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In two weeks, thousands of water professionals will head to Denver for ACE13, the American Water Works Assn.’s annual conference and exposition....

Last week, the Senate approved the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Authority (WIFIA) plan by a vote of 83 to 14 as part of the Water...

Water industry tradeshows give “shop ‘til you drop” a new meaning. They are humongous, exhausting and often overwhelming. Yet each year, the...

It's easy to take for granted an everyday activity like drinking a glass of water. But it's essential to recognize the major role drinking water...

Most water systems around the country offer some type of a public outreach program. These programs are an excellent way to involve the public in...

Now in its 43rd year, Earth Day celebrates environmental awareness and progress by uniting activists of all nationalities and backgrounds to urge...

Innovation does not just happen. At least, not in the water industry. It requires governments to take risks and try new things. It requires...

Each year, Water & Wastes Digest supports future water and wastewater professionals through the WWEMA/WWD Scholarship...

Once every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers provides a comprehensive assessment of the nation’s major infrastructure categories...

Since I last wrote to you about pumps, there have been a number of alarming weather events. (And, might I add, many of them had very peculiar...

Every year, on March 22, we celebrate World Water Day. This annual event highlights the importance of water and focuses attention on sustainable...

It’s the question everyone is asking: Is this the new norm?

From 2006 to 2010, spending was up and business was good for the water industry...

Water & Wastes Digest and its sister publication Storm Water Solutions are happy to remind readers of the second annual...

One big theme of 2013 thus far seems to be a newfound appreciation for water. We keep hearing the saying, “Water is the new oil”—the new gold,...

The second annual Storm Water Solutions Virtual Expo is now less than a month away.

This one-day unique online learning...

Raising public awareness of water issues is essential to effective water resources management. It increases water conservation, and encourages...

“Lowest responsible bidder” practices present a major barrier to innovation and advancement in the water industry, and they cost ratepayers,...

Whether as part of conservation efforts, better asset management or simply improved customer service, the number of utilities offering convenient...

When it comes to membrane technology—the water industry’s edgy child—innovative technologies sometimes are mistakenly dismissed as too expensive...

Good customer service is essential for any successful business, so why should water and wastewater utilities be any different?

With many...

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