Jump to main content or area navigation.

Contact Us

Aging Water Infrastructure (AWI) Research

Publications

Aging Water Infrastructure Overview Products

sink holes in road

US EPA (2011) "Aging Water Infrastructure Research: Science and Engineering for a Sustainable Future." (PDF) (126 pp, 1.3 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/F-11/010.

Penn State Public Broadcasting (2009) "Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure." (Video) Exit EPA Disclaimer

US EPA (2009) "Consultation on the Aging Water Infrastructure Research Plan and Program - Final Report." (PDF) (172 pp, 381 KB) Publication No. EPA-SAB-09-016. | Agency Response to Consultation (PDF) (2 pp 968 KB)

Murray, D. J. (2008) "EPA Studies Aging Water Infrastructure." EM: Air and Waste Management Associations Magazine for Environmental Managers. Air & Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA, (October):28-29.

Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) (2007) Sustainable Water Infrastructure Video and Case Studies.

US EPA (2007) Research Plan - "Innovation and Research for Water Infrastructure for the 21st Century." (PDF) (80 pp, 300 KB) Publication No. 600/X-09/003.

US EPA (2002) "The Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Gap Analysis." (PDF) (54 pp, 2 MB) Publication No. EPA/816/R-02/020.

Top of page


Urban Stormwater Management and Green Infrastructure

green roof on top of roof in cityTafuri, A. N. and R. I. Field (2012) “Treatability Aspects of Urban Stormwater Stressors.”  Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering. Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, New York, NY, 6(5):631-637.

US EPA (2012) “Report on Enhanced Framework (SUSTAIN) and Field Applications to Placement of BMPs in Urban Watersheds.” (PDF) (150 pp, 6 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-11/144.

Struck, S., R. I. Field, A. N. Tafuri, R. Pitt, and F. Reddy. (2011) "Application of Green Infrastructure for Combined Sewer Overflow Kansas City, MO." Proceedings Paper, Water Environment Federation (WEF) Collection Systems 2011, Raleigh, NC, June 12 - 15, 2011. WEF, Alexandria, VA.

O'Connor, Thomas P. (2010) "Explanation for Anomalous Readings during Monitoring of a Best Management Practice." Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE), 136(8):527-531.

US EPA (2009) "Advanced Topics in Wet-Weather Discharge Control." (PDF) (108 pp, 1.6 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/112.

US EPA (2009) "Innovative Approaches for Urban Watershed Wet-Weather Flow Management and Control: State-of-the-Technology." (PDF) (97 pp, 2.5 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/128.

US EPA (2009) "EPA Regional Science Workshop on Stormwater Management, October 20-22, 2009, Edison, NJ, Final Report." (PDF) (60 pp, 760 KB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/157.

US EPA (2009) "SUSTAIN - A Framework for Placement of Best Management Practices in Urban Watersheds to Protect Water Quality." (PDF) (156 pp, 3.59 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/095.

US EPA (2006) "BMP Modeling Concepts and Simulation." (PDF) (166 pp, 2.7 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-06/033.

Permeable Surfaces

Borst, M., T. P. O'Connor, A. Rowe, and E. K. Stander (2011) "Hydrologic and Pollutant Removal Performance of a Full-Scale, Fully Functional Permeable Pavement Parking Lot." (Paper) In: Proceedings, WEFTEC 2011, Los Angeles, CA, October 17 - 19, 2011. Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, VA, Session 3.

US EPA (2010) "Surface Infiltration Rates of Permeable Surfaces: Six-Month Update (November 2009 through April 2010)" (PDF) (29 pp, 1.3 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-10/083.

(2010) "US EPA Tests Permeable Pavements." Exit EPA Disclaimer Interlocking Concrete Pavement Magazine. 17(1):6-8.

O'Connor, T., M. Borst, A. Rowe, and E. Stander. (2010) "The Edison Environmental Center Permeable Pavement Site: Initial Results from a Stormwater Control Designed for Monitoring." (Paper) In: Proceedings, Fourth Passaic River Symposium, Montclair, NJ, June 22, 2010. Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, 54.

Rowe, A., Borst, M., and O'Connor, T. (2010) "Environmental Effects of Pervious Pavement as a Low Impact Development Installation in Urban Regions." Chapter 13 in The Effects of Urbanization on Groundwater: An Engineering Case-based Approach for Sustainable Development. Edited by Ni-Bin Chang. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA. LC call# D657.E5:395 p, 9780784410783.

