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As development throughout the world booms, so does the potential for a variety of environmental problems and challenges. One such challenge facing...
A deteriorating infrastructure is one of the biggest concerns for municipal wastewater systems. According to the EPA's 1992 Needs Survey Report to...
The mention of "fractures" conjures up images in variability and unpredictability to many groundwater hydrologists. Anecdotal evidence of this...
When Franklin, Ohio, sold its wastewater treatment plant to a private firm in 1995 as part of a special EPA demonstration project, many thought this...
The Fairfax County Water Authority is the largest water utility in Virginia, serving more than 1.1 million people in Northern Virginia. Created in...
On the basis of previous studies, metals and organics contamination of sediments in a stormwater collection/conveyance canal at Miami International...
Located in Westbrook, Conn., Westbrook Factory Stores is the first project in the state to utilize state-of-the-art technology for wastewater...
Cryptosporidium is a parasitic microorganism found in the environment (mainly in surface waters) as a robust oocyst. Cryptosporidial oocysts are...
The studies evaluated the total suspended solids (TSS) performance and biological oxidation demand (BOD) of different media sizes and arrangements....
Four years ago, the National Cooperative Highway Research Program published Report 350, Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation...
Shutting down a water storage reservoir for renovation in a large urban water district is not a simple matter. The outage can interrupt service to...
Since the inception of waste discharge regulations in California (both by the Regional Water Quality Control Boards and the U.S. EPA), the self...
Like Rodney Dangerfield, many flaggers may feel they just don't get any respect. Certainly not from motorists, who take out their frustrations on the...
The end of the sewer line for unincorporated Sedgwick County is the Kansas Coliseum. Home to two professional sports teams, the 10,000-seat events...
The Need for Field Testing of Flowmeters Accurate data from open channel flowmeters are essential to the decision process regarding the current...
When the Nashville, Tenn., Metropolitan Government needed a cost-effective solution to remove floatables from their the combined sewer overflow (CSO...
Over 30 years have passed since environmental concerns by U.S. citizens resulted in regulations to require the treatment of our municipal sewage and...
With all the attention in the news about problems with tap water, there is good reason for the boom in both bottled water sales and home water...
A growing family business passes a significant milestone when it begins to fill key leadership positions with outside executives. In many established...
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