Jan 09, 2018

January 2018

The Mazars USA 2017 Water Survey offers information the water industry is looking for: insight into the current state of the industry and how it may change, for better or worse. Jerome Devillers leads the Mazars USA and Mazars Group initiative in the…
Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota and growing larger each day. In 2016, the city’s population increased by 5,200 people to a current population of 178,500 residents. A growing, thriving community needs its infrastructure to grow, as well.…
The Cape Breton Regional Municipal (CBRM) Water Utility in Nova Scotia supplies potable water to a population of 81,000 over 478 miles of pipeline. To do this, the utility operates, maintains and manages five water treatment plants, six pumping stations…
Today’s utilities often find that existing pump stations do not have the necessary power or capacity to meet demand. Frequent breakdowns and electrical outages often shut down the stations, causing flooding, creating financial burden and destroying…
After evaluating all the 2017 Water & Wastes Digest Top Projects, it became clear to WWD staff that Arizona was an epicenter for great projects both large and small. The WWD team visited three of these sites in December 2017. The first and largest of…
Chesapeake Bay is one of the most important bodies of water in the world and is the largest estuary in the U.S. Comprising 4,700 sq miles and accounting for nearly 12,000 miles of waterfront, the bay is home to myriad freshwater plant and animal species…
Without odor control, wastewater treatment plants have a characteristic smell. In most plants, anaerobic digestion is used in the treatment process, and a specific strain of bacteria creates that smell. These are known as sulfate reducing bacteria (SRB…
Tanks are the backbone of most water and wastewater systems, and though the function of a tank as a storage vessel has not changed, the versatility and performance of today’s tanks certainly has. Much of this relates to manufacturing advances that allow…
When buying a water storage tank, the configuration and selection process often is something that needs to be done in the early stages of project design. To apply for and secure funding that may be available, timing of construction and overall project…
Oceanside is a scenic city of approximately 175,464 (according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 estimate) that is located approximately 40 miles north of San Diego on the Pacific Coast of Southern California. The city’s picturesque beaches are popular…
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