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Every year, on March 22, we celebrate World Water Day. This annual event highlights the importance of water and focuses attention on sustainable...

All around the country city crews are busy working around the clock to address sewer and water main problems.

Cold weather this winter is...

“Mitigation Banking” may be a difficult term but it is proving to be an essential tool for improving and protecting wetlands, streams and other...

Staying up to date on current storm water management best practices is key as new regulations spring up and this industry segment continues to...

Last month, Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed into law a long-awaited $1.1 trillion 2014 federal spending...

It’s been a long road to economic recovery. Reduced federal spending and state budgets pushed municipalities to address only the most urgent water...

Faced with a diminishing water supply, coastal cities frequently rely on desalination facilities for their drinking water. Permitting for new...

Water pipe and storage tanks can’t last forever and when they fail, neighborhoods and downstream communities can pay dearly.

That’s hardly...

This marks my first official blog for Water and Wastes Digest as I take over the helm of WWEMA from past president, Dawn Champney. Dawn’s...

Last Friday, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in California.
In 2013, the state experienced one of the driest years on record,...

Behold the New Year.

Editorial letters like this often rehash top happenings from the previous year or predict some ultra-exciting...

For five days now, Charleston, W.V., residents have had to rely on bottled water as a result of an industrial chemical spill.

The chemical...

A 10-degree change in the air or water temperature can dramatically increase stress on pipe. With most of the country experiencing a blast of...

As folks closely watch the calendar, marking off the final countdown Christmas, I am ever observant of another approaching date that marks the end...

Aging infrastructure, ever-changing regulations and tight budgets present the water and wastewater treatment industry with a challenging road...

This month, WWEMA held its 105th Annual Meeting of Members. As part of the event, during our Legislative and Regulatory Committee Meeting, I gave...

Last week at the 105th WWEMA Annual Meeting, held at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Vedra, Fla., Water & Wastes Digest ...

Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons, swept through the Philippines last Friday, affecting at least 2 million people in 41 provinces, and...

According to a recent Wisconsin State Journal report, the Madison Water Utility has proposed a 22% rate increase for next year to cover...

The preliminary results of Water & Wastes Digest’s 2013 State of the Industry report are in and more than seven in 10 respondents (71...

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