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A large sinkhole was reported in downtown Portland, Ore., stopping traffic
A large sinkhole was reported in downtown Portland, Ore., stopping traffic.
Feb 12 2019
In downtown Portland, Ore., a six-ft-deep chasm was reported Feb. 8 on Salmon Street. According to the Portland Tribune, it is a literal sinkhole.…
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms.
Feb 7 2019
In Sonoma Valley, Calif., work on the next phase of replacing an old and failing sewer main is set to begin this summer. The sewer had been…
Feb 4 2019
The chief operator for a 6-million-gal-per-day (mgd) surface water treatment plant reported enhanced safety regarding chlorine gas for disinfection…
Trinidad & Tobago engage new leak survey
Trinidad & Tobago engage new leak survey.
Feb 1 2019
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16 coal ash pits are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, in Texas.
16 coal ash pits are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, in Texas.
Jan 21 2019
In Texas, 16 coal ash pits are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report by the…
An NACE International report identifies aging water infrastructure as a threat to public health and recommends the adoption of Corrosion Management Systems as an immediate solution
An NACE International report identifies aging water infrastructure as a threat to public health and recommends the adoption of Corrosion Management Systems as an immediate solution.
Jan 18 2019
NACE International has released its Spotlight on Corrosion Report: The Critical Need for Corrosion Management in the Water Treatment Sector.…
There is a leak in a 24-inch pipe that crews have not yet been able to locate in Worthington, Minn.
There is a leak in a 24-inch pipe that crews have not yet been able to locate in Worthington, Minn.
Jan 10 2019
Crews are continuing to look for the last of the leak in the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System pipeline in Worthington, Minn. According to The…
Today, water utilities are able to monitor their entire distribution system from the comforts of their own control rooms
The digital advancements in leak detection, pressure management and smart metering have given utilities more options to address aging infrastructure, waning legacy knowledge due to retirements and better overall operation of their water systems.
Jan 9 2019
U.S. water infrastructure is rated D+ by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and according to the American Water Works Assn., 240,000 main…
Jan 9 2019
The construction of a new potable water pipeline was critical for residents of the bucolic Pennsylvania Amish country because local supply wells were…
Brown and Caldwell designs wastewater treatment
Brown and Caldwell designs wastewater treatment.
Dec 14 2018
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Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home.
Dec 7 2018
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…
A sewer line in Virginia is leaking in a resident’s front yard, leaving behind waste
A sewer line in Virginia is leaking in a resident’s front yard, leaving behind waste.
Nov 9 2018
Residents in Madison Heights, Va., have an odor problem. According to ABC 13, a sewer line is is leaking in their yard. “Over the past couple of…
Tissue company suffers industrial wastewater leak
Tissue company suffers industrial wastewater leak.
Aug 15 2018
On Aug. 10, 2018, St. Croix Tissue Inc. in Baileyville, Maine, released more than a half million gal of partially treated industrial wastewater…
Feb 13 2018
Non-revenue water (NRW) remains a significant issue for some utilities. Many water providers in North America experience approximately 20 to 30% NRW…
How to Inspect & Maintain a Hydrant
Proper inspection & maintenance ensure reliable fire protection.
Nov 3 2016
An electrical malfunction in an office building causes a fire. The fire department rolls up to the building, sirens blaring. They rush to the fire…
Jul 1 2016
The city of Fountain Valley, Calif., surpassed the state water reduction goal by using Sensus technology. Fountain Valley made an effort to reduce…
Feb 2 2015
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) will establish its first International Community when it opens an office this spring in India. In comments made…
Singer pressure reducing valve maintenance
Singer pressure reducing valve maintenance
Aug 22 2014
Like every piece of mechanical equipment we use, a control valve requires some maintenance. Because budgets are stretched and time is tight, it can…
Feb 13 2014
Our drinking water infrastructure is aging while municipal budgets shrink or at best remain the same: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…
Apr 4 2013
The city of Hamilton, Ohio, decided to pursue an active leak detection program as part of an effort to reduce water loss. It also would serve to help…
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