Table of Contents

WaterWorld

01/01/2014
Volume 30, Issue 1
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  • Editorial Features

    • Bartering for a Better Environment

      Every day, utilities are required to meet certain water quality standards that involve preserving and cultivating their local environment, economy and public health by limiting the amount of nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus discharged into watersheds from their sites.

    • Batten Down the Hatches

      Legislatively speaking, 2013 was a tough year for the water industry. Budget cuts and battling politicians meant little was accomplished beyond creating an environment of stagnation and uncertainty.

    • Profitable Improvements

      Driven by a combination of the financial crisis and aging water infrastructure, America's water treatment facilities may be in the eye of the "perfect storm."

    • Know Where Precision Really Counts

      New developments in water quality monitoring and analysis are now providing utilities with the technologies to operate fully integrated "smart" water supply systems.

    • Beyond Billing Evolution

      Evolution is spurred by two things: the need to survive in challenging times and the ability to adapt to change.

    • Patterning Precipitation

      Rain gauges are critical tools for those tasked with studying or monitoring everything from irrigation runoff, erosion and flood control to water resources and environmental watershed sustainability.

  • Special Section

    • DistribuTECH Show Preview

      DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition 2014, one of the utility industry's leading annual transmission and distribution events, will take place Jan. 28-30, 2014, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Products

    • Product Showcase

      Collection of new products of special interest to the municipal water and wastewater markets.

    • Product Focus - Staying Connected

      Communications software provider Twisted Pair offers a suite of push-to-talk (PTT) software applications that enable interoperability among and between nearly all network and device types, including two-way radios, smartphones and tablets, desktop PCs, and more.

    • Products & Services: Process Control

      Collection of Process and control products and services.

    • Products & Services: Lab Sampling

      Collection of Lab Sampling products and services.

    • New Products

      Collection of new products for the municipal drinking water and wastewater markets.

    • New Literature

      Compilation of print and digital information resources for the municipal water and wastewater markets.

  • Departments

TODAY'S HEADLINES

TN town receives innovative stormwater collection system for landscape irrigation

Rainwater Resources has announced the transfer of a 1,500-gallon cistern/rainwater collection system to a former maintenance site in the city of Farragut, Tenn., which is expected to supply 15,000 gallons of water per year to the region.

Shorebird's beak incites new research on water collection at UT Arlington

A UT Arlington engineering professor and his doctoral student have recently designed a unique and innovative water-collection device based on a shorebird's beak that can accumulate water from fog and dew.

Earthquake-induced increases in streamflow occurring in California, data finds

Aside from documenting evidence of California's historic drought, new statistics from the national streamflow database have indicated that the state has experienced earthquake-induced increases in streamflow -- a recently-occurring hydrologic phenomenon.

AWWA publishes new guide on conveying value of water to stakeholders

The American Water Works Association recently released its newest publication, "Communicating Water's Value: Talking Points, Tips & Strategies, by Melanie Goetz."

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