Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) is the premier magazine for the water quality field. WE&T provides information on what professionals demand: cutting-edge technologies, innovative solutions, operations and maintenance, regulatory and legislative impacts, and professional development.
Reuse is one of the most important issues in the global water industry today, and for good reason. As droughts and water resource issues become more widespread, water reuse is a necessity that has proven to be economically and environmentally beneficial.
What Is the Public Really Thinking?
Normally, customer input to a public utility is sporadic at best. Most public utility managers would be inclined to think that if it’s quiet out there, everything must be okay.
But what happens when a utility must begin a large construction project, implement a higher rate structure, or present a controversial water recycling program to the customers?
As water professionals know, managing water supply and demand can be a delicate balance, especially in the drier regions of the world. Recent data show this challenge is not getting any easier.
Coming in the next issue:
Sustainability, One Project at a Time. A Pacific Northwest utility takes an incremental approach to managing capacity of its recycling, groundwater recharge, and marine discharge programs.
Reclaimed, Stored …
Still Reusable? Researchers evaluate reclaimed water changes during aquifer storage recovery operations.
That’s Enough Salt, Thanks. New method evaluates aquatic organisms’ ability to tolerate salinity.
The Nitty Gritty, Part III. Learn the science of sedimentation and how it applies to grit removal system design.
Untangling Turbidity and Suspended Solids. When two distinct physical parameters are used interchangeably, an intimate understanding of both is needed to know if and when such use is justifiable.
Survival Without Bypass. An Arkansas utility shares its strategy to treat peak flows greater than four times its average flow while continuing biological nutrient removal and maintaining permit compliance.