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  1. A Foundation For Water’s Future
    8/29/2016

    The president of the Water Environment Federation discusses key organizational initiatives to improve the fate of the water/wastewater industry.

  2. A Game Plan For Water Technology Innovation
    6/23/2016

    The Milken Innovation Center at the Jerusalem Institute has mapped out best practices for water industry innovation and a framework for converting ideas into action.

  3. New President, New Vision For Water
    5/9/2016

    In the midst of this U.S. presidential race, a thought about Ronald Reagan (apolitical, I promise): Known as the “Great Communicator,” it’s certainly no coincidence that Reagan was an actor before becoming president; and honed communication skills, especially in times of trouble, are vital to effective leadership.

  4. The Bible On Effective Utility Management
    4/28/2016

    The U.S. EPA and multiple water groups recently gathered during Water Week 2016 in Washington, D.C. to announce updates to an essential guide for effective utility management (EUM). If utilities aren't already familiar with this document, they need to be. 

  5. Raising Water Rates: What Message Works Best?
    4/5/2016

    I sympathize with water and wastewater utilities. Tasked with more responsibility than ever, too often they aren’t supported with the necessary financial resources. To draw a baseball analogy, apropos for this time of year, it's like trying to win the World Series with minimal payroll (capital improvement funds) and old, broken-down players (infrastructure).

  6. 'Seize The Day' On New Water Technology
    3/21/2016

    When the time comes, will you be ready?

  7. Surprising Facts From The 'Value Of Water' Poll
    3/2/2016

    You may have seen the recent poll results announced by the Value of Water Coalition indicating near universal agreement (95 percent) on the need for reliable water systems, along with the somewhat surprising fact that a majority (60 percent) would agree to higher water bills to support them. The real surprise, however, is who is willing to pay the most.

  8. 3 Game Changers For Water And Wastewater
    2/1/2016

    Three key events from 2015 could reshape the water/wastewater industry in 2016 and for years to come.

  9. Follow The Leader: CH2M Water President Offers 10 Pearls Of Wisdom
    1/21/2016

    The consulting engineering firm’s newly-named water lead sets the tone with insight on utility operations, technology development, infrastructure funding, and more.

  10. The Chicago Way: Windy City Water Boss Addresses Top Threats, Solutions
    1/5/2016

    In many ways, Chicago is a tough act to follow — a world-class city of both great renown and infamy. The latter may engender thoughts of mobsters and political machinations, but when it comes to water, ‘the Chicago way’ is a model of achievement and leadership to be admired.