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May 25 2022New Product Showcase
W400 Flowmeters & I400 Insertion Units The W400 clamp-on and I 400 insertion units provide comprehensive process monitoring with long-term cost…
At full capacity, the reverse osmosis process for the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Plant produces 19 mgd of concentrated salty water that is returned to and blended with Big Bend water for a 70:1 ratio.
At full capacity, the reverse osmosis process for the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Plant produces 19 mgd of concentrated salty water that is returned to and blended with Big Bend water for a 70:1 ratio.
May 25 2022Plant Profile
Location: Tampa Bay, Florida Size: 25 mgd Equipment: Reverse osmosis, coagulation, flocculation, sand filters, diatomaceous earth filters, feed…
May 25 2022Applications in Action
We are living in an increasingly complex world, with significant challenges tied to climate change, population growth, industry and agricultural…
Keep Calm & Monitor
Detecting bursts and leaks can be difficult work. Event after a triggered alarm, utility personnel need to find the exact location, which can often lead to confined space entry.
May 25 2022Applications in Action
Trunk main bursts are a major problem for large, urban water systems. Detecting, locating and repairing pipe or joint failures rapidly is crucial to…
May 25 2022Applications in Action
Keeping wastewater equipment up and running is more than an economic priority. Wastewater management is downright critical for serving customers and…
May 25 2022Young Pros
Since 2014, Water & Wastes Digest has featured rising stars and young pros 40 years old or younger in the municipal water and wastewater industry…
May 25 2022Funding
In 2020, EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program launched an open solicitation inviting project pitches from small businesses…
May 25 2022Events: Conferences & Expos
For the first time since before the coronavirus pandemic, American Water Works Association Annual Convention & Exposition (ACE) will be a fully…
Greg Kail
Greg Kail, director of communications for the American Water Works Association
May 25 2022Events: Conferences & Expos
There’s no better way to grasp the importance and breadth of what water professionals accomplish than to step onto the exposition floor at the…
Clarence Wittwer
Clarence Wittwer, owner and chief operating officer of Wittwer Environmental
May 25 2022Workforce
So, you read the April installment and, here you are again! Last month we talked about the many ways that Gen Z makes the perfect candidate to target…
Bob Crossen
Bob Crossen, Senior Managing Editor
May 25 2022Editorial/Topical
By now, you have likely seen the news online: Water & Wastes Digest along with Storm Water Solutions, Water Quality Products and other…
potable water
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May 24 2022What is... Articles
What is Potable Reuse? According to U.S. EPA, potable reuse is the process of using treated wastewater for drinking water after undergoing the…
SponsoredMay 20 2022
Implementing cybersecurity best practices has never been more critical for water and wastewater utilities. Recently, the EPA focused new attention on…
May 19 2022Young Pros
Name: Chelsea Boozer Age: 31 Education: Masters of Public Administration from Syracuse University; Bachelor's of Arts in Journalism from University…
May 19 2022Young Pros
Name: Alex Harper Age: 37 Education: Bachelor of Science in Spatial Information Systems with GIS Company: Central Arkansas Water Title: GIS Manager…
water metering
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May 18 2022What is... Articles
Water metering is a way to measure water usage. This guide will explore water metering in detail, including why and how it’s used, the common types…
A metal structure of an incinerator with a window to see flames inside. Incinerators are one of the most common PFAS disposal methods.
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May 13 2022Per- & Polyflouroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
Correction: This article has been revised since it was first published May 16, 2022. Portions regarding "regeneration" and "reactivation" of…
May 12 2022Young Pros
Name: Kristina Surfus Age: 37 Education: M.S. Freshwater Sciences; B.A. Environmental Policy; B.A. International Relations Company: National…
May 12 2022Young Pros
Name: Lu Xing Age: 27 Education: Ph.D., two masters (Ocean Engineering and Statistics) Company: Xylem Inc. Title: Data Scientist - Decision…
Texas developing statewide flood plan, hazard mitigation
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May 11 2022Software, Modeling
Stantec recently initiated a statewide floodplain modeling and mapping project with The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) as part of its effort to…
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