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Public Trust in Utilities in an Era of Fake News

Fake news and low trust in public institutions are unfortunate realities of today. Alan Heymann, President of Blue Drop and Chief Marketing Officer of DC Water looks at ways wastewater utilities can regain and maintain trust in the public eye. Here are some of the lessons from his recent post on DC Water's Blog titled…
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CWEA Plant O&M and Biosolids Committee Jointly Organizes

Tour of DC Water’s Biosolids Processing Facilities at Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant

DC Water's biosolids processing facilities at Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant is offing a tour. This is a chance to see how DC Water makes its Class A EQ branded product. This is a High Quality Biosolids!

The tour is 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM June 7, 2017

Member: $75        Non-Member: $100.00

Registration closes this week on May 25th.



Should We Expect More from Biosolids Technologies?

It’s hard to disagree. But it is also hard to agree. When a journal article declares “we should expect more from our sewage sludge,” it is hard not to bristle, at least a little, since the authors seem to presume that none of us are doing so. At least, that was my reaction while reading…
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A Biosolids Communications Plan to K.I.S.S.

We Need to K.I.S.S. More! Keep it Simple, Stupid.  K.I.S.S.  I don’t know where I first heard that acronym.  Abiding by its wisdom doesn’t come naturally to me, as I wallow in complexity and uncertainty.  When we tell our biosolids story, we need to K.I.S.S.  And, we need to K.I.S.S. a lot more than we…
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