From the Editor

  1. Flood At Historic Detroit Building Goes Unnoticed, Reports Say
    3/3/2015

    A water main broke in February and flooded four floors the David Stott Building, one of Detroit's most important landmarks.

  2. EPA Keeping Tabs On 'Phantom Flush'
    3/3/2015

    Haunted by the "phantom flush," some public buildings may struggle with their water conservation goals because of toilets that automatically flush, government data suggests.

  3. Sewer Authority Reaches $82 Million Deal With EPA
    3/2/2015

    A wastewater authority in Pennsylvania reached an $82 million deal with the federal government after it allegedly released eight million gallons of raw sewage into the Susquehanna River and Paxton Creek over six years.

  4. Fluoride In Tap Water Linked To Thyroid Problems, Scientists Say
    3/2/2015

    Adding fluoride to tap water may afflict ratepayers with health problems linked to depression and weight gain, according to researchers at the University of Kent.

  5. Total Oxygen Demand (TOD) – An Alternative Parameter For Real-Time Monitoring Of Wastewater Organics
    3/1/2015

    Today, due to the multitude of organics, the organic contamination of wastewater cannot be defined with passable analytical effort. Therefore, composite parameters become more important for the description of organic contamination. Parameters have been defined to enable a fast detection of organic loads.

  6. 10 (More) Apps For Water And Wastewater Professionals
    2/27/2015

    Mobile technology is so fast-moving that new apps are created each day, with more and more people turning to them for on-the-job solutions. Here are 10 apps geared toward the water/wastewater professional that are worthy of consideration.

  7. How To Market Costly Water Meter Projects To Locals
    2/27/2015

    City leaders in Harrison, AK, are planning to shell out $3 million for an extensive overhaul of their water meter system.

  8. Prepaid Water Meters: Unfair To Customers?
    2/27/2015

    Fed up with water customers who do not pay their bills, Zimbabwe officials are asking customers to pay for their water before they use it.

  9. Climbing Higher For A Better View: Keys To Successful Water Management
    2/25/2015

    Many utilities are moving to a traditional business mindset rather than continuing as largely compliance-driven entities. This is challenging leaders to apply asset management and smart infrastructure strategies, to become more programmatic in managing water, and to consider the big picture in addressing public needs.

  10. GOP Lawmakers Attack EPA Water Proposal
    2/25/2015

    It is still the early months of the 114th Congress, but Republican lawmakers have already made it clear where they stand on EPA's water agenda.

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