U.S. Economic Development Administration Invests More Than $632K to Advance North Alabama Medical Center Project

Press release from on August 9, 2016

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced a $632,593 grant to the city of Florence, Ala., to provide the necessary water and wastewater infrastructure to support the development of a new, state-of-the-art regional medical center that will serve a nine-county region in Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Continue reading

Florence to be the Home of Alabama’s 5th MIEX® System

Denver, CO – August 21, 2013 – The City of Florence, Alabama’s Wilson Lake Water Treatment Plant will be home to Alabama’s fifth MIEX® Treatment system.  The 8 MGD system, designed in conjunction with Engineers of the South, will remove dissolved organic carbon (DOC) from the plant’s Tennessee River raw water source to reduce disinfection by-product (DBP) formation.  The MIEX® System will be applied as pretreatment to the plant’s existing conventional treatment process and will allow for compliance with EPA DBP regulations.

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Muscle Shoals Water Treatment Plant Featured in Treatment Plant Operator Magazine

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Originally published in Treatment Plant Operator. By L.K. Williams.

Small tanks: Operators are familiar with them and know that large tanks often seem too costly in smaller towns. So, like Joe Underwood, they tap into their creative side and often make do with what is on hand.

After the Muscle Shoals Wastewater Treatment Plant’s polymer mixing system couldn’t keep up with demand, chief operator Underwood and his three-member crew got to work. “We obtained two one-way totes from a local chemical company and used schedule 80 PVC pipe and fittings from previous jobs to hook them up to our polymer pumps,” Underwood recalls. Continue reading