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Left to right, Water & Wastes Digest Designer Jason Kenny, Managing Editor Bob Crossen, Editorial Director Bill Wilson, Associate Editor Amy…
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen
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…
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,…
Here at W&WD, we realize you don't always have time to stop and smell the roses, let alone make time for any more legwork than already required…
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen
As we gear up for American Water Works Assn. ACE 2017 in Philadelphia, we also are starting an email newsletter for Industrial Water & Wastes…
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…
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…
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…
The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn.’s (WWEMA) Finance & Contract Administration (F&CA) Council meeting is being held May…
The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn.'s (WWEMA) 44th Washington Forum will take place March 21 to 23, 2017, at the Westin Georgetown…
There are countless conversations going on in virtually every facet of our business about the pressing need to bring fresh talent into the water…
What a year 2016 was. From water crises to election results that elated some and crushed others, there was plenty of speculation on what we can…
Each year, Water & Wastes Digest supports future water and wastewater professionals through the WWEMA/W&WD Scholarship, by awarding $1,000 to…
Another WEFTEC is in the books. It was my seventh WEFTEC and fourth time in New Orleans, which just about qualifies me as a NOLA expert—or so I…
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…
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…
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.…
Amidst the magic of the Olympic Games and the stunning star athletes they showcase glistens an unsavory spectacle: The extent of Rio’s water…
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…
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,…
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