In 1991, right after the ground campaign had ended in Desert Storm, Stinger-gunner Ross Wattay and his fellow Army crewmembers stumbled across a tomato farmer north of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border.
Dozens of water utility professionals have been traveling back and forth to Jackson, Miss., to help with recovery water system operations following presidential and gubernatorial emergency declarations in August. These declarations were issued following severe flooding on the Pearl River that impacted operations at both drinking water plants in the City of Jackson.
Carl Guess, an executive presentation coach with Elevator Speech, has worked with leaders in technology, healthcare and retail organizations. This column summarizes tips he recently shared with the American Water Works Association staff about how to quickly build a presentation from scratch.
The Lead Service Line Replacement Collaborative recently released a five-step guide to help water utilities incorporate equity considerations into decision-making related to lead service line replacement.
Nearly three-in-four people perceive their home’s tap water as safe, according to a survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), and nearly 80% trust their water utility. The June 2022 poll, titled “Public Perceptions of Tap Water,” included 1,977 Americans served by water utilities.