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  • Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Infrastructure Management

    Explains how to optimize the operation of water supply systems and the related advances in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems Examines the advances in design and construction methods such as building information modeling (BIM) Discusses municipal budgeting, chain of planning, programming, and related subjects Tackles ...

  • Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management

    According to a report released by the Water Infrastructure Network (WIN), over the next 20 years America´s water and wastewater systems will have to invest an additional $20 billion a year to replace aging and failing infrastructure in order to comply with the national environmental and public health priorities in the Clean Water Act and Safe ...

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    M5 Water Utility Management, Third Edition

    Increasing demands, changing technologies, uncertain costs, and aging systems complicate every utility manager’s role. M5 Water Utility Management was developed through the collaborative effort of leaders in the utility profession who have successfully met the challenges of managing a water utility. It is designed for both new and experienced ...

  • Privatization of Water Services in the United States: An Assessment of Issues and Experience

    In the quest to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of water and wastewater services, many communities in the United States are exploring the potential advantages of privatization of those services. Unlike other utility services, local governments have generally assumed responsibility for providing water services. Privatization of such ...

  • Leak Detection

    Ageing infrastructure and declining water resources are major concerns with a growing global population.  Controlling water loss has therefore become a priority for water utilities around the world.  In order to improve efficiencies, water utilities need to apply good practices in leak detection. Leak Detection: Technology and Implementation ...

  • Strategic Asset Management and Communication: Gaining Public Support - Experience with Citizen Advisory Committees

    Public understanding leading to support for investment in aging water infrastructure is absolutely essential in order to close the “gap” between projected and current funding levels.  In response to the need identified by its utility members, the Water Environment Research Foundation has funded a research program on Strategic Asset Management ...

  • Public Communication: Perceptions and Early Communications Tools

    Public understanding leading to support for investment in aging water infrastructure is absolutely essential in order to close the “gap” between projected and current funding levels. In response to the need identified by its utility members, the Water Environment Research Foundation has funded a research program on Strategic Asset Management ...

  • Enhancing Urban Environment by Environmental Upgrading and Restoration

    As urban areas keep growing, water infrastructure ages, and the requirements on environmental protection become more rigorous, there is a continual need for upgrading water pollution control facilities and restoring degraded urban waters. Such issues are addressed in this book by focusing on five major topics: (a) Upgrading stormwater management ...

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