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    Dealing With The Highs And Lows Of Flow

    In February of 2014, due to severe drought conditions, the Federal Bureau of Reclamation informed central California farmers that they would receive no irrigation water from the lakes, canals and reservoirs under the Bureau’s control.

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    Effective Use Of Social Media For Customer Engagement

    American Water shares its social media research and experience as a means to help other utilities enhance their own consumer outreach strategies.

  • Florida Emerging As Key U.S. Water Market
    Florida Emerging As Key U.S. Water Market

    Water stress across the U.S. is taking on greater significance and Florida’s increasing pipeline of opportunities cannot be overlooked.

  • A Promise To Our Children To Save Water In Texas
    A Promise To Our Children To Save Water In Texas

    It’s no secret that Texas is currently in the midst of a multi-year drought – yet the vast majority of our electricity comes from sources that contribute to this prolonged drought, namely coal, nuclear, and natural gas. All of these energy sources require copious amounts of water to produce electricity.

  • CeraMem® Technology Highlighted At CERAWeek
    CeraMem® Technology Highlighted At CERAWeek

    Veolia’s CeraMem® Ceramic Membrane Technology was selected as an “Energy Innovation Pioneer” at the 34th Annual CERAWeek energy Conference due to successful installations in the oil & gas industry.

  • Smart Infrastructure Helps Water Utility Streamline Operations
    Smart Infrastructure Helps Water Utility Streamline Operations

    Located on a peninsula in the Gateway Region between New York Bay, Newark Bay, and Kill Van Kull, the City of Bayonne, NJ, is proud to support its economy through traditional manufacturing, distribution, and maritime activities.

  • State Regulators Respond As Water-Industry Engineers Retire
    State Regulators Respond As Water-Industry Engineers Retire

    Tennessee is trying to plug the water-sector "brain drain," a problem that poses major risks to water utilities as a generation of engineers and other highly-skilled workers retire.

  • Toilet-To-Tap In 150 Seconds
    Toilet-To-Tap In 150 Seconds

    Wastewater and seawater can be made drinkable in a mere 150 seconds using new technology, according to the company that developed the system.

  • Three Categories Of Sustainability
    Three Categories Of Sustainability

    Nearly 4.7 billion gallons of water were saved in 2013 alone through installation of Badger Meter water utility solutions.

  • Water Tanks And Severe Weather
    Water Tanks And Severe Weather

    Severe weather can be devastating, and, according to numerous weather sources, is occurring more frequently and widespread.

  • Full Metal Racket: Metal Thieves Take On The Water Industry
    Full Metal Racket: Metal Thieves Take On The Water Industry

    As the metals market heats up, metal theft has become a frequent headache for water utilities.

  • Drought Mandate Sparks Demand For Water Technology
    Drought Mandate Sparks Demand For Water Technology

    California's new drought rules could be tough on various industries, but there's one big exception: the water-technology sector.

  • AccuFAS Aeration Pattern
    AccuFAS Aeration Pattern

    The Brentwood-engineered AccuFAS Submerged Fixed-Film system adds a fixed-growth surface for biomass to provide enhanced biological treatment and increase capacity for municipal and industrial wastewater. Composed of Brentwood’s structured-sheet, fixed-film media, AccuFAS was developed to optimize airflow and mixing while maximizing contact between the waste stream and biomass.

  • A Vacuum System That Truly Cleans The Basin Floor
    A Vacuum System That Truly Cleans The Basin Floor

    Brentwood’s SedVac Sediment Removal System can be used across a wide range of sludge removal applications because of its ability to remove the compression zone layer of settled solids that traditional pipe systems leave behind. SedVac’s unique design funnels the sludge and scrapes the floor, resulting in consistent solids removal of 3 percent concentration without wasting water or clogging.

  • Gay Rights Debate Draws Water Utility Input
    Gay Rights Debate Draws Water Utility Input

    As gender and sexuality discrimination cases dominate the national debate this year, the water industry has been forced to examine this issue.

  • Fracking Waste Disposal Wells Spark Water Fears
    Fracking Waste Disposal Wells Spark Water Fears

    Locals are fighting a proposed disposal well for fracking wastewater in Nebraska because they say it could put the local water supply in jeopardy.

  • The Big Melt: Glaciers In Canada Expected To Shrink
    The Big Melt: Glaciers In Canada Expected To Shrink

    Global warming may be on track to almost completely wipe out certain glaciers in Canada by the end of the century, according to new research on climate trends in the western region of the country.

  • BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA)
    BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA)

    BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) combines the power of an intuitive software suite driven by ORION AMI technology to transform meter reading data into meaningful information that optimizes your utility management.

  • ACTIFLO® CARB, Optimal Treatment Of Natural Organic Matter
    ACTIFLO® CARB, Optimal Treatment Of Natural Organic Matter

    The ACTIFLO® CARB process combines the features and the efficiency of ACTIFLO® with the adsorption qualities of activated carbon to remove compounds that are refractory to water clarification.

  • New Rules: A Review Of Regulatory Reform Proposals
    New Rules: A Review Of Regulatory Reform Proposals

    What does a Republican-led Congress mean for the future of environmental regulations? A legislative insider provides the scoop.

  • Why Smart Water Networks Boost Efficiency
    Why Smart Water Networks Boost Efficiency

    Smart Water Network (SWAN) is the water utility industry’s equivalent to the energy industry’s Smart Grid.

  • WWEMA Window: Where’s The Funding?
    WWEMA Window: Where’s The Funding?

    Cherry trees in full bloom, Water Week, the U.S. Water Prize, the WWEMA Water Challenge, and a Congressional Technology Exposition all provided an exciting backdrop to the WWEMA Washington Forum April 13 to 15 in Washington, D.C.

