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With an installed capacity of 6,809 megawatts, the Grand Coulee Dam on located on the Columbia River in the state of Washington is the largest hydro...
Never before has the ability to rapidly monitor the quality of source waters for contamination been nearly as important as it is today. Strict...
Michael Goltz, superintendent of the Mt. Horeb, Wis., Wastewater Treatment Plant, had a problem. The cushion swing check valves installed at one of...
Imagine a situation in which you can take advantage of a cost-effective way to maximize your reverse osmosis system's performance while minimizing...
When the country's oldest private boarding school had to upgrade and modernize its wastewater treatment facility, it employed a new and innovative...
National Raisin Co. of Fowler, Calif., had good news and bad news. The good news was that sales and production of its Champion Raisin products were...
I'm jealous of what people have in Iraq. Over there the U.S. is helping them restore life, which includes the building and reconstruction of roads...
In heavy construction and demolition there is always a certain amount of risk to workers.  Some common causes included flying debris, poor visibility...
Work-zone safety efforts usually concentrate on keeping workers and traffic separate. Traffic control, signage and barriers are integral parts of...
Becoming the best at something takes focus. For Dayton Progress Corporation, their focus has been on manufacturing metal punches, punch blanks and...
The City of Springfield, Mass., currently uses a contract composting facility, which is located at the 65 MGD Bondi Island Wastewater Treatment Plant...
As most readers of Water & Wastes Digest are aware, a fluid sampler is essentially a smart pump that takes a liquid sample from a source and...
Last year, the Village of Flossmoor, Ill. faced an unusual problem at their Flossmoor Commons Sewage Pump Station as grease was accumulating at a...
Recently, Water & Wastes Digest discussed future and current industry-related events with Andy Richardson, a principal at Greeley & Hansen...
One morning this past June, I was relaxing on my patio, when I observed a robin hovering momentarily above the grass in my backyard. Its fluttering...
The ability to move traffic in an urban environment has been a challenge at best. Initially focused on the movement of motor vehicle traffic with...
To meet the demand for a 21st century transportation network, FHWA is proposing a comprehensive program of bridge research and technology (R&T...
Imagine that you are in the final stages of constructing a ten-filter water treatment plant. Start-up for the filter control system alone requires...
A little more than 100 years ago, the Sioux Warriors protected their sacred Black Hills in South Dakota with bow and arrow. Today, the Great Sioux...
Situated in the heart of California's Monterey Bay area in the lush Pajaro Valley, the city of Watsonville lies 95 miles south of San Francisco at...

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