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Archive for June, 2016


An Independence Day Salute to Our American Heroes

Written by Jim Lauria

Water professionals Last month I tipped my hat to America’s rural water districts in the blog post Rural Water Systems: Dancing Backwards and in High Heels. As Americans prepare for Independence Day, it’s a perfect time to salute some truly unsung American heroes: the people who operate our nation’s drinking water and wastewater treatment plants.

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O Is for Outreach

Written by Dr. Ken Russell

OutreachStep Away … and Reach Out!

It’s time for the next article in this series of thoughts at the intersection of water and technology. We’re leveraging a fun learning tool, a mnemonic, where each article will focus on one of the letters that make up the word conserve: C-O-N-S-E-R-V-E.

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California Water Crisis Update

Written by Vincent Caprio

california water crisisHistoric Drought in Its Fifth Year

It has been awhile since I have commented here on issues stemming from California’s ongoing drought. At the intersection of California’s historic drought entering into its fifth year, national initiatives focused on water, and with a pending and dramatic presidential campaign afoot, it is a good time to take inventory of the situation, starting with a summary of a few key events that have lead us to the water situation we see in California today.

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