Mar 19, 2014

March 2014

Mobile apps provide full access to a company’s wealth of products, applications and industry information and insight, as well as distributor services and multimedia presentations. WWD Managing Editor Elisabeth Lisican recently spoke with Mark Nowak,…
According to the United Nations, Nigeria’s population is expected to surpass that of the U.S. by 2050, to become the world’s third most populous country. Former capital Lagos with a current population of around 21 million—more than double that of a…
Based on the harmless appearance of a bagel, it is hard to imagine that making these popular treats may, in fact, pose an occasional hazard. But it does, according to officials at a Canadian bread manufacturing company based in Toronto, Ontario. Used…
Recycling is considered a cultural norm these days. As Recycle Rex, “spokesdinosaur” for CalRecycle (the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery), says, “Recycle, reduce, reuse and close the loop.” The blue-colored, small-eyed…
Together, American Flow Control and American Ductile Iron Pipe are providing a package of valves, hydrants and pipe for a new water line to serve the eastern Pennsylvania communities of North Wales and Chalfont Borough.   The new water line will provide…
Clean Water Services, a water resources management utility serving Washington County, Ore., decided to replace an aging portion of concrete sanitary sewer main in Beaverton, Ore., that was experiencing excessive tree root infiltration. Clean Water…
Revere Beach, “America’s First Public Beach,” opened to the public on July 12, 1896, with a first-day attendance of about 45,000 people. For the first half of the 20th century, the 3-mile beach was well known for its amusement rides, roller rinks and…
Smooth opening and closing of butterfly valves has a large impact on system performance and long-term reliable operation. It not only extends the life of the valve and actuator, but protects other components and piping in the system. With systems…
The city of Sunrise’s utility system covers 70 sq miles near the southeastern coast of Florida and serves more than 215,000 customers. The system is made up of approximately 770 miles of water distribution mains, 500 miles of sewer piping and 200…
The Old Bridge Municipal Utilities Authority (Old Bridge MUA) serves the township of Old Bridge, Middlesex County, N.J., located across the Raritan Bay from Staten Island, 25 miles from Manhattan and 30 miles south of Newark. Old Bridge MUA is…
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