Insights by Casey Rose

Avoiding water contamination from industrial facilities, cross connection safeguards
Avoiding water contamination from industrial facilities, cross connection safeguards

Large industrial or manufacturing facilities may find it difficult to eliminate all potential cross connections. This leaves water suppliers in the unenviable position of developing the best method to protect their customers and the industrial facility’s employees.

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Protecting your town’s water from residential cross contamination
Protecting your town’s water from residential cross contamination

We can help protect our clients by using the proper backflow devices on potential cross connections, and by regularly inspecting water customers at point of use.

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Emergency response plan for water and wastewater operations
Emergency response plan for water and wastewater operations

A good ERP prepares the water-wastewater system for all kinds of emergencies, from natural disasters and man-made events to terrorist activities.

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Addressing iron in your water-wastewater system
Addressing iron in your water-wastewater system

Unpleasant tastes or odors, stains on linens, or rusty slime build-up on plumbing fixtures are just a few of the problems associated with iron and iron bacteria.

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Communities turn to water and wastewater operations contracts to address retiring work force
Communities turn to water and wastewater operations contracts to address retiring work force

For an estimated 38 percent of the municipal work force, retirement age is here or will be here in the next five years.

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Corporate culture must include work site safety
Corporate culture must include work site safety

This month, National Safety Month, we’re making an extended effort to acknowledge work site safety.

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Identifying the source of mercury
Identifying the source of mercury

What do you do when mercury is detected in your waste stream? Identify the source. The hunt for the contributor begins.

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Reducing mercury in the environment
Reducing mercury in the environment

Reducing mercury in your communty’s waste collection system is not only a cost savings method but is also good for the surrounding environment.

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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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Design-build-operate: Biggest bang for the buck
Design-build-operate: Biggest bang for the buck

In a time when budgets are tight but projects are necessary, it’s important for communities to get the biggest bang for their buck. Community leaders are constantly under the microscope when it comes to spending public funds, and they have to be ready to explain the need for big expenditures.

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