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Sep 16 2021
Global water technology company, Xylem, is delivering the advanced “smart sewer” system enabling the city of South Bend, Indiana, to exceed the…
Sep 2 2021
The National Weather Service Office serving New York City issued a Flash Flood Emergency  Aug. 1 evening, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which…
Sep 1 2021
The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board was facing an extreme spike in water usage and difficulty powering its sewer system in Hurricane Ida’s…
Aug 16 2021
Heavy rains led to an overflow of Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s combined sewer system on Aug. 15. This resulted in millions of gallons of untreated water…
Aug 2 2021
Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law House Bill 200, the Clean Water for Delaware Act. This bill creates a new Clean Water Trust with the…
Jul 29 2021
Updated August 4, 2021 The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators Regulatory and Legislative Affairs Manager Wendi Wilkes poured through…
odor control
The hydroxyl radical mist is directed to the odorous area with a three-fluid nozzle to attack hydrogen sulfide.
Jul 19 2021
Located in the Kansas City metro area south of Independence, Lee’s Summit Water Utilities has provided the city with water, sanitary sewer, and fire…
Jun 24 2021
President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of 21 senators reached a compromise June 24, 2021 regarding the nation’s Bipartisan Infrastructure…
May 5 2021
An event for municipalities, plumbers, portable sanitation professionals, septic contractors, sewer contractors and wastewater professionals, The…
Apr 16 2021
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced a $156 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (…
Apr 7 2021
After a chunk of ice was wedged in a frozen Madawaska, Maine pipe, tens of thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater flooded into the St. John…
wastewater treatment facility
Kevin Glidewell, operator at the Middletown WWTP, touches through the controls of the centrifuge system.
Mar 11 2021
In just two years of operation, the city of Middletown, Ohio’s Water Reclamation Facility installed a decanter centrifuge that reduced production…
Mar 11 2021
Shallow pipe cover, pipe storage challenges and nearby railroad tracks limited pipe options for the Lexington and Payne Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO…
Mar 11 2021
Municipal and industrial wastewater management, storage and treatment presents owners and project designers with many challenges. From the laterals…
Mar 10 2021
Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect changes to the passage of the stimulus package. President Biden gave final passage to a $1.9…
Mar 10 2021
San Diego, California is ready to build the Pure Water sewage recycling system.  According to city officials, officials resolved litigation that…
Mar 9 2021
Recently I met with my cardiologist. He presented generally good news, and we had a few minutes to chat. I asked him about their morbidity and…
Mar 2 2021
EPA published a notice in the Federal Register announcing an allocation formula for the Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grants Program…
Feb 24 2021
When purifying industrial and/or municipal sewage, the challenge is to produce not only clean water at the end of the treatment process, but also a…
Feb 19 2021
Construction has begun on the largest and most complex sanitary sewer improvement project that the San Antonio, Texas Water System (SAWS) has ever…
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