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Georgia wastewater plant expansion begins

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Work on the expansion of Sandy Run Wastewater Treatment Plant in Warner Robins, Ga., was launched on December 5, Macon.com has reported.


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N.J. American Water briefs Senate on company’s hurricane response

VOORHEES, N.J. — Lessons learned by New Jersey American Water during Hurricane Irene last year helped the company to prepare, respond to and quickly recover when Hurricane Sandy hit the state last month.


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San Diego approves landmark seawater desalination project

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday voted to approve a landmark agreement to purchase up to 56,000 acre-feet of water annually
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Ohio village boasts new wastewater treatment plant

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The village of Carrollton, Ohio, will finally be able to use its new wastewater treatment plant, following almost two years of construction and testing, according to
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WEF, US Department of Labor team to develop operator training standards

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced its adoption of new national guidelines for wastewater systems operator apprenticeship programs. The new guidelines, developed as
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US water industry expects significant consolidation over next five years, survey says

NEW YORK — A majority of U.S. water industry professionals expect substantial consolidation over the next three to five years as the industry suffers from a fragmented structure that
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Synagro provides emergency support to New Jersey’s largest wastewater treatment facility

HOUSTON — Synagro Technologies, Inc. has agreed to provide critical support to bring New Jersey’s largest wastewater treatment facility back into operation following damage sustained from Hurricane Sandy. The Houston-based
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Milwaukee Water Council wins first Growing Blue Award

CHICAGO — The Milwaukee Water Council has been selected as the inaugural winner of the Growing Blue Award. The award recognizes individuals, organizations and government entities for advancing public
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New AWWA guidebook aims to help water providers achieve environmental compliance

DENVER — The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has released a new publication designed to help water and wastewater utility personnel understand and comply with U.S. environmental regulations pertaining
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Texas city notified of drinking water contamination

SAN ANGELO, Texas — The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) on Thursday notified the city of San Angelo that its drinking water has elevated levels of potentially carcinogenic
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