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Water Quality Impacts and Wastewater Treatment

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Everything that is flushed or poured down the drain affects the water quality of your state’s rivers, lakes and, if applicable, coastal waters. Take, the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, for example. It is the second largest delta in the US and encompasses approximately 260,000 acres. It is considered “America’s Amazon” and is…

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Bypass Wastewater Treatment

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As seen in The Wave, Spring 2018. Most of our nation’s existing wastewater treatment networks are now facing the effects of aging as they struggle to keep up with increasing demand, while receiving insufficient funding to repair or replace components.   As a result, there has been an increase in…

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Affordable Wastewater Treatment Plant Solutions

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A developer in Fort Bend County began building a master planned community that, once complete, would require 600,000 gallons per day of wastewater treatment capacity. However, the first phase of development would only need to treat 200,000 gallons per day. They were in need of a wastewater treatment plant design…

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All About AUC

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As we begin another exciting year, we’d like to take a moment to reintroduce AUC Group with some facts about our company and our ever-important industry, wastewater treatment.   Most may not realize the importance of wastewater treatment for everyday survival and maintaining public health. In the U.S., the average…

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Lease Options for Wastewater Treatment Plants

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Traditionally, buying large, permanent concrete plants were the only option available to developers when faced with a need for wastewater treatment. This limitation forced developers to commit to a high upfront capital contribution and, more often than not, a wastewater treatment plant that would only use a small percentage of…

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Treating Domestic Waste at an Industrial Facility

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If an operator is faced with an unexpected emergency at their wastewater treatment facility, it is critical to maintain service. When AUC Group received the call that a customer’s equipment had collapsed, we immediately began working to mobilize the temporary rental plant and clarifier components needed to continue treating 100,000…

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Who Needs Wastewater Treatment?

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Wastewater treatment facilities are widely used all around us, every day. Dating back to centuries ago, wastewater treatment has transformed from pit privies to buried sewers to the biological treatment processes that are used today. It was originally introduced to prevent disease as populations expanded. In today’s growing world, demand…

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Land-Secured Municipal Bonds

Funding Through Land-Secured Municipal Bonds

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How do homebuilders, developers, etc. overcome the increasing requirements for infrastructure & decreasing financial participation by local governments? By using tax districts to issue land-secured municipal bonds to finance infrastructures for new and existing developments.   Land-secured bonds can finance many types of public infrastructures, including wastewater collection, treatment, disposal…

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