Dec 06, 2019

December 2019

To think it is already December and that 2019 is nearing a close! This year has been one wrought with changes and big moments for the industry, particularly in the second half of the year when the U.S. EPA revealed the National Water Reuse Action Plan in…
Generally speaking, the WWD State of the Industry Report pulls on the status of the U.S. economy and budgets to develop conclusions about how wider societal issues impact the narrower industry focus of water and wastewater. In 2018, water and wastewater…
St. Bernard Parish is situated southeast of New Orleans in the state of Louisiana. Following Hurricane Katrina, its population shrank from 67,000  to 45,000, resulting in dispersed redevelopment that requires closer monitoring of water quality. When the…
In late 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) approved plans to install a new well and build a new water treatment facility for the city of Roswell, Ga. Barlovento LLC was selected during a competitive bidding process to provide an iron and…
Suez Water South Jersey is located in Toms River, N.J. Its mission is to provide safe and clean water to the Township of Toms River, Borough of South Toms River and a portion of the Township of Berkeley. Suez is a leading environmental company which…
More than a century ago, the city of Buffalo, N.Y., pioneered a state-of-the-art combined sewer system that collected and transmitted sanitary and storm water flows within a single pipe system to the Buffalo River, Scajaquada Creek and the Niagara River…
In Morgan City, Utah, the need to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant’s lagoons became a priority when the system went septic. The city was looking at designs for mechanical treatment systems prior to a dredging operation that removed more than 7…
When a natural disaster hits, two factors can define the pace of recovery: speed of response and teamwork. ZCL | Xerxes recently provided both at a critical moment in the rebuilding of a California community destroyed by one of the most devastating fires…
A routine five-year inspection of a 36-in. reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) sewer interceptor in Rockland County, N.Y., Sewer District No. 1 revealed the top half of the interceptor, which had been in good shape just five years previously, was almost…
In 2019, WWD had four top projects that topped the editors scoring lists, so to determine which one would be named the #1 WWD Top Project, they held a meeting. While all four presented interesting challenges and creative solutions to problems, the…
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