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In a never-ending battle, another industry standard is being brought under fire on its scientific basis. A new report from the National Academies'...
Bottled water is fully regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a food product and subject to FDA?s extensive food safety and...
The Water Quality Association (WQA) and the point-of-use/point-of-entry (POU/POE) industry as a whole face the usual list of federal and state...
All right, so the “key” to this year’s Buyer’s Guide theme seems to be little more than a corny cliche. That being said, it...
Dear Roads & Bridges Readers, I would like to give thanks to Roads & Bridges magazine for once again allowing me an opportunity to share what...
New York’s Steuben County is famous for just what you might guess: Steuben crystal. The maker of fine crystal animals, bowls and candlesticks took...
For years states have invested in traffic safety but for the most part have remained tight-lipped about it. Strategies are tried, money is spent and...
Roadwork zones induce problems to the traffic flow, decreasing the level of safety. A number of factors come into play including: the type of work,...
No construction worker wants to lose an arm, a leg, an eye, their hearing, or be exposed to a respiratory hazard.  Most employers in the heavy...
For workers in the transportation construction industry, going to work every day invites the potential for harm to themselves and others. In the year...
It seems important people always demand something custom made.   As Eastern Metal/USA Sign, Elmira, N.Y., was closing construction on the...
When miles and miles of open highway take on wind, snow, brutal cold, reduced visibility and many other potentially dangerous elements that Mother...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has emphasized Stormwater and Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Policies in the National Pollutant...
In Ann Arbor, Michigan, stormwater typically drains into a network of more than 500 stormwater management systems (“county drains”) that are overseen...
Since the passing of the Clean Water Act, the industry has made great strides in improving the quality of point source discharges to the environment...
Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency (MRWPCA) has installed a new type of pump featuring a unique, self-cleaning impeller to overcome...
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: To transfer stormwater from a creek to an adjacent river during periods of high water during storms and spring thawing. The...
Ammonia is a chemical combination of elemental hydrogen (H) and nitrogen (N) occurring extensively in nature. The physical state of ammonia is...
For nearly 70 years, the public water system in the Town of Sterling, Massachusetts operated without incident, delivering clean water to more than 2,...
Part 1 focused on the problems and microbiological concerns of using certain types of stainless steel in specific applications. Part 2 explained...

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