Water Quality

EPA Webinar: High-Rate Wastewater Treatment for Peak Wet Weather Flows

In 2015, EPA’s Office of Research and Development and Office of Water will host monthly webinars to discuss challenges and treatment solutions for small drinking water and wastewater systems. For this webinar, Kevin Weiss (Office of Water) will present a compendium of performance data for facilities that blend during wet weather, followed by a presentation from Dan Murray (Office of Research and Development) on the evaluation of a decentralized, high-rate wastewater treatment plant for wet weather flows.

Act On the MAHC

To learn more about the MAHC, view the 2015 AEC presentation “Act on the MAHC” here.” This presentation by CAPT Jasen Kunz and Doug Sackett, covers the creation and possible implementation of the CDC Model Aquatic Health Code.



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Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook

National Swimming Pool Foundation® (2014)
This fundamental training and reference manual is for professionals who help protect those who use aquatic venues, including operators, health officials, service technicians, retailers, property managers, and manufacturers. Industry leaders recognize it as the single most important resource for the recreational water industry.

This handbook

Environmental Engineering, Water & Wastewater (Sixth Edition)

Updated and reviewed by leading experts in the field, this revised edition offers new coverage of industrial solid wastes utilization and disposal, the use of surveying in environmental engineering and land use planning, and environmental assessment. Stressing the practicality and appropriateness of treatment, the sixth edition provides realistic solutions for the practicing public health official or environmental engineer.

SepticSmart Week 2015

U.S. EPA’s third annual SepticSmart Week is September 21–25. One in four U.S. households depend on individual septic systems to treat wastewater, which means there is much education to provide to homeowners as well as local decision makers, Realtors, homeowners’ associations, and engineers about the various do’s and don’ts as well as technology/infrastructure options.