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    Treatment plant control systems are more vulnerable to computer hacks than ever before. What should utilities be doing to prepare themselves?

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    Following Olympics, Questions About Rio’s Sewer Promises

    There was growing concern in the months leading up to the Rio Olympics around Brazil’s water quality. Now that the games are over, the world will see if the country is serious about improving things.

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    City leaders in Fresno, CA, voted last week to join a growing number of California cities banning the use of galvanized pipe for plumbing in new constructions over concerns about lead in drinking water.

  • Colorado Takes Aim At Water Loss In Ambitious Plan
    Colorado Takes Aim At Water Loss In Ambitious Plan

    If Colorado water utilities don’t crack down on water loss, the state is unlikely to reach its goal of conserving 130 billion gallons of water a year by 2050.

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    Visit Kaeser Compressors At WEFTEC 2016

    Stop by booth #2307 at WEFTEC 2016 to see Kaeser’s energy-saving aeration solutions with blower packages and system controls for wastewater treatment plants.

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    Workers Find Deceased Infants At Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Tragically, two fetuses were found earlier this month at a wastewater treatment plant on James Island in South Carolina.

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    Utilities Key To Filling Gaps In California’s Water Data, Report Says

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    Another City Finds Lead In School Drinking Water

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  • Using Smart Irrigation To Conserve Water
    Using Smart Irrigation To Conserve Water

    Using efficient irrigation for outdoor lawns is an effective way to save water and to delay the need for water utilities to develop new water sources. In 2005, Orange County Utilities (FL) began an effort to plan for alternate water sources in Orange County because its primary water source, the Floridan Aquifer, was predicted to meet its capacity to provide water.

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  • The Fine Points Of Headworks Screening (Part 2 Of 3)
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    More Private Partners Likely For Municipal Water Infrastructure Projects

    The doors of opportunity are opening for private investors in the municipal water market in the U.S. With the country facing a water infrastructure funding gap of $532 billion over the next 10 years, private-sector investments and public-private partnerships (P3s/PPPs) are expected to play a growing role in ownership, management, and operation of municipal water and wastewater system projects.

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  • Iowa Is ‘Starving’ For Water Data To Reduce Nutrients
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  • Does Chlorine Get A Bad Rap?
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    When it comes to disinfection at treatment plants, chlorine has quite the reputation. To some, it’s known as a reliable and trusted solution. To many others, especially among the public at large, it’s looked at with skepticism and concern – but that may be simply a matter of not knowing the facts. Either way, it’s one of the ubiquitous aspects of water and wastewater disinfection… and for good reason.

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