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Water Environment Federation announces 2012-2013 Board of Trustees

October 16, 2012
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Water Environment Federation (WEF) officially announced the member of its 2012-2013 Board of Trustees at WEFTEC 2012 in New Orleans on Oct. 2. During a
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Ruptured pipeline spills 3 million gallons of sewage in New York

October 9, 2012
NEWBURGH, N.Y. — A state of emergency was declared Friday in the town of Newburgh, N.Y., where a ruptured pipeline released approximately 3 million gallons of sewage, Newsday.com reported.
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Detroit Water and Sewerage workers go on strike

October 2, 2012
DETROIT – Despite a judge’s order to return to work, about 50 Detroit Water and Sewerage Department employees continued to strike outside the department’s wastewater plant Monday, The Detroit
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Aqua America subsidiary acquires wastewater system in Pennsylvania

October 2, 2012
BRYN MAWR, Pa. – Aqua America’s Pennsylvania subsidiary, Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc., has acquired the wastewater system assets of Kidder Township, which serves approximately 3,000 people for $11.3 million. Aqua
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California water treatment facility commissions solar energy installation

September 18, 2012
RAMONA, Calif. — The municipal water district that provides water, sewer, recycled water, fire protection, emergency medical services and park services to the unincorporated community of Ramona, Calif., has
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South Korean delegation tours Kansas City water treatment plant

September 11, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A delegation of South Korean engineering and construction professionals recently visited the Kansas City, Kan. Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to learn more about its
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World’s largest UV drinking-water disinfection plant set to go online

September 4, 2012
NEW YORK — In two months, the world’s largest ultraviolet drinking-water disinfection plant will begin supplying New York City with clean water, according to Scientific American. The $1.6 billion
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Upgrades at water plant to strengthen public health protections

August 21, 2012
FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Federal, state and local officials gathered in Fairmont, W.Va., Monday to mark the completion of major improvements to the Fairmont Water Filtration Plant. The $12.1 million
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Stockton, Calif. treatment plant receives LEED Gold certification

August 21, 2012
STOCKTON, Calif. — Stockton, Calif.’s new water treatment plant has been awarded LEED Gold certification, Central Valley Business Times reported. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED,
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Detroit water department to cut workforce by 81% under proposed plan

August 14, 2012
DETROIT — The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) last week unveiled a reorganization plan that calls for the department to cut its work force 81% from 1,978 employees
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