Editorial/Topical

Jan 18 2018

The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans...

Cape Town has moved Day Zero forward one week in the midst of water crisis
Jan 17 2018

Following three years of aggressive drought, Cape Town officials have again...

Jerome Devillers is interviewed about the state of the water industry
Jan 11 2018

The Mazars USA 2017 Water Survey offers information the water industry is looking for: insight into the current state of the industry and how it...

The WWD team recounts their top project site visits in Arizona
Jan 11 2018

After evaluating all the 2017 Water & Wastes Digest Top Projects, it became clear to WWD staff that Arizona was an epicenter for great...

A water treatment plant in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has suffered an acid spill
Jan 11 2018

A water treatment plant in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.,...

Jan 10 2018

The need for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure improvements has been well documented and discussed for decades. The U.S. Environmental...

Bob Crossen writes on public-private partnerships in the water industry
Jan 10 2018

With the tax bill behind it, Congress’ focus likely is to turn to an infrastructure plan in the first quarter of 2018. President Donald J. Trump’s...

Bob Crossen writes on Water & Wastes Digest's young professionals nominations
Jan 9 2018

January. The start of a new year when we take stock of the last 365 days and set goals for the next 365. We all tend to resolve to do things...

U.S. Supreme Court appears to side with Florida in water dispute with Georgia
Jan 9 2018

Florida and Georgia have long been mired in a water dispute, and this...

EPA continues recovery efforts following Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Jan 9 2018

In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and...

Lauren Baltas writes about industrial water's impact on climate change
Jan 8 2018

If you don’t believe in climate change—keep reading. If you do believe in climate change—keep reading.

In my previous editorial letters, I...

Kansas City wastewater treatment plant suffers gas explosion
Jan 5 2018

Late on Jan. 3, 2018, the Blue River Wastewater Treatment plant in Kansas City, Mo.,...

New York DEC has awarded $87 million towards water quality improvement
Dec 29 2017

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced $87 million in new grants to be put towards 95...

Ohio EPA achieved $936 million in 2017 loans towards water quality improvements
Dec 28 2017

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued more than $936 million this year to finance projects that upgrade...

Gov. Cuomo calls for $20 million towards Niagara Falls' wastewater systems
Dec 26 2017

Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has announced that he will submit legislation that would inject $20 million into a makeover of Niagara Falls’ ...

The annual conference will be held in Long Beach, Ca.
Dec 22 2017

Registration for the 2018 International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo is now open. The...

EPA awards Northern Mariana Islands $8.6 million for wastewater infrastructure
Dec 22 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded over $2.3 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Bureau of...