From the Editor

  1. Is CIPP Installation Really Safe?
    8/17/2017

    New research into the chemical byproducts that result from cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) repair indicates that the practice may not be safe for installers or nearby residents. Is your operation at risk?

  2. Baby Boomers, Millennials, And The Future Of The Water Industry
    8/14/2017

    What is the effect of the baby boomer-to-millennial personnel changeover as it relates to technology, knowledge transfer, and the future of the water industry? Water Online surveyed technology providers who serve the utility and engineering community on their perceptions of and preparations for the transition.

  3. Is Your Water System Ready For Population Growth?
    8/11/2017

    Utilities are faced with myriad threats looming in the future, but chief among them is increased stress from population growth. In Denver, comprehensive planning for that future is underway.

  4. It’s Time For Industrial Treatment To Find A Phosphorus Alternative
    8/7/2017

    Amid growing concerns around algal bloom, industrial operations are under pressure to stop using phosphorus-based water treatment technology. But transition to an alternative can be daunting.

  5. Isn't It Time For Your Utility To Get On Social Media?
    8/3/2017

    Social media engagement has for too long been a missed opportunity for drinking water utilities. A new research project seeks to convince them that they need to change that.

  6. How To Get A Biodigester At Your Plant
    7/31/2017

    A wastewater treatment facility in Michigan has begun the complicated process of vetting a new, significant technology upgrade to its operations. What can you learn from its experience?

  7. The New Method For NDMA Detection
    7/27/2017

    A research project is vetting streamlined analysis for detecting NDMA in water. It could save laboratories time and money, and maybe even change the way they test for all trace contaminants.

  8. Generational Thinking In Water Management
    7/26/2017

    Kansas City’s Smart Sewer program represents the nation’s first federal consent decree to include green infrastructure solutions in the reduction of wastewater overflows, as well as the city’s largest infrastructure investment to date. Projects that include the words “first” and “largest” do not come along without the strong leadership of a “Water Champion” such as Special Assistant City Manager Andy Shively, PE, who shares his experience and expertise in this Q&A.

  9. New Membrane Gel Keeps Viruses Out Of Wastewater
    7/24/2017

    New research has developed a membrane technology that repels deadly viruses while maintaining permeability. Is it a ‘must have’ for treatment operations?

  10. Green City, Clean Waters Plan Puts Quality First In Philly
    7/15/2017

    Cities all over the country have been prioritizing clean water through a variety of different programs and the City of Brotherly Love is among the ranks.