NTL ALASKA, INC.

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Cold Regions Water and Wastewater Utility System Monitoring and Operations Support

NTL Alaska, Inc. offers expert water and wastewater treatment system on site inspection and troubleshooting services. Our consulting staff has extensive experience with virtually every variety of water and wastewater treatment technology used in Alaska, and can provide assistance to solve problems or advice on treatment process modifications. We provide such services to utilities, private system owners and to engineering companies who need the very specialized expertise that NTL can provide. We can also provide subcontract or third party contract monitoring and/or operations services for water or wastewater treatment systems in Alaska. 



We also offer the fourth edition of the wastewater treatment plant operations manual entitled:


THE EXTENDED AERATION PACKAGE
TREATMENT PLANT HANDBOOK
A Manual of Arctic Applications
FOURTH EDITION
By: Michael R. Pollen, President,
NTL Alaska, Inc., Fairbanks, AK.
September 1, 1992


The manual is a step by step guide to the practical operational control of the package extended aeration wastewater treatment plants commonly used in Alaska. An updated section on the biological theory of the extended aeration plant is included in the Fourth Edition. The manual covers process troubleshooting procedures, routine preventive maintenance, sample collection and analysis, safety and record keeping. An appendix is included with an updated discussion of the regulatory agency role in discharge permits, operator certification and drinking water supply classification. Also included in the appendix are sections on useful math, a wastewater glossary and reference sources for additional information. Copies are available from NTL Alaska, Inc. for $30.00 plus $10.00 postage and handling.


Water and Wastewater Treatment
Operations Services:

NTL Alaska, Inc. offers expert water and wastewater treatment system on site inspection and troubleshooting services. Our consulting staff has extensive experience with virtually every variety of water and wastewater treatmet technology employed in Alaska, and can provide assistance to solve problems or advice on treatment process modifications. We provide such services to utilities, private system owners and to engineering companies who need the very specialized expertise which NTL Alaska, Inc. can provide. We can also provide subcontract or third party contract monitoring and/or operations services for water or wastewater treatment systems in Alaska.
Water Treatment Pilot Studies


NTL Alaska, Inc. offers a full range of water treatment pilot studies that can be used in engineering pre-design projects, or to optimize existing treatment systems. The pilot studies combine state of the art treatment technology with our certified laboratory analysis capabilities to solve water treatment problems throughout Alaska. Our equipment includes acrylic filter columns that allow the media to be observed directly, on-line turbidity and laser particle size analyzers, jar test equipment and a full complement of additional field laboratory testing apparatus.


We have conducted pilot studies for the removal of hardness, turbidity, color, iron, manganese, arsenic, salinity, Giardia and Cryptosporidium, and disinfection by-product precursors. We have also performed Surface Water Treatment Rule Filtration Efficiency Studies on existing filter systems. The treatment technology used in each pilot study is tailored to the site specific water quality conditions and to our client's requirements. Our personnel include experienced environmental scientists and ADEC Certified water and wastewater treatment operators.