At South Valley Water Reclamation Facility, we are tasked with treating wastewater 24 hours a day seven days a week 365 days a year. We currently treat approximatley 20 million gallons of water a day. The water discharged from this facility goes into the Jordan River and must be of a quality to meet the requirements of our NPDES permit.
Any water which you put down your sink, drain or toilet comes to our facility where the "dirty" water is treated to remove the contamination before the water is returned to the environment. This is basically a three step process ... Learn more...
There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Learn more...
September 06, 2016
Wastewater Plant Operator Trainee
South Valley Water Reclamation Facility is accepting applications for an Operator Trainee - Must have knowledge of wastewater plant processes, routine maintenance, and operation of pumps and blowers associated with wastewater treatment. This position is a rotating 12 hour shift working days, nights, weekends, and holidays. High School graduate or equivalent, valid Utah driver's license, some wastewater experience preferred, and must obtain a Grade I wastewater certificate within 18 months from date of employment. This is a fulltime position with benefits. Annual Salary: $31,767. Physical/Drug testing is required. Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send...
September 01, 2016
Recently we’ve looked at the issue of Clean Water, first delving into the fascinating history of and process of water treatment and purification in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Next we turned our attention to the world stage, where 1 in 9 people (some sources estimate that it’s closer to a third of the world’s population) do not have access to clean, safe drinking water. Close to a billion people worldwide. Last month we looked at an exciting new tool for bringing clean water to a part of the world where it is not readily available. Lima, Peru’s billboard that creates clean drinking water from humid air is an amazing innovation. And it’s not the only one. There are a number of exciting new inventions that can help people around the world have access to safe, healthy drinking water.
Would you believe there’s a book that delivers clean water? A straw? A bicycle? Read on . . .
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