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Open For Business: Dewatering Station Simplifies Waste Disposal

After a day full of speeches and ribbon-cutting ceremonies, DuPage County, Ill., was left with a brand-new dewatering station — only the third of its kind in the country. See how the $800,000 facility will increase efficiencies for its municipalities, and learn more about how the station makes it easier to process public works refuse. www.mswmag.com/featured

Federal Aid: Most Expensive Winter On Record?

The story of the 2013-14 Polar Vortex continues in the Midwest, where the State of Wisconsin is busy working on a federal disaster aid application. The State hopes to recoup some of the $25 million in infrastructure damage that occurred thanks to Old Man Winter’s brutal visit to the region. Find out how deep those frost lines went, and learn more about water main breaks, nonrevenue water loss and more in this report on the federal disaster declaration. www.mswmag.com/featured

Overheard Online

No one set structure or template will make all of your safety woes go away. However, there is one essential element: You need to make safety personal.

—3 Easy Ways to Jazz Up Your Safety Training Programwww.mswmag.com/featured

News Briefs: Stormwater Fee Case Heads to Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in a four-year battle over stormwater fees and the management of a regional stormwater program. Although the specifics address the Greater Cleveland area, the court’s decision could have broader interest. Learn more about the intricacies of the case, how much revenue the fees could produce and why some communities are protesting them. www.mswmag.com/featured


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