May 08, 2017

May 2017

In a time of uncertainty regarding infrastructure policy and funding, regional and national trends can be found in water projects throughout the country. W&WD Managing Editor Amy McIntosh asked Jason Wuliger, co-founder and vice president of…
More than 90% of respondents to W&WD’s 2016 State of the Industry survey indicated they were over the age of 40, and 65% of respondents have been in the water industry for 20 years or more. As baby boomers continue to reach retirement age, they are…
A total of 1,440 ln ft of HDPE pipe was used for the underground system. To meet the storm water management requirements for a new addition to the Indian Woods Middle School in Overland Park, Kan., just one underground detention system was constructed.…
Mori Village is a pioneering “Smart Village” in India, where shrimp farming makes up a significant portion of the economy. As part of the connected Smart Village development, shrimp farmers identified aquaculture monitoring as one of the factors impeding…
The city of Ottawa is the capital of Canada, and the Robert O. Pickard Environmental Center (ROPEC) is the city’s wastewater treatment plant. Originally built in 1962, the plant underwent a series of expansions in the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s, and now…
Wastewater enters at the bottom of a series of treatment cells and flows up through the bed of beads, where both biological treatment and filtration occur. Protecting the sensitive estuaries of the eastern seaboard of the U.S. from excessive nutrient…
Designing successful mega-sized seawater desalination plants is an art that is constantly changing according to new needs and requirements. Companies cannot remain entrenched in old technology; they must constantly be innovative, refining and improving…
In March 2010, an unusually configured culvert passing under Florida State Route 16 was rehabilitated with an solution called CentriPipe, utilizing PL-8000 fine aggregate composite concrete developed by AP/M Permaform. Florida Department of…
Some believe that relining a pipe with a smaller one will decrease its capacity. However, this is not always the case, and slipline rehabilitation often can increase flow capacity. More often than not, the minimal diameter decrease is offset by gains…
With the Internet of Things (IoT) comes the ability to create smart networks that can optimize the management of everything from sewers to offshore infrastructure like oil wells. Smart networks differ dramatically from existing telemetric solutions that…
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