Kevin Westerling Articles

  1. Guidance From Above: Lessons In Water Technology Innovation
    11/23/2015

    Ontario has become a world leader in water and wastewater technology development. Learn what policies and practices have facilitated success and which innovations are primed for impact.

  2. Sewer Mining: An Unconventional Solution To Water Scarcity
    11/16/2015

    ‘Sewer mining’ may sound like a search for mistakenly flushed and washed-away valuables, but it’s actually a sophisticated, sustainable strategy for combating water scarcity.

  3. Compliance Tips For EPA’s New Power Plant Regulations
    11/10/2015

    Now that the final rule has been published in the Federal Register, the stage is set for official implementation of the U.S. EPA’s Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines on Jan. 4, 2016.

  4. Overcoming UV Obstacles
    11/9/2015

    UV disinfection is certainly proven, but there still may be resistance due to unfamiliarity. Operators need to know the nuance of a technology — regular O&M requirements and how to prevent and control system upsets — in order to feel comfortable using it.

  5. Super-Charged Wastewater Treatment And Energy Production
    10/28/2015

    “Bioelectrochemistry” is a mouthful, but it’s a word you should get familiar with if your goal is sustainable, energy-efficient industrial wastewater treatment.

  6. 10 Exciting Technologies From WEFTEC
    10/26/2015

    Judging by WEFTEC 2015, the water industry is on a roll.

  7. The Hurricane Handbook For Utilities
    10/20/2015

    Based on actual experiences and lessons learned in the aftermath of a hurricane, the Water Research Foundation helps provide a checklist of best practices — pre- and post-storm — for utilities in harm’s way.

  8. 5 On 5: Water Leaders Address Key Industry Challenges
    10/13/2015

    At a recent panel event, five of the top utility professionals in North America tackled five hot topics in water and wastewater.

  9. 3 Solutions To Water-Intensive Fracking
    9/23/2015

    Are you for or against it? It seems everyone has picked a side in the debate over hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), but most conflict would likely fall away if fracking was performed in a proven safe and sustainable manner, verified by a reliable source.

  10. Hot Water: Key Industry Themes In 2015
    9/9/2015

    Whether or not you regularly attend WEFTEC, you’re likely familiar. The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has been hosting the annual “Water Quality Event” for 88 years, and it’s the biggest conference for water and wastewater professionals in North America.