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Many homes in the Unites States are in rural areas and depent on the use of individual septic systems or in some cases small community cluster systems to treat sewage.  One problem with these systems, are that they are commonly installed and forgetten...
by Patrick Norton (nortonp) at Friday, December 10, 2010 9:23pm 0 comments


Wastewater utilities are responsible for maintenance and ensuring that their system is functioning properly regardless of the age and funding available.  A proper asset management that includes long-range planning, life-cycle costing, proactive...
by Patrick Norton (nortonp) at Friday, December 10, 2010 9:12pm 0 comments


OWM provides direct and indirect assistance on municipal water technologies.  Assistance can range from identifying a problem to cost estimates.  Areas of expertise are treatment and collection systems, physical/chemical treatment, wastewater reuse,...
by Patrick Norton (nortonp) at Friday, December 10, 2010 8:50pm 0 comments


Publicly owned treatment works (POTW's) collect wastewater from homes, and commercial buildings then sends transports it to a treatment plant through a collection system (series of pipes).  Here harmful organisms and contaminants are removed so it can be...
by Patrick Norton (nortonp) at Friday, December 10, 2010 8:32pm 0 comments


The EPA believes that there are four key changes that could help to reduce the gap between funding and spending.  They are better management of both water and wastewater.  Rates of Full Cost Pricing so that the actual costs are reflected and recieved. ...
by Patrick Norton (nortonp) at Friday, December 10, 2010 8:19pm 0 comments

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