Current Issue

  1. Raging Waters: AWWA’s Fight For The Future
    5/14/2018

    AWWA’s 2018-19 president, David Rager, talks about personal priorities for his tenure and the long-range challenges the industry and his organization must strive to overcome.

  2. Overcoming Smart Meter Fears: The Value Of Focusing Communication On AMI Benefits
    5/14/2018

    The idea that ratepayers are afraid of what advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) may bring into their homes has made water utilities wary of implementing the technology. But are the fears justified? A new survey investigates the phenomenon and lights a path forward.

  3. Assessing The Effectiveness Of Leak-Seeking Satellites
    5/14/2018

    Pipeline maintenance and non-revenue water reduction get a boost from far-out resources.

  4. A Shift In Strategy: Improving Global Water Management
    5/14/2018

    What effect will the push to improve inadequate water infrastructure have on the cost for supplies and services? A procurement research analyst predicts the near future.

  5. How Sludge-To-Energy Technology Is Boosting Water Resilience And Slashing Emissions For Cities
    5/14/2018

    Growing cities are generating higher volumes of wastewater and putting a strain on clean water supplies, calling for solutions that extract value from “waste” and ensure the sustainability of resources — with the added bonus, or imperative, of protecting the environment.

  6. Building Resilient Drinking Water Treatment Operations For A Sustainable Water Future
    5/14/2018

    It's spring and the algae are in bloom, but harmful algal blooms are far from the only threats to drinking water. Fortunately, there are advanced treatment technologies to handle some of the most persistent contaminants today, including algal toxins, Cryptosporidium, and 1,4-dioxane.

  7. Improving Mixing In A Water Storage Reservoir Using CFD Modeling
    5/14/2018

    Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling was applied to a circular water storage reservoir, proving invaluable for understanding hydraulic characteristics, developing a plan for mixing efficiency, and maintaining water quality.

  8. Point Level vs. Continuous Level Measuring Technologies
    5/14/2018

    While point level measuring approaches are regarded as simple and user-friendly, they lack the capabilities of more sophisticated continuous measuring instruments.