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April 2010
It is generally easy to think of water as “green.” Water comes from nature. The capture of water, the processes which go into treating water, the storage of water, the product itself— they all give the impression of being green, which is great because...
Public works managers in the city of The Dalles, Ore., knew they had to replace an outdated wastewater lift station serving the east end of the historic town; they just did not know they had to replace it so fast. The sewage pump station was at the end...
The Scottsdale CAP plant receives its feed-water from Central Arizona Project (CAP), a 336-mile-long diversion canal, the largest and most expensive aqueduct system in the U.S. The aqueduct diverts water from the Colorado River from Lake Havasu City near...
Mark Lundgren, like many Americans, is job hunting. When he began postgraduate environmental engineering studies at the University of Minnesota, Lundgren thought that he would walk across the commencement stage and into one of many career opportunities....
With Hurricane Katrina approaching, Veolia Water employees at New Orleans’ East Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant spent several days in late August 2005 implementing the company’s hurricane preparedness program. Although the full magnitude of that...
Type shoestring budget in a Web search and you will come up with how-to suggestions for just about anything: weddings, cooking, travel, education, marketing, you name it. Doing more with less is a motto for any business these days, and municipalities are...

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