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How Much Water Does it Take to Make a Hamburger?

Categories: Sustainability, Water/Wastewater, Manufacturing

 

Here’s a question most consumers don’t ponder when diving into their favorite greasy cheeseburger: how much water did it take to make this?

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How Nutrient Recovery Systems Offer Municipalities a Win-Win

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

What if the owners of municipalities could simultaneously help the environment and create a money revenue stream that could offset costs?

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5 Questions with Water Design-Build Expert Bryan Bedell

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

Bryan Bedell, Division Leader of Haskell's Water Division, takes a moment to answer five questions about key issues for utility owners and how the right approach can relieve their challenges. Enjoy this conversation with Bryan.

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Think Tank Summer Series: Revamp Your Water Reduction Plan

Categories: Sustainability, Water/Wastewater, Manufacturing

 

Do you remember those seemingly unsolvable word problems in grade school math? If not, here’s one to jog your memory.

If 71% of the globe is covered in water, 1% is accessible for human consumption and the global population is 7 billion in 2015, how much fresh water will be left once the population hits 9 billion in 2048?

Stumped? Most people are. Unfortunately, these are real statistics,...

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Case Study: How 3D Laser Scanning & BIM Informed Facility Design

Categories: Innovation, Water/Wastewater

 

What happens when you attempt an infrastructure improvement project without full plans and specifications? 

For progressive design-builders, this is the norm and often not a concern. However, when Haskell’s Bryan Bedell and team were tasked with designing a solution without accurate measurements for a highly complex facility, they required more answers.  

They needed a way to validate the...

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DBIA Water/Wastewater Conference: Haskell Speaker Recap

Categories: Water/Wastewater

From March 17-19, the Haskell Water team participated in the 2014 DBIA Water/Wastewater Conference in San Jose, California. In addition to exhibiting, Haskell brought five speakers to the conference to discuss several water/wastewater topics. Four of our five speakers offer a recap of the conference and takeaways from their sessions.Haskell's Bryan Bedell, Joe Kantor, Cheryl Robitzsch and Paul...

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Identifying Energy Solutions that Finance Themselves

Categories: Water/Wastewater, Energy

 

Is it possible to make energy upgrades to your facility without being hampered by the inability to raise rates or undertake expensive capital improvements? Now it is. Energy Performance Contracting enables utilities seeking to reduce energy costs to use their cost savings to finance their installations and upgrades. As one of the greatest users of energy, water and wastewater plants now have...

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Aging Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Forces Utilities to Make Hard Choices

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

The Miami-Dade Commission approved $1.6 billion over the next 15 years to repair and update the county’s aging water and sewer pipes. That sounds like a big commitment, and it demonstrates a step in the right direction. 

But take into account that the county’s sewer director, John Renfrow, estimated in September of 2012 that upgrading the entire system—which includes renovating six...

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John Giachino to Moderate FWRC Alternative Project Delivery Methods Panel Discussion

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

Increasing pressures in the wastewater and water utility sectors for lower project design and construction costs, higher performance, faster project completion and streamlined project management are causing more owners to utilize Alternative Project Delivery (APD) methods. APD offers true partnering and collaboration between the owner, designer, contractor and other project stakeholders....

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Progressive Design-Build Provides Long and Short-Term Water Project Benefits

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

Water utilities have quickly realized the pressures of delivering quality product to consumers in a changing environment. The potable water needs of society have begun to stress the infrastructure that has served consumers sufficiently for many years. Water utility companies now face solutions that have become influenced by changing regulations, a growing population and greater technical...

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Progressive Design-Build Allows JEA to Realize Best Solution

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

Although JEA had developed a preliminary design as part of the original request for proposal, they saw value in allowing the design-builder to offer alternatives that would:

  • Reduce impact on the environment and surrounding community
  • Reduce costs
  • Improve schedule

Water/Wastewater Solutions Focused on Owner ObjectivesThe project objective was to move water from the west side of the river to...

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2013 Water/Wastewater Conference Owner Scholarships Available

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

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