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Study examines ‘extreme water stagnation’ in buildings shuttered by pandemic

Researchers at Indiana’s Purdue University have begun a field study to determine how water quality could change in shuttered buildings like schools, sports venues...
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City adopts preventative water loss program with acoustic leak detection technology

As Cambridge, Ontario, grapples with increasing demands on its ageing water mains, the city’s physical water loss is higher than the national average.
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Water well drilling takes careful preparation and experience

Drilling for clean, uncontaminated water can be challenging. From operating the rig to understanding how to address circulation loss or a caved-in borehole, there is a lot to consider. Having the answers to these common questions prior to the bit hitting the ground will help make for a smooth drilling operation and a positive experience.
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Automatic self-cleaning filters allow Alberta county to stretch its potable water supply

Facing increasing demands for for potable water, Northern Sunrise County initiated a program to lower the demand on potable water for non-potable uses.
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What treatment professionals need to know about the coronavirus and the water cycle

With the development of the COVID-19 pandemic, utilities are looking for resources to deal with relevant issues related to water and wastewater treatment.

WEF messaging toolkit offers ‘thank you’ to water workers on frontline

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is looking to highlight the importance of water services during the coronavirus pandemic by releasing a “toolkit” of graphics...
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New First Nations water operator internships underway in Ontario

A new 18-month drinking water treatment and environmental water management internship program for young Indigenous adults near the Manitoba-Ontario border is now being funded...
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COVID-19 leads San Diego County water plant workers to live on-site

As California, the most populous state in the U.S., ordered its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19,...
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COVID-19 resources for waste and water professionals

Various industry water organizations across North America are creating online resources to keep water and sanitation practitioners and providers armed with relevant knowledge about...

Report provides road map to improve Legionnaires’ disease response and conserve water

A new policy report, "Electronic Registration Systems for Cooling Towers – Improving Public Health and Sustainability Outcomes", published by the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) proposes...

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KKR and XPV Grow Water Quality Platform with Acquisition of Environmental...

The addition of Environmental Dynamics International accelerates the growth of the water quality platform’s nutrient management offerings through Nexom and Environmental Operating Solutions.