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In September, the United Nations (UN) adopted what are known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The SDGs are a set of 17 goals and...
Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) strives to stay on top of industry trends and information. We are pleased to present our eighth annual...
Infrastructure needs and the limited funds to address them continue to pose significant challenges to cities and municipalities; however, progress...
The state of Oregon wants its utilities to keep non-revenue water (NRW) loss at or below the American Water Works Assn.’s national average of 10% to...
A drinking water supply line in Örkelljunga, Sweden, needed a valve. A pipeline was in critical need of repair and required a shutoff for work...
Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd. is one of the U.K.’s largest suppliers of branded still soft drinks and branded carbonates. Based in Chelmsford, Essex, U.K...
With more than 20 years of application ex­perience in wastewater tertiary processes, cloth media filtration (CMF) has demonstrated high solids-...
Padre Dam Municipal Water District (MWD) provides drinking water, wastewater, recycled water and recreation services to 100,000 residents in...
Located in the agricultural fields of the Sacramento Valley of Northern California, the cities of Woodland and Davis—and the University of California...
Between 1973 and 1997, the Plant City, Fla., Water Re­clamation Facility under­went five upgrades. However, there had not yet been any significant...
Technicians at the Eastern Municipal Water District’s 18-mgd Temecula Valley (Calif.) Regional Water Reclamation Facility struggled with aeration...
Hazardous environmental ap­plications traditionally have used three types of high-intensity discharge lighting—high-pres­sure sodium,...
A grinder pump located at a high-traffic gas station in St. Leon, Ind., was experiencing frequent maintenance issues, re­­quiring unclogging two...
A chicken processing facility in central North Carolina generates a daily average of approximately 625 gal per minute (gpm) of waste­water from...
The XR-5 ethylene interpolymer alloy geomembrane was specified for the primary and secondary containment liners for a zinc and diversified metals...
The Windmill Gap tank project is located in southern West Virginia near the town of Bramwell on top of a mountain with an elevation of 3,400 ft. The...
The James Island (S.C.) Public Service District (JIPSD) provides services for fire protection, wastewater collection and solid waste disposal. In...
Students of the old school, cover your eyes. We’ve seen the future of the water industry, and it’s a techie. Well, increasingly so, at least....
As Eleanor Roosevelt once quipped, “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” This article by design will...
Dubbed the first installation of its kind in the country by the Nevada Center for Excellence, a new leak detection system in Las Vegas is a...

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