The federal Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) is destined for changes attributable to hard times in Flint, MI, and the agreement from an EPA advisory council that lessons must be learned from the latest crisis.
Ontario has become a world leader in water and wastewater technology development. Learn what policies and practices have facilitated success and which innovations are primed for impact.
‘Sewer mining’ may sound like a search for mistakenly flushed and washed-away valuables, but it’s actually a sophisticated, sustainable strategy for combating water scarcity.
Now that the final rule has been published in the Federal Register, the stage is set for official implementation of the U.S. EPA’s Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines on Jan. 4, 2016.
UV disinfection is certainly proven, but there still may be resistance due to unfamiliarity. Operators need to know the nuance of a technology — regular O&M requirements and how to prevent and control system upsets — in order to feel comfortable using it.
“Bioelectrochemistry” is a mouthful, but it’s a word you should get familiar with if your goal is sustainable, energy-efficient industrial wastewater treatment.
Judging by WEFTEC 2015, the water industry is on a roll.
Based on actual experiences and lessons learned in the aftermath of a hurricane, the Water Research Foundation helps provide a checklist of best practices — pre- and post-storm — for utilities in harm’s way.
At a recent panel event, five of the top utility professionals in North America tackled five hot topics in water and wastewater.
Are you for or against it? It seems everyone has picked a side in the debate over hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), but most conflict would likely fall away if fracking was performed in a proven safe and sustainable manner, verified by a reliable source.
Whether or not you regularly attend WEFTEC, you’re likely familiar. The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has been hosting the annual “Water Quality Event” for 88 years, and it’s the biggest conference for water and wastewater professionals in North America.
CG/LA Infrastructure has released its annual ‘Strategic 100 North America’ report, a ranking of the highest-value public projects set to move forward in the next 18 months, and only nine of the 100 are from the water/wastewater sector. What gives?
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is harnessing both natural resources and human drive to lead an energy surge in the water sector. WEF President Ed McCormick discusses where the industry is headed and how utilities can stay ahead of the curve.
The federal regulation for arsenic has been in place since 2002, and yet many utilities remain noncompliant. The culprit isn’t treatment capability, but cost. It happens that the most popular treatment technique is also quite expensive — but it doesn’t have to be.