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    California Cracks Down On Fracking

    California is cracking down on oil and gas operations that may pose a threat to the water supply. 

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    British Virgin Island Dependent On Reliable Freshwater For GDP Growth

    Tortola is the largest British Virgin island in the Lesser Antilles with an approximate population of 24,000 residents. 92% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) comes from tourism where close to one million people visit the island every year. As with many island nations without natural aquifers, Tortola must produce all of its drinking water and demand is constantly high. Historically the island has supplied fresh water to residents and visitors through seawater reverse osmosis desalination, but current facilities in operation are deteriorating and this is having a deleterious effect on the island’s environment and marine life.

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    Toxic Algae's Newest Hot Spot

    It's not just Toledo struggling with blue-green algae. 

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    Why Every Utility Should Promote Conservation

    At first glance, promoting conservation would seem like a poor financial decision for utilities to make. Less water use equals less money right? Not always. 

  • Detroit Residents Not The Only Ones To Face Shutoffs
    Detroit Residents Not The Only Ones To Face Shutoffs

    Detroit garnered a torrent of criticism this year when it shut off water service to delinquent customers, but it is hardly the first city to take this approach. 

  • Water Utilities Own The Value Of Water Equation
    Water Utilities Own The Value Of Water Equation

    I was listening to a web presentation on the value of water and heard this statement: “Most Americans don’t understand the true value of water.” I would argue that most Americans don’t understand the true value of water utilities.

  • The Top 12 Water Technology Hotspots In America
    The Top 12 Water Technology Hotspots In America

    Twelve U.S. hotspots have been identified by the EPA as water technology innovation clusters—regional groupings of businesses, government, research institutions, and other organizations focused on the future of water.

  • New Standard Applies To Every Water Manager, Everywhere
    New Standard Applies To Every Water Manager, Everywhere

    Innovation can take many forms. In the water and wastewater industry, new and emerging technologies get most of the credit for being innovative and potentially transformative. However, new modes of thinking can have equal and sometimes greater impact.

  • 8 Questions For Every Water Utility After The UCLA Water Main Break
    8 Questions For Every Water Utility After The UCLA Water Main Break

    The water and mud from the big water main break that flooded the UCLA campus in Los Angeles in late July left behind several questions that could be asked of every water supplier in the country.  Find out for yourself how vulnerable your home town’s water supply is to leaks and breaks with these eight questions. By Ed Osann, NRDC senior water policy analyst

  • Expert Advice On The Lead-Free Law And Compliance
    Expert Advice On The Lead-Free Law And Compliance

    The national lead-free law that went into effect in January 2014 arrived with a certain amount of confusion tied to it. What does “lead free” really mean? What constitutes a pipe, pipe fitting, plumbing fitting, or fixture? How are lead-free products identified? How is the law enforced?

  • If You Can't Measure It, You Can’t Fix It
    If You Can't Measure It, You Can’t Fix It

    Harnessing Aclara Advanced Analytics for Water Balancing, Meter Trending and Meter Right-Sizing Water utility managers today face a conundrum. 

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    Two AquaDisk® Cloth Media Filters Replace Six Granular Media Units Boosting Capacity 540% And Cutting Backwash Volume By 97%

    The Portland, Indiana, Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) had been using six granular-media filter units for tertiary treatment since the 1980s. The plant’s treatment protocol includes fine screens for grit removal, followed by primary clarifiers, trickling filters, aeration basins, secondary clarifiers, the tertiary treatment system, and then chlorine disinfection.

  • Utilities Get “Smart” About Disaster Preparation
    Utilities Get “Smart” About Disaster Preparation

    To prepare for an emergency, one of the smartest things a utility can do is have a smart water network, says Tom Mills of Sensus in an interview with Water Online Radio.

  • Do You Know The Value Of Decentralized Infrastructure?
    Do You Know The Value Of Decentralized Infrastructure?

    According to the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association, onsite and decentralized wastewater treatment systems are an important part of a country’s permanent wastewater infrastructure. 

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