Responding to immediate challenges with an eye toward resilience can help water utilities choose solutions that fit not only their current, but also their future needs. When the City of Salem responded to an unprecedented algal bloom in its water supply, it chose to construct an ozone treatment facility that would also help mitigate an increase in organic carbon and dissolved metal associated with increased wildfires.
Read about how Salem solved one challenge and addressed improved water reliability for the future in this AWWA – Opflow article.
Click here to view the PDF: Cyanotoxin Response Leads to Successful Resilience Planning
Click here to view the article online (login required): https://awwa.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/opfl.1515