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Total Nitrogen Monitoring and What You Need to Know About It

Posted by Bridget Philpott on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) recently announced that National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits submitted for renewal or modification after January 1, 2019 will include total nitrogen monitoring requirements for sanitary dischargers who have a 1.0 MGD average design flow or greater. With the inclusion of total nitrogen monitoring in NPDES permits, it’s important to understand why nitrogen is being monitored and what is being required by IDEM.

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Tags: EPA, IDEM, NPDES, environmental regulations, pollution, civil engineering, Wessler, Drinking Water, Nitrates, Wastewater

What Are Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs? [Infographic]

Posted by Amy Harvell on Monday, December 12, 2016 @ 09:05 AM

Ever wonder what makes a compact fluorescent light (CFL) work? What's inside those weird looking bulbs and why are they a better alternative to incandescent light bulbs? 

We've created this infographic to illuminate the facts about CFLs—why they're more energy efficient and how to dispose of them properly to avoid the release of mercury in the environment.

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Tags: environmental regulations, sustainable solutions, waste disposal

[Infographic] Do You Need an SPCC Plan?

Posted by Mary Atkins on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Learn more about what an SPCC Plan is and how Wessler Engineering can help you stay compliant.

Check out this infographic below to see if you need an SPCC plan!

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Tags: environmental regulations, infographics

The CLEAN Community Challenge

Posted by Michael Ellis on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

In this modern era, it is vital for communities to take it upon themselves to prioritize environmental awareness and responsibility.  Through the Comprehensive Local Environmental Action Network (CLEAN) Community Challenge Program, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is asking communities to dedicate themselves to better manage the environmental footprint from their municipal operations.


The CLEAN Community Challenge Program is designed to have the participating community develop initiatives that will result in the betterment of the local and state environment through the formation of a Quality of Life Plan. 

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Tags: environmental regulations, sustainable solutions

Jacob Barker Receives CPESC Certification

Posted by Marty Wessler on Friday, June 12, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Wessler Engineering is pleased to announce a major professional accomplishment for one of our employees.

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Tags: environmental regulations, Employee Spotlight,

How Industrial Requirements Affect a Municipal Pretreatment Program

Posted by Amy Harvell on Thursday, May 22, 2014 @ 08:03 AM

When I graduated from college, I thought I was finished learning. The diploma I held in my hand was proof of the knowledge I possessed, and the world of education was behind me. Little did I realize how off the mark my thoughts were. In this ever-changing world we live in – especially when our work involves regulations – the learning process is never ending!

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Tags: industrial waste pretreatment program, municipal pretreatment program, environmental regulations


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