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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…
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
Sep 15 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…
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 several construction applications,…
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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…
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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…
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…
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