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

IWW Adopts Executive Advisory Committee

As an editor, you hear mixed messages about an editorial advisory committee.

Kurita to acquire valuable ICL business units in asset purchase agreement

Kurita Water Industries and ICL have entered into an asset purchase agreement to allow Kurita to acquire ICL's Performance Products' aluminum, paper chemical and water treatment business units based in Ludwigshafen and Dusseldorf, Germany, as well as in Europe and China.

USDA announces $352M in funding to rehabilitate U.S. rural water systems

The USDA has announced that it is providing more than $352 million in loans and grants to rehabilitate rural water and wastewater systems nationwide as well as make infrastructure improvements in rural villages across the state of Alaska.

Thousands supporting clean water submit comments to EPA, USCE over 'Waters of the U.S.' definition

More than 700,000 Americans have written to support a plan to protect streams and wetlands nationwide that are vulnerable to pollution, and on a coalition of conservation organizations and clean water advocates have delivered their comments to the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers.

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