Water and Wastes Digest Archive


iWWD October/November 2012
Election season is upon us, and I’m surrounded by rabble rousers ... That is in reference to my friends, not the candidates. My Facebook news feed is packed to the brim with bold statements and I quickly start to feel so inundated with opinions and facts...
In a world of heightened environmental awareness, spiraling costs and shrinking resources, an increasing number of water-dependent industries are deploying advanced water treatment systems to enhance their profitability while improving the reliability...
While solar, wind and tidal power grab the daily headlines, a vastly different green energy technology is quietly making real progress across the globe. Anaerobic wastewater digestion technologies respond not only to industry’s need to thoroughly clean...
Water and energy are inextricably linked. It takes a lot of energy to deliver water and it takes a lot of water to produce energy. Energy is the No. 1 cost center for municipal water utilities—drinking water and wastewater facilities spend almost $4...
Hospitals contain some of the most diverse and demanding environments and thus require dependable HVAC system performance. Operating rooms, critical care facilities, data centers, imaging centers—not to mention worker productivity—all are affected by the...
A large industrial facility in the Houston, Texas, area owned by a leading international healthcare, nutrition and innovative materials provider was being plagued by a large water leak in its fire protection system. Water that was being lost through...
In the past two decades, photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing has become one of the fastest growing industries, emerging as an economically and environmentally sustainable source of energy and surpassing the growth rate of the traditional fuel-based power...
The composition of sewage is constantly changing. More hazardous and toxic pollutants are becoming a challenge, requiring a combination of old and new methods of wastewater treatment. With funding from the Alcoa Foundation Advancing...

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