ARTICLES BY KEVIN WESTERLING

  • Bet On Potable Water Reuse
    Bet On Potable Water Reuse

    A cost comparison of new water sources bodes well for water reuse.

  • 10 Must-See Membrane Technologies
    10 Must-See Membrane Technologies

    A collection of innovative membrane technologies found at the AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition

  • Water Innovations: The Top 10 Trends Of 2015
    Water Innovations: The Top 10 Trends Of 2015

    Have you seen Water Online’s latest digital magazine, and did you notice something different? Beginning with the recently launched “Top 10 Trends Of 2015,” Water Online, The Magazine has evolved into Water Innovations, and is all the better for it.

  • 10 (More) Apps For Water And Wastewater Professionals
    10 (More) Apps For Water And Wastewater Professionals

    Mobile technology is so fast-moving that new apps are created each day, with more and more people turning to them for on-the-job solutions. Here are 10 apps geared toward the water/wastewater professional that are worthy of consideration.

  • Will Dow’s Breakthrough Revolutionize Water Treatment?
    Will Dow’s Breakthrough Revolutionize Water Treatment?

    A Q&A with Snehal Desai, global business director for Dow Water & Process Solutions, about the power of RO (reverse osmosis) membrane technology — to provide cleaner water, save precious resources, and improve sustainability.

  • EPA Has New Ammunition For 'Waters Of The U.S.'
    EPA Has New Ammunition For 'Waters Of The U.S.'

    A new report, designed to inform rulemaking on a controversial rule being developed by the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), strengthens the agencies’ position.

  • Matt Damon Wants You To 'Buy A Lady A Drink'
    Matt Damon Wants You To 'Buy A Lady A Drink'

    Oscar-winner and A-list actor Matt Damon was at the Sundance Film Festival recently, and he used the platform not to announce his next movie role, but rather his latest initiative as co-founder of Water.org.

  • State Of Utilities: Climate Change And The Obama Effect
    State Of Utilities: Climate Change And The Obama Effect

    The annual State of the Union address was met with the typical Monday-morning quarterbacking from all sides, and while I have no interest in parsing President Obama’s performance, his strong statement on climate change is worth noting. What does it mean for water and wastewater professionals?

  • Everything You Need To Know About Microbial Risk Assessment
    Everything You Need To Know About Microbial Risk Assessment

    The answer to the question “How bad could it be?” is within your grasp, compliments of the U.S. EPA.

  • Bill Gates Drinks Poop Water, Serves Notice
    Bill Gates Drinks Poop Water, Serves Notice

    Credit where it’s due: I didn’t develop the information I’m sharing — but it’s too good to merely retweet or “like.” My enthusiasm stems from one of the world's most famous, influential, and capable people bringing widespread attention to typically underappreciated water issues.

  • 21 Questions For The EPA
    21 Questions For The EPA

    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the U.S. EPA organized a Twitter chat (#safetodrink) as an open forum for questions and answers on SDWA issues, or whatever else popped up. Here's how it unfolded.

  • Drinking Water Protection — Are We Doing It Right?
    Drinking Water Protection — Are We Doing It Right?

    “We have analytical instruments that can see things in astronomically small numbers, but are we looking for the right things?”

  • The Utility Response To Terrorism
    The Utility Response To Terrorism

    Here’s a bit of information that I hope you never need to reference again, but you should be aware as a matter of preparedness.

  • Size Matters At EPA
    Size Matters At EPA

    Despite being shorthanded and missing goals, the EPA hasn’t slowed its ambition. In fact, the agency is taking on more responsibilities.

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Kevin Westerling has served as the editor of Water Online, the Internet's premier source for water and wastewater solutions, since 2008. Kevin's education includes a bachelor's degree in English Literature, a minor in Journalism, and certification as a Web Content Developer. He can be reached at editor@wateronline.com.