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April 2010
Neda Simeonova: How has the economic crisis affected automation and industrial information technology adoption within the water industry? Paul Miller: Always-conservative municipalities tend to be slow at implementing new technology solutions during the...
Few tradeshows in the water arena share the size and scope of the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE), and, against the backdrop of the third-largest city in the U.S., this year’s event will be no exception. Over...
Industrial process water treatment and recycling have become important social and economic issues, especially with freshwater becoming a scarce resource. In a large iron and steel complex, significant amounts of wastewater are produced and need to be...
The new CitiField built for the New York Mets has a state-of-the-art playing field that actually floats. An integral part of the field is the new water drainage system that can help nurture the grass for better root growth, even early in the playing...
Many municipal water systems have had to broaden the area from which they gather, use and reclaim water. Most growing areas have had to face the dilemma of higher service demands while trying to stay within shrinking budgets and manpower cutbacks. While...
In 2002, Ontario, Canada’s legislature and the Ministry of Environment (MOE) produced a policy paper announcing their intent to eliminate the land application of untreated septage. While 90% of residents in Ontario used local sanitary sewers to dispose...
Cities and townships are facing many complex wastewater treatment issues. Although centralized sewers are seen as the preferred solution to wastewater problems in many places, they are often cost-prohibitive in rural areas without the required density to...
The town of Oak Island, N.C., is situated along the Atlantic coast and is home to approximately 8,200 people. It covers about 8 sq miles and is separated from the mainland by the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Since its inception, the town has relied on...
The borough of South Williamsport is located in Lycoming County along the scenic banks of the West Branch Susquehanna River in north central Pennsylvania. The borough was founded in 1886, during the post-Civil War era when logging was a major industry...
Wastewater treatment facility installs coarse bubble diffusers with removable assemblies for channel aeration and mixing The Easterly Wastewater Treatment Facility, part of the Northeastern Ohio Regional Sewer District in Cleveland, Ohio, has more than 6...

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