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When you picture the cooling systems used in process industries, the first image that probably comes to mind is a cluster of massive cooling towers...
Ensuring safe conveyance of hazardous liquids is a critical concern to process manufacturers in many industries. Malfunctioning, broken or unreliable...
In April, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced one of the largest Superfund cleanups ever proposed—a $1.7-billion plan for bank-...
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I often wonder how our world today would seem to someone from the 1800s. In reality, the past two decades alone have made a huge impact on...
Recent events remind me how water connects us, technology informs us, and innovation delivers us from stagnation.  First: World Water Day, March...
The city of Benicia, Calif., must address high levels of dissolved organics in its source water while servicing the water treatment needs of...
Nestled in the Mojave Desert, the city of Henderson, Nev., is part of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, which spans the entire Las Vegas Valley. It...
Each year, an estimated 240,000 water main breaks occur in the U.S., according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. America’s aging water...
All water tanks eventually will require maintenance and some repairs. Some of these fixes may be minor and require very little preparation and...
During the planning process, managers and engineers will use the ratio of cost in dollars per gallon of wastewater treated to compare the cost of...
The Marshall Islands, a scattered group of atolls in the northwestern Pacific, have been plagued with a yearlong, region-wide drought.  On most...
Canaan Valley Public Service District (PSD) is located in the mountains of West Virginia. The PSD provides sewer service for a ski resort and the...
Continuous water analysis of pH, conductivity and turbidity is vital to municipal and industrial plants. Given this, the use of a reliable and...
Sewer backups are an ongoing problem for municipalities in the U.S. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, up to 75,000 annual...
Seattle Public Utilities has a reputation for providing high-quality water to its customers. The tradition continues with the state-of-the-art Cedar...
Arched culverts made of bolted-together corrugated metal plates are a common feature in Ohio’s sewer infrastructure. “We have quite a few of them,”...
The 133rd Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE14) organized by the American Water Works Assn,  held June 8 to 12 in Boston, will offer the...
The water supply for 42 communities in the metropolitan Boston area currently is treated at the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority’s  (MWRA...
I’m California dreaming on such a winter’s day (even though it’s March as I write this …). Unfortunately, however, the state is facing some...

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