July 26, 2012
Clean Water America Alliance Hosts Urban Water Sustainability Leadership Conference
The Clean Water America Alliance will host the Urban Water Sustainability Leadership Conference in Cincinnati, Oct. 15 to 17. “Water is shaping our communities and defining...
July 06, 2012
Singapore International Water Week 2012 Closes on a High
Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2012, held from July 1 to 5 and themed "Water Solutions for Liveable and Sustainable Cities,” achieved a new record of S$13.6...
July 05, 2012
West Virginia American Water Donates $7,500 to Disaster Relief
In response to the statewide crisis following Friday’s storm that left close to 700,000 West Virginians without power, the shareholders of West Virginia American Water are...
July 04, 2012
EPA Awards Grants to Rhode Island Organizations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing a total of $317,000 to three Rhode Island organizations. One grant will provide job training for environmental...
The water industry pulled through another year of mixed economic signals, deep federal budget cuts and continued pressure from tightening regulatory requirements. ...
Fracking, Take 2
In his September column, Ben Grumbles presented what he called “Fracking’s Top 10,” a list of top questions we should be asking related to hydraulic fracturing. In October, I...
2013 State of the Industry Report
Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) understands the importance of keeping up to date with current industry trends and information. We are pleased to present our sixth-annual...
2013 Top Water & Wastewater Projects
Aging infrastructure, ever-changing regulations and tightening budgets present the water and wastewater treatment industry with a challenging road ahead. Still, innovation...
Disc Aerators Replace Brush Aerators, Adding Capacity, Performance
In 2006, engineers at HDR began planning efforts to increase capacity at the city of St. Charles, Mo.’s Missouri River Wastewater Treatment Plant. The landlocked plant had...
Historic Concord Maintains Legacy of 'Revolutionary' High Standards
For the residents of Concord, Mass., high standards are part of their heritage. The “shot heard round the world,” fired in Concord, began the Revolutionary War and set new...
Grinding Down Pump Station Repair Costs
When Otter Creek Water Reclamation District was faced with expensive reoccurring cleanup costs at its largest wastewater pump station, engineers solved the problem with the...
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Automated Wireless Monitoring of Wastewater Collection Systems
Water and wastewater utilities today are suffering from "environmental data chaos." They have silos of data in different systems, different databases...
The Effectiveness of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) as the Defining Test for Wastewater Treatment Plants
Traditionally, carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand (CBOD) has been the defining test to determine the efficiency of wastewater treatment. However...
Guide to Eliminating Pipe Bursts
There are a variety of mitigating solutions that can result in a significant decrease in the number and frequency of pipe bursts within a water...
The Challenges of Removing Surface (Free-Floating) Oil
Remove surface oil, quickly, easily and inexpensively…and generate a profit. In this free white paper, learn how Oil Skimmers' more than 45 years of...
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Enhanced Coconut Shell Carbon - a High Performance Alternative to Traditional Coal-based Carbons
Now Available On-Demand Original Broadcast Time: August 8, 2013, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Webinar Overview:Utilities now have the option...
Achieving Superior Effluent Quality Without Filtration or New Tankage
ARCHIVED ON DEMAND Embrace gravity, defy convention. Learn about the latest advancements in wastewater and water treatment—the BioMag Ballasted...
Protect Your Pump and Keep Maintenance Costs Low
FCI flow switches are ideal for pump protection and flow assurance to prevent pump run-dry conditions that can damage pump components, degrade pump performance over time and...
Strainer, Valve Offer Extended Service Lives
With its large body, sizeable straining element and straight flow path, the BS 85-CS/SS has the ability to store large quantities of debris without affecting pressure loss,...
Addressing the Rural Water Industry’s SOS Signal
Water supply and sewer systems are nearing the end of their useful lives and projected cost for replacement is astronomical. It is always best to prevent a problem than to...
Rotary Lobe Pump Offers Durability, Ease of Maintenance
Netzsch's Tornado T2, a technologically advanced rotary lobe pump, features lobes running inside a metal housing with a replaceable elastomer liner. This design breakthrough...
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EPA said $384 billion is needed to fund drinking water infrastructure by 2030. Where will the majority of the funding come from?:
Increase in customer rates
Increase in federal support
Borrowing money at lower interest rates (i.e., approval of Infrastructure Bank)
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