  • The Murky Future Of Global Water Quality
    The Murky Future Of Global Water Quality

    Population growth, economic development, and climate change are placing increasing pressure on our planet’s water resources. Many studies, including one conducted by IFPRI and Veolia in 2011, depict a future world with elevated tensions due to growing demand for a limited supply of water.

  • What’s Going On At The EPA?
    What’s Going On At The EPA?

    Three U.S. EPA officials share their perspective on the hottest topics in water and wastewater and the current state of rulemaking.

  • A Water Network For Economic Vitality
    A Water Network For Economic Vitality

    Those in the water industry know water is essential for life and brings economic value, but the economic role of water is often not as well understood by the general public. This paper reviews the history and development of our transportation, electrical, and energy infrastructure and then presents a plan for our nation’s water to be augmented from where we have it abundantly to where we badly need it.

  • China Cracks Down On Water Polluters
    China Cracks Down On Water Polluters

    Notorious for its terrible water quality, China is cracking down on polluters after years of promises that environmental oversight will improve.

  • 'Only Weeds Grow Here,' San Fran Ugliest Lawn Contestant Brags
    'Only Weeds Grow Here,' San Fran Ugliest Lawn Contestant Brags

    San Francisco officials are encouraging locals to show off the unsightly condition of their yards as a new kind of bragging right during the state's historic drought.

  • ProDSS Water Quality Meter Digital Sampling System
    ProDSS Water Quality Meter Digital Sampling System

    The YSI ProDSS (digital sampling system) is a portable water quality multiparameter instrument for the measurement of several critical parameters - dissolved oxygen (optical), turbidity, pH, ORP, conductivity, specific conductance, salinity, TDS, resistivity, TSS, ammonium, ammonia, chloride, nitrate, depth, temperature and GPS coordinates.

  • 'Star Wars' Tech Not So Useful On Earth
    'Star Wars' Tech Not So Useful On Earth

    Water-scarcity tech similar to the kind used on the desert planet Tatooine from the Star Wars saga, is being used here on Earth. The process of so-called "moisture farming" relies on new technological innovations to extract water from the air.

  • Court Sides With Water Rights Holders Over Texas Regulators
    Court Sides With Water Rights Holders Over Texas Regulators

    Texas cannot favor cities and power generators over ranchers and farmers who hold senior water rights even if environmental regulators say it would be in the public interest during the state's crippling drought.

  • Earth Day With The Fishes
    Earth Day With The Fishes

    We are celebrating ‎EarthDay2015 with our freshwater friends! Water covers 70.9% of the Earth’s surface. However, the water found at the Earth’s surface in lakes, rivers, streams, ponds, and swamps makes up only 0.3% of the world’s freshwater sources.

  • Waste-To-Energy 101
    Waste-To-Energy 101

    According to the International Energy Agency, “Renewable, sustainable energy generation is projected to be the fastest-growing energy sector over the next two decades.” In fact, many countries, including the USA, encourage waste-to-energy systems through government financial incentives. Anaerobic Digesters reduce waste streams, control water pollution, divert organics from landfills, produce organic fertilizer and generate energy. Learn the basics here.

  • UAE’s Rain Enhancement Program Addresses Key Technical Challenges
    UAE’s Rain Enhancement Program Addresses Key Technical Challenges

    Some regional governments are looking at rain enhancement as an under-explored option for arid and semi-arid countries to strengthen their water sustainability.

  • Water Utilities Become Smarter In Tackling Scarcity
    Water Utilities Become Smarter In Tackling Scarcity

    Utilities around the world face ever-increasing demand for water as a result of population growth, ongoing urbanization, and rapidly growing economic activity in areas where water supply is already limited.

  • Insecticides Pose 'Excessive Threat' To Waterways
    Insecticides Pose 'Excessive Threat' To Waterways

    Insecticides pose an "excessive threat" to the health of waterways and can be found in concentrations that breach regulatory limits by considerable amounts, according to a new study.

  • Rich Must Change Water Habits Under California Rules
    Rich Must Change Water Habits Under California Rules

    The burden of adjusting water-use behavior will fall more heavily on the rich under California's new rules, since wealthy regions have not been as successful in conserving water up to this point.

  • Online TOC Analysis In The Drinking Water Treatment Process
    Online TOC Analysis In The Drinking Water Treatment Process

    In 1974 the Congress of the United States passed Public Law 93-523; the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to protect public health by regulating the nation’s drinking water supply and protecting sources of drinking water. The SDWA first went into effect on June 24, 1977 and has been amended multiple times.

  • The High Stakes Of Smart Water: $1 Trillion And 1.8 Billion People
    The High Stakes Of Smart Water: $1 Trillion And 1.8 Billion People

    Making the business case for smart water networks and advanced metering infrastructure

  • County Beats Ohio Water Regulators In Court Fight
    County Beats Ohio Water Regulators In Court Fight

    County officials in Ohio brought state water regulators to court over wastewater treatment plant regulations and won last month.

  • Strange Bedfellows: Farmers Need Oil Industry To Survive Drought
    Strange Bedfellows: Farmers Need Oil Industry To Survive Drought

    California farmers, who compete with the oil-and-gas industry for water, are now in the unusual position of relying on energy companies to meet their water needs.

  • BNR + MBR Equals Success At Water Reclamation Facility
    BNR + MBR Equals Success At Water Reclamation Facility

    Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) is allowing many wastewater treatment plants to achieve extremely high effluent quality. Still, for some applications even the most advanced BNR processes can’t address concerns with trace organics, pharmaceuticals, and other endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs).

  • Determination Of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons In Seafood
    Determination Of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons In Seafood

    Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a large group of organic compounds found naturally in the environment. PAHs are monitored by the US Environmental Protection Agency due to their carcinogenic characteristics.

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