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In March 2014, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) announced it would shut off water to thousands of overdue water and sewer accounts....

Recently, President Obama signed into law the Water Resources and Reform Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA)—the first water bill since 2007. WRRDA...

Increasing water demand and decreasing supplies are key driving forces behind development of new treatment technologies. Membrane technology...

I just returned from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Meeting in Boston where for the second year in a row, WWEMA co-chaired a...

In less than a week the Water & Wastes Digest editorial team will head to Boston for the upcoming American Water Works Assn.’s 2014...

Water and wastewater utilities understand the importance of effectively managing their facilities, their distribution and collection networks;...

Congress currently is considering two initiatives that could result in billions of dollars in funding for water and wastewater infrastructure...

Despite a slow economy, the future of the water and wastewater industry is bright, and so is the new wave of young professionals entering the...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new Water...

Having the right tools on hand is critical for any business, and water utility billing is no different.

With technology advances, including...

Drones flying through neighborhoods to read meters and monitor water usage, tiny submersibles sent through hydrants to monitor pipe systems for...

Federal spending cuts and dwindling state budgets continue to put pressure on utilities struggling to maintain aging infrastructure.

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I’m California dreaming on such a winter’s day (even...

Pumps play a critical role in the operation and management of water and wastewater treatment facilities, and just about every plant operator knows...

Last month, the Obama Administration released its FY2015 Budget request, and all signs point to utilities tightening yet another notch on the...

Despite all the talk about water conservation, a large number of utilities around the country still rely on a flat rate system to deliver water to...

Water & Wastes Digest’s sister publication Storm Water Solutions is gearing up to deliver its third annual...

Last summer, the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (WWEMA) surveyed our membership and asked them: “What keeps you up at night...

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...

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