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Water Reclamation: Solutions for Today and Tomorrow

by Paul Greenwalt, EIT This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. I have a problem with knowledge. Once I know about something, I am unable to ignore it, look the other way, or even pretend to be uninterested. You might say it’s my own version of the Baader‑Meinhoff phenomenon. Fresh water is a […]

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Water Hammer: The “Belly Flop” of Piping Systems

by Mike Lehner, P.E. Water is a seemingly harmless thing, but in reality, it is quite a force to be reckoned with. Have you ever done a belly flop in a swimming pool and felt the pain afterwards? While the pain of a belly flop results from the surface tension of the water resisting your […]

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No Detail Too Small: Why Engineers Should Think About Urinal Stickers

by Steve Grayson, P.E., LEED AP BD+C When you think of consulting engineers, what do you think of? Calculators, people hunched over drawings, and highly innovative solutions? We have and do those things, yes, but contrary to popular belief, we are also human, which means certain daily needs and functions. Now most people probably won’t […]

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