Rowe, A., M. Borst, T. O'Connor, and E. Stander. (2010) "Permeable Pavement Demonstration at the Edison Environmental Center." In: Proceedings, EWRI ASCE International Low Impact Development Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 11 - 14, 2010. Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of ASCE, Reston, VA.

Rowe, A. A., M. Borst, and T. O'Connor. (2008) "Pervious Pavement System Evaluation." (Paper) In: Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)/Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) 2008 International Low Impact Development Conference, Seattle, WA, November 16 - 19, 2008. ASCE, Reston, VA.

Rain Gardens / Bioretention

Stander, E.K. and M. Borst. (2010) "Hydraulic Test of a Media Carbon Amendment." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 15(6):531-536.

O'Connor, T., A. Rowe, E. Stander, and M. Borst. (2010) "Application of Time Domain Reflectometers in Urban Settings." Cities and the Environment. Urban Ecology Institute, Chestnut Hill, MA, 3(1):19.

Stander, E., M. Borst, T. O'Connor, and A. Rowe. (2010) "The Effects of Rain Garden Size on Hydrologic Performance." In: Proceedings, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2010, Challenges of Change, Providence, RI, May 16 - 20, 2010. Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 3018.

Stander, E., M. Borst, T. O'Connor, and A. Rowe. (2010) "Measure Twice, Build Once: Bench-Scale Testing to Evaluate Bioretention Media Design." In: Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)/Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) 2010 International Low Impact Development Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 11 - 14, 2010. Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of ASCE, Reston, VA.

Stander, E., and Borst, M. (2008) "Promoting Nitrate Removal in Rain Gardens." New Jersey Flows. New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, IX (II):5.

Struck, S. D., M. Borst, S. Muthurishnan, A. Selvakumar, and T. O'Connor (2007) "Approaches for Determining Swale Performance for Stormwater Runoff." (Paper) In: Proceedings, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2007; Restoring Our Natural Habitat, Tampa, FL, May 15 - 19, 2007. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA.

Green Roofs

US EPA (2012) “Evaluation of Green Roof Plants and Materials for Semi-Arid Climates.” (78 pp, 3.32 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/592.

US EPA (2009) "Green Roofs for Stormwater Runoff Control." (PDF) (81 pp, 2.6 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/026.

O'Connor, T. (2007) "Green Roofs - A Growing Trend." EM: Air and Waste Management Associations Magazine for Environmental Managers. Air & Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA, (February):31.

Wetlands

US EPA (2012) “Graywater Treatment Using Constructed Wetlands.” (PDF) (76 pp, 2 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/684.

O'Connor, T. and J. Rossi (2009) "Monitoring of a Best Management Practice Wetland Before and After Maintenance." Journal of Environmental Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 135(11):1145-1154.

Top of page


Total Water Management

Ohio River by Riverfront in Cincinnati Ohio

US EPA (2012) "Total Water Management". (PDF) (131 pp, 3.3 MB) Publication No. 600/R-12/551

O'Connor, T., D. Rodrigo, and A. Cannan. (2010) "Total Water Management: The New Paradigm for Urban Water Resources Planning." Proceedings paper, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2010, Challenges of Change, Providence, RI, May 16 - 20, 2010. Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of ASCE, Reston, VA, 3251.

Yang, Y. J., J. A. Goodrich, S. Y. LI, and R. Haught. (2007) "AST/R-Based Water Reuse as a Part of the Total Water Solution for Water-Stressed Regions: An Overview of Engineering Practice and Regulatory Prospective." Proceedings paper, ASCE 2007 World Environment and Water Resources Congress, Restoring our Natural Habitat, Tampa, FL, May 15 - 19, 2007. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 558.

Top of page


Corrosion of Systems

deteriorated pipe

Water Distribution Systems

Lytle, D. A., D. Williams, and C. P. White (2012) “A Simple Approach to Assessing Copper Pitting Corrosion Tendencies and Developing Control Strategies.”  Journal or Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA. IWA Publishing, London, Uk, 61(3):164-175.

Grace, S., D. A. Lytle, and M. N. Goltz (2012) "Control of New Copper Corrosion in High-Alkalinity Drinking Water using Orthophosphate." Journal of AWWA. American Water Works Association, Denver, CO, 104(1):E15-E25.

White, C., M. Tancos, and D. A. Lytle (2011) "Microbial Community Profile of a Lead Service Line Removed from a Drinking Water Distribution System." Applied and Environmental Microbiology. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC, 77(15):5557-5561.

