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As the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and state highway agencies focus on using emerging high-performance structural materials and innovative...
When most of the 45 million residents clustered along the West Coast refer to the “big one,” they are inevitably discussing a major earthquake along...
Earthquakes can strike anywhere in the U.S., and there is always a chance that a quake will topple a bridge pier, shake open a gaping rupture in a...
Northern Virginia has the most traveled roadway in the Commonwealth of Virginia—14 miles of the Capital Beltway (I-495). As its primary use has...
Michael Faraday, with his Law of Electromagnetic Induction, could scarcely have envisioned the extent to which magnetic flowmeters (magmeters) are...
When wastewater is not treated properly, nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous are not removed. However, biological nutrient removal (BNR) can...
The management of a 28 mgd potable water system at the Rogers (Ark.) Water Utilities recently reported it has installed a customized, prefabricated...
The mission of America’s water utilities is to provide safe and sufficient water and wastewater treatment to customers. Historically, the pressing...
Sewage collection and treatment authorities across the nation are concerned with maintaining lift station pumping capacities during system failures....
When a new regional wastewater treatment facility opened in north Kern County, Calif., the nearby city of Shafter closed its own facility and began...
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s (NYC-DEP) Bureau of Wastewater Treatment manages a comprehensive program to improve water...
Water does not get an easy time of it these days. It is treated at source, filtered during transit, chlorinated, fluorinated, UV radiated and...
If you have ever wondered about the benefits of being actively involved in the water and wastewater industry, you need to go no further than Robert J...
The city of Orlando, Fla., recently had experienced problems with a 42-in. force main from Pump Station 249 to the Iron Bridge Water Reclamation...
System operators have their work cut out for them when their pumping applications involve high head, surge tanks or multiple pumps. Recently, a north...
For the past 20 years it has become more common to automatically control dissolved oxygen (DO) content in the aeration process. While some wastewater...
Gravity separators are effective and economical tools used to process wastewater and stormwater by removing pollutants such as sediment, hydrocarbons...
As many water and wastewater facility managers can attest, equipment maintenance and upkeep involves the regular inspection, testing and replacement...
It is on the rarest of occasions that I find myself delving into the ultra-sensitive and often opinionated world of politics for the purpose of this...
When Al Qaeda is in hiding, its yellow streak becomes an escalating threat. Highlighted in training manuals everywhere are the goals and missions of...

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