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Dec 7 2017
It is with mixed feelings that I announce that this will be my final column in Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD). The first of these columns was…
Nov 16 2017
At WEFTEC.17, I found myself wondering, how is it that I, a 24-year-old editor, have the opportunity to work with engineers, operators, and other…
Nov 15 2017
Remember the first time you came home with a bad grade? I mean a really bad grade. I recall that myself. It was chemistry in eighth grade. I remember…
Sep 18 2017
As a way to unwind, I look for a good music venue that serves good beer and go see a band I have not seen in a long time. While indulging in this…
Apr 11 2017
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Mar 3 2017
How is it that a chemical process developed prior to 1910 in Germany is now having significant effects on U.S. waterways? Agricultural productivity…
Feb 6 2017
In the past few months, I have had many conversations with friends and colleagues about the recent presidential election, as I am sure you have, too…
Jan 9 2017
A popular game here in the Washington, D.C., area right now is to guess how the incoming administration will impact various sectors from finance to…
Feb 13 2013
This past August, in my column about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, I mentioned that Time magazine reported that Pakistani authorities arrested a…
Jan 16 2013
When is the slope too slippery to give liability relief to “good guys” who clean up abandoned hard rock mines and prevent toxic runoff downstream? …
Nov 7 2012
Climate change is water change.  That is a line I first heard many years ago, and it is proving true from coast to coast and ridge to reef. While…
May 11 2012
Another World Water Day (March 22) has come and gone, but this year’s events linger in my memory more than previous ones. For starters, this year’s…
Apr 27 2012
If you are reading Water & Wastes Digest and this column, you are a professional in the water or environmental industry and have likely been…
Feb 15 2012
Welcome to my first column for Water & Wastes Digest (WWD). I hope to use it to explore current and thought-provoking issues around water and…
Nov 8 2011
“The leaves changeAnd so do I.They fall to the ground,And I fall to the sky.Apple and cinnamon,Swirl all around.Beneath my feet,A crunching sound.A…
Sep 16 2011
Unlike dissolving table salt in water, removing salts from water  pays the cost for going against nature. Laws of nature govern the chemical…
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