Schock, M. R. and D. A. Lytle. (2010) "Internal Corrosion and Deposition Control. Chapter 20, Water Quality and Treatment: A Handbook of Community Water Supplies, Sixth Edition." Edited by J. K. Edzwald. AWWA, McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, NY.

Internal Corrosion and Deposition Control. Chapter 20, Water Quality and Treatment: A Handbook of Community Water Supplies, Sixth Edition." Edited by J. K. Edzwald. AWWA, McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, NY.

Lewandowski, B. R., D. A. Lytle, and J. C. Garno. (2010) "Nanoscale Investigation of the Impact of pH and Orthophosphate on the Corrosion of Copper Surfaces in Water." Langmuir. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 26(18):14671-14679.

Lytle, D. A. and M. Nadagouda. (2010) "A Comprehensive Investigation of Copper Pitting Corrosion in a Drinking Water Distribution System." Corrosion Science. Elsevier BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands 52(6):1927-1938.

Lytle, D.A., M.R. Schock and K. Scheckel. (2009) "The Inhibition of Pb(IV) Oxide Formation in Chlorinated Water by Orthophosphate." Crystal Growth and Design. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 43(17):6624-6631.

Schock, M. R. and Sandvig, A. M. (2009) "Long-Term Impacts of Orthophosphate Treatment on Copper Levels." Journal of the AWWA. American Water Works Association, Denver, CO, 101(7):71-82.

Gerke, T. L., Scheckel, K. G. and Schock, M. R. (2009) "Identification and Distribution of Vanadinite (Pb5(V5+O4)3Cl) in Lead Pipe Corrosion By-Products." Environmental Science & Technology, 43(12):4412-4418.

Lytle, D.A., White, C., M. N. Nadagouda, and A. Worrall. (2009) "Crystal and Morphological Phase Transformation of Pb(II) to Pb(IV) in Chlorinated Drinking Water." Journal of Hazardous Materials, 165(1):1234-1238.

Nadagouda, M., Schock, M., Metz, D. H., Desantis, M., Lytle, D. and Welch, M. M. (2009) "Effect of Phosphate Inhibitors on the Formation of Lead Phosphate/Carbonate Nanorods, Microrods and Dendritic Structures." Crystal Growth & Design, 9(4):1798-1.

Gerke, T. L., Maynard, J. B., Schock, M. R. and Lytle, D. A. (2008) "Physiochemical Characterization of Five Iron Tubercles from a Single Drinking Water Distribution System: Possible New Insights on their Formation and Growth." Corrosion Science, 50(7):2030-2039.

Lytle, D. A. and Schock, M. R. (2008) "Pitting Corrosion of Copper in High pH and Low Alkalinity Waters." Journal of the American Water Works Association, 100(3):115-128.

Schock, M. R., Hyland, R. N. and Welch, M. (2008) "The Occurrence of Contaminant Accumulation in Lead Pipe Scales from Domestic Drinking-Water Distribution Systems." Environmental Science Technology, 42(12):4285-4291.

Waste Collection Systems

Gomez-Alvarez, V., R. P. Revetta, and J. W. Santo-Domingo (2012) “ Metagenome Analyses of Corroded Concrete Wastewater Pipe Biofilms Reveals a Complex Microbial System.” BMC Microbiology. BioMed Central Ltd, London, Uk, 12(1):122.

Santo-Domingo, J. W., R. P. Revetta, B. Iker, V. Gomez-Alvarez, J. Garcia, J. Sullivan, and J. Weast. (2011) "Molecular Survey of Concrete Sewer Biofilm Microbial Communities." Biofouling. Taylor & Francis Group, London, Uk, 27(9):993-1001.

Top of page


Condition Assessment of Systems

Water Distribution Systemsman inspecting condition of water pipe

US EPA (2012) “Field Demonstration of Innovative Condition Assessment Technologies for Water Mains: Leak Detection and Location.” (PDF) (184 pp., 6.14 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/018.

US EPA (2012) “Condition Assessment Technologies for Water Transmission and Distribution Systems.” (PDF) (149 pp., 2.54 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/017. 

Clark, R. M., J. Carson, R. C. Thurnau, R. Krishnan, and S. Panguluri. (2010) "Condition Assessment Modeling for Distribution Systems Using Shared Frailty Analysis." Journal American Water Works Association (AWWA) AWWA, Denver, CO, 102 (7): 81-91.

