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Jan 9 2018
Florida and Georgia have long been mired in a water dispute, and this adversarial relationship reached a turning point on Jan. 8, 2018 when the…
Jan 9 2018
In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues efforts to address drinking water and wastewater…
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 discussed…
Jan 5 2018
Late on Jan. 3, 2018, the Blue River Wastewater Treatment plant in Kansas City, Mo., suffered a gas explosion, causing significant damage. The source…
Dec 29 2017
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced $87 million in new grants to be put towards 95 water quality…
Dec 28 2017
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued more than $936 million this year to finance projects that upgrade drinking water infrastructure…
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’ storm and…
Dec 22 2017
Registration for the 2018 International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo is now open. The conference, which…
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…
Dec 18 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted $100,000 to the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) in…
2017 Top Industrial Water & Wastewater Projects
2017 Top Industrial Water & Wastewater Projects
Dec 13 2017
Across various industrial sectors—food and beverage, oil and gas, mining, etc.—projects to update and maintain proper water and wastewater processes…
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…
2017 Top Industrial Water & Wastewater Projects
2017 Top Industrial Water & Wastewater Projects
Dec 13 2017
While President Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure plan promises an influx of funding for infrastructure improvements for water and wastewater projects…
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…
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 was…
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…
Nov 16 2017
Regulations are becoming more strict, and industrial facilities around the world are trying to keep up. As industrial facilities seek cost-effective…
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…
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 condition…
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 silver…
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