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In my day job, I often meet or work with developers of new technologies. I recently ran across two that I would like to tell you about.   As...
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) provides high-quality drinking water for 1.3 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties...
Located along the eastern coast of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Grand River, Grand Haven, Mich., is the seat of Ottawa County and has a...
As the world’s infrastructure continues to age, municipal agencies and engineers are working harder than ever to preserve, repair and rehabilitate...
Compared with high-profile oil and gas pipeline spills, water main leaks receive relatively little attention. But should these comparatively...
With little rain and limited local water supplies, San Diego imports 85% of its water from the Colorado River and Northern California. The city is...
Many cities have water and wastewater treatment facilities that are aging and inefficient. Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, was among those with antiquated...
Rural municipalities and utilities have unique problems with operations. They have small budgets that must be stretched to cover large geographic...
Oklahoma-based World Water Works (WWW) joined regional wastewater treatment utility Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) in a private-public...
The city of Madison, Wis.’s journey to smart water metering started with a dilemma. The remote meter reading device the utility had been using since...
The city of Toronto has come a long way since the start of its mandatory Water Meter Program in the spring of 2010.  Over the past five years,...
The city of Moline, Ill., is located in the heart of the Midwest, tucked between the banks of the Mississippi and Rock rivers in Rock Island County....
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) achieved win-win results by offering the California Wastewater Process Optimi­zation Program (CalPOP). The city...
Water and energy are deeply connected, and in order to manage one properly, one must properly manage the other. Water and wastewater utilities need a...
Located southeast of New Orleans, St. Bernard Parish's population is almost 36,000, according to a 2010 U.S. Census Bureau report. Even though it was...
W&WD received considerable feedback in response to Editorial Director Neda Simeonova’s November 2014 editorial letter, "Aging Workforce:...
A New Year’s note to water people:  Be sure to look up, around and underground from time to time,  as air and climate/energy people...
The move toward green infrastructure (GI) and low-impact development (LID) as complements to traditional grey infrastructure, justifies more fully...
Dickinson, N.D., has become one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. since the state’s oil boom. This population growth has changed the city’s...
One of the more complex and difficult measurements in many water and wastewater treatment plants is pH, but the following tips can help to ensure...

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