Blog Tag Archives: Potable Water


To Audit or Not to Audit Treatment Plants?

Posted by Ed Pietroski on Thursday, January 23, 2020

THAT is a good question.An article, "New Hampshire Operators Drive Energy Costs Down With Audits and Incentives" in Treatment Plant Operator (TPO) magazine featuring Sharon Nall, PE, of the New... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Energy Planning & Management  |  Environmental  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Engineering


Pennsylvania Municipal Bid Base Amounts 2020

Posted by Bryon Killian on Friday, December 20, 2019

Each year the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry announces new public project cost thresholds required for public bids. The thresholds for 2020 have increased again this year.In 2020, the... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Budgeting & Funding


AWWA Free Online Water Training

Posted by Natalie O'Connor on Thursday, September 26, 2019

Technical, financial, and managerial training is available to help small public water systems maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act – best of all it’s FREE! The American... Read More

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Tagged: Potable Water  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Regulations


Celebrate Berks Water Week 2019

Posted by Lori Burkert on Thursday, August 1, 2019

Every spring, I train volunteers through the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward program on the role of geology and soils in our watersheds, and have seen first-hand how important community... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure  |  Entech, Engineering, & Beyond

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Stormwater  |  Environmental


How Much is Your Leaky Water Infrastructure Really Costing You?

Posted by Rob Horvat on Monday, July 15, 2019

Reduce non-revenue water in your distribution system by 50%!Eliminate an entire shift at your plant!Cut $2,000 a month from your energy bills!Reduce WTP output by 500,000 gpd!If any of your proposed... Read More

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Tagged: Potable Water  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Engineering


PRWA March Madness 2019

Posted by Entech Engineering on Friday, March 8, 2019

We had so much fun last year with our Tournament of Talks at the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association’s Annual Conference (PRWA, we're doing it again!Along with all the basketball madness... Read More

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Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Engineering  |  Regulations


Maintaining Chlorine Residuals has Changed the Water Tank Rules

Posted by Christine Gunsaullus on Wednesday, January 16, 2019

When I started in the water industry almost 25 years ago, we had certain steadfast rules when it came to water tanks: 1. The more storage, the better.
Owners would try to get the most volume,... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Regulations


Don’t Let the New PADEP Water System Fees Bust Your Budget

Posted by Curt Tran on Monday, November 5, 2018

On August 18, 2018 new Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) fees went into effect for public water suppliers in PA. This comes as no surprise, as we’d heard these... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Budgeting & Funding  |  Regulations


What’s So Great About M68?

Posted by Christine Gunsaullus on Tuesday, August 14, 2018

manual for water quality in distribution systemsAs water professionals, we work in such a diverse industry. So many variables affect each system, and no two are alike. So overcoming challenges is,... Read More

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Tagged: Potable Water  |  Environmental  |  Engineering  |  Regulations


Changes to Chapter 109 – Safe Drinking Water Regulations

Posted by Natalie O'Connor on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

We’ve been hearing about the proposed changes to the Chapter 109 disinfection regulations for many years, but without concrete regulations, there was little anyone could do to prepare. So we... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Regulations


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