“Across our country, we need solutions for infrastructure deficiencies,” James Maloney, a spokesman for the American Investment Council recently told the New York Times. “Private equity serves as one of these solutions.”
US infrastructure is in a state of crisis. Water infrastructure alone will require about $600 billion over the next … Read More
The Nut Island Effect is a management dynamic first outlined by Paul Levy, former executive director of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority in a Harvard Business Review article titled, “When Good Teams Go Wrong.” In the article, Levy relates the systematic breakdown in communication within a wastewater treatment plant team—an … Read More
Potable Reuse Project Case Studies: Cloudcroft, NM, is a 110-year old mountain resort community in the southeast corner of New Mexico. Planning for direct potable reuse began immediately, says Powell, and initial construction began in 2005, but issues with contracting stalled the project by 2007. Now back on track, construction bids … Read More
When it comes to water membrane technology, there are currently four different types of membranes, three of which are frequently used for municipal water and wastewater treatment.
Four Membrane Types
The first two classifications are microfiltration and ultrafiltration. The microfiltration and ultrafiltration processes use low-pressure membranes, either immersed in aeration tanks, using … Read More
Throughout American history, infrastructure investment has been considered an issue central to national prosperity. Over the centuries, it has breathed new life into a stalled economy, it has fueled the nation’s industrial expansion, and has proven a positive, unifying force.
In 1817, John C. Calhoun urged congressmen to “bind the Republic … Read More