More stories about Bleeding

  • Products from the APWA show floor November 2006

    These products were among the many that caught our attention at APWA.

  • It's never enough . . .

  • Eliminate pollutant discharge

    As part of most programs that require stormwater permits, a stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) must be developed and implemented to reduce or eliminate pollutants from industrial activities and construction sites.

  • Reassessing Ranney Wells

    Ranney wells have come a long way since Leo Ranney installed the first horizontal collector well in the 1920s. These high-capacity wells offer an alternative to fields with many vertical wells.

  • Lengthening Tank Life

    Knowing a few important aspects of concrete restoration and integrating them into the construction process will help ensure long-term coating performance and substrate protection.

  • PUBLIC WORKS Briefs April 2006

    Pervious concrete forum; Drinking water poster available; Tools for small water systems; a correction.

  • Biting back

    Winter and early spring are ideal times to evaluate past mosquito control efforts, or to develop or fine-tune a program. Mosquitoes ruin outdoor activities and chase away potential revenue; they also carry life-threatening diseases.

  • Tapping into bottled water

    Bottled water is big business Since the mid-1990s, the market for Evian and other brands has boomed in the United States and around the world. Even soft-drink companies like Pepsi and Coca-Cola have jumped on the aquatic bandwagon, supplementing their product lines with their own successful brands...

  • Company launches desalination research

    Black & Veatch, Overland Park, Kan., is leading a research project—sponsored jointly by the Awwa Research Foundation and the California Energy Commission—to develop a treatment process that reduces the cost and energy consumption for inland desalination with zero liquid discharge (ZLD). The team...

  • Largest North American drinking water plant opens