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May 14 2019
  The Water Expo 2019 will present equipment, technologies, products and more for the wastewater, sewer infrastructure, environmental services,…
May 13 2019
The next phase of construction of a U.S. EPA-mandated resident septic tank to sanitary sewer conversion in Parma, Ohio, is set to begin this summer.…
May 9 2019
Filtered groundwater may be sent through the North Kent Sewer Authority system as part of the Wolverine World Wide’s plan to clean up toxic PFAS…
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Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
May 3 2019
Industrial applications can be a multitude of things. From the time I’ve started writing for Industrial Water & Wastes Digest till now, what I…
May 2 2019
It is being increasingly recognized that wastewater, rather than just being a waste product, can be a valuable resource. Not only does recovering and…
Cracking of the brick crown of a 72-in.-diameter brick sewer in Washington, D.C., prompted DC water to evaluate repair solutions to address the issue.
Cracking of the brick crown of a 72-in.-diameter brick sewer in Washington, D.C., prompted DC water to evaluate repair solutions to address the issue.
May 2 2019
The Washington, D.C., sewer system is managed by DC Water. Its system includes many large diameter brick structures that took decades to complete. As…
100,000 gal of waste were spilled as a result of the breach in Tyler, Texas
100,000 gal of waste were spilled as a result of the breach in Tyler, Texas.
May 2 2019
In Tyler, Texas, a 42-in. sewer main collapsed on April 30 at a city of Tyler water utilities plant. The collapse resulted in more than 100,000 gal…
May 1 2019
East Orange County Water District (EOCWD) is located in Orange, Calif. and provides wholesale water service to a population of more than 100,000,…
May 1 2019
When the West Side sewage pump station in Onondaga County, N.Y., prepared to undergo its first major expansion and upgrade in more than 30 years, the…
May 1 2019
Across the country, many of the areas with the worst wastewater infrastructure are small, unincorporated rural communities with no money, no formal…
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr 29 2019
The "Clean Border Water Now" program is raising awareness to eliminate the sewage, trash, sediment and chemical waste that plagues beaches and waves…
The water department in Detroit, Mich., is seeing fewer water customers at risk of shutoffs
The water department in Detroit, Mich., is seeing fewer water customers at risk of shutoffs.
Apr 24 2019
The Detroit water department is seeing a decline in the number of residential accounts being targeted for shutoff, according to water officials.…
The Regional Water Resource Agency in Kentucky is on track to meet U.S. EPA guidelines
The Regional Water Resource Agency in Kentucky is on track to meet U.S. EPA guidelines.
Apr 17 2019
In Kentucky, the Regional Water Resource Agency (RWRA) is ahead of schedule in its 10 year combined sewer overflow long term control plan, according…
Newport MUD selects LAN as district engineer
Newport MUD selects LAN as district engineer.
Apr 12 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
The town of Rosendale, N.Y., has recently embraced the switch from chlorine to UV for wastewater treatment
The town of Rosendale, N.Y., has recently embraced the switch from chlorine to UV for wastewater treatment.
Apr 10 2019
In Rosendale, N.Y., millions of dollars’ worth of improvements to the town’s water and sewer systems have been underway, phase by phase, since New…
Apr 8 2019
  Superior Signal Smoke Systems have been an industry leader for over 60 years, with Smoke Fluid Systems, Smoke Candles and Smoke Blowers all…
An ex water plant owner in West Virginia has admitting to discharging untreated sewage into the Potomac River, violating the Clean Water Act
An ex water plant owner in West Virginia has admitting to discharging untreated sewage into the Potomac River, violating the Clean Water Act.
Apr 5 2019
A former owner of a West Virginia water treatment plant admits to discharging untreated sewage into the Potomac River. According to the Associated…
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has added a lead-reducing chemical to the city water
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has added a lead-reducing chemical to the city water.
Apr 3 2019
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has announced that it has started releasing a lead-reducing additive into the tap water of some city…
Apr 2 2019
Surrounded by pristine mountains and crystal-clear waterways, the coastal seaport city of Vancouver, British Columbia, is a densely populated…
Apr 2 2019
Engineers have used deep tunnel storage facilities and associated dewatering pump stations for addressing combined sewer (CSO) and sanitary sewer…
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