From the Editor

  1. The Benefits Of Combined Ion Exchange

    Research is being conducted on a new water treatment process that can make removing contaminants more efficient by combining efforts.

  2. Workshopping The Water Quality Trading Market

    While several case studies demonstrate that participation in water quality trading markets can have dramatic economic benefits, relatively few communities participate. The U.S. EPA and USDA teamed up to find out why, hoping to increase participation.

  3. Testing The Future Of Wastewater For Small Towns

    A proposed program from the University of Iowa looks to provide affordable wastewater treatment to small communities through new technology.

  4. U.S. vs. The World In Water Sustainability

    Yes, America cleaned up at the Olympics this summer, but how does the U.S. fare on the world stage when it comes to water resiliency, efficiency, and quality?

  5. Debate Over Phosphorus Reduction Brews In Utah

    The city of Provo, UT, may have to make a big investment in its phosphorus problem. By 2020, it must assure that every liter of discharge from its municipal treatment plants contain only 1 milligram of phosphorus, as mandated by the state’s Division of Water Quality (DWQ), according to the Daily Herald.

  6. Maryland Electric Utility Must Pay Millions For Wastewater Violation

    Wastewater discharge violations at the two largest coal-fired power plants in Maryland will cost electric utility company NRG Energy a significant chunk of change.

  7. 5 Municipal-Industrial Water Issues Analyzed

    A water technology expert tackles high-profile and important topics currently affecting municipalities, industry, and the community at large.

  8. New Filters To Combine Processes And Cut Down Costs

    Reverse osmosis is one of the most energy-intensive, and therefore costly, steps in wastewater treatment. A newly developed nanofilter may change that.

  9. Is Progressive Design-Build Right For Water And Wastewater Capital Projects?

    Progressive design-build has emerged as a refined version of traditional options for pursuing capital projects. Is it the right fit for water and wastewater construction?

  10. Identifying Corrosive Water, A Step Forward Against Lead Contamination

    A new study by the United States Geological Survey has determined that half of the nation is at risk of drawing potentially corrosive water, starting the conversation about how to curb lead contamination.