 2017 at the Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster, MA. The Annual Conference brings experts together to discuss various topics affecting water treatment and management, sustainability, water resources, water quality, distribution, and groundwater. George Re...

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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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NYSAWWA New York Water Event

Lori Reid and Steve Delano presented during the NYSAWWA New York Water Event

OBG water experts Lori Reid, PE and Steve Delano, PE recently presented during the New York Section of the American Water Works Association New York Water Event on April 25-27, 2017 in Saratoga Springs, New York. View our presentations: Side-by-Side Piloting of Process Alternatives Yields Direct ...

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Earth Day 2017, A personal reflection

Two of the people who I closely associate as professional mentors—former OBG employees Ted Tifft and Stu Spiegel—previously commemorated the 20- and 40-year anniversaries of Earth Day for OBG. Long before I knew them, however, my interest in protecting the environment was shaped by events that...

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Edwin C. Tifft Jr. Water Supply Symposium

George Rest, PE presents on lead corrosion at the educational symposium

OBG water experts recently presented during the Edwin C. Tifft Jr. Water Supply Symposium on September 21-22, 2016 in Buffalo, NY. Hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) New York Section, the symposium features educational sessions on sustainability, groundwater, water treatment, and recent advances in water...

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