From the Editor

  1. Baltimore Puts ‘Boots On The Ground’ To Manage Assets

    In a paper titled “Real Asset Management At Work: Boots On The Ground Making A Difference In Baltimore, MD,” representatives of the Baltimore City Department of Public Works, describe the work of its Office of Asset Management which has been moving the city to a more proactive mode of operation and maintenance.

  2. Lead and Copper Rule Reboot: Flint’s Failures Prompt Revisions

    The federal Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) is destined for changes attributable to hard times in Flint, MI, and the agreement from an EPA advisory council that lessons must be learned from the latest crisis.

  3. Guidance From Above: Lessons In Water Technology Innovation

    Ontario has become a world leader in water and wastewater technology development. Learn what policies and practices have facilitated success and which innovations are primed for impact.

  4. Is Pasteurization The Key To Water Reuse?

    In the summer of 1864, French chemist Louis Pasteur was vacationing in the small eastern town of Arbois where he found the local wines too acidic for his palette.

  5. Sewer Mining: An Unconventional Solution To Water Scarcity

    ‘Sewer mining’ may sound like a search for mistakenly flushed and washed-away valuables, but it’s actually a sophisticated, sustainable strategy for combating water scarcity.

  6. WWTPs Answer Obama’s Call For Energy Efficiency

    President Obama has asked America’s commercial and industrial buildings to become more energy efficient, and water and wastewater treatment plants are stepping up to the challenge.

  7. New York City Strives For Net-Zero Energy At 14 WWTPs

    “Net-zero energy” may sound like nothing more than an idealist turn of phrase, but one city has a plan to make it a reality at its 14 wastewater treatment plants.

  8. How To Use The EPA’s Climate Adaptation Tools

    While its source is still debated at the highest levels of government, the U.S. EPA has made strides to address the prospects of climate change and prepare the frontlines in the water treatment industry.

  9. Compliance Tips For EPA’s New Power Plant Regulations

    Now that the final rule has been published in the Federal Register, the stage is set for official implementation of the U.S. EPA’s Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines on Jan. 4, 2016.

  10. 7 Questions For Solving Odor Control

    If you were somehow transported back to the 19th century unawares, the first thing to tip you off might be the smell.