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Apr 10 2018
When I started planning my print coverage for Cape Town, the situation in the coastal city seemingly was dire. The reservoir was expected to fall…
Apr 10 2018
I can recall, back in the early 1980s during my primary school years, being called by the headmaster of our school to attend a meeting with my fellow…
Apr 10 2018
In Cape Town, South Africa, Day Zero is a moving target. What once was seen as an inevitable has been pushed later and later in the year. However,…
Apr 10 2018
Everywhere around us, networks of water systems are storing, controlling and moving water from one place to another. However, with every twist and…
Apr 10 2018
Worland, a Wyoming city with a population of 8,000, recently used a point repair solution to rehabilitate 250 ft of 24-in. diameter clay pipe sewer…
Apr 10 2018
A RaceTrac gas station and convenience store in Central Florida was plagued with rising maintenance costs due to a problematic aerobic wastewater…
Apr 10 2018
Founded in 1870, the city of Copperas Cove is located in Central Texas, roughly 70 miles southwest of Waco. Copperas Cove is primarily a residential…
Apr 10 2018
Name: Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant Location: Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio Size: 120 mgd Infrastructure: Renewable energy facility, primary settling…
An interview with CEO of U.S. Water, LaMarr Barnes
LaMarr Barnes is CEO of U.S. Water Services Inc. Barnes has more than 25 years of experience in industrial water treatment and technology management. He was hired by U.S. Water Services Inc. as vice president of marketing in 2010 and ascended to senior executive vice president of marketing in 2015. He was named CEO in January 2017. Barnes can be reached at [email protected] or 763.559.2837.
Apr 10 2018
Last fall, U.S. Water expanded its business with the acquisition of Tonka Water, a supplier of municipal and industrial water and wastewater…
Mar 22 2018
On this World Water Day, the reality of water scarcity is starker than ever before. With the situation in Cape Town, South Africa, bringing worldwide…
Mar 9 2018
The world’s need for energy is overwhelming, and fulfilling that need is obviously far from easy. It is no wonder that so many different energy…
Mar 9 2018
The U.S. Southwest has been suffering from a severe drought the past seven years, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Assn. 2017 climate…
Mar 9 2018
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reports that attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure are happening with increased frequency. “For many…
Mar 9 2018
Name: Santa Ana Wastewater Treatment Plant Location: Pueblo of Santa Ana, N.M. Size: 0.4 mgd Infrastructure: Drum screens, submersible mixers, solids…
Mar 9 2018
Wedge gate valves are widely used in water systems, as they serve to supply water, control flow and isolate sections of pipeline and pressure zones.…
Mar 9 2018
Designed to reduce environmental impacts resulting from combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in Columbus, Ohio, the Olentangy Scioto Interceptor Sewer…
Mar 9 2018
Nor’easters in Massachusetts are routine. They happen most winters and often dump heavy snow throughout the region. No big deal. No one, however, was…
Mar 9 2018
It is time to establish an independent public sector Water Wastewater Forensic Agency (WWFA) for investigating water and wastewater treatment…
Mar 9 2018
If you’re like me, you often use Lyft or Uber to get around major cities while traveling for work or pleasure. It is an effective mode of transport…
Feb 23 2018
In 2014, a major global manufacturer of carbon fiber products announced plans to invest $1 billion to build a manufacturing plant on 400 acres in…
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