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Jul 2 2018
Wastewater lagoons are cost-effective treatment options that communities with the necessary available land can use to remove harmful pollutants from…
Jun 22 2018
Self-cleaning filters save time and money that is spent every day in the labor of cleaning and replacing irrigation heads, drippers, sprinklers,…
Jun 22 2018
Every day in the U.S., more than 355 billion gal of water are withdrawn from surface and groundwater sources to serve industries and the public,…
May 2 2018
Each year, WWD accepts nominations for top young professionals in the water and wastewater industry. While we intended to select only 10 young…
May 1 2018
Fresh off Water Week in Washington, D.C., following the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (WWEMA) Washington Forum in mid April, the…
May 1 2018
A new baseball season is starting, so with this in mind I want to make a connection between a shift in baseball and one that may be happening now in…
Bob Crossen writes on extreme weather preparation implemented at water facilities
Bob Crossen writes on extreme weather preparation implemented at water facilities
May 1 2018
Through the first two weeks of March 2018, the Northeastern U.S. was slammed by four winter storms that earned the name “nor’easter.” They brought…
May 1 2018
Managing sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) is an ongoing concern for many sewer utilities, and while most have established plans to deal with them when…
May 1 2018
East Greenbush, N.Y., is a town of approximately 15,000 residents where Tom Kennedy serves as the East Greenbush Water Department general foreman.…
May 1 2018
For the better part of nine years, Vivian Shaw has been the operator of Chautauqua County Rural Water District #4 (RWD4) in Kansas. The utility…
May 1 2018
Maintenance is a necessary evil that all wastewater facility owners and operators must address at various points in their facilities’ life cycles.…
May 1 2018
Residential and industrial water treatment dates back thousands of years. From the Egyptians purifying drinking water through coagulation techniques…
May 1 2018
Municipal water systems can be complex, with multiple pumps, tanks, valves and miles of pipelines. Unfortunately, in many municipalities, water…
May 1 2018
The Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) team is honored to receive a Jesse H. Neal award for its coverage of Hurricane Harvey. This award is considered…
May 1 2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing the ways people interact with technology in their everyday lives. Likewise, the Industrial Internet…
Apr 25 2018
In April 2014, the city of Flint, Mich., in order to cut costs, switched its water supply sourced from Lake Huron and the Detroit River via the…
Apr 23 2018
The truck stops and travel centers dotted along North America’s highways have long been places of refuge for long-haul truck drivers and families…
Apr 23 2018
The challenge is not new, nor is it unique for an expanding business: grow the manufacturing space and grow the amount of product out the door…
Apr 23 2018
Replacing the electrodeionization (EDI) system at a power plant is not quite as simple as changing the batteries in a smoke alarm or installing new…
Apr 23 2018
The Grangemouth facility, located on the Firth of Forth in Scotland, is a petrochemical and crude oil refining plant that produces more than 1…
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