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Mar 28 2018
It’s day two of the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) Convention & Exposition, and we’re ready for another day of education and exhibits. Even though the…
Mar 26 2018
The WQP team has made it to Denver for the 2018 Water Quality Assn. Convention & Exposition. We, like many of you, are excited to see what this…
Dec 20 2017
On Dec. 12, 2017, WBEZ-FM, Chicago’s public radio station, published a report detailing a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a Quincy, Ill., veterans…
Oct 18 2017
Last week, WQP, Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD), and Storm Water Solutions (SWS) editors traveled to Houston to speak with water professionals…
May 25 2017
Tuesday, the White House released its budget proposal. While most of the national news has highlighted the cuts to Medicaid, Food Stamps and other…
Apr 27 2017
It has been almost one month since we were in Orlando for the Water Quality Assn. Convention & Exposition, and we keep thinking back to our time…
Mar 30 2017
With the doors open Wednesday, the show floor flooded with people. We had a walk of the floor and talked to a lot of great people—some new faces and…
Mar 29 2017
Today the week begins. Just like many of you, we are in Orlando, Fla., at the Water Quality Assn. Convention & Exposition this week, and our…
Mar 9 2017
Oh, how California’s water fortunes have turned. Just less than two years ago, in April 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown stood in an empty brown field—a field…
Mar 2 2017
Since it was signed in May 2015, the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) definition in the Clean Water Rule (CWR) has garnered a lot of opposition.…
Feb 8 2017
In drought-prone states like Arizona, nature and weather are forcing environmental agencies and utilities to turn to alternative solutions to ensure…
Feb 2 2017
It has been nearly one year since the city of Flint, Mich., retained Dr. Marc Edwards of Virginia Tech to monitor its water after his months-long…
Jan 19 2017
In Waukesha, Wis., a feud is brewing between the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Cities Initiative (GLSLC), a group of U.S. and Canadian mayors, and…
Dec 21 2016
Last week, contamination of a drinking water system serving approximately 320,000 people befell Corpus Christi, Texas. The U.S. Environmental…
Dec 1 2016
The number of women involved in the water industry is growing - and we want to hear more about these women! In the past, I have blogged about the…
Nov 23 2016
Over the past few months, social media has been filled with political posts in the U.S. People have been openly sharing their adoration or disdain…
Nov 17 2016
It's a topic that has come up at many a water treatment industry event: Many water treatment professionals are reaching retirement age. This fact…
Nov 10 2016
The U.S. has a president elect, and whether you are in favor of his presidency or not, the world is still spinning and there is work to do in the…
Oct 27 2016
I’m the kind of person who likes to leave his work at the desk at the end of the day, but sometimes my career bleeds its way into my personal life.…
Oct 20 2016
If you've ever been to the French Quarter in New Orleans, then you know the smell - the aroma of stale beer, vomit and fried food that permeates…
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