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Ask most engineers—at least those actively engaged in the design of wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs)—when membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology...
“Water, water, water ... There is no shortage of water in the desert but exactly the right amount ... unless you try to establish a city where no...
Once again, the U.S. Supreme Court is choosing to shine its light on a jurisdictional fight under the Clean Water Act (CWA)—this time with foresters...
The Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is the largest of three wastewater treatment facilities serving the Cleveland, Ohio, metropolitan...
David Harris grew up in a small town where he started mowing grass at the local water and wastewater treatment facilities before he was old enough to...
The City of Manassas Public Works and Utilities in Manassas, Va., has had a good year. In June, it received the 2011 Excellence in Water Treatment...
Extracting freshwater from traditional sources, such as rivers and aquifers, is becoming more difficult due to tightening physical and institutional...
Union Rome Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Union Rome, Ohio, currently operates a membrane bioreactor (MBR) activated sludge system followed by...
In one of the top soul songs of the 1960s, Otis Redding crooned, “I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay, watching the tide roll away.” Keeping that tide...
With water supplies always top of mind in the face of regional scarcity challenges, Oklahoma City officials sought a way to continue to provide safe...
Tough economic times over the past few years have businesses and municipalities sharpening their pencils to spend dollars wisely. When a project or...
Lagoon systems for wastewater treatment are commonly used in small- to medium- sized communities in Canada and Northern United States. The systems...
The Littleton/Englewood Wastewater Treatment Plant in Englewood, Colo., has recently implemented processes to effectively monitor ammonia levels in...
Since the early 1950s, Hungerford & Terry of Clayton, N.J., has handled water filtration for Ocean City, Md., one of the East Coast’s most...
The cities of Chaska and Shakopee are located in the southwest corner of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, 23 miles from Minneapolis, on the...
Thousands of water quality professionals will go marching to the home of the Saints Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, 2012, for the Water Environment Federation’s...
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina left the East Bank Sewage Treatment plant in New Orleans, La., completely submerged for weeks. Officials know there might...
Two recent natural disasters have tested cellular networks in different ways. A 5.8-magnitude earthquake followed by Hurricane Irene struck the...
A fast-growing city in the arid desert of the western U.S. recently addressed the need to expand its municipal service for new residents and...
A fast-growing city in the arid desert of the western U.S. recently addressed the need to expand its municipal service for new residents and...

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