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October 2011
As associate legislative director of the National Association of Counties (NACo), Erik Johnston works with the nation’s rural counties on legislative issues. A major area of focus is infrastructure funding and financing. Johnston spoke with WWD Associate...
When T.D. Williamson Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (TDW) was approached in 2010 by engineering design, construction and supervision consultants CDM Intl. to discuss carrying out a hot tap and folding plugging operation on a critical potable water main in Ho Chi...
Storm water runoff is a major contributor to surface water pollution, perpetuating ever-increasing state and federal demands for storm water runoff control and reporting. A wide range of flexible instrumentation helps users meet nonpoint source discharge...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for administering regulations to prevent oil discharges into inland bodies of water and to protect adjoining shorelines from contamination.In 1973, under the authority of the Federal Water...
The City of San Mateo Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operated in northern California handles a capacity of up to 15.7 million gal per day. The original plant was constructed to serve the surrounding community in 1930. It has gone through several...
Located across the Columbia River from Portland, Ore., the city of Vancouver, Wash., has distinguished itself as a leader in effective sanitary sewer system management by maintaining adequate capacity, proactively maintaining sewage infrastructure and...
For the Santa Cruz Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF), dependability matters. Since 1989, this state-of-the-art WWTF, nestled in a shallow canyon in the coastal city of Santa Cruz, Calif., has been leading the way for renewable energy programs and...
The leading challenge faced today in water and wastewater treatment is the ability to save and create efficient energy consumption, which is an essential component in the operational and maintenance expenditure of water and wastewater treatment plants....
When North Carolina officials ordered treatment plants to withdraw from an overused aquifer, the Water Supply and Treatment Facility in Jacksonville turned to nanofiltration (NF) technology to address new challenges head on.Running Out About nine years...
San Antonio is best known for the Riverwalk, the Alamo and authentic Mexican cuisine. The country’s seventh largest city, however, is also a national leader in water management and conservation. When it comes to water, the community’s sustainability and...

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