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I read with some interest today the Senate’s Friday, Jan. 16, dialogue on approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline, specifically with regard to three…
The increasing demand for water and concerns for reliable availability are driving water intensive industries such as petrochemical, food and…
Aside from aging infrastructure and limited funding, the municipal water and wastewater sector currently is ill-prepared for the departure of a large…
Water & Wastes Digest's Top Projects Award Program is designed to recognize noteworthy projects and accomplishments. For a sixth consecutive year…
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), a law that has had far-reaching effects on the water and wastewater…
Over the past few years, advances in fracking technology have strengthened the U.S. reserves of natural gas. According to the Energy Information…
Every week, this newsletter is your source of industry news and events as well as important technical and regulatory updates. From general industry…
A large number of utilities have reported being able to approve revisions to their water and sewer system rates in the form of gradual increases over…
The dust from the 2014 midterm elections has (for the most part) settled, and it is time to look ahead to what the new makeup of the U.S. Congress…
Preliminary results of Water & Wastes Digest’s 2014 State of the Industry Report are in, and the findings are quite optimistic for the water and…
Federal spending cuts and dwindling state budgets continue to put pressure on utilities struggling to maintain aging infrastructure. Meanwhile, a…
A recent report from the International Benchmarking Network Water Supply and Sanitation Blue Book 2014, which analyzed data from 4,400 utilities in…
Defining the lining and limits of “cooperative federalism” is never easy, particularly when you get into the weeds of growing “weed” with federally…
More than 126 industry professionals joined the editorial staff of Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) at an award ceremony to recognize winners of…
We all understand the urgent need for water and wastewater construction, improvements and repairs. The reports and the calls for action are sobering…
I grew up in Indiana, where you don’t have to look too far to spot cornfields as far as the eye can see. But before I became the managing editor of…
This week, thousands of water professionals will head to The Big Easy for the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and…
“The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change.”—HeraclitusThe water and wastewater industry is constantly evolving, and so is Water & Wastes Digest…
Aside from some inconvenience due to having to navigate around construction areas, I am always excited to see water and sewer projects underway. And…
In less than four weeks, thousands of water professionals will head to New Orleans for the Water Environment Federation Annual Technical Exhibition…
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