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Brought to you by Water & Wastes Digest Aging infrastructure, ever-changing regulations and tightening budgets present the water and...
Drinking water disinfection can be accomplished in a variety of ways, depending on a utility’s raw water quality and treatment objectives. Whether...
More than 60 years after Churchill Hungerford approached Ocean City, Md., officials about the city’s basic water needs, Hungerford & Terry Inc....
In August 2011, the Forsyth County water treatment plant experienced a filter underdrain failure. Due to the high water demand, an outside contractor...
Since the introduction of the Palm handheld device (and perhaps before), everyone has been looking for cost-effective mobile solutions for their...
The city of Geneva, Ohio, in Ashtabula County is home to 7,000 residents. Its water works department manages a 350,000 gal per day (gpd) drinking...
Long considered the best available technology, membrane bioreactors (MBR) have historically been more expensive and energy-intensive than...
The 1.5-million-gal-per-day (mgd) wastewater treatment plant in West Carrollton, Ohio, went online in 1989 and today serves 13,143 area residents....
The North Tahoe Public Utility District (NTPUD) in California serves residents and vacationers in the Lake Tahoe area. Vaughan Co. provided a 50-hp,...
For nearly two decades, Elco Corporation has chosen innovative Marsh-McBirney open channel flow monitoring products to provide accurate flow data for...
When a feasibility study was required for a new water reclamation plant in Lubbock, Texas, Alan Plummer Associates selected Hach's Data Delivery...
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...

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