Water

Core & Main Acquires Finish Line Systems, Enhances Metering Solutions

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Core & Main LP, the leading US distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of select assets of Finish Line Systems, LLC (“Finish Line”), a Denver-based distributor of water meters, meter reading systems and accessories. This acquisition marks the fourth by  … Read More

Groundwater Graphics

Water

Groundwater Graphics

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It looks like the earth is breathing. The land beneath Southern California appears to rise and fall in two animated graphics created by geophysicists at Caltech. Researchers recently analyzed satellite radar data in order to better understand the effects of groundwater extraction and replenishment on the land. Their findings reveal  … Read More

Eaton Helps High West Energy Speed Delivery and Reduce Costs of Powering Natural Gas Production with a Portable Power Station in Wyoming

Energy

Eaton Helps High West Energy Speed Delivery and Reduce Costs of Powering Natural Gas Production with a Portable Power Station in Wyoming

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Power management company Eaton today announced it was awarded a contract to provide High West Energy with a Modular Integrated Transportable Substation (MITS) to help the electric utility power transient natural gas production in southeast Wyoming. Instead of building brick and mortar power stations, High West Energy will be able  … Read More

Six Great Reasons to Come to Nashville

Waste

Six Great Reasons to Come to Nashville

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By next weekend, most of the SWANA staff, your board representatives and chapter officers, and up to 2,000 other solid waste professionals will be gathering in Nashville for WASTECON and co-sited events.

Will you be among them?

If you have already made your travel arrangements and registered for WASTECON—thank you! We look  … Read More

New Report Analyzes Residential Yard Waste Collection Processes

Daily News

New Report Analyzes Residential Yard Waste Collection Processes

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Silver Spring, MD – A new report issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) documents the collection of yard waste, analyzing schedules, processes, and costs, while looking for opportunities to improve efficiency and mitigate risks.

The report, “Service Options for the Curbside Collection of  … Read More

I Hope It Doesn’t Happen Again

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I Hope It Doesn’t Happen Again

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This week, the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed during a storm. At least 25 people were killed when 260 feet of the span came loose and dropped about 150 feet to the ground below. The search for survivors continues. The bridge is on a major highway that connects Italy  … Read More

Design and Planning for Landfill Gas Collection Systems

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Design and Planning for Landfill Gas Collection Systems

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Most landfill gas design engineers are accustomed to preparing design drawings to incorporate the installation of a gas system into an existing landfill that has been accepting waste for many years. The landfill may require a gas system per the New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) regulations or may be adding  … Read More

Oysters on the Half Shell

Oysters on the Half Shell

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I’m not a picky eater. I cheerfully tried greenland shark in Iceland, pig’s foot soup in Korea, and tongue tacos in Santa Barbara. But no matter how hard I’ve tried, I never developed a taste for oysters. Which is a shame, because I grew up on Vancouver Island in British  … Read More

Pipe Rehabilitation and Trenchless Pipe Repairs for Urban Environments

Water

Pipe Rehabilitation and Trenchless Pipe Repairs for Urban Environments

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The responsibility for repair and maintenance of pipelines is borne by the entity that installed it in the first place. Major pipelines such as interstate aqueducts may be the responsibility of the federal or state governments. Regional storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and water supply mains are managed by county and  … Read More

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