Regulation Updates For Utility Managers

  1. Industrial Water Treatment For Inorganic Contaminants: Regulatory Drivers

    The goal of this article is to summarize the process of how industrial discharge limits are established. These discharge limits (effluent limits) allow the environmental professional to then specify treatment goals and process design criteria.

  2. Solving Sewer Overflows: Green Or Gray, WERF Shows The Way

    A leading research organization investigates wet weather strategies to help municipalities make informed decisions about stormwater management.

  3. What Went Wrong In Flint?

    While it took a series of egregious bungles on several different levels to plunge Flint into the crisis, perhaps the most unforgivable lapse has been government officials’ negligent water testing.

  4. Proposed Changes To The Risk Management Program (RMP) Rule

    The Risk Management Program (RMP) is a law created to protect the greater community from the accidental release of highly hazardous chemicals. Under the Clean Air Act, Section 112(r)(7), there are requirements for the employer to have accident prevention plans for every facet of handling these chemical hazards.

  5. Together We Can Get The Lead Out

    If there is one lesson to be learned from the Flint crisis, it is this: Our communities will be safer in the long run with no lead pipes in the ground.

  6. The Case for Trans-Basin Water Pipelines

    Those in the water industry know water is essential for life and brings economic value, but the economic role of water is often not as well understood by the general public. This paper reviews the history and development of our transportation, electrical, and energy infrastructure and then presents a plan for our nation’s water to be augmented from where we have it abundantly to where we badly need it.

  7. East Meets West: Capitalizing On Water Opportunity In Southeast Asia

    The U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) International Trade Administration is planning a July business development mission to Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines to introduce American technology firms to the countries’ burgeoning water markets.

  8. Samplers Are Getting Smarter And So Can You

    For over 40 years, the Clean Water Act (CWA) has been a primary force protecting our waters and dictating the work of treat­ment professionals. And, for just as long, samplers have been the tools that allow this work to be carried out. Many plants, however, have yet to embrace the advances in technology that are transforming one of their most funda­mental tools. To help usher those plants into the modern age, Water Online spoke with Endress+Hauser about how samplers have evolved to meet changing needs,

  9. Addressing Environmental Regulations With UVC LEDs

    Global environmental concerns over water and air pollution are leading to new regulations that require real-time monitoring.

  10. Moving To A Future Of Potable Water Reuse

    New research reveals the value and economics of direct potable reuse (DPR), as well as how to get started.