Table of Contents

WaterWorld

01/01/2014
Volume 30, Issue 1
1401ww-cover
  • 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

City of Lima, Ohio, enters CWA settlement to reduce critical sewage overflows

To resolve claims that untreated sewer discharges were released into the Ottawa River during wet weather, the city of Lima, Ohio, has entered into a Clean Water Act settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice and State of Ohio.

AWWA to Congress: Nutrient pollution reduction key to preventing cyanotoxins

In a testimony recently held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, American Water Works Association President John Donahue stressed that the solution to keeping drinking water safe from cyanotoxins begins with reducing nutrient pollution.

Reclamation invests $9.2M in water, power research in West amid drought

Following a year of record drought, water managers throughout the West are searching for information and ideas to ensure a reliable and sustainable water supply. To meet this growing need, the Bureau of Reclamation has officially awarded $9.2 million for 131 research projects.

City of Philadelphia names first 'Stormwater Pioneer'

The Philadelphia Water Department has named Stanley's True Value Hardware as the city's first Stormwater Pioneer. The store's third-generation owners were recognized as role models for small business owners and private developers looking to reduce stormwater runoff.

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