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Mascot Magic:What’s Blue, Round and Popular at Water Events?

Standing a little over 7 feet from the bottom of his aqua-colored Chucks to the tip of his dewdrop cowlick, the American Water Works Association’s newest mascot is a tall drink of water. In this interview, get the 411 on Eddy, a blue-eyed whirlpool of energy who made his debut at ACE15 in Anaheim, California. Hint: Find out how he can make an appearance at your utility. Tpomag.com/featured


“Some of the farmers … formed their own companies to distribute biosolids to their neighbors. They are local spokespeople for biosolids reuse.”

10 Expert Ways to Market Your Biosolids Program, Tpomag.com/featured


Good-Bye, Geese: Shelter Dog Solves Plant Problem

Some might call the Richmond (Virginia) Water Treatment Plant a halfway home for rescue dogs. There, a spoiled pup named Duck Dynasty has become the first canine in a unique program that uses shelter dogs to control waterfowl problems at the water treatment plant. Learn more about this interdepartmental brainstorm and find out how Duck Dynasty has become a favorite among water plant staff. Tpomag.com/featured

Tap On!: Operator Creates Tapping Competition

One might say it’s competitive spirit or maybe just a bit of old-fashioned hometown pride. Whatever name it goes by, one thing is sure: Water department teams love going head-to-head during state and regional conventions. In this online exclusive, read how an Illinois operator embraced that competitive spirit and started a new tapping competition. Tpomag.com/featured


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