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The use of reclaimed water for irrigation and other purposes has been employed as a water conservation practice for many years. Consumers are…
“There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.”— British Philosopher Bernard Williams Each year, the Water and Wastewater…
Storm water innovation is hitting the rooftops and hardscapes in the nation’s capital in a big way: Washington, D.C.’s District Department of the…
Every year Water & Wastes Digest supports future water and wastewater professionals through the WWEMA/WWD Scholarship, by awarding $1,000 to a…
Harmful algae blooms causing high levels of microcystin in Lake Erie resulted in a drinking water ban for the entire city of Toledo, Ohio. More than…
There is less than one week left to submit your nominations for Water & Wastes Digest's Top Projects Award Program, which recognizes notable…
Americans are willing to spend a lot of money on water. Now that I have your attention (and many of you think I need to get my head checked), let me…
There is less than one week left to submit your nominations for Water & Wastes Digest’s Young Professionals program, which recognizes the young…
When it comes to planning for the future, companies have a whole host of issues likely keeping them up at night. They may worry about staying…
Important and fractious debates over shale gas and oil continued to play out in watersheds and communities this past Fourth of July. As America…
In March 2014, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) announced it would shut off water to thousands of overdue water and sewer accounts. DWSD…
Recently, President Obama signed into law the Water Resources and Reform Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA)—the first water bill since 2007. WRRDA…
I just returned from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Meeting in Boston where for the second year in a row, WWEMA co-chaired a…
Water and wastewater utilities understand the importance of effectively managing their facilities, their distribution and collection networks;…
Congress currently is considering two initiatives that could result in billions of dollars in funding for water and wastewater infrastructure…
Despite a slow economy, the future of the water and wastewater industry is bright, and so is the new wave of young professionals entering the water…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new Water Innovation Technology Blueprint, Version 2, announced on April 7 at the U.S. Water…
Having the right tools on hand is critical for any business, and water utility billing is no different. With technology advances, including the…
Drones flying through neighborhoods to read meters and monitor water usage, tiny submersibles sent through hydrants to monitor pipe systems for leaks…
I’m California dreaming on such a winter’s day (even though it’s March as I write this …). Unfortunately, however, the state is facing some…
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