• Polygamist Cult Spars With Water Regulators
    Polygamist Cult Spars With Water Regulators

    A secretive polygamist cult is petitioning authorities to expand its water supply at a compound in South Dakota.

  • Water Utility Worker Accused Of Trading Sex For Discounts
    Water Utility Worker Accused Of Trading Sex For Discounts

    A woman in Michigan filed a lawsuit this year against Beecher Metropolitan District claiming a water utility worker stalked, intimidated, and sexually harassed her by offering her a water and sewer discount in exchange for sex.

  • 5 Tips For Sustainable Wastewater Operations
    5 Tips For Sustainable Wastewater Operations

    When you think of mavens in the wastewater industry, David St. Pierre has to be near the top of the list.

  • UV System Provides Safe, Effective Disinfection For Wastewater Treatment Plant On The Hudson River
    UV System Provides Safe, Effective Disinfection For Wastewater Treatment Plant On The Hudson River

    The communities serviced by the Rensselaer County Sewer District, collectively known as the Albany Pool, have combined sewer systems (CSS) that bring stormwater, sewage and industrial wastewater directly to the wastewater treatment facility. When a storm or snow melt results in exceeded capacity, local waterways become contaminated, resulting in a significant environmental challenge, especially in a community where recreational swimming, boating and fishing are popular in warmer months.

  • Variable Wastewater Flows No Match For Fixed-Film Treatment System
    Variable Wastewater Flows No Match For Fixed-Film Treatment System

    Fed up with a wastewater treatment system poorly equipped to deal with variable flow conditions, one retreat and camp facility thought FAST® and found a more effective and operator-friendly solution.

  • Fixed-Film Treatment System Handles Fluctuating Population Changes With Ease
    Fixed-Film Treatment System Handles Fluctuating Population Changes With Ease

    A retreat and camp facility struggling with variable flow conditions and associated wastewater issues turns to a fixed-film treatment system designed just for that application. The results have far exceeded expectations: treatment quality surpasses permit levels and regular operation and maintenance requirements are at an all-time low.

  • A New Way Of Designing With Reverse Osmosis Membranes
    A New Way Of Designing With Reverse Osmosis Membranes

    Process design in water treatment is historically confined to proprietary or user-defined spreadsheets on a unit operation basis, with users manually adding results from each unit process upstream into the next operation.

  • Texas Is Nearly Out Of This Drought — But We’re Not In The Clear
    Texas Is Nearly Out Of This Drought — But We’re Not In The Clear

    Unfortunately, a good rain washes away more than the drought; it washes away much of man’s interest in providing for the next one, and it washes the supports from under those who know that another dry cycle is coming and who urge their fellows to make ready for it.

  • Drought Makes California A Breeding Ground For West Nile Virus
    Drought Makes California A Breeding Ground For West Nile Virus

    Experts say the threat of West Nile virus has been increased by drought in California, where one person has already died of the illness this year.

  • Utility Asks Dead Man’s Heirs To Pay Up
    Utility Asks Dead Man’s Heirs To Pay Up

    Even death may not be powerful enough to save consumers from their sewer bills. One utility has been vocal in arguing that ratepayer debt should sometimes be passed between generations, like an unwanted family heirloom.

  • Applying The Airbnb Model To Water Crisis
    Applying The Airbnb Model To Water Crisis

    Airbnb is an online marketplace that enables individuals to rent their homes — or rooms and pullout couches in their homes — to travelers who book the space from its website.

  • ‘Slew’ Of Broken Water Mains Sends Message To L.A.
    ‘Slew’ Of Broken Water Mains Sends Message To L.A.

    Water infrastructure in Los Angeles made national headlines last July when a massive water main break on UCLA's campus posed a danger to students.

  • Achieving Energy Net-Zero
    Achieving Energy Net-Zero

    In a way, wastewater treatment plants have the solution to their energy needs flowing in all the time.

  • Congress Needs To Reauthorize The Ex-Im Bank
    Congress Needs To Reauthorize The Ex-Im Bank

    The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Established by Executive Order in 1934 with a mission of supporting American jobs by facilitating the export of U.S. goods and services, in 1945 the Ex-Im Bank became an independent, self-sustaining Executive Branch agency. For over 80 years, the Bank has provided financing tools and services that allow small, medium, and large companies to compete for global sales.

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