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USDA offers new source water protection opportunities for utilities

By Bill Northey, Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation, USDA

As a fourth-generation farmer and former Secretary of Agriculture in Iowa, I’ve seen firsthand how conservation leads to cleaner waterways. Now, as an Undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), I want to see similar approaches lead to improved water quality across the country.

2017 Utility Benchmarking

Utility managers can use the data and analyses in this report to determine how their utility’s performance compares to the water or wastewater industry in five areas of operations: Organizational Development, Customer Relations, Business Operations, Water Operations, and Wastewater Operations.

F120-18 Ozone Systems for Water

The purpose of this standard is to provide a minimum set of requirements for ozone systems for the treatment of potable water, wastewater, reclaimed water, and storm water. This standard is intended to assist with the design, procurement, installation, and commissioning of ozone systems.