Blogs

It is hard to believe I’m already preparing and thinking about what Industrial Water & Wastes Digest will be covering in 2018. And in preparation for that, we’ve sent out a short reader survey to gauge your interests and needs.

We want to make sure our magazine provides the...

Happy ACE17 week! I know many of you have descended upon Philadelphia June 11 to 14 for the American Water Works Assn.'s Conference and Exposition, and I want to tell you about an excting promotion we're running to help you get on board with augmented reality (AR): a chance to win a $25...

Here at W&WD, we realize you don't always have time to stop and smell the roses, let alone make time for any...

As we gear up for American Water Works Assn. ACE 2017 in Philadelphia, we also are starting an email newsletter for Industrial Water & Wastes Digest.

In this newsletter, you’ll find news articles, features, case studies and more. Our intent is to provide you with the news you want to...

The W&WD and iWWD Top Water and Wastewater Projects award program deadline is just days away—June 1, 2017. Don’t miss the opportunity to nominate your top water or wastewater projects and earn well-deserved industry recognition.

This award program is designed to recognize new...

As I contemplated the topic for this month’s WWEMA blog, I was struggling with what “news” I should report to the WWEMA membership in our weekly Member Bulletin. It is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate between the truth and the “fake news” that bombards us daily through social...

Diversity is an important concept in the world of infrastructure, and one that takes on endless meaningful forms. It's the myriad of ideas that emanate from a varied workforce. It's the many different innovations designed to keep roads, bridges and water supplies viable. It's all the different...

The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn.’s (WWEMA) Finance & Contract Administration (F&CA) Council meeting is being held May 17 and 18, 2017, at the Law Offices of Barnes & Thornburg in Chicago. The F&CA Council meeting is a must-attend for anyone working with...

The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn.'s (WWEMA) 44th Washington Forum will take place March 21 to 23, 2017, at the Westin Georgetown in Washington, D.C. This year’s program, titled “Understanding the New Reality – Making Sense out of Change,” will include presentations from the...

There are countless conversations going on in virtually every facet of our business about the pressing need to bring fresh talent into the water industry as the most seasoned professionals exit.

Water & Wastes Digest would like to highlight the young stars who have made that leap, and...

What a year 2016 was. From water crises to election results that elated some and crushed others, there was...

Each year, Water & Wastes Digest supports future water and wastewater professionals through the WWEMA/W&WD Scholarship, by awarding $1,000 to a student seeking a career in a water- or wastewater-related field.

This year, W&WD was pleased to announce the winner: Aadit Pujara....

Another WEFTEC is in the books. It was my seventh WEFTEC and fourth time in New Orleans, which just about...

To ensure the viability of our water infrastructure in the decades ahead, our industry must have a strong pipeline in place—a strong talent pipeline, that is.

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

In an industry awash in conferences, picking the most relevant one for your business is important. With WEFTEC around the corner, it can start to feel like the entire water industry’s focus shifts to New Orleans. WEFTEC is a huge event that provides an opportunity to see many people under one...

The Olympic Games are all about celebrating champions, but the 2016 Games host city is the site of some less-than-desirable attention as well.

Guanabara Bay, the estuary that serves as the site of Olympics sailing and rowing, for instance, has a real raw sewage...

Amidst the magic of the Olympic Games and the stunning star athletes they showcase glistens an unsavory spectacle: The extent of Rio’s water pollution problems and its troubled water bodies.

According to a National Geographic...

As we continue to come to grips with the effects of our aging infrastructure, there are increasing calls to focus the investments we are making in replacement and repair on sustainable solutions. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has developed a national...

Everyone’s talking about it, and now Pokemon Go has made its way onto the pages of W&WD.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (don’t worry, there are likely Pokemon there, too), you’ve likely heard by now about the wildly popular gaming app that takes users out into the real world...

Last chance! Introducing the 2016 industrial installment of W&WD's Top Projects Program. Many of you may already be familiar with this popular award program, but did you know we've added an industrial component...