On Tap Editor Mark Kemp-Rye wrote
the cover story Sustainable Development:
When Enough Is Enough. In a world facing water shortages and
burgeoning populations, learning to live within our means isn't a luxury-it's
a necessity. This article explains key concepts contained in the subject
sustainable development and explores how they apply to the water industry.
Overcoming Obstacles: Women
Beg, Borrow, and Swap to Build Water System- In this inspirational
story by Jamie Knotts, three women show how they made
it through seemingly insurmountable challenges to develop a water system
for their community.
Water System Consolidation Works-
Associate Editor Kathy Jesperson investigates a regional
water project in Kentucky. The Logan-Todd Regional Water Commission links
12 small communities into one regional entity.
Videoconferences Provide Solution to Training Challenges-
Many small towns and rural communities-particularly those in the West-have
trouble sending personnel to training sessions, especially when travel
times are long and distances great.This
article explores how Nevada has developed a series of videoconferences
to train water operators.
Lower Brule Tribe Builds New Water
Plant- What are the odds of a small Indian tribe in rural
South Dakota becoming a showcase for the latest treatment technology?
Pretty small, you might say. But, that's exactly what happened with the
Lower Brule Tribe.
Filter Backwash Rule Set to Take Effect-
Everything you need to know about this regulation, set to take effect
The Tech Brief, a regular feature in On Tap that describes treatment
technologies and issues for drinking water professionals, discusses pumps.
Whether moving source water to the treatment plant, getting treated water
to storage facilities, or injecting chemicals during the treatment process,
pumps fulfill a vital role in any water system.
Finding a water line break is the subject of this quarter's "How
To" feature. Larry Rader describes the various techniques
the "old pros" use in finding
Wisconsin’s Year of Water -Governor
James Doyle proclaimed the year 2003 to be Wisconsin’s “Year
of Water.” Events have been held around the state to, as Doyle says,
“celebrate water as our most precious natural resource.” One
of those events was a poetry reading, held in Madison, with water as the
theme. These poems
are from that reading.
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