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At the end of October, millions of people in the northeastern U.S. were severely affected by Sandy—a superstorm that was downgraded from a hurricane...
Climate change is water change.  That is a line I first heard many years ago, and it is proving true from coast to coast and ridge to reef....
Many large electric power consumers feel secure in owning and maintaining their own high- and medium-voltage transformers and power-switching...
Water and wastewater agencies are facing a common challenge of trying to hold the line on their operating budgets. There are a number of outside...
Since the 1950s, South Alabama Utilities (SAU), a utility serving the rural areas of Mobile County, has been providing water service to 13,000...
With a population of more than 67,000 residents, Missoula, Mont., is home to the University of Montana and a number of impressive natural features....
Wireless communications have become a viable choice for monitoring and control needs in water and wastewater treatment. Despite the many radio...
In 2013, Artesian of Pioneer Inc. (AOP) will reach 50 years in the water filtration business. Located in northwest Ohio in the rural town of Pioneer...
The Windsor Utilities Commission (WUC) was the first water utility in Ontario, Canada, to gain full-scope certification under rigorous new quality...
As more U.S. wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) attempt to reduce dependency on traditional fuels, the role of biogas produced on site is becoming...
The town of Guilderland and its water treatment plant are located in east-central New York, approximately 7 miles northwest of the state capital of...
Clean water is arguably the most important and undervalued commodity in the world. It fulfills the most basic of human services and is required in...
When an aging wet well in a Jersey City, N.J., pump station showed signs of deterioration, Richard Haytas, the licensed operator, and William Golden...
With ever-changing regulations and increasing pressure to stay cost-effective these days, facilities are tasked with finding new ways to meet...
The Ultrameter III 9P is based on the tried and tested design of the Ultrameter II 6P and measures conductivity, resistivity, TDS, pH, ORP, free...
From simple tasks, such as finding customers who are willing to serve on boards and assist with managing their systems, to more involved...
Each day there are new issues and technical challenges that present themselves in our effort to deliver clean water and solve difficult environmental...
Effective water and wastewater infrastructure management is increasingly important in a world where timely maintenance can save utilities valuable...
Oradell, N.J., located approximately 15 miles northwest of midtown Manhattan, is an affluent community with a population of approximately 8,000...
Dubbed “The City of Roses,” Portland, Ore., is the state’s largest city and the second-largest city in the Pacific Northwest. Residents typically...

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