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Jan 9 2019
The Humber River has long played a starring role in the rousing story of Ontario’s capital, Toronto. Bordering one of the world’s great cosmopolitan…
Ensure the sensor flow cell is level.
Ensure the sensor flow cell is level.
Jan 9 2019
Ensuring that pathogen-free water is provided to customers is one of the most important functions of a water treatment plant. Accurate turbidity…
Identifying funding mechanisms & ways to address financial struggles throughout the industry
Identifying funding mechanisms & ways to address financial struggles throughout the industry.
Jan 9 2019
Despite an infrastructure bill lacking for most of 2018, manufacturers seem to have had a good few years. Projects are still being commissioned and…
 In California, Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking
In California, Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking.
Jan 9 2019
The Paradise Irrigation District in California announced that the Paradise drinking water has been tested and found to be unsafe for drinking.…
Arsenic and lithium were detected at triple the safe level at 11 power plants in Georgia
Arsenic and lithium were detected at triple the safe level at 11 power plants in Georgia.
Jan 9 2019
In Georgia, coal ash pollutants have been detected in groundwater at 11 power plants. According to Savannah Now, arsenic and lithium were detected at…
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Bill Raab is director of risk control for Glatfelter Public Practice.
Jan 8 2019
Regulatory compliance may not sound like the most exciting topic out there, but for water entities, it is a subject that has to be both understood…
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Bob Crossen, managing editor of WWD.
Jan 8 2019
Between November and December, I had the privilege to visit two manufacturing facilities for original equipment manufacturers within the water and…
China has vowed to take action to “significantly reduce” to the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea
China has vowed to take action to “significantly reduce” to the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea.
Jan 8 2019
In 2018, China’s surface water quality improved. According to the country’s environment ministry, more samples taken from river and lakes reaching…
A fatberg, made up of fat, wet wipes and grease, was found near the sea in Sidmouth, Devon
A fatberg, made up of fat, wet wipes and grease, was found near the sea in Sidmouth, Devon.
Jan 8 2019
In England, a giant fatberg has been found blocking a sewer in a seaside town. According to BBC News, the fatberg is 210 ft long. The fatberg, made…
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
Jan 7 2019
For equipment designers in processing industries, there are aspects of any system that are more functional in nature, yet still critical. This…
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
Jan 7 2019
To protect the Edwards Aquifer, the site developer of the new Natural Grocers store in Georgetown, Texas, decided to use two storm water management…
Ensuring a pump can purge  off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Ensuring a pump can purge off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Jan 7 2019
The use of sodium hypochlorite is common in many industrial applications. Its uses includes bleaching, cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing and water…
Jan 7 2019
High water consumption is extremely common in the automotive industry, as nearly 39,000 gal of water required to produce a single car. A large…
A dive into the chemistries of fracking & the market's rise
A dive into the chemistries of fracking & the market's rise.
Jan 7 2019
In 2014, BCC Research revealed in a report that the North American market for wastewater treatment equipment for hydraulically fractured gas and oil…
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Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
Jan 7 2019
It’s a new year. This means new trends to come, more products to showcase and even more stories to tell in iWWD. For myself, it is a chance to learn…
Jan 7 2019
Faced with rising operational costs due to increasing energy and chemical prices, as well as stricter effluent permit limits, many operators and…
 Fires in the Western U.S. can expose drinking water to risk of contamination
Fires in the Western U.S. can expose drinking water to risk of contamination.
Jan 7 2019
On Oct. 8, 2017, the Tubbs Fire engulfed most of the Fountaingrove neighborhood in Santa Rosa, Calif. Resident Serene Buhrz water had an overwhelming…
BC Blue supports effective utility management, bringing management, adaptive planning, real-time operations, and data analytics together.
BC Blue supports effective utility management, bringing management, adaptive planning, real-time operations, and data analytics together.
Jan 7 2019
BC Blue is a smart utility approach to efficiently manage and operate water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities from Brown and Caldwell. The…
Jan 4 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
For decades, the United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam that contaminated water near bases
For decades, the United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam that contaminated water near bases.
Jan 4 2019
The United States Air Force used a toxic firefighting foam for decades that contaminated water near bases and exposed communities to chemicals linked…
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