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November 2012
The town of Guilderland and its water treatment plant are located in east-central New York, approximately 7 miles northwest of the state capital of Albany, and about 125 miles north of New York City.  In 2010, officials for the Guilderland Water...
Clean water is arguably the most important and undervalued commodity in the world. It fulfills the most basic of human services and is required in nearly every aspect of society. Drinking water facilities treat water from lakes, rivers, reservoirs,...
When an aging wet well in a Jersey City, N.J., pump station showed signs of deterioration, Richard Haytas, the licensed operator, and William Golden, Jr., chief of operations for the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority (JCMUA), took proactive steps...
With ever-changing regulations and increasing pressure to stay cost-effective these days, facilities are tasked with finding new ways to meet performance targets—or recalibrating those targets altogether. Here Jason Tincu, wastewater treatment...

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Raleigh, N.C., has added a small increase to water bills as a permanent watershed protection fee. Do you agree with this idea?: