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The Flint, Mich., water crisis is an issue with so many layers, it will take a long time to get at them all. But one fact it instantly brought to light is the possibility for danger that can lurk out of sight, out of mind, in our nation’s water...
Over the past few months I have been noticing an interesting series of commercials on some of the TV channels that I watch. I first started noticing them late last year on channels such as CNN and Fox News on their highly rated evening news slots and on...
By updating existing infrastructure, water and wastewater facilities have the ability to collect and process significant data information via cloud-based SCADA, allowing management and operations personnel to make better, informed decisions, while...
Many municipalities use lime to treat their water, but the Lime Reclamation Facility in Dayton, Ohio, is one of a kind. For almost 60 years, it has helped the city of Dayton efficiently manage its resources, and thanks to an impending expansion, its...
One-third of utilities around the globe report a loss of more than 40% of clean water due to leaks. Smart water networks ad­dress this issue. With cohesive communication capabilities and massive amounts of real-time data, smart water networks enable...
California is enduring its worst drought in decades. The Central Valley is the agricultural hub of the Golden State, and without access to sufficient water for irrigation, its major industry is under threat. Recently, growers lost about $2.2 billion in...
Seeking a sustainable wastewater treatment solution that also provides significant cost savings can be a daunting task. Charles Bott, director of water technology and research for Virginia-based wastewater treatment utility Hampton Roads Sanitation...
The Kenosha (Wis.) Water Utility (KWU) is a forward-thinking organization that prides itself on continuous improvement, especially when it comes to the energy used and produced at its wastewater treatment plant. Key to its ongoing efforts to upgrade its...
San Luis Obispo is one of California’s oldest communities. It is the San Luis Obispo County seat and home to California Polytechnic State University. About two years ago, the city’s public works department lost its custom software developer and the...
In early 2013, initial planning and design began for the Clarksville Light & Water (CLW) drinking water treatment plant expansion project in Clarksville, Ark. CLW became the first treatment plant in the state to utilize ozone in 1993 and currently...

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