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Communication Tips: Put It In Writing

Email, online calendars, Google docs and other programs have taken over our daily world, often replacing the simple act of writing a note or logging a task. However, there is still a place for written communication. Find out how to effectively use it at your wastewater treatment plant. After all, forms, logs and even the occasional sticky note are a critical component of a well-run facility. tpomag.com/featured

Overheard Online

In the case of an emergency, the team can craft a message and — with a click of a button — the message can be texted, emailed or phoned to all affected customers to let them know about a problem.

Ingenuity Winner: Solve a Wastewater Crisis With Reverse 911, tpomag.com/featured

Product Spotlight: 24 Most Innovative Technologies

Innovation was a big theme at WEFTEC 2014, the clean-water industry’s flagship exhibition and conference. Take at look at some of the newer and better technologies that were featured at the exhibit hall at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. This product roundup features everything from nutrient-recovery technology to water-reduction apps. tpomag.com/featured

Water Shut-Offs: UN Experts Criticize Detroit

Is access to water a human right? In Detroit, where water shut-offs have received international attention, United Nations representatives have answered that question with a resounding “yes.” So where does the right to water begin and end? Does the human right to water include treated water? Read this online exclusive and let us know what you think. tpomag.com/featured


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