From the Editor

  1. The Top 3 Treatment Stories Of 2017 And What They Mean For 2018
    1/16/2018

    Last year was full of twists and turns for the drinking water and wastewater treatment industries. What can 2017’s biggest stories tell us about what’s to come this year?

  2. EPA Overstates Its Work On Superfund Cleanup
    1/16/2018

    Though the current U.S. EPA administration is boasting about its action to clean up the nation’s Superfund sites, it appears that it has not done as much as implied.

  3. New Research Improves Potential For Dairy Wastewater Resource Recovery
    1/14/2018

    In 2017, society made great strides in utilizing the natural resources found in wastewater. If this recent project is any indication, 2018 will see even more efforts to do so.

  4. Microbe-Filled Beads Could Be Biosolids Solution For Wastewater Plants
    1/12/2018

    A new chemical solution has emerged that might help wastewater treatment operations deal with biosolids.

  5. Why Microplastics Are Still A Macro Problem For Wastewater Treatment Plants
    1/11/2018

    Though some preliminary regulations have taken place to curb the presence of microplastics in the environment, more research is needed to determine what role wastewater treatment plants can and will play in solving the problem for good.

  6. Under Consent Order, Pittsburgh Looks To Speed Up Lead Line Replacement
    1/11/2018

    Withstanding a difficult 2017, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) now has its sights set on improvements to its lead water lines in the near future.

  7. A New Standard For Lead Service Line Replacement
    1/9/2018

    As drinking water utilities around the country look to tackle outdated lead service lines, a new standard for replacement will help keep efforts consistent.

  8. With EPA Cuts, Critics Fear Loss Of Water Oversight
    1/9/2018

    As the U.S. EPA is reshaped under President Trump, some are concerned over what has been reported as an “exodus” of employees from the agency.

  9. 'Raw Water' Gives Consumers Expensive, Completely Untreated Option
    1/8/2018

    The latest trend in organic, natural culture may entice some consumers out there, but it is surely having treatment professionals shaking their heads.

  10. Michigan Community Sets Aggressive Lead Service Line Replacement Precedent
    1/5/2018

    As locales all over the country wrestle with lead contamination in their drinking water, one Michigan community is taking an aggressive approach to the problem.