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A county utility in eastern Washington state operates a new-generation micro-hydroelectric plant that delivers power generated by local rivers...
The shift to natural gas to generate electricity in the U.S. has been unmistakable and sudden. From 2000 to 2015, electricity generation from natural...
As a leader in the water industry, Xylem continues to develop and share new information to better understand the complex water challenges our world...
Flint. Brazil. California. The world is wide, and so is the range of water woes contained in it. As Flint fades from the national stage it has had...
In my December column, I discussed the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will shape the landscape of worldwide...
As the population increases and the demand for more water grows stronger, the state of water supplies is becoming an issue. Water supplies are...
Located in southeastern Wisconsin, the Kenosha Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) supplies water to almost 110,000 people. It utilizes a pioneering...
Massive cybersecurity breach­es make headlines on a regular basis. These constant reminders of potential system vulnerabilities can be particularly...
Instead of thinking of sludge as a cost center and something to be disposed of, many wastewater companies have come to realize that generating gas...
When news of the Flint water crisis broke—in terms of national news; the crisis was actually nothing new—the water industry found itself in an...
"Those books are the lead service contracts,” said Madison Water Utility Operations Clerk Amy Jones, gesturing over her shoulder to three massive...
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), more than 94% of the nation’s 156,000 public water systems serve fewer than 3,300...
Woodstock is a city in northern Georgia’s Cherokee County and is a part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Rubes Creek Water Reclamation Facility...
The clear, present and growing challenge of global water scarcity is hindering the ability to deliver water where it is needed—for both potable and...
When storms and torrential rains hit Granbury, Texas, on May 10, 2015, residents were not expecting to find, as the rain subsided the following...
Many of the contaminants that hospitals release in their wastewater can be resistant to standard wastewater treatment. In response to this issue, the...
I recently moved into a new apartment that includes a view of Lake Michigan. I find this view to be both a calming and energizing backdrop to my...
As is true for many, I have been following closely the tragic public health crisis that has unfolded in Flint, Mich., and devastated so many families...
New water quality standards require reduction in the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus released from water resource recovery (WRR) plants because...
Located southeast of Denver, the Parker (Colo.) Water and Sanitation District’s (PWSD) Rueter-Hess Water Purification Facility supplies drinking...

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