Category Case Studies

Drinking Water Treatment Plants

City of Toledo water intake crib.

Highlights: The water treatment industry recognizes the negative impacts  of rapid changes in source water quality. Whether it be harmful algal blooms, low dissolved oxygen, or another environmental change, knowing the source water’s characteristics before the water enters the plant…


A low-cost sensor in an Ann Arbor pond.

Highlights: In the Lake Erie watershed, there has been substantial effort to reduce nutrient runoff, which contributes to issues such as harmful algal blooms and fish kills. One method to reduce nutrients has been constructing wetlands to filter runoff from…