More stories about Sanitation

  • Looking at possible stormwater violations?

    Build a training facility instead of paying a fine. Colorado allows for a "supplemental environmental project," so the state DOT expanded its Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor Certification program.

  • EPA to fund border projects

    Nearly $9 million in grants has been awarded for environmental improvement efforts along the U.S.–Mexico border.

  • Water utility chooses asset-management program

    Portland Water Bureau serves roughly one-quarter of Oregon’s residents via its own 2,000-mile supply-and-distribution network as well as wholesalers. This software will help managers allocate resources for maximum impact.

  • Florida community renews solid waste contract for 9 years

    The Villages, Florida, District Board of Supervisors approved a nine-year renewal of its contract with CH2M HILL to provide complete operations and management of commercial and residential solid waste, recycle and yard waste collection, with an option for two additional five-year renewals.

  • What you missed in New Orleans last week

    As if the city itself weren't enough, products were promoted and achievements acknowledged during North America’s largest wastewater show: the Water Environment Federation’s 87th annual WEFTEC conference. Read on to find out which team of operators and technicians won the coveted Operations...

  • Virginia team wins Operations Challenge for fifth time

    City of Franklin and Virginia Beach employees Steve Motley, Steve Poe, Jason Truitt, and Captain Donnie Cagle proved their mastery of wastewater collection systems, laboratory, process control, maintenance, and safety.

  • Landfill compactor offers 3 new wheel, tip configurations

    Updated design also includes a more comfortable cab and Tier 4-Final engine.

  • How one person can clean out an entire culvert

    When sediment completely blocked a culvert on his property, Concrete Construction Editor-in-Chief Bill Palmer found this nifty tool online. His wife then proved that it works.

  • Easy in-and-out waste-collection truck

    The cab’s stand-up configuration cuts down on driver fatigue (and the worker injuries that being tired can cause).

  • Fire-detection technology eliminates false alarms

    This system tells the difference between the ever-present dust at waste-recycling centers and actual smoke.