Top 10 Features of 2015

These feature stories generated the most clicks throughout the past year. If you missed any of these online exclusives, now is your chance to catch up. Enjoy this look back at 2015.
Top 10 Features of 2015

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To the Snowmass (Colorado) Water and Sanitation District it’s known as the Ziegler Reservoir Enlargement Project. To scientists at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science it’s known as one of the world’s most significant finds of mastodon fossils. Check out No. 8 on this year's Top 10 list for the full story.

Top 10 Features of 2015

10. Readying for Rain in Drought-Stricken California
With another El Niño on its way, a proactive approach to stormwater management helps officials mitigate risks when Southern California suddenly gets too much rain.

9. New Water Tunnel Built for the Future
Meeting the demands of projected growth required years of precise planning and execution for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission and its partners.

8. Snowmastodon! Reservoir Project Unearths Fabulous Fossils
The Snowmass Water and Sanitation District makes a prehistoric discovery in the Rocky Mountains.

7. 4 Goals for CCTV Operator Training
Training a good CCTV inspection operator requires a clear and focused plan. Here's how ...

6. New Sewer Pipe Gets Artistic Overhaul
When a decaying sewer line became an eyesore, the Tahoe City Public Utility District seized the opportunity when it came time to replace the old pipe.

5. Wastewater Pathogen Risks: Are You Protected?
A recent study in the onsite wastewater industry has implications for treatment plant employees. Find out where your greatest risks might be and how you can increase protection.

4. Drones Take Legwork Out of Infrastructure Inspection
In the sky or underwater, remotely operated vehicles save agencies money while increasing safety and efficiency

3. 5 Steps for Becoming a Utility Director
Moving through the ranks from operator to utility director can be a long process. Here’s how to shatter the glass ceiling and work toward your goal of upper management.

2. Root Cutting Secrets Revealed
Can waterjet cutting nozzles clear roots as effectively as rotating steel blades?

1. 5 Ways Cities are Clamping Down on Manhole Cover Theft
Manhole covers and sewer grates are being stolen from city streets. This is not only costly for municipalities, but dangerous for passersby.


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