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The dire drought conditions have led some Californians to turn to unorthodox methods in their desperate attempts to seek alternate sources of water....
This past June was a big month for fracking and oil markets around the world. First, the U.S. Environmental Pro­tection Agency (EPA) released its...
The town of Swan River, located in Manitoba, Canada, knew that the two pumps at one of its lift stations were nearing the end of their service lives...
The Bargersville, Ind., water utility serves approximately 30,000 people in central Indiana. The original water treatment plant was built in the...
Ball valves are a common choice in water systems because they are inexpensive and have a high temperature and pressure tolerance. The valve works by...
Pump blockages and rags are significant barriers to energy and operational efficiencies at pump stations, causing unscheduled shutdowns, safety...
Located 15 miles northwest of Sacramento, in the agricultural fields of the Central San Joaquin Valley of Northern California, the cities of Woodland...
A design and technical team was  called on to help an engineering team constructing a specialist wastewater treatment system for a facility...
Nestled between Lake Lanier and the Appalachian Mountains, about an hour north of Atlanta, is the Etowah Water & Sewer Authority. Chartered in...
Because of the volume and quality of water required for hydraulic fracturing operations, water recycling and treatment is an essential component of...
Metering impacts every aspect of a water utility’s operations—from water usage and conservation to utility personnel to customer service. W&WD...
After close to 12 years of service, it is bittersweet to say that I have decided to leave my post as editorial director to spend more time with my...
California is not the only part of the American West that is experiencing a searing drought. The governor of Washington has just declared a state...
The East of Hudson Watershed Corp. (EOHWC) is a not-for-profit development corporation established by the municipalities in northern Westchester,...
The Fairfield Municipal Authority (FMA) provides water and sewer services to the borough of Fairfield and two portions of Hamiltonban Township in...
In many communities, basement flooding is a rite of spring. Snowmelt and heavy spring rainfall often lead to flooded basements. Basement flooding,...
The food, beverage and brewing industries operate under exacting safety and quality standards. Any microbial contamination in the process can cause...
West Basin Municipal Water Dis­trict is a water wholesaler that provides drinking water and recycled water to nearly 1 million people. West Basin is...
In the early 1990s, Bethel Heights, Ark., was a community of only about 700 people. With corporate giants such as Wal-Mart and Tyson Foods...
In an effort to conserve as much water as possible and increase the longevity of its water system, the city of Lago Vista, Texas, has switched...

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