Amara Rozgus

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Tossing the tube

John Bardeen, William Shockley, and Walter Brattain—researchers at Bell Telephone Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ.—never dreamed that their invention of the transistor would become such a big deal in the waste industry when they received the Nobel Prize in physics in 1956. Read more

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Balancing act Balancing act

Though it's very uncommon for a private utility--electric, gas, or telecommunications--to refuse to move assets that are within the public right of way, disagreements occur and these instances are increasing. Read more

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From sludge to fuel From sludge to fuel

Five Los Angeles-area sanitation districts have signed on with Atlanta-based EnerTech Environmental, a developer of renewable energy technologies, to convert their biosolids into a renewable fuel, called E-Fuel. Read more

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Are You Holding Water Correctly? Are You Holding Water Correctly?

Three locations across the country head off flooding and improve water quality by using detention as a best management practice. Read more

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Life in the Fast Lane Life in the Fast Lane

With the population of Fort Smith, Ark., expected to double to 300,000 over the next 40 years, utilities director Steve Parke had to find a way to provide the growing community with drinking water without affecting current supplies. Read more

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