A Cause for Change
Tracey Feist, Water Research Foundation writer
Change is an inevitable part of life. This issue discusses some of
the changes drinking water utilities face now and in the future.
Value of Research
Rachel Brand, Water Research Foundation writer
Research in Progress
Reports of Note
The Foundation works directly with utilities to solve problems.
These solutions can then be applied by the drinking water industry.
That’s one reason the Foundation’s research is so valuable.
Benefits, Research, and Applications of Biological Filtration
Alice Fulmer, Water Research Foundation senior project
manager; John Albert, Water Research Foundation senior
account manager; and Jennifer Warner, Hsiao-wen Chen, Jian
Zhang, Water Research Foundation project managers
While there is still much to learn about biological filtration,
it may be a more sustainable alternative treatment option
to conventional methods, because of its potential for energy
efficiency and reduced residual streams.
Climate Change Clearinghouse
Kenan Ozekin, Water Research Foundation senior project manager
A new Web site offers water utility managers with the latest
information and research on the unpredictable elements of
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