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September 12, 2019

15 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity for Utilities

The water industry isn’t immune to cybersecurity threats and, as expected, numerous resources have been developed to assist utilities with addressing these vulnerabilities. Organizations such as […]
August 13, 2019
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UNC Charlotte Student Wins McKim & Creed Engineering Scholarship

Congratulations to Maggie Wyatt, McKim & Creed summer intern, who has won this year’s $2,000 McKim & Creed Engineering Scholarship! Maggie is a rising senior at […]
August 13, 2019
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Shale Gas Operations: Mixing Oil and Water

Water is an important component in shale gas operations. Fresh water is transported to sites for drilling and completion activities. Saline or brackish water—known as produced […]
June 20, 2019

Durham YouthWork Interns Turn Summer Tasks into Future Careers

In a Post-Millennial generation that is often accused of being indecisive about the future, Mya Reid, Victor Chi and Ivy Jones have their futures in razor […]
May 8, 2019
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11 Major Pitfalls of Traditional Wet Weather Management

Conventional sanitary sewer evaluation and survey (SSES) and renewal and replacement (R&R) techniques are steeped in tradition. Unfortunately, these approaches to wet weather management have a long […]
April 5, 2019
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She Was Dancing On The Roof And Talking Gibberish. A Special Kind Of ER Helped Her.

by Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News  For decades, hospitals have strained to accommodate patients in psychiatric crisis in emergency rooms. The horror stories of failure abound: […]
January 13, 2019

Ensuring Water Supply for Future of SE North Carolina

If a restaurant manager learns that her customers’ demand for drinks is going to nearly triple in the next 40 or so days, she immediately starts […]
December 11, 2018
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Responding to Hurricane Florence: How Clients Dealt with a 1,000-Year Flood

As far as hurricanes go, Florence wasn’t spectacular. Those of us who live along the coast have survived storms with much fiercer winds and more ferocious […]
August 8, 2018
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Fusible PVC® pipe used for HDD crossing of the Halifax River

An estimated 71,300 people live over 90 square miles in Daytona Beach, located in eastern Volusia County, Florida. All of the sanitary sewer flow from the […]