From the Editor

  1. Recycled Water For Irrigation— Is It Safe?
    10/24/2014

    "Irrigating crops with recycled water can leave dinner salads laced with small amounts of drugs and personal care chemicals. But researchers disagree on whether the contaminated produce is likely to harm people,"Science News reported.

  2. Nebraska: Beacon Of Good Water Policy?
    10/24/2014

    "With ongoing summer droughts in many states across the country, water scarcity continues to be a threat, [which is shifting] water regulation policies in some states to focus on more local management plans like Nebraska has," Nebraska News Service recently reported.

  3. Does Your Meter Reading System Pass The Disaster Preparedness Test?
    10/23/2014

    One of the most difficult challenges a water utility may ever face is having to re-build or re-establish its operations in the wake of a natural disaster.

  4. Top 10 Technologies From WEFTEC
    10/23/2014

    They did it again. Seemingly every year WEFTEC breaks records for size and attendance, and 2014 in New Orleans was no exception. There was a lot to choose from, but I picked my favorite innovations to highlight in what has become another annual tradition — Water Online’s “Top 10” from WEFTEC.

  5. Is Your Utility Taking Advantage Of Data Analytics?
    10/21/2014

    Utilities worldwide are addressing limited resources and operational challenges by deploying and connecting smart technologies through a single communication network.

  6. UN To Investigate Water Shutoffs
    10/21/2014

    After suggesting that Detroit's frenzy of water shutoffs constitute a human rights violation, United Nations advisers are increasing their involvement in this issue by planning a visit to the Motor City. 

  7. Is The Water Industry Afraid Of Innovation?
    10/21/2014

    Is the water sector where start-ups go to die?

  8. Ebola Virus Not Killed By Water, Despite Governor’s Claim
    10/21/2014

    As Ebola fear spreads across the country, does the water industry hold the solution for this virus? 

  9. Beer Brewers Targeted In EPA Clean Water Act Fight
    10/21/2014

     Beer brewers are being lobbied by an environmental group to support the EPA's controversial clean water proposal.  

  10. Fracking May Be Dangerous To Nearby Residents
    10/21/2014

    "Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer [health] problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region," RT reported.

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