From the Editor

  1. The Proliferation Of Cyber Threats To Water & Wastewater
    3/28/2015

    According to the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the North American drinking water infrastructure network spans about one million miles, which is more than four times the length of the National Highway System.

  2. Microbeads Fight Goes To Washington
    3/27/2015

    Congress is jumping into the fight to ban plastics in toothpaste and face scrubs, already the subject of state-level laws because they are harmful to the water supply.

  3. Israel To Double Water Output To Gaza Strip
    3/27/2015

    In the dicey world of water politics, unusual allegiances sometimes crop up. Just this month, Israeli leaders indicated that they have plans to increase the amount of water they send to the Gaza Strip.

  4. Microbe Battery Powers Desalination Process For Produced Water
    3/26/2015

    A new wastewater treatment process created by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder may provide a cheaper way to desalinate produced water from oil and gas sites.

  5. CIA Concerned That Hostile Nations May Cause Drought
    3/26/2015

    American intelligence experts raised concerns that severe droughts in the U.S. might be a form of warfare from other nations.

  6. Grit Particle Settling – Refining The Approach
    3/25/2015

    Grit settling velocity is significantly impacted by variability in size, density and shape. The conventional assumption of spheres with a specific gravity of 2.65 is inadequate for characterizing grit.

  7. Slots vs. Holes In Preliminary Treatment Screening
    3/25/2015

    The impact of preliminary treatment (i.e., grit removal, screening, washing compacting of screenings, handling of screenings, and resource recovery) on downstream processes is becoming more apparent as the industry looks for ways to reduce operating costs and increase process results. 

  8. Climate Change Is Upon Us — How Will You Plan For Its Impacts?
    3/25/2015

    Believe it or not, municipalities are seeing changes in the environment, and are moved to act accordingly.

  9. Saudi Arabia Sets Sights On 100% Wastewater Reuse
    3/25/2015

    Saudi Arabia has set a goal to reuse 100 percent of urban wastewater by 2025.

  10. Many U.S. Residents Lack Access To Clean Water
    3/25/2015

    Inaccessibility of clean water is usually a hardship associated with developing nations, but many U.S. residents are also cut off from their basic water needs.

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