Every few months, our story will be a combination of other stories from around the water industry. There are a lot of great people out there doing really amazing things for water and their water customers. This week we highlight seven stories that are doing just that. Hope you enjoy!
While we don’t have any drinking water treatment facilities, this article does a great job highlighting how treatment is done and generally compares water across the country. Click below for the story.
Marana Water is a member of the American Water Works Association, one of the largest water industry professional associations in the world. They monitor regulations, policies, and rules and share any changes with the membership. One of the programs that helps fund infrastructure is the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). Here are two quick stories on how that program is going to move forward and the opportunities for organizations to participate.
We have mentioned previously some of the water charities work in this article. There are so many organizations helping people get access to clean drinking water and proper sanitation services. Here is a link to many of their stories.
While we usually think of water agencies focusing on distribution systems and any water treatment needs, there are also areas like Land Subsidence that our state agencies monitor. Here is an interesting link to a new geologic feature not too far from Marana.
One of the most talked about topics in the water world is recycled water and water reuse. The idea that we can treat water through technology rather than nature is constantly updating and challenging us to think differently about where our water comes from and what ends up in our storm water and sewer systems. Click below for the newsroom of the WateReuse organization for more.
For something fun, be sure to check out what is buzzing with this water provider on the east coast.
These are a just a few of the topics surrounding the water industry. Resiliency, sustainability, reliability, and safety are all common themes across the industry, and here at Marana Water it is no different.
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