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Feb 4 2019
Around one year ago, mainstream media began picking up the story of Cape Town’s Day Zero. At the time, officials for the city predicted that its…
Feb 4 2019
As I write this, Chicago is expecting ridiculously cold temperatures in a few days. The forecast is showing a high of -16ºF and a low of -27ºF, and…
Jan 9 2019
Location: Arhaus, Denmark Size: 200,000 population Equipment: screens, aerators, blowers, sedimentation, sludge dewatering, digestion, variable speed…
Jan 9 2019
With growing concern over natural resource consumption, climate change has led to an initiative to eliminate the negative environmental impacts…
Jan 9 2019
The Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) is a public agency located in Carlsbad, Calif. It provides wastewater treatment services to more than 400,000…
Jan 9 2019
In the past decade, promulgation of the U.S. EPA’s Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule has caused many water utilities and…
Plant-based odor control solution offers varying delivery methods & eco-friendly design
Plant-based odor control solution offers varying delivery methods & eco-friendly design.
Jan 9 2019
Aimed to convert wastewater into effluent, the process of wastewater treatment is one of the most common forms of pollution control in the U.S.…
Today, water utilities are able to monitor their entire distribution system from the comforts of their own control rooms
The digital advancements in leak detection, pressure management and smart metering have given utilities more options to address aging infrastructure, waning legacy knowledge due to retirements and better overall operation of their water systems.
Jan 9 2019
U.S. water infrastructure is rated D+ by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and according to the American Water Works Assn., 240,000 main…
Jan 9 2019
The construction of a new potable water pipeline was critical for residents of the bucolic Pennsylvania Amish country because local supply wells were…
Jan 9 2019
The Humber River has long played a starring role in the rousing story of Ontario’s capital, Toronto. Bordering one of the world’s great cosmopolitan…
Ensure the sensor flow cell is level.
Ensure the sensor flow cell is level.
Jan 9 2019
Ensuring that pathogen-free water is provided to customers is one of the most important functions of a water treatment plant. Accurate turbidity…
Identifying funding mechanisms & ways to address financial struggles throughout the industry
Identifying funding mechanisms & ways to address financial struggles throughout the industry.
Jan 9 2019
Despite an infrastructure bill lacking for most of 2018, manufacturers seem to have had a good few years. Projects are still being commissioned and…
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…
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Bob Crossen, managing editor of WWD.
Jan 8 2019
Between November and December, I had the privilege to visit two manufacturing facilities for original equipment manufacturers within the water and…
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
Jan 7 2019
For equipment designers in processing industries, there are aspects of any system that are more functional in nature, yet still critical. This…
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
The completed storm water retention system has a volume of 2,255 cu ft.
Jan 7 2019
To protect the Edwards Aquifer, the site developer of the new Natural Grocers store in Georgetown, Texas, decided to use two storm water management…
Ensuring a pump can purge  off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Ensuring a pump can purge off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Jan 7 2019
The use of sodium hypochlorite is common in many industrial applications. Its uses includes bleaching, cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing and water…
Jan 7 2019
High water consumption is extremely common in the automotive industry, as nearly 39,000 gal of water required to produce a single car. A large…
A dive into the chemistries of fracking & the market's rise
A dive into the chemistries of fracking & the market's rise.
Jan 7 2019
In 2014, BCC Research revealed in a report that the North American market for wastewater treatment equipment for hydraulically fractured gas and oil…
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Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
Jan 7 2019
It’s a new year. This means new trends to come, more products to showcase and even more stories to tell in iWWD. For myself, it is a chance to learn…
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