Editorial/Topical

Dec 13 2017

Across various industrial sectors—food and beverage, oil and gas, mining, etc.—projects to update and maintain proper water and wastewater...

Lauren Baltas writes about new research on fresh air and clean water
Dec 13 2017

If you are fortunate to have them, you may take two things for granted: fresh air and clean water. As you normalize them in your everyday life, it...

Dec 13 2017

While President Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure plan promises an influx of funding for infrastructure improvements for water and wastewater...

Water & Wastes Digest tracks 2017 water and wastewater industry trends
Dec 7 2017

Much of 2017 has been a year of uncertainty for business in the water and wastewater industry. Despite the mass media attention paid to the...

Bob Ferguson says farewell to his readers in Water & Wastes Digest
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...

Managing Editor Bob Crossen writes about legislation and federal regulation
Dec 6 2017

State and federal regulations and compliance are the most important topic of 2018. Or so say the 271 respondents of this years’ Water & Wastes...

Annual WATERCON event to take place March 19 to 22, 2018 in Springfield, Ill.
Dec 6 2017

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) Illinois Section has opened registration for its annual WATERCON event. The conference will take place March...

Nov 28 2017

With preparations in place, operators waited out Hurricane Harvey at plants in Houston. While some plants fared well, others did not.

Nov 21 2017

Sidney Bomer was trying to enjoy his Las Vegas vacation when he saw the news that Hurricane Harvey set sights on his wastewater treatment plants...

Examples of zero liquid discharge process
Nov 16 2017

Regulations are becoming more strict, and industrial facilities around the world are trying to keep up.

As industrial facilities seek cost-...

editorial letter
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...

Local governments use date to address infrastructure issues
Nov 16 2017

As America’s infrastructure continues to degrade, the need to monitor its condition has grown. Utilities that are aware of their system’s...

Seth Brown writes about a storm water report card
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...

Editorial on sewage
Nov 15 2017

According to a recent study of 64 wastewater plants in Switzerland from Eawag Aquatic Research, there are 3 million francs’ worth of gold and...

Company adds 21,000-sq-ft space to Coatesville, Pa., headquarters
Nov 14 2017

Aerzen USA celebrated a 21,000-sq-ft addition to its Coatesville, Pa., headquarters with an open house event. The event was attended by the Aerzen...

Evoqua names IPO price
Nov 3 2017

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp....

Nov 2 2017

W&WD Managing Editor Bob Crossen tells you his two main takeaways from day two on the Aquatech Amsterdam show floor.

Nov 1 2017

W&WD Editor Bob Crossen recaps his first day on the show floor at Aquatech Amsterdam, including a visit to the Industrial User Experience.

Lake Erie may be voted impaired
Oct 18 2017

The Toledo City Council...