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Archive for January, 2012

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Water Infrastructure Could Burden U.S. Economy, Report Claims: My thoughts on a recent article in WaterWorld

Written by Jill Burdette

A recent article in the industry publication WaterWorld entitled, “Water Infrastructure Could Burden U.S. Economy, Report Claims” got me thinking more about water infrastructure in the U.S. Sometimes I wonder if we’re conditioned to react faster after we actually “see something” — like a sinkhole caused by a water line break.

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Would you like bottled, tap or waste water with your meal?

Written by Ron Steiger

The public knows so little about all facets (or in this case, faucets) of its water. The topic of water scarcity has been aired regularly and forewarned in numerous forums, yet few will take note until they personally turn the faucet on and visualize an absence of output.

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Water Importance and Scarcity Wake Up!

Written by Kyle Reissner

I recently travelled to Israel for the first time to speak at a conference and visit some customers. On the long flight back, I had some time to ponder…after visiting much of the country in four days and talking to a wide variety of people, my understanding of the region had changed.

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Age-old water and sewer infrastructure in Washington DC: My thoughts on yesterday’s Washington Post article

Written by Alan Hinchman

I couldn’t have said it better.

The Washington Post wrote an article yesterday about the aging water and sewer infrastructure in Washington, DC.  The urgency of this problem is literally buried underground with pipes from the 19th century.  Infrastructure modernization usually happens after a problem arises.

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