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Today’s wastewater collection system operators are faced with many daily challenges that range from simple tasks to comprehensive capital...
Lake Como, located in northern Italy, is served by an industrial waterworks comprising almost 40 miles of aqueducts. It was originally constructed in...
There are many options and several conditions that need to be considered when purchasing the right valve for a job. The more information from the...
In an effort to provide safer drinking water for customers and keep a step ahead of inevitable future compliance regulations, the Johnston County...
Envision a biogas system that offers a municipal wastewater treatment plant energy self-sufficiency and is 100% privately financed. One municipality...
Although it is a small town with a population of 2,800, Little Freer, Texas, stakes claim to two distinguishing characteristics compared with other...
First settled in 1836, the city of Berea, Ohio, originally gained acclaim as being the source for dimensioned stone formed from locally quarried...
Hydraulic fracturing is a rapidly growing industry that demands large amounts of water for short periods of time, in locations that often do not have...
We live in a consumer-driven economy. Very few people purchase even a box of breakfast cereal without doing plenty of online research and pricing...
Water professionals face daily challenges in meeting the water demand of current and projected population. Century-old infrastructure in dire need of...
I have written a number of times in this column about fracking and how it is making a dramatic impact—not only on energy supply but on wide-reaching...
Around the world, more utilities are turning to wireless technology to help manage information, assets and workers, and American Water is one of them...
Situated in eastern Prince William County, Va., along the U.S. 1 corridor near the Potomac River, the Prince William County Service Authority’s (...
Upgrading a SCADA system in a large water/wastewater treatment plant can be daunting. There are a lot of tanks, pumps and systems in a plant, and...
In wastewater treatment facilities, the cost of supplying compressed air flow to aeration basins easily can be one of the facility’s largest energy...
In wastewater treatment facilities, keeping lubricants clean and fit for use can present challenges. Plant operators faced with shrinking manpower...
The city of Montmorillon, France’s pumping station is located in a busy urban area downstream from a retirement home. In addition to managing a heavy...
Every year, the 24,000 residents of Tortola watch the island’s numbers swell, as more than 800,000 visitors arrive by cruise ship and air to descend...
As municipalities continue to grapple with aging infrastructure, they need to be aware of effective and efficient methods of replacing failing,...
I grew up in Indiana, where you don’t have to look too far to spot cornfields as far as the eye can see. But before I became the managing editor...

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