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Septage hauler treatment system options
Septage hauler treatment system options

In the past, septic haulers with land application permits disposed of collected residential septage by spreading the anaerobically-treated material on farm fields.

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Show me the money: Municipal water and wastewater
Show me the money: Municipal water and wastewater

No matter the size of municipal water or wastewater project, you always need money. Fortunately, there are many funding sources

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Valuing our natural systems: Community asset management
Valuing our natural systems: Community asset management

Natural systems, such as waterways and wetlands, can be incorporated into a community asset management framework just as we do for other traditional capital improvements.

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The future of the past: 3D printing and robots
The future of the past: 3D printing and robots

While the title sounds like science fiction, advances in 3D printing and robotics provide real possibilities for constructing bridges and other types of public infrastructure.

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Getting smarter about stormwater management
Getting smarter about stormwater management

We live in a processor controlled world. Almost everything in our modern lives that “does something” has a microprocessor.

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Tough to believe: There is a market for septic waste
Tough to believe: There is a market for septic waste

It’s hard to believe there is money in septic waste, but accepting septage has become a viable revenue source for many communities.

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Temporary spillway closure systems
Temporary spillway closure systems

A common features of most dams is a spillway which allows for the release of flows. Controlled spillways have mechanical structures or gates to regulate the rate of flow.

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Key to removal of aged infrastructure: Historic dams
Key to removal of aged infrastructure: Historic dams

Civil engineers apply rigorous study and consideration to removing infrastructure.

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City of Milwaukee receives incentives for green project
City of Milwaukee receives incentives for green project

As the public becomes more environmentally conscious, government agencies are beginning to capitalize on the green movement.

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Schools not out: Water and wastewater operators
Schools not out: Water and wastewater operators

Continuing education is not a ploy by a regulatory agency to increase their revenues. It is a critical step in remaining competent.

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