In October, the WateReuse Association’s 2016 Potable Reuse Summit will bring water professionals of all levels together to hear success stories and find out how to implement potable reuse programs in their own communities.
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Inconsistent water availability, reduced capital and operational budgets and tightening regulations are posing real challenges for our water conveyance and treatment infrastructure today.
St. Cloud Technical and Community College’s WETT program prepares students for careers as water and wastewater plant operators with a 95 percent placement average.
The president of the Water Environment Federation discusses key organizational initiatives to improve the fate of the water/wastewater industry.
When the pressure builds up in the underground systems that distribute water, it doesn’t take a creative mind to imagine what could happen next. The resulting bursts can mean extensive repairs to the pipes, significant restoration to damaged property, and the prospect of lost water revenue pouring out of the system.
If wastewater treatment plant operators have nightmares, it’s a good bet that many of them have to do with sewage overflows. Few events are as catastrophic for a wastewater facility as a surge of water it can’t process being churned out into the public sphere, in violation of environmental regulations, and to the detriment of public health.
Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are the digital pulse of water and wastewater treatment plants. Serving as the information hub, SCADA makes the most of the day’s cutting-edge technology and in turn uses it to make the most of the plant’s operations. But how to keep up with a system that evolves as quickly as the greatest minds in the field will allow?
To help utility crews understand the complexities of service line installations, Water Online spoke with Larry Aulich, Director of Product Management for Mueller Co. He discussed the different service connections available and how to ensure that those connections are installed correctly.
Due to their critical role in protecting the health of customers, drinking water treatment systems require a high degree of care and oversight.
A 2015 estimate by the U.S. EPA put the necessary drinking water infrastructure investment in America at $1 trillion over the next 20 years.
Sometimes it’s hard to keep in mind that the water falling over our heads was recently halfway across the world. Or that for all of our differences as people on this planet, we all rely equally on that precious resource. Problems that plague one water system can be felt thousands of miles away. The same goes for wastewater.
Few tasks are as nerve-racking as making a purchasing decision. Making an investment in a piece of major equipment is necessary and can be exciting, but nobody wants to mess it up.
The widow of Carlos Ramos, one of the men who died tragically after being trapped in a room flooded with sludge at a wastewater treatment plant in 2014, has filed a lawsuit.
Tragically, two fetuses were found earlier this month at a wastewater treatment plant on James Island in South Carolina.
A former water operator in Fresno, CA, is under the microscope for how he handled complaints from customers about discolored water.
A top official at the water utility in Flint, MI, says the city lacks a clear strategy for water treatment.
After a utility employee died in a power-saw emergency at a water plant in Georgia on Friday, the employer dubbed the event a “freak accident,” The Telegraph reported.
Portland, OR, is facing a lawsuit from residents who say municipal workers failed to stop sewage from spewing into their apartment building.