The operating environment for water utilities is changing. New information and control systems and operating procedures are required to manage water utility operations. Operations and maintenance managers must pursue improved planning and scheduling methods to reduce costs. Electric deregulation presents an opportunity and a challenge for energy cost reduction. Water quality and supply issues must be managed to maximize system performance and minimize costs. EWQMS systems enable water utilities to better utilize limited resources to provide optimal service to their customers. By planning and scheduling operations processes and integrating the use of data from automated systems, an EWQMS enables utilities to do more with less?just what is needed in the changing business climate. Originally published by AwwaRF for its subscribers in 2003
Freshwater is a hilarious book of poetry. Each poem is set in the imaginary town of Freshwater in nineteenth century America. The characters are fuelled with energy and humour and once you have finished the book you will want to go back for more.
Implementing a Stormwater Management Program presents a four-step, common-sense approach that describes how to create and implement a successful stormwater management program. Guidelines, concepts, techniques, and thought-provoking questions are included for all phases of program development, including problem identification, program conception and creation, and final implementation. Discover the fundamental elements of policy creation, institutional planning, technical planning, financial planning, and public involvement and awareness. Find out how to implement the shell program and component parts such as operation and maintenance programs and capital improvement plans. Guidance in the legal aspects of stormwater programs and keys to success are also provided. The book will be an essential reference tool for environmental consultants, municipal engineers, regulatory officials, elected officials, and stormwater program managers.
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