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Over the past few years, advances in fracking technology have strengthened U.S. reserves of natural gas. According to the Energy Information...
I confess to having a preoccupation with methane emissions, beginning in my earliest toilet training days and carrying over to today’s developments...
In Baltimore, compliance with state and federal water and wastewater regulations is not simply a matter of meeting the minimum requirements. The city...
Situated across the Potomac River from the city of Alexandria, Va., is the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, which holds the title of...
As the world’s population rapidly grows, the water industry is focusing on ways to save water, reduce maintenance on the growing amount of equipment...
Living with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina—and the specter of each new hurricane season—has taught those who live in and visit New Orleans the...
In St. Louis there is an old adage: the bigger the project, the bigger the challenge. In sewer rehabilitation, that saying certainly rings true. Due...
Hunter Water, a state-owned corporation providing water and wastewater services to more than a half-million people in the lower Hunter region of New...
The stadium that serves as the home of the NFL’s New England Patriots has the distinction of having one of the largest recreational water reuse...
Wine, like all agricultural products, is dependent on the availability of clean and plentiful water for several viticulture functions, not the least...
Five wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) across the city of Charlotte, N.C., support more than 805,000 customers. The WWTPs operate 24/7 and produce...
Municipalities around the country continue to struggle with maintaining Clean Water Act compliance. W&WD Associate Editor Amy McIntosh asked Fred...
Modern desert cities around the world, such as Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas, Dubai and Cairo, undoubtedly raise many questions about their...
In my day job, I often meet or work with developers of new technologies. I recently ran across two that I would like to tell you about.   As...
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) provides high-quality drinking water for 1.3 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties...
Located along the eastern coast of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Grand River, Grand Haven, Mich., is the seat of Ottawa County and has a...
As the world’s infrastructure continues to age, municipal agencies and engineers are working harder than ever to preserve, repair and rehabilitate...
Compared with high-profile oil and gas pipeline spills, water main leaks receive relatively little attention. But should these comparatively...
With little rain and limited local water supplies, San Diego imports 85% of its water from the Colorado River and Northern California. The city is...
Many cities have water and wastewater treatment facilities that are aging and inefficient. Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, was among those with antiquated...

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