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Communities across the country faced extreme cold and above-average precipitation this winter, and the weather took its toll on water infrastructure...
“I’m just a bill  Yes, I’m only a bill And I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill Well, it’s a long, long journey …” —Schoolhouse Rock It certainly...
Storage tanks can be “friends or foes” to water, depending on the contents, contexts and contingencies. Recent events underscore the importance of...
The Old Bridge Municipal Utilities Authority (Old Bridge MUA) serves the township of Old Bridge, Middlesex County, N.J., located across the Raritan...
The city of Sunrise’s utility system covers 70 sq miles near the southeastern coast of Florida and serves more than 215,000 customers. The system is...
Smooth opening and closing of butterfly valves has a large impact on system performance and long-term reliable operation. It not only extends the...
Revere Beach, “America’s First Public Beach,” opened to the public on July 12, 1896, with a first-day attendance of about 45,000 people. For the...
Clean Water Services, a water resources management utility serving Washington County, Ore., decided to replace an aging portion of concrete sanitary...
Together, American Flow Control and American Ductile Iron Pipe are providing a package of valves, hydrants and pipe for a new water line to serve the...
Recycling is considered a cultural norm these days. As Recycle Rex, “spokesdinosaur” for CalRecycle (the California Department of Resources Recycling...
Based on the harmless appearance of a bagel, it is hard to imagine that making these popular treats may, in fact, pose an occasional hazard. But it...
According to the United Nations, Nigeria’s population is expected to surpass that of the U.S. by 2050, to become the world’s third most populous...
Mobile apps provide full access to a company’s wealth of products, applications and industry information and insight, as well as distributor services...
As snow continues to pile up to record levels here in the Midwest, most of California is under a grueling drought emergency.   In 2013, the...
In past columns, as well as related articles in publications such as Water Quality Products (a sister publication to Water & Wastes Digest), I...
Standing in front of a room of wide-eyed students, Malea Ortloff uses turtles and dragons to teach water conservation. For many of the students, the...
Less than an hour’s drive from Manhattan, the village of Ridgewood is an old suburban community of about 28,000 residents nestled in Bergen County, N...
Our drinking water infrastructure is aging while municipal budgets shrink or at best remain the same: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
In Canton, Ohio, a few weeks after ringing in 2014, four contractors submitted bids to update an aging extended aeration wastewater treatment plant (...
Coopersville is a small community in western Michigan that is home to approximately 5,000 residents. As a rural town, it invested in a lagoon-based...

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