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Oct 10 2017
Floodwaters have receded in Houston after Hurricane Harvey battered the Texas coast, and the assessment period has begun. For some plants, such as…
Sep 19 2017
In speaking with industry experts, efficiency and water reuse are becoming increasingly important to industrial wastewater operators and…
Sep 18 2017
The water industry is abuzz with excitement about the 90th annual Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition & Conference (WEFTEC). With…
Sep 1 2017
Were you or a colleague affected by Hurricane Harvey and the following tropical storm and record rainfall? If so, we would like to hear from you. If…
Aug 9 2017
Analytics. Big data. IoT. Perhaps you’ve heard those buzzwords before. Chances are you’ve heard them a lot lately. That’s because, as Global Water…
Jul 12 2017
Bavaria adopted the Reinheitsgebot, more commonly known as the Germany Beer Purity Law, in 1516. This law is a collection of regulations that limited…
Jul 7 2017
Scrolling through my Twitter feed recently, I spotted an inspiring Tweet shared from an unlikely handle: Metra, the operator of the commuter rail I…
Jun 2 2017
Here at W&WD, we realize you don't always have time to stop and smell the roses, let alone make time for any more legwork than already required…
May 8 2017
As I stare at my iPhone, as I often do, I’m reminded of Apple’s memorable old slogan: “Think different.” Do you remember that one? Incorrect grammar…
May 3 2017
When I last ordered a product online (in this case, a GPS unit for my bike), I hesitated at the shipping screen. I weighed the pros and cons of…
Apr 12 2017
Heartland Technology Partners LLC, a global water technology company that develops products to solve wastewater problems, has closed a $12 million…
Mar 31 2017
Al Bly of U.S. Water announced his retirement from the water treatment industry after 31 years. “I would like to thank U.S. Water employees,…
Mar 30 2017
Happy spring! I want to thank you for reading this column and for the responses I received for my last column about the new Trump Administration (“…
Mar 30 2017
A few months ago, I wrote about the Pokemon Go craze and its parallels to the future of augmented reality (AR) in the water and wastewater industry.…
Mar 6 2017
In mid-February, President Donald J. Trump signed legislation to end the Stream Protection Rule enacted by his predecessor, former President Barack…
Mar 6 2017
As the water treatment industry has evolved, facilities have gone from primarily using chemicals to using aeration technologies on a more consistent…
Elisabeth Lisican
Elisabeth Lisican
Mar 3 2017
In February, Scott Pruitt was confirmed as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As expected, his confirmation was denounced by…
Feb 7 2017
Water & Wastes Digest Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Lisican highlights a handful of features to read in the 2017 February issue of WWD.
Feb 6 2017
At W&WD we are all about giving the readers what they want. So I want you to sound off on what you would like to see in these pages, or on wwdmag…
Jan 17 2017
There are countless conversations going on in virtually every facet of our business about the pressing need to bring fresh talent into the water…
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