Municipal Water

Water & Wastes Digest’s coverage of municipal wastewater topics helps consulting engineers, corporate managers/government administrators and operators the world over learn about the latest in collection techniques and treatment technologies. This information can help municipal systems become more efficient and positively contribute to the future of their cities.
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Jan 10 2020
A lot happens in a day at a water treatment facility. Millions of gallons of water run through the plant each day, placing an enormous responsibility…
Jan 8 2020
The Joliet City Council modified its Lake Michigan water plan, choosing to consider both Chicago and Indiana as options. The council vote on water…
Jan 2 2020
The recent rise in water levels on Lake Huron has the town of Goderich, Ontario spending more than $1 million to protect its treatment plant for…
Dec 23 2019
The U.S. EPA validated new testing methods to measure the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the nation's drinking water. The…
Nov 25 2019
Before a series of upgrades totaling $27 million over five years at the city of Washington wastewater treatment plant in Indiana, even the smallest…
Nov 24 2019
Non-revenue water (NRW) represents a serious problem for the global water industry. In some municipal, governmental or private water systems, up to…
Oct 20 2019
To protect water quality, governments and international organizations worldwide continue to implement protective water regulations that require new…
Oct 17 2019
San Antonio Water System’s (SAWS) is hitting some customers with high water bills because of its rate structure, which was built with an equity lens…
Oct 15 2019
On Oct. 2, Gov. Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 205 (Hertzberg), which addresses the issue of industrial facilities that remain unregulated by…
Oct 14 2019
The vast networks of buried water, wastewater and storm water infrastructure are the veins and arteries feeding our people, our cities and protecting…
Oct 14 2019
With the increased concern about clean air, many wastewater treatment plants have added scrubber systems and biofilters to control odors and…
A plastic pipe in a ditch
An overview of non-destructive testing and evaluation techniques have been introduced by Plastics Pipe Institute.
Oct 4 2019
Plastic Pipes Inspection Methods Report Now Available The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has published a new document that provides an overview…
Aug 27 2019
Speedway, Ind., officials are searching for people responsible for illegally dumping “large amounts of industrial oil” into Speedway’s sewer system,…
For projects where pumps are necessary to keep services running while another pump is out for repairs, rental pumps provide an opportunity to maintain service without a permanent purchase
For projects where pumps are necessary to keep services running while another pump is out for repairs, rental pumps provide an opportunity to maintain service without a permanent purchase.
Aug 5 2019
From emergency water removal and temporary bypass systems, to dewatering construction or mining sites, an increasing number of industries and…
Aug 5 2019
The world is enduring a water crisis at the hands of rising demand, prevalent leaks, reduction in supply and an uptick in droughts, and businesses,…
Aug 5 2019
Public schools, hospitals and parks vie to receive funding for critical upgrades and other modernization efforts, which has stretched municipal…
Jul 15 2019
The East County Advanced Water Purification (AWP) Program and its partner agencies committed to continue program funding to aid in drinking water…
This dashboard report depicts a filter backwash cycle summary for a drinking water treatment plant. The municipality was concerned with improving its sand filter consistency, and advanced analytics like those shown were used to develop an efficient program to achieve that goal.
This dashboard report depicts a filter backwash cycle summary for a drinking water treatment plant. The municipality was concerned with improving its sand filter consistency, and advanced analytics like those shown were used to develop an efficient program to achieve that goal.
Jul 8 2019
In water and wastewater treatment plants and facilities, managers have a flood of data to inform their decisions. Supervisory control and data…
Jul 8 2019
The first half of 2019 was marked by two deadly and notable instances of gun violence in the water and wastewater industry. The first was the tragic…
Jul 5 2019
The 900 Series monitor and controller combines flexibility, accuracy and reliability. The screen is 3.5 in., resistive and intuitive. Its measurement…
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