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

Voting now underway for WaterWorld's third WaterShots online photo contest

Vote! The voting period for WaterWorld's third WaterShots online photo contest focusing on aging water infrastructure is now underway.

ACE15 opening general session speaker officially announced

The American Water Works Association has officially announced that Dr. Wallace "J" Nichols will serve as the opening general session speaker of the 134th Annual Conference & Exposition, taking place June 7-10 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

Stanley Consultants earns Engineering Excellence Award for sanitary sewer design

The American Council of Engineering Companies announced that it has given an Engineering Excellence Honor Award to Stanley Consultants for design of the West Side Diversion Tunnel in the city of Davenport, Iowa.

Advanced dredging technology contributes to Gulf barrier island reconstruction

DSC Dredge announced that it has provided an 8-inch Badger Class dredge to J.E. Borries to assist in an ongoing barrier island reconstruction project along a section of the Mississippi coast following the siltation that occurred during Hurricane Isaac in 2012.

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