Mar 21, 2022

March 2022

We are now three months into 2022, and it is around this time that we begin to look toward Water Week in Washington for updates on regulations, legislation and any other federal policies that would impact the industry at large. In my eyes, there are four…
Last month we closed with some thoughts on Millennials and Gen Z. You have all heard the stereotypical comments about not just these generations but all of them I am sure. Millennials have no work ethic, they are bad at taking criticism, difficult to…
Like many states, Pennsylvania has identified concerns with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in our drinking water supply, emerging contaminants whose health and environmental impacts are still not well understood. The potential impacts are…
After a year-long delay for review and comment, the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR) became effective on December 16, 2021. The new rule, which provides valuable improvements to public health, will move forward as-is. The Biden Administration also…
Water and wastewater each have unique struggles that people can address by applying protective coatings. This protection is especially important to wastewater disposal and treatment structures prone to environmental challenges, such as wetting-drying…
The importance of a proper tank inspection cannot be understated. A lack in doing so may land a utility in hot water, such as an investigation by USA TODAY and Indiana University’s Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism published in May 2021 exposing…
The Okanagan Water Basin is deemed a region of interest by the federal government as it straddles the Canada-U.S. border, and is marveled by hydrologists as a living laboratory that includes one of two deserts in Canada. It also has one of the highest…
Located in Camarillo, California, Pleasant Valley County Water District (PVCWD) supplies irrigation water to agricultural end-users in Ventura County.  In keeping with the state of California’s broad goals of slowing the growth of energy demand statewide…
Location: Palm Springs, California Size: 10.9 million gallons per day Equipment: Primary settling, trickling filters, secondary clarifiers Early on during the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus seemed to be affecting the elderly at an alarming rate,…
Each month, Water & Wastes Digest features five new products in the New Product Showcase department of its monthly print magazine. Below are the five featured products for February 2022. Submit your products for consideration to wwdeditor+nps@sgcmail…
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