While 2023 was a major year for news in the water sector, how did WaterWorld cover it through video content?
Our top 10 videos of 2023 covered everything from algae mitigation to public communications:
Syracuse Water Department had used copper sulfate to mitigate its reservoir’s algae problems — until new ultrasonic technology showed promise in reducing operational expenses to address the issue.
When the Water Replenishment District of Southern California estimated the 98 drinking water wells were impacted by high concentrations of PFAS, it took a multi-faceted approach to solve the problem.
How has Build America, Buy America (BABA) impacted the water sector and new infrastructure projects? In mid-2023, T.J. Stroebl discusses BABA’s impacts on projects.
Kristy McGrath, vice president of sales at BlueConduit, explains the company’s partnership with Esri and EPA’s lead service line inventory deadline.
The American Water Works Association guidebook, “Designing and Evaluating Effective and Ongoing Drought Communication” provides an extensive review of drought communication strategies.
In March of 2023, the U.S. EPA had proposed a rulemaking to bring greater requirements for community water systems’ Consumer Confidence Reports. This video interview dives into the rulemaking and what it could mean for public relations.
Phoenix, Arizona’s preparation for drought conditions helped to develop a conveyance system early to transmit water between the city’s two water supply systems.
Andrew Nishihara, civil engineer at Stantec, explains the costs behind PFAS treatment, the water sector’s different estimates on national treatment costs and how utilities have adapted economically to the added treatment requirements.
The $1.765 billion expansion project for the Northeast Water Purification Plant uses digital twin technology to model the plant’s entire treatment processing, helping to predict operational parameters and plan for hypothetical scenarios.
With an approaching Lead Service Line inventory deadline and plans to develop the Lead and Copper Rule Improvements, here are what utilities should consider when finishing their Lead Service Line Inventories.