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America’s Water Infrastructure Challenge

America’s Water Infrastructure Challenge

Despite impacting the daily lives of citizens across the country, the water infrastructure sector continues to get pushed to the side when it comes to funding. The infrastructure gap has increased year after year to no avail. Congress needs to take action.

According to the American Water Works Associations (AWWA), the US is in the Era of Infrastructure Replacement. It’s past time to replace aging water and wastewater systems

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New Trends For Infrastructure Remediation On The Horizon.

New Trends For Infrastructure Remediation On The Horizon.

When it comes to the complex topic of our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, WASDA is always on the lookout for new trends and materials that address our water/wastewater issues.

Green infrastructure is a spec on the horizon today but could provide innovative remediation solutions in the future. Green Infrastructure utilizes natural process, vegetation and soils to manage excess water and create healthier environments in urban areas. Green infrastructure solutions range

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OSHA Prohibition On Post-Accident Testing Requires Immediate Action By Employers

OSHA Prohibition On Post-Accident Testing Requires Immediate Action By Employers

Published in McAfee & Taft EmployerLINC Alert | July 25, 2016

By Paul Ross

When developments arise that impact the responsibility of employers and employee safety we want to inform our members. We encourage you to read the following article about the new OSHA standard that creates two significant hurdles for employers that desire to conduct post-accident testing for drugs or alcohol. The article by Paul Ross of the Oklahoma-based law firm

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The Untold Story Behind This Year’s Water Scandal.

The Untold Story Behind This Year’s Water Scandal.

WASDA members are on the “front lines” of America ‘s water infrastructure crisis daily. As a professional organization, we continue to provide information about this crisis. According to CNBC, serious water issues extend far beyond the current crisis in Flint, Michigan — and it’ s going to take a massive infrastructure investment to protect citizens from serious public health dangers, say experts.

The following article from the U.S. Edition of Politico entitled “Is Washington Creating more Flints?” is a great read.

The lead-poisoning scandal in Flint, Michigan, seems like exactly the kind of crisis that demands Washington’s help: a cash-strapped city with governance problems found itself delivering

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The Water Infrastructure Crisis – Part 1

The Water Infrastructure Crisis – Part 1

The Value of Water Coalition just released detailed results from their national poll on the general public’s opinion on the state of U.S. water infrastructure. The survey revealed that 60% of Americans are willing to pay more to improve water infrastructure, even if their water bill increased by 10%.

Data analysis revealed 95% of participants want pubic officials to modernize water infrastructure systems to prevent future crises like Flint happening in

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