Nestleroth, J. B., S. A. Flamberg, L. Wang, A. Chan, M. D. Royer, and A. F. Williams. (2010) "Field Demonstration of Emerging Pipe Wall Integrity Assessment Technologies for Large Cast Iron Water Mains." (Paper) In: Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pipelines 2010, Keystone, CO, August 28 - September 01, 2010. ASCE, Reston, VA, Paper 101.

Wang, L., A. Chen, J. B. Nestleroth, S. A. Flamberg, M. D. Royer, and A. F. Williams. (2010) "Field Demonstration of Innovative Leak Detection/Location in Conjunction with Pipe Wall Thickness Testing for Water Mains." (Paper) In: Proceedings, Keystone, CO, August 28 - September 01, 2010. ASCE Pipelines.

US EPA (2009) "Condition Assessment of Ferrous Water Transmission and Distribution Systems State of Technology Review Report." (PDF) (111 pp, 2.5 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/055.

Panguluri, S., Y. J. Yang, R. Haught, R. M. Clark, R. Krishnan, and D. Schupp. (2007) "Tracer Dispersion Studies for Hydraulic Characterization of Pipes" (Paper) In: Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2007 World Environment and Water Resources Congress, Restoring our Natural Habitat, Tampa, FL, May 15 - 19, 2007. ASCE, Reston, VA, 501.

Top of page


Wastewater Collection Systems

Vallabhaneni, S., C. Chan, and A. Selvakumar. (2012) “U.S. EPA Issues Technical Guides and Computer Tools for Sewer Condition and Capacity Assessment.” Water Environment and Technology. Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, VA, 24(6):61-62.

US EPA (2012) “SSOAP Toolbox Enhancements and Case Study.” (PDF) (53 pp, 2.6 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/690.

US EPA (2011) "Field Demonstration of Condition Assessment Technologies for Wastewater Collection Systems." (PDF) (120 pp, 3.6 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-11/078.

US EPA (2010) "Report on Condition Assessment Technology of Wastewater Collection Systems." (PDF) (103 pp, 3.7 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-10/101.

US EPA (2010) "Innovative Internal Camera Inspection and Data Management for Effective Condition Assessment of Collection Systems." (PDF) (142 pp, 3.9 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-10/082.

Martel, K., F. LAI, K. Enfinger, and R. Rowe. (2010) "CCTV Data Management for Effective Condition Assessment of Wastewater Collection Systems." (Paper.) In: Proceedings, 2010 No-Dig Show, Chicago, IL, May 02 - 07, 2010. North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), Liverpool, NY, Paper E-2-04.

US EPA (2009) "Condition Assessment of Wastewater Collection Systems - State of Technology Review Report." (PDF) (74 pp, 586 KB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/049.

US EPA (2008) "Review of Sewer Design Criteria and RDII Prediction Methods." (PDF) (30 pp, 380 KB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-08/010.

US EPA (2007) "Computer Tools for Sanitary Sewer System Capacity Analysis and Planning." (PDF) (104 pp, 3.53 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-07/111.

Top of page


System Rehabilitation

man working in sewer

Water Distribution Systems

Matthews, J. C., A. Selvakumar, R. Sterling, and W. Condit (2012) “Analysis of Wastewater and Water System Renewal Decision-Making Tools and Approaches.” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 3(4):99-105.

Matthews, J. C., A. Selvakumar, and W. Condit (2012) “Demonstration and evaluation of an innovative water main rehabilitation technology: Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) lining.” Water Practice & Technology. IWA Publishing, London, Uk, 7(2):12 p.

US EPA. Matthews, J., W. Condit, R. Wensink, and G. Lewis (2012) “Performance Evaluation of Innovative Water Main Rehabilitation Cured-In-Place Pipe Lining Product in Cleveland, OH.” Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/012.

US EPA. Matthews, J., W. Condit, R. Wensick, G. Lewis, and R. Sterling (2012) “Performance Evaluation of Innovative Water Main Rehabilitation Spray-on Lining Product in Somerville, NJ.”  Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/009.

John C. Matthews, Ariamalar Selvakumar, and Wendy Condit. (2012) "Current and Emerging Water Main Relining Technologies." Trenchless Technology Magazine, January 2012. Exit EPA Disclaimer

US EPA (2012) "Performance Evaluation on Innovative Water Main Rehabilitation Spray-On-Lining Product in Somerville, NJ." (PDF) (159 pp, 8.3 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/009.

