From the Editor

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Lawyer Who Defended Flint Now Takes On GenX Contamination
    11/3/2017

    Those who regularly follow drinking water contamination headlines may have noticed that coverage of perflourinated compound (PFC) and GenX issues this year has taken the place of last year’s lead crisis in Flint, MI.

  10. Following PFC Contamination, Navy Looking Into New Firefighting Foam
    11/2/2017

    The federal government has been under fire all year for the military’s historic use of perflourinated compounds (PFCs) in firefighting agents, which have gone on to contaminate water supplies.