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May 1 2018
The Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) team is honored to receive a Jesse H. Neal award for its coverage of Hurricane Harvey. This award is considered…
May 1 2018
The U.S. EPA has granted a biofuels exemption to an Oklahoma oil refinery owned by billionaire Carl Icahn, a former adviser to President Donald Trump…
Apr 27 2018
The 17th annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo (MGBCE) hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) took place on April 19, 2018,…
Apr 25 2018
Further new developments in the world of plastic pipes are previewed in advance of the Plastic Pipes XIX Conference and Exhibition. The event will…
Apr 25 2018
In April 2014, the city of Flint, Mich., in order to cut costs, switched its water supply sourced from Lake Huron and the Detroit River via the…
Apr 25 2018
On April 24, 2018, the U.S. EPA and the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board announced that the East Bay Municipal Utility District…
Apr 23 2018
Whether it is an anomalous string of unrelated events or indicative of a broader trend in mismanagement across the state, Michigan has been all over…
Apr 13 2018
In a major legal decision, Senior U.S. District Judge James G. Carr ruled against the U.S. EPA and Ohio EPA for their handling of the Lake Erie…
Apr 12 2018
The U.S. EPA is announcing the award of more than $25 million in grants to help the country’s small drinking and wastewater systems and private well…
Apr 10 2018
When I started planning my print coverage for Cape Town, the situation in the coastal city seemingly was dire. The reservoir was expected to fall…
Apr 10 2018
In Cape Town, South Africa, Day Zero is a moving target. What once was seen as an inevitable has been pushed later and later in the year. However,…
Apr 10 2018
I can recall, back in the early 1980s during my primary school years, being called by the headmaster of our school to attend a meeting with my fellow…
An interview with CEO of U.S. Water, LaMarr Barnes
LaMarr Barnes is CEO of U.S. Water Services Inc. Barnes has more than 25 years of experience in industrial water treatment and technology management. He was hired by U.S. Water Services Inc. as vice president of marketing in 2010 and ascended to senior executive vice president of marketing in 2015. He was named CEO in January 2017. Barnes can be reached at [email protected] or 763.559.2837.
Apr 10 2018
Last fall, U.S. Water expanded its business with the acquisition of Tonka Water, a supplier of municipal and industrial water and wastewater…
Water & Wastes Digest Designer Jason Kenny, Managing Editor Bob Crossen, Editorial Director Bill Wilson, Associate Editor Amy McIntosh and Associate Editor Lauren Baltas won the Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Subject-Related Package.
The WWD editorial and design team wins Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Subject-Related Package.
Apr 9 2018
Left to right, Water & Wastes Digest Designer Jason Kenny, Managing Editor Bob Crossen, Editorial Director Bill Wilson, Associate Editor Amy…
Apr 4 2018
According to a leaked memo obtained by CNN, U.S. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is now the sole individual in control of key provisions in the Clean…
Mar 22 2018
The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) will hold its 2018 event for skilled distribution operators,…
Mar 22 2018
Today, as March 22 does every year, marks the United Nations’ annual celebration of World Water Day. Each year, a new theme surrounding various…
Mar 21 2018
A human fetus was discovered at the Johnson City water treatment facility in Tennessee on March 17, 2018. The fetus was found in a facility intake…
Mar 15 2018
The World Bank and the U.N. have released a new joint report claiming that 40% of the world’s population is currently affected by water scarcity. The…
Mar 15 2018
On Monday March 12, 2018, the Missouri Administrative Oversight committee approved the new Clean Water Law, which will now be voted on by the state’s…
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