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Pay it Forward

In April, Carus employees around the world participated in our first global Pay it Forward initiative. Each of our locations – LaSalle, Illinois; Peru, Illinois; Belmont, North Carolina; and Oviedo, Spain – selected a local charity and collected items
2022 Summer Science Camp

Summer Science Camp 2022 Registration & T-Shirt Design Contest

PERU, IL – Many parents are choosing science camps to keep their kids engaged during the summer break and to give them a head start with in-demand STEM skills. Starting May 23, Illinois Valley parents will have a chance
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IVCC Summer Ed’Venture Camp

Summer camps are an exciting opportunity for children to expand their horizons and explore new interests. Illinois Valley Community College offers a variety of in-person and online summer camp courses for students in LaSalle, Peru, Oglesby, and the surrounding
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Odor Control with Permanganate Webinar

Thursday, May 1912:00 – 1:00pm CST Wastewater odor complaints can happen at anytime and anyplace in the wastewater treatment process from lift stations and manholes in the collection system to the headworks or dewatering equipment at the wastewater plant.
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Blended Phosphate Solves Lead Issue

Background:A city located in the United States was investigating high lead levels in their system with lead levels of 17 ppb which is over the U.S. EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) action level of 15 ppb. During the
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Sulfide and Corrosion Control Case Study

BACKGROUND Kootenai-Ponderay Sewar District located near Sandpoint, Idaho, was trying to control hydrogen sulfide corrosion and odor at two lift stations and several manholes. The source of the problems was from a pressure sewer line that was being discharged
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Carus Introduces Holiday Giving Fence

PERU, IL – Carus unveils the Giving Fence, a new community initiative providing new and gently used winter apparel to those in need. The Giving Fence is available to the public, with an invitation to take what you need
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Illinois Stem Expert on Dilemma Facing USA Schools

PERU, IL – Illinois STEM expert, Anila Gill, says America’s education system needs to teach children how to solve real world problems. “This is a big problem,” according to Gill. “We have a STEM world economy and if America
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Illinois Teacher Chooses Science Camp During Summer Vacation

PERU, IL – Some teachers like to stay away from the classroom during their summer vacation. But not LaSalle-Peru Township High School science teacher Angelique Depenbrock. Over the past twenty-five years she has signed up to instruct for many science
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