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Journal - American Water Works Association | JANUARY 2017, Volume 109, Number 1
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One article in the January 2017 issue of Journal AWWA reports on study findings that guided creation of the City of Milwaukee’s new sampling and communication protocol for addressing lead levels in lead service lines. Other articles discuss technologies for managing infrastructure assets, Providence Water’s successful pipeline assessment and repair program, and 21st-century solutions for meeting the challenges of aging infrastructure.

advances in research

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Characterizing Ohio River NOM Variability and Reconstituted-Lyophilized NOM as a Source Surrogate
Paul D. Rossman, Dominic L. Boccelli, and Jonathan G. Pressman
Natural organic matter (NOM) was collected, concentrated, and lyophilized on a monthly basis for 15 months to create a temporal NOM library and assess seasonal variability of untreated Ohio River water... 

Spotlight on

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The City of Saginaw: A Historical Water Treatment Facility and System Perspective
Paul D. Reinsch
This “Spotlight On . . .” article describes the history of water supply and treatment in the city of Saginaw, Mich.

popular from past issues

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Microbial Risk Modeling for Main Breaks
Jian Yang, Orren D. Schneider, Patrick K. Jjemba, and Mark W. LeChevallier
A microbial risk model was developed for main breaks to evaluate the impact of flushing and disinfection as needed to mitigate the potential contamination risk... 

Author highlight

portrait of Carrie LewisJournal AWWA is proud of the talented authors who contribute to our publication. This month, we spoke with Carrie M. Lewis, who wrote “Lead Water Service Lines: Extensive Sampling and Field Protocols Protect Public Health” with fellow authors Lon A. Couillard, Patricia J. Klappa, and Terrence D. Vandenbush. Read more...

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