WIP Editorial

  1. What To Watch As The Texas Legislature Takes Up Climate, Energy, Water, And More
    4/23/2019

    We’re past the midpoint of the Texas legislative session and the bill filing deadline is behind us. Because the legislature only meets for five months every other year, there’s a lot to accomplish in a short span.

  2. EPA's Looming Risk Resilience Assessment (RRA) And Emergency Response Plan (ERP): What You Need To Know
    4/11/2019

    The U.S. EPA has a new Risk Resilience Assessment (RRA) and Emergency Response Plan (ERP) compliance deadline coming for water systems across America. These key plans are set to come due in 2020 and 2021 with varying deadlines as per the size of the utility’s service areas. This article will give you tips to be ready for the EPA deadlines.

  3. Passing The Buck — The Real Climate Change Hoax
    4/2/2019

    In a slight change in topic, this is going to be a more general article around why I believe water treatment technologies are so critical. Why this Industry is so vital, and what depends on the new technologies that this industry generates. We do so much where I work that goes well beyond produced water recycling, and it is all extremely important.

  4. And I Quote: "To Know Water Is To Love Water"
    3/21/2019

    It all started with Mark Twain. Or someone who actually wasn't Mark Twain after all.

  5. Multiple Tests Of Large Axial Flow Pumps Under Varying Conditions Over Multiple Years
    3/19/2019

    Using field flow measurement techniques allows pump owners the ability to assess the performance of their equipment. One pump owner went to the next level by completing multiple tests of their equipment over multiple years and multiple conditions.

  6. Water Projects Get Funding Boosts Nationwide
    3/11/2019

    After a long period of totally inadequate funding for critical water projects, the tide appears to be turning and funding is becoming more readily available.

  7. Don’t Let A Water Crisis Boil Over
    3/1/2019

    No utility wants to issue a Boil Water Notice, but if it does happen, it’s important to get it right. Even if your utility has had a long, unblemished record of delivering high-quality water, a mishandled contamination event will leave a bad taste in your customers’ mouths (so to speak).

  8. Tips For Establishing Partnerships To Solve Water Challenges
    3/1/2019

    With U.S. municipalities in major need of water and wastewater infrastructure investment, public-private partnerships offer a pathway to project initiation and success.

  9. Watch The Utility Marketplace — Huge Changes Are Occurring!
    2/20/2019

    Public utilities are under extreme pressure and their needs, which fall into the critical category, are common.

  10. Fixin’ To Solve Resiliency: Texas, Burns & McDonnell Tackle Infrastructure And Sustainability Issues
    2/14/2019

    Texas is sizable enough to be a large country on its own, with an economy to match, and is also proudly unique. But when it comes to water issues, the Lone Star State shares a lot in common with the rest of America: overwhelmed and vulnerable infrastructure, threats to water quality and security, and competition for resources.