"Recommendations for Improving QA/QC Practices in Trenchless Rehab." Exit EPA Disclaimer Water World Magazine, November 1, 2011.

US EPA (2011) "Decision Support for Renewal of Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Systems." (PDF) (70 pp, 2.4 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-11/077.

US EPA (2011) "Quality Assurance and Quality Control Practices for Rehabilitation of Sewer and Water Mains." (PDF) (67 pp, 1.4 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-11/017.

Hughes, D. M., M. Wolan, and J. C. Matthews. (2011) "Utility Experience with Innovative Water Main Rehab Techniques." (Paper) In: Proceedings, 2011 No-Dig Show, Washington, D.C., March 27 - April 01, 2011. North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), Liverpool, NY.

US EPA (2010) Final Report - "State of Technology Report for Force Main Rehabilitation." (PDF) (175 pp, 2.3 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-10/044.

Condit, W., A. Selvakumar, R. Sterling, B. Morrison, E. Kampbell, L. Wang, and A. Chen. (2010) "Examination of State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Technologies for the Nation's Water Infrastructure." (Paper) In: Proceedings, 2010 No-Dig Show, Chicago, IL, May 02 - 07, 2010. North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), Liverpool, NY, Paper F-4-02.

US EPA (2009) "Rehabilitation of Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Systems: State of Technology Review Report." (PDF) (92 pp, 741 KB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/048.

Sterling, R., A. Selvakumar, L. Wang, R. Morrison, W. Condit, E. Allouche, T. Sangster, J. Simicevic, S. Sinha, and A. Chen. (2009) "EPA Support of Technology Development for Rehabilitation." (Paper) In: Proceedings, 2009 International No-Dig Show, Toronto, ON, CANADA, March 29 - April 03, 2009., CD-Rom.

Wastewater Collection Systems

Matthews, J. C., A. Selvakumar, R. Sterling, and W. Condit (2012) “Analysis of Wastewater and Water System Renewal Decision-Making Tools and Approaches.” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 3(4):99-105.

US EPA (2012) "A Retrospective Evaluation of Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) Used in Municipal Gravity Sewers." (PDF) (232 pp, 12.58 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-12/004.

Selvakumar, A. and A. N. Tafuri. (2011) "State of Technology for Renewal of Sewer Force Mains." Urban Water Journal, 8, 5: 279-292.

US EPA (2011) "Decision Support for Renewal of Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Systems." (PDF) (70 pp, 2.4 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-11/077.

US EPA (2011) "Quality Assurance and Quality Control Practices for Rehabilitation of Sewer and Water Mains." (PDF) (67 pp, 1.4 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-11/017.

"Recommendations for Improving QA/QC Practices in Trenchless Rehab." Exit EPA Disclaimer Water World Magazine November 1, 2011

Alam, S., E. Allouche, R. Sterling, A. Selvakumar, W. Condit, J. Matthews, and K. Fields. (2011) "Retrospective Study of CIPP Liners Used for Rehabilitation in Columbus, Ohio, and Denver, Colorado." (Paper) In: Proceedings, Water Environment Federation (WEF) Collection Systems 2011, Raleigh, NC, June 12 - 15, 2011. WEF, Alexandria, VA, 217-228.

Allouche, E., S. Alam, R. Sterling, W. Condit, and A. Selvakumar. (2011) "Forensic Investigation of a Generation Old CIPP Liner." (Paper) In: Proceedings, 2011 No-Dig Show, Washington, DC, March 26 - 31, 2011. North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), Liverpool, NY, 0.

Tuccillo, M. E., C. Wilmut, C. Feeney, K. Martel, and A. Selvakumar. (2011) "Field Demonstration of Electro-Scan Defect Location Technology for Condition Assessment of Wastewater Collection Systems." (Paper) In: Proceedings, Water Environment Federation (WEF) Collection Systems 2011, Raleigh, NC, June 12 - 15, 2011. WEF, Alexandria, VA, 265-281.

Matthews, J. C., A. Selvakumar, W. Condit, and R. McKim. (2011) "Decision Support for Renewal of Wastewater Collections and Water Distribution Systems." (Paper) Proceedings, 2011 No-Dig Show , Washington, DC, March 26 - 31, 2011. North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), Liverpool, NY.

US EPA (2010) "State of the Technology for Rehabilitation of Wastewater Collection Systems." (PDF) (325 pp, 4.4 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-10/078.

