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    Workers Find Deceased Infants At Wastewater Treatment Plant

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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

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    A Flight Simulator For Treatment Facilities: The New Frontier For Modeling Complete Treatment Plant Operations

    Inconsistent water availability, reduced capital and operational budgets and tightening regulations are posing real challenges for our water conveyance and treatment infrastructure today.

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    The Fine Points Of Headworks Screening (Part 2 Of 3)

    Protecting wastewater treatment facilities requires operators to think strategically about their unique challenges and identify the best solution for their specific requirements. Specifying the appropriate headworks system for the plant’s needs is arguably one of the most important design decisions a public works engineer will make.

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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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    Seeking Alternatives For Potable Reuse

    A recent project by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation in Tucson, AZ, sought to vet more affordable and environmentally-friendly technologies to achieve potable reuse, with promising results.

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    Flint On Its Way To Recovery, But Hurdles Remain

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    Small Treatment Plant Makes Big Savings With Bacteria

    The wastewater treatment plant in Montague, MA, is getting rid of its waste in a way that’s usually reserved for much larger operations.

  • Iowa Is ‘Starving’ For Water Data To Reduce Nutrients
    Iowa Is ‘Starving’ For Water Data To Reduce Nutrients

    Iowa leaders need to reach a deal on water quality, according to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

  • Does Chlorine Get A Bad Rap?
    Does Chlorine Get A Bad Rap?

    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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    Beyond A Buzzword: Exploring New Models Of Public-Private Partnerships

    It’s one of the most frequently used “buzzwords” when it comes to one water: P3. But public-private partnerships that unite public infrastructure projects with private capital are not a new concept. And it is more than just a buzzword. From water system upgrades to green infrastructure installations, there have been increasing examples of how partnerships between public agencies and private companies have come together to advance water and wastewater management across the U.S.

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    I recently returned from a work trip to Alaska, where I met with colleagues from EPA’s Alaska Operations Office and Alaska’s Department of Conservation to discuss a variety of water-related issues and tour a few facilities, communities, and projects.

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