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    Five ways to promote a rate increase (hint: think of yourself as a campaign-finance manager).

  • Off the Grid

    It's a hard lesson learned from an era of unprecedented growth in the housing market, when subdivisions were built faster than the infrastructure necessary to serve them. With traditional wastewater treatment plants facing restrictions on their total maximum daily loads (TMDLs), decentralized...

  • From Trash to Treasure

  • Processing Success

    An Oregon city relies on sequencing batch reactor technology to clean up wastewater discharging into the economically vital Columbia River.

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  • From Micro to Nano

    Although companies are rapidly developing products incorporating nanotechnology, we don't fully understand the nature of these products.

  • To screen or not to screen?

  • Fish stories

    Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), which have been detected at trace concentrations in waters around the world, interfere with hormonal processes and alter the way organisms reproduce and develop.

  • Pipe-within-a-pipe

    Avon Lake Municipal Utilities in Ohio found a way to save $1 million on one portion of its $20 million sewer-separation project, which the EPA approved in 2004 and is expected to be fully completed in 2020.

  • Making Water Work

    We are in an age where stewards of the nation's water are faced with a triple-fold job: to provide adequate and safe drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater services for a growing population; to reverse the detrimental effects of water pollution, and establish new methods to limit future...