Dec 06, 2016

December 2016

What a year it has been for water. From the Flint, Mich., water crisis spewing headlines in the first quarter, to ensuing reports of lead-ridden drinking water across the country, water safety—or lack thereof—found an unprecedented spotlight in 2016, and…
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) in Baltimore, a part of the University System of Maryland, is a research institute that focuses on marine biotechnology, including remediation of marine environments, sustainable aquaculture,…
Water and wastewater professionals are feeling on the upswing going into 2017, according to W&WD’s 2016 State of the Industry report. The survey covers market dynamics, including professional and business demographics, budget and purchasing…
With growing communities, aging infrastructure, and even looming fault lines to contend with, cities and municipalities have their work cut out for them. And yet, they still find solutions to maintain reliable systems for their customers. From May to…
Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd. is one of the U.K.’s largest suppliers of branded still soft drinks and branded carbonates. Based in Chelmsford, Essex, U.K., the company operates seven manufacturing sites across the U.K., producing a range of brands, including…
Over the past 20 years, several new businesses have established themselves in Talladega, Ala., and several existing businesses have expanded. This economic growth prompted the city to undertake major upgrades to its water and sewer infrastructure to…
The village of Lake Hallie, Wis., is served by a CST Aquastore tank that is older than the town itself. Lake Hallie was incorporated in 2003, 11 years after the tank was built. The 24-year-old tank had performed so well that the village had not given it…
In the early 1990s, Raven Lining Systems coated three brick manholes in Tulsa, Okla., that were experiencing large amounts of infiltration due to a significant loss of mortar. The manholes were 4 in. in diameter and ranged in height from 5 to 7 ft. They…
Mammoth Cave in Kentucky is the longest known cave system in the world, drawing more than 2 million visitors each year. In 1984, the National Park Service installed two wastewater stabilization ponds to treat domestic wastewater that flows from the Great…
The republic of Singapore has a state-of-the-art water facility in the Shun Li Industrial Complex. Recently it announced that the Changi Water Phase 1 had reached completion. It was entering its Phase 2 expansion, and needed to build a new water…
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