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Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) achieved win-win results by offering the California Wastewater Process Optimi­zation Program (CalPOP). The city...
Water and energy are deeply connected, and in order to manage one properly, one must properly manage the other. Water and wastewater utilities need a...
The fusing of thermoplastic pipe results in a leak-free and corrosive-resistant system that is becoming the preferred choice for replacing...
Located southeast of New Orleans, St. Bernard Parish's population is almost 36,000, according to a 2010 U.S. Census Bureau report. Even though it was...
W&WD received considerable feedback in response to Editorial Director Neda Simeonova’s November 2014 editorial letter, "Aging Workforce:...
A New Year’s note to water people:  Be sure to look up, around and underground from time to time,  as air and climate/energy people...
The move toward green infrastructure (GI) and low-impact development (LID) as complements to traditional grey infrastructure, justifies more fully...
Dickinson, N.D., has become one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. since the state’s oil boom. This population growth has changed the city’s...
One of the more complex and difficult measurements in many water and wastewater treatment plants is pH, but the following tips can help to ensure...
Pinellas County, Fla., is typical of many major metropolitan water systems, with more than 700,000 customers, 2,000 miles of piping and several large...
When Waterworks District 3 of Beauregard Parish, La., began to research new water meters to replace its aging system, it didn’t take long to decide...
Wastewater treatment plant personnel can face public scrutiny over odor emissions from treatment plants and wastewater collection system networks....
The Fort Hall Indian Irrigation Project (FHIIP), located in southeast Idaho, is dealing with problems common to many irrigation systems across the...
For several generations, iron pipe has earned a reputation for strength and durability, having served North America for almost 200 years. Modern...
The Water Department for Haines City, Fla., serves 20,000 customers and oversees and maintains 89 miles of water main ranging from 2 to 30 in.; 7...
Municipal wastewater treatment is an energy-intensive process, and, in California, represents 0.5% of all electricity demand. The sludge, or solids...
In an effort to better plan and prioritize its capital improvement program (CIP), San Antonio Water System (SAWS) is using flow monitoring to create...
 Funding and financing are the backbone of any municipal water operation. Having the means to build, maintain and rehabilitate infrastructure to...
In December I had the opportunity to attend the AMTA Technology Transfer Workshop in Keystone, Colo. Between sessions, attendees had a chance to step...
Water has never been more precious than now, as severe drought ravages the western U.S. and other portions of the world. It is so dry that some...

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