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The world's largest stormwater alum treatment facility - in Florida

Fri, Aug 09, 2013 @ 12:08 PM / by Eric Lillberg posted in dredge, dredging system, alum sludge, stormwater management, alum treatment facility, EPA, NuRF, nutrient reduction

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Stormwater in the Florida canal system is slow moving.  The green, murky water in the lakes fed by the Apopka-Beauclair canal is caused by an overabundance of algae-feeding compounds, mainly phosphorus, resulting in chronic algal blooms.  The Nutrient Reduction Facility (NuRF) project designed a system to inject aluminum sulfate (alum) into the nutrient-laden water in direct proportion to the stormwater volume.

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Lagoon Maintenance Dredging every Decade

Thu, Mar 21, 2013 @ 11:03 AM / by Laura Fleming posted in crisafulli, dredge, srs crisafulli, lagoon dredges, dredging system, dredging equipment rentals, lagoon, Treatment Plant Operator, Municipal dredging, biosolids, Montana, water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, sludge, maintenance dredging

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The Experts’ Views of Horizontal Hydraulic Auger Dredging

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 @ 14:02 PM / by John Zuccerella posted in Dredges, dredge, dredging system, Horizontal hydraulic auger dredges, Texas A&M, Texas A & M University dredging short course

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Four Major Benefits of Horizontal Hydraulic Auger Dredges

I attended the 42nd Texas A & M University dredging short course in January 2013. Despite the mountain of excellent information I gleaned from the course, I was disappointed that my dredging field wasn’t featured. Horizontal hydraulic auger dredging has been around for nearly 50 years, but remains the unknown stepchild of the dredging world. That may be changing as environmental dredging becomes more prominent. Horizontal hydraulic auger dredges are ideal for environmental projects for several reasons.

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Dredging the Hudson River

Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 16:05 PM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, dredge, dredging, dredging system, Articles, Hudson River, habitat remediation, river dredging

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By Laura Fleming, SRS Crisafulli President and CFO

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Suggested Tips: Dredge Maintenance Schedule

Wed, May 16, 2012 @ 08:05 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, dredging system, Product Information, Spare Parts, dredging safety

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Whether you have just installed your new dredge or you have been dredging for a while, you should follow a lubrication and maintenance schedule in order to ensure a long and useful life for your dredge.  SRS Crisafulli includes a suggested maintenance schedule in our dredge Operations and Maintenance (O&M) manuals.

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Natchez Wastewater Treatment Facility Finds Success with New System

Fri, May 04, 2012 @ 08:05 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, lagoon dredges, dredging system, dredging and pumps, flump, lagoon, TPO, Treatment Plant Operator, Municipal dredging, biosolids

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By Elizabeth Kaiser, SRS Crisafulli Marketing Manager

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SRS Crisafulli Explores Dredging and Hydropower

Wed, Jan 25, 2012 @ 08:01 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, srs crisafulli, dredging abrasive materials, lagoon dredges, dredging system, dredging and pumps, lagoon, rotomite 6000c, Hydraulic dredging

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By Elizabeth Kaiser, SRS Crisafulli Marketing Manager

Energy production and consumption worldwide is influenced by many factors.  Resource availability, economic activity, population growth and environmental regulations, for instance, all affect the types of energy production that may be available to consumers.   One of the cheapest methods of energy production is hydroelectric power.

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Dredging and Shoreline Remediation

Wed, Dec 07, 2011 @ 08:12 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, marina dredging, srs crisafulli, dredging abrasive materials, lagoon dredges, dredging system, dredging and pumps

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By Elizabeth Kaiser, SRS Crisafulli Marketing Manager

Many situations can complicate a shoreline’s integrity.  These can range from flooding, hurricanes and man-made disasters and can even include aquatic harvesting and human recreation.  Making efforts to protect a shoreline from these intrusions helps protect economic and recreational interests.  Shoreline remediation is an investment in the overall economic and natural habitat of a community.

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Dredging Short Courses

Wed, Nov 23, 2011 @ 08:11 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, dredge, dredging, dredging system, dredging and pumps

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By Eric Lillberg, SRS Crisafulli Senior Applications Engineer

When I first started as an applications engineer for SRS Crisafulli, I searched for information on the subject of dredging. I was surprised to find there was very little non-commercial content available. I have since found a pair of short courses, offered annually by Texas A&M, which I recommend highly to any professional interested in dredging. The Center for Dredging Studies at Texas A&M has amassed a teaching staff of notable individuals from the dredging world.

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Dredge Pumping Systems Improve with VFD Motor Controls

Wed, Nov 09, 2011 @ 08:11 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, dredging system, dredging and pumps

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Submitted by Dave Stoltenberg, Dredge Rental Specialist, SRS Crisafulli

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