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pilot was ultimately deemed a success,
with complete conversion of groundwater
ammonia to nitrate and reduction in iron
concentration below the MCL. Based
on these findings, the Palo community
invested in a full-scale treatment center
that became fully operational in 2014.

Additional
communities tested
The success of the Palo pilot study led
the EPA to conclude that the technology
was ready to be introduced to other rural
communities. As a result, the EPA and
AdEdge initiated another study in Gilbert,
Iowa in 2016. The water treatment needs
of Gilbert were even more challenging,
with four different contaminants at high
concentrations: ammonia (3.0 mg/L), iron
(3.2 mg/L), manganese (0.08 mg/L) and
arsenic (30 ppb). The results of the Gilbert
study indicate that NoMonia was highly
effective at removing all four contaminants
from drinking water, with ammonia,
iron, manganese and arsenic reduced by
93, 96, 83 and 80 percent respectively.
Gilbert system operations specialist Tad
Stupp stated in an email, "I am very
thankful and excited to be a part of this
collaboration. This collaboration gave the
city of Gilbert, a small rural town in Iowa,
the opportunity to introduce to the water
community an innovative water treatment
approach. Based on the pilot results, it is
apparent that the full-scale system will
remove ammonia, iron, manganese and
even arsenic in an environmentally-friendly
manner, without having to use a single
drop of chlorine! I am very thankful for
the professional development and for the
chance to expand my knowledge about
biological treatment during this project
provided by AdEdge and the USEPA."
NoMonia appears to be a costeffective, sustainable biological treatment
method with the potential to solve multiple
water treatment concerns. In fact, the
EPA and AdEdge announced recently that
NoMonia had been selected as the winner
of the prestigious 2017 Federal Laboratory
Consortium Executive Board Technology
Award, highlighting the significance of the
technology transfer from a federal agency
to a private sector company. ●
"NoMonia" is a pending trademark with
the US Trademark and Copyright Office.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017

From the President
Surviving Hurricanes
Emergency Preparedness
Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
Technology: Ammonia – A Growing Problem with a Practical Solution
Emergency Management: Biological Wastewater Treatment Toxicity
Insurance: Commercial General Liability Coverage Basics
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Regulatory Update
Case Study: Installing Granular Activated Carbon Today to Prevent Regulatory Issues in the Future
Cleared for Takeoff
Up the Creek: Birdfeeder Politics
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - intro
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover1
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover2
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 3
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Surviving Hurricanes
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Emergency Preparedness
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 30
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 32
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 33
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 34
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Technology: Ammonia – A Growing Problem with a Practical Solution
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 38
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Emergency Management: Biological Wastewater Treatment Toxicity
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 40
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 42
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Insurance: Commercial General Liability Coverage Basics
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 44
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 46
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Regulatory Update
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 48
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 49
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 50
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Case Study: Installing Granular Activated Carbon Today to Prevent Regulatory Issues in the Future
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 52
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Cleared for Takeoff
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 54
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Up the Creek: Birdfeeder Politics
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 56
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 57
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 59
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 60
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - From the CEO
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