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Pennyrile Forest SRP Class Cancelled!

Due to current weather conditions, the Wastewater Process Control, Biology & Math CEU class scheduled for February 19-20 has been cancelled.   Pennyrile Forest SRP has been notified of our decision and has agreed to cancel all rooms registered in the … Continue reading

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Help Shape Your Industry – Job Analysis

The Association of Boards of Certification’s (ABC) Certification Commission for Environmental Professionals (C2EP) is currently conducting an international operator job analysis in the fields of water treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment operations. The responses to these job … Continue reading

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Ice Pigging as a Future Best Practice

Many utility companies have begun instituting asset management plans to maintain and improve their distribution and collections systems. In order to conserve resources and money the goal of water systems should be to lose less than 15 percent of their … Continue reading

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America’s Infrastructure Report Card

The CBS television news show, “60 Minutes,” reported a story about the condition of the United States’ infrastructure, which is considered by the American Society of Civil Engineers infrastructure report card to be a D+. To view the report, click … Continue reading

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Dealing with Combined Sewer Overflows

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), combined sewer systems are sewers that are designed to collect rainwater runoff, domestic sewage and industrial wastewater in the same pipe. Most of the time, combined sewer systems transport all of their … Continue reading

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Aging Infrastructure

The following links take you to two articles that deal with a problem affecting us all. Infrastructure decay is real, and the water and wastewater industry must deal with it or we will lose our economic advantage.

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Assessing Risk in Funding Projects

One of the biggest challenges facing water and wastewater systems is the ability to secure funding or a plan for funding projects. Many systems face the need for upgrades, replacement, rehabilitation, etc., and figuring out when and how to fund … Continue reading

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