January 2014

Securing a clean water supply is an ever-increasing concern in the U.S. With aging insfrastructure, growing demand and extreme weather events, there is no shortage of challenges. WWD Managing Editor Elisabeth Lisican recently spoke with Todd Gartner, a...
Taking a swampy, flooded area in a major city and efficiently converting it into a park and public green space is not an easy task. For the Hillcrest Knoll Park in St. Paul, Minn., the solution was to use more than 2,500 ft of 60-in.-diameter corrugated...
Oklahoma City is the most populated city in the state of Oklahoma and the 29th largest city in the U.S. At 621.2 sq miles, it is in the top five largest cities in the country in terms of geographic area and spreads into four counties: Oklahoma, Canadian...
The city of London, Ontario, Canada, operates six wastewater treatment plants (WWTP). Sludge generated at five of the city’s plants is trucked to the Greenway Pollution Control Plant, where it is mixed with the Greenway sludge in holding tanks. All of...
In January 2013, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) bestowed an award upon the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) for its “exceptional efficiency programs that save both...
Over the past two decades, Austin, Texas, has become one of the fastest growing cites in the U.S. Fueled by a booming music scene, growing economy and eclectic nightlife, the city has gained 1 million residents since 1990. But as Austin’s population...
Northern Virginia is home to one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, Loudoun County. The area has a reputation as a hub for many large companies’ data centers. With the community’s underpinnings for technology, the water utility serving the...
The Royal Mint has an established reputation as the manufacturer of coins and blanks for both domestic and global markets. Based in Llantrisant near Cardiff, its main business consists of the production of U.K. circulating coins; the manufacture,...
There has been a proliferation of tank designs that serve applications for non-municipal, smaller residential and commercial applications. These tanks, generally ranging from 300 to 1,500 gal, are being specified in designs for systems that provide...
Wastewater treatment facilities undergo continuous monitoring of multiple parameters and compounds throughout the treatment process on a daily basis; the monitoring and subsequent control of those parameters and compounds during the process is essential...

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