From the Editor

  1. A Fouling-Free Filter For Produced Water
    10/18/2017

    Hydraulic fracturing is a hot-button issue, but no matter where you land you should agree that more efficient produced water filters will go a long way in improving the practice.

  2. An Estimated $2 Million In Gold Passes Through Swiss Sewage Every Year
    10/18/2017

    It’s not uncommon to hear wastewater efficiency advocates refer to influent as a “resource” rather than “waste.” But it’s unlikely that any of them imagined just how valuable the material flushed through Swiss sewage systems really is.

  3. As Discharged Sewage Contaminates Niagara Falls, Outdated Infrastructure Is To Blame
    10/18/2017

    Niagara Falls may be best known for its majestic, natural beauty, but this precious resource is having a hard time lately as the area’s wastewater treatment swims upstream against fundamental infrastructure issues.

  4. Camden Wastewater Utility Enters Swap With Power Plant
    10/16/2017

    In the migration of wastewater treatment plants to resource recovery facilities, Camden County in New Jersey has recently taken a leading role.

  5. Utility Employee Injures Self In Facility Shooting Cover-Up
    10/13/2017

    When authorities arrived at a drinking water treatment plant in West Virginia earlier this year, they thought they were responding to an attack on a utility employee. As it turns out, they now believe that employee injured himself.

  6. Rounding Up Glyphosate’s Threat To Drinking Water
    10/12/2017

    A popular weed killer appears to be threatening consumer health through drinking water supplies. As knowledge around this threat grows, treatment operations should consider their technology options.

  7. Calling Out The EPA On Water Issues
    10/12/2017

    Everyone must answer to someone — even the rule-makers themselves. While it may seem to water and wastewater utilities that the U.S. EPA is the end of the line, there is yet another government agency that holds the EPA's feet to the fire.

  8. Military Camp Caught With Dead Rodents At Drinking Water Treatment Plant
    10/12/2017

    Over the summer, a drinking water treatment plant at a military base in California was found to be dealing with some particularly unsettling contaminants: dead rodents and amphibians. Now, it has entered a consent decree to solve the problem.

  9. Despite Low Toxicity, Toledo Residents Concerned Over Algal Bloom
    10/11/2017

    It has now been over two years since the city of Toledo, OH, had to ban water for 400,000 people due to contamination from toxic algae. But concerns still persist.

  10. San Francisco Wants To Lead The Future In Water And Wastewater Resources
    10/10/2017

    San Francisco’s water and wastewater utility has developed a holistic approach to resource management, sustainable infrastructure, and reuse. What can other utilities learn from its program?