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Mar 23 2020
10 workers are quarantined inside the Claude Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant in Carlsbad, California for the next three weeks.  The workers are…
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Mar 20 2020
WWD is conducting a survey on the extent of the impact COVID-19 coronavirus has had on the water and wastewater industry. If you have a few minutes…
Mar 18 2020
An employee at Silicon Valley, California's largest water district has tested positive for COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus.  At least eight…
Mar 16 2020
The U.S. EPA is releasing an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, which is the novel…
Jan 23 2020
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement agreement with the Torrance Refining Company, which agreed to pay $125,000 in penalties for chemical safety and…
An innovative water treatment program in Virginia called SWIFT (Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow) relies on BILCO for specialty access doors.
An innovative water treatment program in Virginia called SWIFT (Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow) relies on BILCO for specialty access doors.
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Jan 3 2020
An innovative water treatment program in Virginia called SWIFT (Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow) is a critical first step designed to…
Dec 4 2019
Missouri American Water Central Plant in Chesterfield is replacing aging switchgear to provide electrical power to pumps. The company is building a…
Nov 25 2019
Internet of Things (IoT) technologies have emerged as a more efficient means of monitoring water systems. Now, the same principles are being applied…
Nov 25 2019
For decades, wastewater treatment plant personnel have performed insulation resistance tests with handheld megohmmeters to prevent motor failures…
Oct 18 2019
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…
Oct 10 2019
Every construction project at a treatment plant is unique, just as every treatment facility is unique. Although the processes are similar at…
Growing up, 2019 WWD Industry Icon Doug Risden hated school. But as an adult, he has newfound joy in going to classes, learning and teaching.
Growing up, 2019 WWD Industry Icon Doug Risden hated school. But as an adult, he has newfound joy in going to classes, learning and teaching.
Sep 6 2019
Doug Riseden, Krausz Hymax technical support manager Had his teenage self been told he would become an educator who loves the teaching element of…
Aug 26 2019
Water infrastructure and design vary based on the needs of those using it. For instance, in a highly populated urban city such as New York City, the…
MFG Chemical plants win award
MFG Chemical plants win award.
Aug 23 2019
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…
United Rentals Region Product Development Manager Richard Overman lists seven ways to discuss trench safety on a work site.
Trench safety is critical for many workers in the industry. Below are seven discussion points to have prior to conducting trench work.
Aug 13 2019
Trench and excavation operations are among the most dangerous jobs, presenting daily worksite challenges in construction applications, including…
kee safety safety barriers installed at work site
Kee Lite Safety Rail Water Treatment
Aug 6 2019
Constant exposure to harsh environments and corrosive elements means that water and wastewater facilities need safety railing systems that stand up…
Jul 31 2019
The International Assn. of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is soliciting public comments on a proposal toward development of the 2020 Water…
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…
Bob Crossen headshot
Bob Crossen, managing editor of WWD.
Jul 8 2019
According to the National Safety Council, there were 882,730 exposures to workplace violence in 2017, and those events resulted in 18,400 injuries…
Barry Lassiter, VP Operations at MFG Chemical.
Barry Lassiter, VP Operations at MFG Chemical.
Jun 21 2019
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…
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