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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…
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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…
The Bilco doors are made with stainless steel hardware and corrosion-resistant materials, including engineered lift assistance for one-hand operation. Photo by Eric Sawatzki
The Bilco doors are made with stainless steel hardware and corrosion-resistant materials, including engineered lift assistance for one-hand operation. Photo by Eric Sawatzki
Jun 6 2019
The city of Grand Rapids, Mich., was named “America’s Greenest City” and has received worldwide recognition for its efforts. One of its newest…
May 24 2019
  This event brings together operators, managers, technicians and field personnel for a day of educational sessions in a college setting. The…
May 3 2019
Location: Hollister, California  Size: 4 million gal a day Infrastructure: Lift station, pump station, drip system, rotary drums, activated sludge…
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Chris Triolo, vice president of customer success at Respond Software, discusses the new partnership and how cybersecurity is evolving.
May 3 2019
Respond Software and ForeScout are leading a concept that automates decision-making processes for threat analysis in industrial control systems. The…
Cracking of the brick crown of a 72-in.-diameter brick sewer in Washington, D.C., prompted DC water to evaluate repair solutions to address the issue.
Cracking of the brick crown of a 72-in.-diameter brick sewer in Washington, D.C., prompted DC water to evaluate repair solutions to address the issue.
May 2 2019
The Washington, D.C., sewer system is managed by DC Water. Its system includes many large diameter brick structures that took decades to complete. As…
The EPA is seeking input for development of National Water Reuse Action Plan
The EPA is seeking input for development of National Water Reuse Action Plan.
Apr 22 2019
The U.S. EPA is seeking public input on the development of an action plan to accelerate the application of water reuse as a safe, reliable, and…
GWI announces winners at the 2019 Global Water Awards
GWI announces winners at the 2019 Global Water Awards.
Apr 19 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…
Newport MUD selects LAN as district engineer
Newport MUD selects LAN as district engineer.
Apr 12 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…
Apr 10 2019
Constant exposure to harsh environments and corrosive elements means that water and wastewater facilities need safety railing systems that stand up…
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Bill Raab, director of risk control for Glatfelter Public Practice.
Apr 2 2019
Water and wastewater services create a diverse set of operational risks that require management. Enterprise risk management (ERM) is an effective…
Mar 22 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water Assistant Administrator David Ross released the following statement today on World…
Frost & Sullivan World Water Day 2019 Infographic
According to Frost & Sullivan, modular water systems and strategic financial plans hold the key to leaving no one behind.
Mar 22 2019
For World Water Day 2019, Frost & Sullivan aims to shed light on areas of innovation that have the potential to improve conventional systems and…
The U.S. Coast Guard is working with the city of Deer Park, Texas, and others to evaluate the impacts of the recent fire involving chemical storage tanks
The U.S. Coast Guard is working with the city of Deer Park, Texas, and others to evaluate the impacts of the recent fire involving chemical storage tanks.
Mar 22 2019
Teams and contractors from the city of Deer Park, Harris County, TCEQ, EPA, and the U.S. Coast Guard are working together to evaluate impacts to…
Mar 13 2019
The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (Albuquerque, N.M.) operates a 76 million gal/day (rated capacity) wastewater treatment…
CST announces award winners
CST announces award winners.
Mar 8 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…
Trenches can be dangerous places for pipe installers, so establishing and following standards of safety before, during and after trench installations can be a life-saving measure.
Trenches can be dangerous places for pipe installers, so establishing and following standards of safety before, during and after trench installations can be a life-saving measure.
Mar 6 2019
On May 10, 2018, James Rogers wrote in a post on Facebook that a 12-ft-deep sewer hole in which he was working caved in 10 minutes after he got out…
Duperon recognized; PolyCera announces distribution agreement
Duperon recognized with award.
Mar 1 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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