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Although named for the idyllic garden of the Old Testament, the city of Eden, N.C., has battled infrastructure challenges that have been anything but paradise. Formed in 1967 through the consolidation of three old mill towns and one sanitary sewerage…
Miramar Beach, Fla., is a community located on the Gulf of Mexico known as the Emerald Coast. Situated in the southern part of Walton County and east of the popular resort city of Destin, Fla., Miramar Beach has gorgeous white sand beaches and numerous…
Water utilities across the country struggle with aging infrastructure that results in water loss from leaks. The cost to rehabilitate or replace pipe often is greater than the cost of repairing leaks. Utilities tend to wait for customer-generated work…
Location: Basel, Switzerland Size: 10,000 cu meters Infrastructure: pumps, ultrafiltration, membranes, oxidation reactors, ozone generators    In 1986, a large fire at a pharmaceutical plant next to a forest in Basel, Switzerland, poisoned the area’s…
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