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February 2012
The Lakota Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is the larger of two plants in the Lakehaven Utility District in Washington state. The 10-million-gal-per-day facility serves a mostly residential community between the cities of Seattle and Tacoma,...
Nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, the city of Clayton, Ga., is a small town with a big nonrevenue water problem. The International Water Assn. defines nonrevenue water as water that has been produced and is “lost” before it reaches the customer...
Municipalities must make tough choices each year as they manage costs, provide safe drinking water to the community, serve their customers and drive toward meeting important environmental goals. One barrier to achieving these goals is consistent water...
Population increase, environmental concerns and energy savings are motivating the water and wastewater industry to upgrade facilities with modern technology. The city of Plano, Ill., for example, has taken a proactive approach to increase its plant flow...
With the world’s population quickly surpassing 7 billion, water conservation is all the more imperative to secure a healthy global environment and economy. Water & Wastes Digest Associate Editor Leslie Streicher talked with Arizona Department of...

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