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Transforming Our Vulnerable Water Infrastructure

April 19th, 2017 · No Comments · --Integrated Systems--, Water

By Rhys Roth, Director, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Face it: Most of us take water infrastructure for granted. When we shower, flush, turn on the tap, or dodge the rain, we rarely give a second thought to the vast network of pipes, pumps, and treatment facilities that lie behind the water tap, the toilet, and […]

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EPA Survey Highlights the Need for an Additional $271 Billion in Wastewater Infrastructure

January 17th, 2016 · No Comments · Waste, Water

A US EPA survey released this week highlights the need for an estimated $271 billion to maintain and improve wastewater infrastructure nationwide. Wastewater infrastructure includes pipes that carry water to treatment plants, water treatment technology and funds for other types of stormwater runoff management. The release of this survey was the result of a collaborative […]

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The Carbon Benefits of Loop® Biosolids

December 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Waste

Thanks to Guest Contributor Kate Kurtz, Loop Biosolids Project Manager for King County. Loop® biosolids is a natural soil conditioner and fertilizer replacement created by King County. The County has been recycling wastewater solids for this innovative purpose for over 40 years now. By using the Loop soil amendment, farmers can help to close the nutrient […]

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