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    Can God Persuade Customers To Pay Their Water Bills?

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    $1.4 Million Just A Drop In The Bucket As New Mexico City Struggles With Leaks

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    Addressing China's Wastewater Discharge Standards

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    Feeling The Warmth Of Wastewater

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    White House May Crack Down On Methane From Wastewater Operations

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    Small Water Authority Faces Big Fine

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    EPA Called To Investigate Link Between Fracking And Pollution

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    Is China Overlooking Desalination, Recycled Water?

    A Chinese official said his country overlooked the promises of recycled water and desalination technology by proceeding with its plan to undertake a gigantic construction project diverting water to arid regions. 

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    Aging Infrastructure Creates Challenges For Utilities And Their Customers

    It’s no great secret that a sound infrastructure plays a critical role in the health of our economy and our individual health. A first-class infrastructure — not just well-maintained, but modernized and innovative — is the hallmark of a first-class nation. In the United States, up until relatively recently, building the best roads, bridges, railroads and water supply systems was a priority for that very reason. The literal foundation of America was once among the strongest in the world. By Myles Meehan, Senior Vice President, Public Relations, HomeServe USA

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    10 Apps For Water And Wastewater Professionals

    Smartphones, when programed with the right apps, can serve important functions at wastewater and water treatment facilities. These 10 apps make it easier to do everything from calculating chemical dosages to installing the right size sewage pipes. 

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    Using Granular Activated Carbon To Meet DBP Regulations

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