The Industrial Wastewater Company

Industrial wastewater treatment systems involve complex parts and regulations. That’s why industry leaders depend on PAI for all their industrial wastewater needs.

PAI delivers high performance MWRA industrial wastewater predictive maintenance programs to get your facility into MWRA compliance and keep it there.

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December TCH Crash Course Open for Registration

  If you still need TCH credits for certification renewal before the new year, Practical Applications’ three-day TCH Crash Course is the perfect opportunity to gain extra credits just in time for renewal. Join us December 8th, 9th, and 10th for PAI’s TCH Crash Course. Each day will run from 8 am- 1 pm, for a total of five TCH credits… Continue Reading

Improved Engineering Technique in Low-Flow Industrial Wastewater Systems

– by Belinda Stansbury, Compliance Manager, and Bryn Warren, Lead Urban Environmental Scientist As technological advancements are made in the way wastewater samples are processed and analyzed, it is imperative to improve upon sampling technique and engineering. Current Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) practice requests sampling ports to be installed at a 4 o’clock position on a… Continue Reading

Register Now for PAI’s Fall Wastewater Operator Training Course

Wednesdays are known for being one of the busiest days of the week, and most Wednesdays at Practical Applications are no exception. But what makes Wednesday mornings particularly unique at PAI is the popular wastewater operator training class offered three times a year at its South Boston location. Taught by professionals with more than twenty years… Continue Reading

Flammable Liquid Dispensing System Dramatically Improves Laboratory Equipment Programming Densities

Practical Applications, Inc. is making its mark on Cambridge’s thriving bio-pharmaceutical industry with the development of an automated, closed-loop solvent dispensing system. The only one of its kind approved in Massachusetts, PAI’s dispensing system is in use at such industry powerhouses as Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and the Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research. The system streamlines flammable… Continue Reading

Solving MWRA Compliance Issues for Boston Area Hotels

Snapshot: Boston Area Hotels Boston area hotels have recently been looking to solve MWRA compliance issues with the implementation of increased MWRA inspections to ensure compliance with discharge regulations. MWRA hotel laundry regulations present the most recent hurdle: hotels need to have a primary flow measuring device and recorder installed, as well as provide access… Continue Reading