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Marlboro Water Co. (MWC) is a small water utility nestled in the Pee Dee area of South Carolina, a region rich with natural resources—including...
Risk management is a daily task for water utilities. WWD Assistant Editor Amy McIntosh spoke with American Water experts Mark LeChevallier, Ph.D.,...
It’s hard to believe it’s 2013—not just because all of the 2012 doomsday predictions proved false, but also because the simple fact that we are...
A pigment manufacturing plant in the southern U.S. wanted to ensure that it could meet pending local wastewater discharge requirements. Money...
When it comes to storm water permitting for construction activities, the requirements can be complex. In Florida, two storm water permitting programs...
Every day, 150 big rigs—each pulling two large containers of tomatoes—rumble through a rural California town to the local tomato processing plant....
As water-intensive industries such as specialty manufacturing, power generation and mining continue to locate in relatively arid and water-...
Many industrial operations with highly alkaline wastewater that discharges into public waterways are moving away from mineral acid treatment systems...
The treatment of complex industrial wastewater systems laden with items, such as ferric chloride, ferric sulfate, hydraulic oil, animal fats and...
As the water industry turns its back on a fourth consecutive year burdened by a slowly recovering economy and grueling budget cuts, it is hard to...
Water & Wastes Digest understands the importance of keeping up to date with current industry trends and information. We are pleased to...
Brought to you by Water & Wastes Digest Aging infrastructure, ever-changing regulations and tightening budgets present the water and...
Drinking water disinfection can be accomplished in a variety of ways, depending on a utility’s raw water quality and treatment objectives. Whether...
More than 60 years after Churchill Hungerford approached Ocean City, Md., officials about the city’s basic water needs, Hungerford & Terry Inc....
In August 2011, the Forsyth County water treatment plant experienced a filter underdrain failure. Due to the high water demand, an outside contractor...
Since the introduction of the Palm handheld device (and perhaps before), everyone has been looking for cost-effective mobile solutions for their...
The city of Geneva, Ohio, in Ashtabula County is home to 7,000 residents. Its water works department manages a 350,000 gal per day (gpd) drinking...
Long considered the best available technology, membrane bioreactors (MBR) have historically been more expensive and energy-intensive than...
The 1.5-million-gal-per-day (mgd) wastewater treatment plant in West Carrollton, Ohio, went online in 1989 and today serves 13,143 area residents....
The North Tahoe Public Utility District (NTPUD) in California serves residents and vacationers in the Lake Tahoe area. Vaughan Co. provided a 50-hp,...

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