Nov 16, 2021

November 2021

By the time you read this, the Lead & Copper Rule Revision (LCRR) effective date will be quickly approaching on Dec. 16, 2021. Starting on this date, utilities will need to begin their plan toward compliance, the deadline for which has been proposed…
As the threat of ransomware has reached new heights in 2021, many water and wastewater organizations across the globe are doubling-down on their defense against the scourge to make sure they have done everything they can to avoid becoming the next victim…
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems consisting of hardware and software components allow industrial organizations to control processes locally or remotely and to monitor, collect and analyze data from industrial equipment in real…
The brunt of Hurricane Ida had yet to make landfall south of New Orleans on August 29 when the Sewerage & Water Board (SWB) began alerting that its gravity sewers’ 84 lift stations already were failing, almost eight hours before the storm’s 150 mph…
In early 2019, WSSC Water — the water and wastewater utility serving Maryland’s Montgomery and Prince George’s counties ­— faced an emergency situation. Extensive rainfall in the area had completely saturated the ground, leaving the Piscataway Water…
The public may never know the disaster that could have been had Fort Wayne not taken a proactive approach to rehabilitate the city’s aging sewer infrastructure. But what it does know is the effort it took for the city to pull off one of its most…
Located on the shore of Lake Michigan in Racine County, Wisconsin, the Racine Wastewater Treatment Plant provides wastewater treatment for eight satellite communities. The design capacity is 36 million gallons per day (mgd) and the plant capacity is 108…
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