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The Internet is ubiquitous, but will it be there when you need it?

Voice callout of alarms over standard dial-out telephone technology is preferred solution, some say
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Managers of municipal water and wastewater facilities that are often unmanned and in remote locations rely on monitoring and alarm systems for prompt notification of troubling events, from low tank levels to sewer pump overflows. With the proliferation of mobile devices, there are several notification options from which users can choose.
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AWWA names next president-elect

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The American Water Works Association on Sunday announced that John Donahue, general manager of the North Park (Ill.) Public Water District, has been selected as the association’s next president-elect.
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California wastewater plant slammed by regulator over breaches

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The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has issued a notice of violation at a wastewater treatment facility, located in South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District, Calif., following the discovery of several "areas of vulnerability" at the plant.
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Project for California desalination facility secures funding

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Southern California may soon boast the largest U.S. desalination plant that can turn water from the sea into drinking water.
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US large-diameter pipe demand predicted to grow

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Demand for large-diameter pipes for water and wastewater is set to increase over the next four years in the United States, as spending on related infrastructural projects is expected to drive sales up.
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Portland installs city’s first in-pipe hydroelectric system

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The city of Portland, Ore., is set to begin construction of the city’s first in-pipe hydropower renewable energy system.
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European Union to fund desalination plant in northeast Africa

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The European Union announced Wednesday it will pay €40.5 million to help fund a renewable energy and water desalination plant in the northeast African country of Djibouti to supply approximately 200,000 people.
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Georgia wastewater plant expansion begins

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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

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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

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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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