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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, within budget, when building a new tank. If a one million gallon... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Regulations


DRBC Annual Effluent Reporting Due by 1/31/19

Posted by Bryon Killian on Wednesday, January 02, 2019

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) requires that all docket and permit holders who discharge effluent within the Delaware River Basin, monitor discharge levels and file annual reports to the DRBC.Completing the Annual Effluent Monitoring Report (AEMR) will satisfy... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Wastewater  |  Regulations


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

Posted by Curt Tran on Monday, November 05, 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 funds were critical for the PADEP to eliminate a $7.5 million shortfall in... 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, well, challenging – because there isn’t always a ... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Environmental  |  Engineering  |  Regulations


Changes to Chapter 109 – Safe Drinking Water Regulations

Posted by Natalie O'Connor on Wednesday, August 01, 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 were stuck, patiently waiting for policy makers to set the next obstacle... Read More

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Tagged: Potable Water  |  Regulations


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