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The Importance of Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

Not many are aware of the sheer number of harmful debris, microorganisms, and chemicals found in wastewater. Wastewater can be…

A Comprehensive Review of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Equipment List

Designing, building, and commissioning a wastewater treatment plant is no small feat, especially with the number of options available for…

The Transcend Design Generator is Secretly an Advanced Data Analytics Software Package 

Written by: Thomas Klein, Customer Success Manager I had a professor who heavily emphasized using appropriately framed questions to analyze…

How Does the Transcend Design Generator Help in Designing Your Next MBBR Plant? 

Written by Rudi Botha, Process Engineer & Robert Kovacs, Technical Expert – Engineering Pt 3. Reactor sizing  In Part 1…

How does the Transcend Design Generator Help Optimize the Reactor Design of Your Next Wastewater Treatment Plant? 

Written by Rudi Botha, Process Engineer & Robert Kovacs, Technical Expert – Engineering Any simulator feels like a mysterious black…

Your Feedback Helped us Create the New TDG

Written by Gábor Varga, Product Owner We just completed an overhaul of the user interface for the Transcend Design Generator….

What was the Transcend Design Generator NOT Designed to Do?

Written by Remmie Monahan, Business Development Associate The Transcend Design Generator (TDG) was designed to disrupt. Completing the first 30%…

How Generative Design Technology is Used to Build Relationships With Regulators & Reduce Project Risk

By Thomas Klein, Customer Success Manager A valuable lesson I learned several years ago as a civil engineering project manager…

My Top Three Takeaways from IFAT 2022

Written by Adam Tank, Chief Customer Officer Despite a decade in the water industry and attendance at almost every major…

How AI can help during early-stage cost estimation and project phasing

Written by Thomas Klein, Customer Success Manager As a former utility engineering project manager, I understand the difficulty in planning…

Flow scheme customization features in TDG

Advanced users of the design generator know that the platform models wastewater treatment plants in the following structure (being substantially…

Learning where to look for opportunities will open many more

Written by Rudi Botha, Process Engineer Hi Rudi, you’re the lucky draw winner for completing our survey. You have a…


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