From the Editor

  1. EPA And Environmentalists Disagree Over Algae Threat In Lake Erie
    11/13/2017

    Environmental advocates and the U.S. EPA are at odds over whether or not toxic algae in Lake Erie is a serious concern.

  2. How To Protect Your Water Supply Against Flooding
    11/10/2017

    A small, coastal Massachusetts town plagued by floods and imperiled drinking water supplies teamed with the EPA to bolster its defenses, resulting in a framework for other at-risk communities to follow.

  3. Hopes And Fears For Our Water Legacy
    11/10/2017

    The world’s largest annual water quality event provides the setting for a public display of water affection — and anxiety.

  4. Worker Killed During Sewer Line Repairs
    11/10/2017

    In addition to being an onerous, often overwhelming logistical challenge to utilities, pipe repair can often be quite dangerous to those tasked with performing it. In a devastating example of this danger, a construction worker was recently killed.

  5. How To Plan For Utility Disasters
    11/9/2017

    A utility in Indiana has bolstered its emergency planning by pretending one really did take place.

  6. Santa Fe’s Mayor Caught For Frequently Delinquent Water Payments
    11/9/2017

    A routine practice for dealing with delinquent water service payments took a unique turn in Santa Fe, NM, late last month when the local water supplier cut off the city’s mayor.

  7. After False Results Scandal, Two Utility Employees Vindicated
    11/8/2017

    After over a year of legal work, it appears the book has closed on an investigation into altered water test results in Virginia as two former utility employees have been largely cleared of wrongdoing.

  8. Case Studies From The World Of Improved Stormwater Management
    11/7/2017

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has compiled a report on the world’s leading stormwater management solutions and challenges. Reviewing its contents can be an opportunity for communities to build stormwater strength together.

  9. Flesh-Eating Bacteria Strikes Post-Harvey
    11/7/2017

    While many would have thought the death toll stemming from Hurricane Harvey had concluded, storm aftermath claimed another victim late last month through the presence of flesh-eating bacteria.

  10. Wastewater Facilities Make Solar Power Strides
    11/6/2017

    Once considered a fanciful notion of the future, wastewater treatment plants around the country are now making solar powered operations a reality.