Laguna Madre Clarifier

Water and Wastewater Services

  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Water Storage -Elevated Storage & Ground Storage
  • Water Transmission and Distribution Systems
  • Water Distribution System Evaluation & Modeling
  • Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Wastewater Collection Systems
  • Wastewater System Evaluation & Modeling
  • Pumping Facilities
  • Reservoirs
  • SCADA/Control Systems
  • Capital Improvements Plan
  • Master Plans
  • Permitting
  • Construction Inspection
  • Hydraulic Modeling
  • Surveying
  • Utility Coordination
  • Property and Right of Way Acquisition
  • Environmental Permitting and Clearance
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What is the difference between wastewater and water treatment?

Water Treatment

Water that comes through your tap that is utilized for drinking, showering, cooking, and washing is defined as treated water. This water is required to go through various extensive treatment methods in order to remove all disease-causing agents and other materials that could be potentially lurking in the water.

Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater or sewage treatment is often defined as used water or water that comes from sinks, showers, bathtubs, toilets, and dishwashers. It is vital that used water is treated before releasing the water back into the environment in order to prevent the negative effects that will harm neighboring areas in our communities. Through wastewater treatment we are able to successfully remove impurities such as: human waste, food scraps, soaps, oils, chemicals, disease, and others. Below are a few reasons that wastewater is treated:

Health Concerns:

Contaminated waters carry disease without treatment these contaminates will appear where we work, live, and play with our children and pets.

Recreation and Quality of Life:

Often times we enjoy the recreation our lakes, rivers, streams, and oceans provide, however, without clean water being expelled into our waterways we are exposed to the contaminants within the water.

Wildlife Habitats:

In addition to enjoying the recreation our waterways provide to us wildlife also inhabit these areas and rely on the water for drinking. By not releasing clean water into these habitats we expose the wildlife to deadly contaminants.

SWG strives to be more than an Engineer to our clients. We strive to be trusted partners and consultants.