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Dr. Andrew Sawyers
Dr. Andrew Sawyers, director of the Office of Wastewater Management for the U.S. EPA
Jan 18 2022Legislation
In the water sector, we know that water is life. It not only keeps us healthy, but it supports our communities, ecosystems and economies. Investing…
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen, Senior Managing Editor
Jan 18 2022
This will be a big and important year for the water industry, more so than ever before. Last year had several critical moments for the industry as a…
Jan 18 2022New Product Showcase
Each month, Water & Wastes Digest features five new products in the New Product Showcase department of its monthly print magazine. Below are the…
Jan 18 2022Editorial/Topical
Paul Plath is the president and CEO of E3 Consulting Services LLC, which has a 22-year history as a technical and strategic business advisor in the…
The "811 Emergency" study suggests universal standards for markings of utilities lines prior to digging for construction.
The "811 Emergency" study suggests universal standards for markings of utilities lines prior to digging for construction.
Jan 18 2022Safety & Security
Failures in the nation’s 811 system used to prevent damage to underground utility lines are costing $61 billion a year in waste and excess costs in…
SponsoredJan 13 2022
The Warren, Simpson and Butler County Water Districts in Kentucky serve more than 80,000 residents, delivering more than 8.1 million gallons of water…
Jan 13 2022What is... Articles
What is the Clean Water Act? The Clean Water Act (CWA) is U.S. legislation enacted in the early 1970s, and is otherwise known as the Federal Water…
Jan 7 2022Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
As communities strive to make smart investments in infrastructure repair, sustainability focused infrastructure upgrades provide the best path for…
Jan 3 2022What is... Articles
What is the Flue Gas Desulfurization Process? Flue gas desulfurization is the process of removing sulphur compounds from the exhaust emissions of…
Dec 27 2021Safety & Security
Water treatment plants are crucial parts of local infrastructure, ensuring residents have ongoing access to safe, clean water for cooking, bathing,…
Dec 21 2021
The 2021 WWD Top Projects highlight a set of projects that all had one major commonality: the coronavirus pandemic. While 2020 had some projects with…
Dec 17 2021Sewer Systems
The City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works is expected by November 2022 to complete a $13 million Low Flow Diversion (LFD) project as part of…
enclosed drives
Incorporating sensors and sensing technologies into drives is a growing trend, so utilities can use them for more than simply controlling motors.
Dec 16 2021Green Technology
Although the pandemic shut down a lot of things, technological developments continued to move forward in 2021. What follows is an overview of a few…
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen, managing editor
Dec 16 2021Legislation
On November 15, U.S. President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act into law, officially designating $55 billion in funding…
Waste activated sludge is the most common method for treating wastewater.
An aeration basin from the Mundelein, Illinois, wastewater treatment plant.
Dec 15 2021Wastewater Treatment
One of the most commonly used sewage treatment processes is the activated sludge process, known as ASP. This article will look at the ASP in more…
Only around half of parents know the last time their child's school tested its drinking water for lead.
Only around half of parents know the last time their child's school tested its drinking water for lead.
Dec 10 2021Contaminants
It has been almost seven years since the U.S. was rocked by the news of widespread lead contamination of the drinking water supply in Flint, Mich.…
The Odessa Groundwater Replacement project is aimed and providing water to agricultural users in the area with pressurized pipeline systems and new pump stations.
The Odessa Groundwater Replacement project is aimed and providing water to agricultural users in the area with pressurized pipeline systems and new pump stations.
Dec 9 2021Pumps
Race cars that zip around NASCAR tracks across America roar with engines that produce more than 750 horsepower. While that is an impressive figure, a…
Dec 8 2021Pumps
The Turtle Park Pump Station is the largest and most critical sewer pump station in the wastewater system for the city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The…
Dec 7 2021Aeration
Minonk, Illinois was founded alongside the construction of the Illinois Central Railroad in 1854. In addition to the railroad, major industries in…
Dec 7 2021Food & Beverage
Throughout Ohio there is a large a number of meat and food processing plants and municipal sites whose wastewater system is plagued by fats, oils,…
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