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Over the past few years, advances in fracking technology have strengthened U.S. reserves of natural gas. According to the Energy Information Administration, shale gas fields in the U.S. are said to contain enough natural gas to power the country for 110...
I confess to having a preoccupation with methane emissions, beginning in my earliest toilet training days and carrying over to today’s developments in wastewater, landfills, oil and gas production and distribution, and resource recovery writ large....
In Baltimore, compliance with state and federal water and wastewater regulations is not simply a matter of meeting the minimum requirements. The city has worked under one of the first sanitary sewer overflow consent decrees in the nation, striving since...
Situated across the Potomac River from the city of Alexandria, Va., is the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, which holds the title of largest advanced wastewater treatment plant in the world. “There are larger plants in the world—but not...
As the world’s population rapidly grows, the water industry is focusing on ways to save water, reduce maintenance on the growing amount of equipment and lessen  the pipe breaks that are synonymous with aging infrastructure. Electronic control panels...
Living with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina—and the specter of each new hurricane season—has taught those who live in and visit New Orleans the important difference between recovery and resilience.  While recovery is about getting back to the...
In St. Louis there is an old adage: the bigger the project, the bigger the challenge. In sewer rehabilitation, that saying certainly rings true. Due to the sheer scope of a large project, a contractor often will face challenges and unforeseen problems...
Hunter Water, a state-owned corporation providing water and wastewater services to more than a half-million people in the lower Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia, recently celebrated the commissioning of the new $73 million Kooragang Recycled...
The stadium that serves as the home of the NFL’s New England Patriots has the distinction of having one of the largest recreational water reuse systems. When the town of Foxboro, Mass., advised the private developers that constructed the stadium and...
Wine, like all agricultural products, is dependent on the availability of clean and plentiful water for several viticulture functions, not the least of which is vineyard irrigation. Stewardship of this resource has long been a priority among Lodi...

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The Water & Wastes Digest staff invites industry professionals to nominate the water and wastewater projects they deem most remarkable and innovative for recognition in the Annual Reference Guide issue. All projects must have been in the design or construction phase over the last 18 months.

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