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Another ACE is in the books. Having just returned from the conference, I’m still reeling from the plethora of information and innovations I’ve just absorbed. This feeling is nothing new; however, I did note something different in the air at this trade...
The fallout from the Flint water crisis continues as the local prosecutor, Bill Schuette, recently filed criminal charges against the city’s laboratory supervisor and two Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) employees. The charges allege...
Chichester Harbour in West Sussex, U.K., is recognized as a water environment of national and international importance. Designated by Natural England as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is a popular tourist destination visited by birdwatchers,...
Name: South Fork Water Treatment PlantLocation: Nanaimo, B.C., CanadaSize: 30 mgdInfrastructure: Coarse and fine screens, flocculation tanks, GE ZeeWeed 500 and ZeeWeed 1000 membranes, gravity-fed siphoning system, clear well Nestled in the forests of...
Metering pumps are a method of injecting chemicals into various water treatment, chemical process and agriculture applications. Their ability to adhere to dosing schedules, handle large volumes of chemicals and operate over a wide variation of pressures...
In 2005, Chile’s Superintendence of Sanitary Services implemented a new arsenic standard for drinking water, giving the country’s water treatment companies 10 years to accomplish it. Many of the companies, which are privately held, sought solutions for...
Mary Ball Washington, the mother of the U.S.’s first president, was born in the parish of St. Mary’s in Lancaster County at the southern tip of Virginia’s Northern Neck Peninsula. Although her son’s portrait resides on the $1 bill, Lancaster County—like...
Water loss is a problem that bedevils utilities. No water system is completely leak-free, of course, but it is impossible for a utility to know the degree to which its system is compromised without a thorough accounting of its resources and their use. To...
Many of us might remember taking shortcuts as kids just to save a few minutes on the walk home from school, or while doing homework. But life experience shows us that shortcuts cost us in the long run.  Shortcuts in the area of pipe repair may be...
The water crisis in Flint, Mich., has placed a spotlight on underground infrastructure issues for municipal leaders and the citizens they serve. Tony Radoszewski, president of the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI)—a Dallas-based non-profit association—said...

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