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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,…
Aug 5 2019
Aging infrastructure is not only a problem with roads and bridges; it also affects water and wastewater treatment plants. Many of these plants are at…
Aug 5 2019
U.S. EPA senior administration officials announced Priority Actions Supporting Long-Term Drought Resilience, a document outlining ways federal…
Mary Scott Nabers headshot
Mary Scott Nabers is president and CEO of Stratigic Partnerships.
Aug 5 2019
It seems that most people first began to realize there are serious water problems in the U.S. when news of Flint, Mich., broke. However, the country’…
New FCI flow meters available
New FCI flow meters available
Aug 2 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…
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…
Jul 8 2019
May 20 2019
  The United Rentals Trench Safety Training Program has trained 56,968 workers in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA)…
May 3 2019
Location: Hollister, California  Size: 4 million gal a day Infrastructure: Lift station, pump station, drip system, rotary drums, activated sludge…
Envirosight Partners with Jet Vac Equipment
Envirosight New Jersey direct sales manage Bruce Kosensky (left) poses for a photo with Adam Emusov, Vice President of Sales at Jet Vac (right).
Jan 11 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…
Bill Raab
Bill Raab is director of risk control for Glatfelter Public Practice.
Jan 8 2019
Regulatory compliance may not sound like the most exciting topic out there, but for water entities, it is a subject that has to be both understood…
The flange adaptors selected could be connected to the end pipe, directing water from the main through the granulated activated carbon filtration system to another end pipe directing it back to the water main. This solution did not require rodding or flanges of varying sizes.
The flange adaptors selected could be connected to the end pipe, directing water from the main through the granulated activated carbon filtration system to another end pipe directing it back to the water main. This solution did not require rodding or flanges of varying sizes.
Nov 2 2018
Fountain, Colo., Water Department Foreman Justin Moore was working to remove perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) that were detected in the water supply…
The ISO 3500 is an international standard developed by 32 economies
The ISO 3500 is an international standard developed by 32 economies.
Oct 31 2018
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has been selected to serve as the ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer (ASD…
Aug 17 2016
Two Oldcastle Precast Idaho facilities—Idaho Falls and Nampa—received the 2015 Quality Merit Award for outstanding commitment to quality from the…
Apr 23 2012
Kee Safety’s comprehensive Safety Components catalog details its wide selection of Kee Klamp galvanized steel and Kee Lite aluminum structural safety…
Feb 23 2012
Itron Inc., a provider of resource management solutions for the energy and water industries, announced its participation in the 6th World Water Forum…
Apr 23 2013
Communication Arts Multimedia, Inc. is a long-time provider of training software to the environmental industry. As the original creator of computer-…
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