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Feb 4 2020Reverse Osmosis
It is estimated that more than 2 million tons of sewage, industrial and agricultural waste is discharged every day into global water ways. APATEQ’s…
Feb 4 2020Valves
Ashburton Lyndhurst Irrigation Limited, (A.L.I.L.), is situated in New Zealand’s South Island, 80 km south of the city of Christchurch, in a region…
Feb 4 2020Treatment Plants
Of the various forms of power generation that keep a city humming, none demands the same level of attention and care as nuclear power plants. Fire…
Feb 4 2020Industrial Water & Wastes Digest
Beer brewing companies really know their water. I’ve come to learn that brewers large and small are keenly aware of this ingredient’s importance in…
Jan 20 2020Pollution Control
Major U.S. river ecosystems such as the Mississippi are both suffering from and contributing to aquatic dead zones caused by algae blooms in…
Jan 14 2020Plant Profile
When it comes to enumerating water’s value, the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility has been developing the tools to educate, entertain and…
Jan 14 2020
As digital transformation continues to drive change in the mining industry, private LTE networks have emerged as the wireless technology of choice to…
Jan 14 2020
With a growing, more prosperous population, the world needs more things. Things are made of basic materials, and many of those materials are mined.…
Jan 14 2020
As global water demand rises and discharge regulations tighten across many industries, water treatment through membrane desalination is becoming…
Jan 14 2020
In 2010, Shelby County Water Services (SCWS) was planning for the future. With new regulations on the horizon, SCWS determined the Talladega/Shelby…
Jan 14 2020
Alaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation discovery of sulfolane and per- and polyfluoroalkyls (PFAS) in the local drinking water wells of…
Jan 14 2020
Sometimes, the efficient operation of a wastewater treatment facility comes down to a few pipes. If the flow in those pipes is reduced by a buildup…
Jan 13 2020
How do you design a water-delivery pipeline for an area that has averaged nearly one earthquake per week during the past year? Very carefully. Most…
Jan 13 2020Editorial/Topical
2019 was witness to large moves in the water industry. From revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule and the release of the U.S. EPA National Water…
Jan 13 2020Editorial/Topical
It can be difficult to start the New Year off strong. It delineates a capsule of time to reflect upon, but it also is simply a continuation of things…
A red tractor rests idly on a farmstead by a lake with a yellow building in the distance. Iowa is leading the charge in solutions for excess nutrient loading into water ways with his nutrient exchange program.
A red tractor rests idly on a farmstead by a lake with a yellow building in the distance. Iowa is leading the charge in solutions for excess nutrient loading into water ways with his nutrient exchange program.
Jan 13 2020Pollution Control
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lists there are 253 harmful algae blooms resulting in lake and beach closures or public health advisories…
Jan 10 2020Editorial/Topical
A lot happens in a day at a water treatment facility. Millions of gallons of water run through the plant each day, placing an enormous responsibility…
Jan 9 2020Wastewater Treatment
What is wastewater?  Wastewater is used water that has been affected by domestic, industrial and commercial use. The composition of all wastewaters…
Nutrient Loading Lake Erie Harmful Algae Bloom September 2017
A landsat satellite image of Lake Erie during a harmful algae bloom event from September 2017. Source: https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/lake-erie-algal-bloom
Jan 6 2020Pollution Control
In August 2019, the Gulf of Mexico dead zone at the delta of the Mississippi River was measured at 6,952 square miles, the eighth largest in the 33…
Jan 2 2020SCADA
Water authorities around the world face the same challenge. They must manage hundreds or thousands of underground water assets that are difficult to…
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