More Wastewater Industry Features

  1. Do You Pay 300 Times What You Could For Water?
    8/15/2017

    On January 1st 2017, Philadelphia’s controversial “soda tax” went into effect, adding a 1.5-cents-per-ounce on sugary beverages sold in the city. Several cities across the U.S. have enacted similar taxes in a bid to battle diet-related diseases such as obesity and fund more healthy activities within their communities.

  2. WOTUS Appears Vulnerable To Trump Repeal
    2/15/2017

    On his way out of office, Barack Obama made a final effort to bolster the Waters of the United States rule (WOTUS), which has drawn controversy since it was issued in 2015.

  3. Decentralization Grows With Worldwide Property Development Expansion
    10/24/2017

    One of the trends in water and wastewater treatment over the past decade has been a growing demand for decentralized systems. Water Talk recently caught up with Nii Mensah, General Manager of Fluence USA, to learn more about the solutions that the new company (formed by the merger of RWL Water and Emefcy) is bringing to market to address communities’ treatment needs

  4. The Truth About Clogged Pumps
    4/19/2017

    The sky is blue, grass is green, and, someday, your pumps are going to clog. It’s just another fact of life — or is it? 

  5. Digitization, Water Concerns, And Smart Meters
    8/24/2017

    As our society continues to embrace digital technology, it’s fair to say that the world of water utilities will be, a major beneficiary of this revolution.

  6. Utility Deploys Ignition For SCADA And Much More
    12/21/2017

    People enjoy their water in Lynchburg, Virginia. The city of nearly 80,000 is next to the James River, which residents use for boating, swimming, and fishing. Meanwhile, the City of Lynchburg Department of Water Resources is hard at work providing water, waste water, and storm water service to the community. The department uses innovative technologies to improve its efficiency — including Ignition by Inductive Automation®. Ignition is an industrial application platform with tools for building solutions in human-machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA).

  7. Three Post-Peak Projects To Improve DC Operations
    8/1/2017

    Now that the peak season dust has completely settled, it’s the perfect time for a tune-up in your warehouses and DCs. Here, are some DC improvement ideas.

  8. Automation, Modularity Allow mAb Biotech To Cut Scale-Up Time
    2/14/2017

    Bio-developers are adopting more sophisticated processes, such as perfusion, to address low titer cell lines and reduce raw material costs. They’re also seeking more flexible R&D and PD capabilities.

  9. Does Public Outreach Help Or Hinder Acceptance Of Recycled Wastewater As A Drinking Water Source?
    12/15/2017

    When California’s AB2022 went into effect earlier this year, allowing the bottling of advanced purified reused water for educational purposes, Orange County Water District (OCWD) and Orange County Sanitation District began the #GetOverIt! campaign to continue to push for consumer acceptance of recycled water systems.

  10. Solving Municipality Challenges With Telematics
    2/27/2018

    Technology has taken society leaps and bounds ahead of where it was a few decades ago. From the rise of smartphones, drone deliveries, to self-driving cars, a lot has changed in a short time.