Blog Tag Archives: Environmental


COVID-19 Water and Wastewater Utility Best Practices Checklist

Posted by Rob Horvat on Friday, March 20, 2020

We have been reaching out to our water and wastewater clients, making sure their needs are met, and asking them what measures they are putting in place. The COVID-19 situation is new territory for... Read More

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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Municipal Engineering  |  Environmental


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


DRBC AEMR Reports Due 1.31.20

Posted by Bryon Killian on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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... Read More

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Tagged: Wastewater  |  Environmental  |  Regulations


Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Trading: Succeeding Through the Volatility

Posted by Heath Edelman on Monday, October 21, 2019

If your facility has been relying on the purchase of nutrient credits each year to meet your Chesapeake Bay permit limits, it may be time to re-evaluate that strategy, or if your facility produces... Read More

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Tagged: Wastewater  |  Environmental  |  Regulations


Celebrate Berks Water Week 2019

Posted by Lori Burkert on Thursday, August 01, 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


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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Categories: Municipal Infrastructure

Tagged: Potable Water  |  Environmental  |  Engineering  |  Regulations


New Annual Fees for DRBC Docket Holders

Posted by Lori Burkert on Thursday, May 04, 2017

It’s been 8 years since the Delaware River Basic Commission (DRBC) last changed their fee structure, so to keep up with inflation and stabilize and sustain funding, significant changes went... Read More

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Tagged: Potable Water  |  Wastewater  |  Stormwater  |  Environmental  |  Regulations


DRBC Annual Effluent Reporting Due by 1/31/17

Posted by Bryon Killian on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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... Read More

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Tagged: Wastewater  |  Environmental  |  Regulations


DRBC Water Audits Due 3/31/17

Posted by Bryon Killian on Friday, January 13, 2017

Potable water suppliers who operate within the Delaware River Basin are required by the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to complete an annual water audit. These water audits are due to the... Read More

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Tagged: Potable Water  |  Environmental


Federal Water & Wastewater Funding Loan Rates Hit Historic Lows

Posted by Bryon Killian on Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Early last month, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development (RD) lowered water and waste disposal loan interest rates for the 3rd quarter, to historic lows. Rates range... Read More

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


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