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In February, the Obama administration released its proposed FY2016 budget, which includes $2.3 billion for the Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds (SRFs), up from $1.775 billion for FY2015. Many feel that the new budget shows a renewed...
If “the history of the land is written in the water,” how should we honor, interpret, apply and “beneficially reuse” that history? When it comes to sediments, the answer is “very carefully” (and much more, of course). Like the hydrologic cycle, the “...
In an era of increased concern about limited water supplies, energy consumption, water quality and climate change, the pressure on water utilities to deliver more efficiency and operational effectiveness is greater than ever for this energy-intensive...
In the middle of Anaheim, Calif.’s scenic Anaheim Hills neighborhood is the August T. Lenain Water Treatment Plant (WTP). With its stucco walls, tile roofs and native landscaping, the plant blends into the neighboring community as it treats 15 million...
Utilities usually deploy advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to improve billing accuracy and eliminate estimated reads. Applications that use the hourly data from fixed-network systems, however, can optimize performance, mitigate potential problems,...
looding has been as much a part of New Orleans’ 300-year history as jazz, jambalaya and French Quarter juke joints. One of the city’s worst floods occurred in the mid-1990s and led to the creation of the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Risk Reduction...
The Graton Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) in Sonoma County, Calif., is owned and operated by the Graton Community Service District (GCSD). GCSD was mandated in 2004 to upgrade its 1979 secondary aerated lagoon to tertiary discharge standards....
The Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), located in Henderson, Nev., treats an average flow of 21.5 million gal per day. Effluent is discharged to the Las Vegas Wash and then into Lake Mead. Regulatory requirements result in maximum...
The Delaware County (Ohio) Regional Sewer District faces unique environmental challenges. The proximity of Delaware County to Columbus and undeveloped land area has created intense demand for housing, resulting in explosive population growth. The current...
San Jose Water Co., located in the heart of Silicon Valley in California, is used to being on the forefront of innovation. As one of the largest and most technologically sophisticated investor-owned utilities in the U.S., it has taken a proactive...

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