Condit, W., A. Selvakumar, R. Sterling, B. Morrison, E. Kampbell, L. Wang, and A. Chen. (2010) "Examination of State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Technologies for the Nation's Water Infrastructure." (Paper) In: Proceedings, 2010 No-Dig Show, Chicago, IL, May 02 - 07, 2010. North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), Liverpool, NY, Paper F-4-02.

US EPA (2009) "Rehabilitation of Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Systems: State of Technology Review Report." (PDF) (92 pp, 740 KB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/048.

Sterling, R., A. Selvakumar, L. Wang, R. Morrison, W. Condit, E. Allouche, T. Sangster, J. Simicevic, S. Sinha, and A. Chen. (2009) "EPA Support of Technology Development for Rehabilitation." (Paper) In: Proceedings, 2009 International No-Dig Show, Toronto, ON, CANADA, March 29 - April 03, 2009., CD-Rom.

Top of page

Sustainability and Climate Change

glass of water on parched ground

Chang, N., Q. Cheng, and Y. J. Yang. “Optimal Expansion of a Drinking Water Infrastructure System with Respect to Carbon Footprint, Cost Effectiveness and Water Demand.” Journal of Environmental Management. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 110:194-206, (2012)

Yang, Y. J. (2010) "Redefine Water Infrastructure Adaptation to a Non-Stationary Climate." (Editorial) Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 136(3):297-298.

Chang, N., Y. J. Yang, and A. Daranpob. (2010) "Middle-term Metropolitan Water Availability Index Assessment Based on Synergistic Potentials of Multi-sensor Data." Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Inc. (SPIE), Bellingham, WA, 4(1):043519.

Chang, N., Y. J. Yang, J. A. Goodrich, and A. Daranpob. (2010) "Development of the Metropolitan Water Availability Index (MWAI) and Short-term Assessment with Multi-scale Remote Sensing Technologies." Journal of Environmental Management. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 91(6):1397-1413.

Yang, Y. J., A. Restivo, Y. Jun, D. A. Schupp, and H. Mash. (2010) "Aquifer Storage and Recovery as a Viable Climate Change Adaptation Technique: Sustainable Development under the Current Regulatory Framework." (Paper) In: Proceedings, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2010, Challenges of Change, Providence, RI, May 16 - 20, 2010. Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of ASCE, Reston, VA, 144.

US EPA. (2009) "Water Infrastructure Sustainability and Adaptation to Climate Change." (PDF) (136 pp, 2.7 MB) In: Proceedings, First National Expert and Stakeholder Workshop. Publication No. EPA 600/R-09/010.

Yang, Y. J., R. Haught, J. R. Neal, K. Carlton-Perkins, T. C. Keener, and J. Lee. (2008) "Variations in High-Density Precipitation under Climate Changes in the LMRB and Implications on Drinking Water Supply Security." (Paper) In: Proceedings, ASCE/EWRI 2008 Congress, Honolulu, HI, April 14 - 18, 2008. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA.

US EPA (2006) "Sustaining Our Nation's Water Infrastructure." (PDF) (24 pp, 640 KB) Publication No. EPA/852/E-06/004.

Top of page


Water Reuse

US EPA (2012) "2012 Guidelines for Water Reuse." (PDF) (643 pp, 18 MB) Publication No. EPA/625/R-12/618.

Sharvelle, S., and L. Roesner (2012) “Guidance Manual for Separation of Graywater from Blackwater for Graywater Reuse.” IWA Publishing, London, UK. man rowing a canoe

US EPA (2004) "2004 Guidelines for Water Reuse." (PDF) (445 pp, 74 MB) Publication No. EPA/625/R-04/108.

Yang, Y. J., J. A. Goodrich, S. Y. LI, and R. Haught. (2007) "AST/R-Based Water Reuse as a Part of the Total Water Solution for Water-Stressed Regions: An Overview of Engineering Practice and Regulatory Prospective." Proceedings paper, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2007 World Environment and Water Resources Congress, Restoring our Natural Habitat, Tampa, FL, May 15 - 19, 2007. ASCE, Reston, VA, 558.

Top of page


Nutrient Control

US EPA (2010) "Nutrient Control Design Manual." (PDF) (369 pp, 9.85 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-10/100.

Collins, K. A., T. J. Lawrence, E. K. Stander, R. J. Jontos, S. S. Kaushal, T. A. Newcomer, N. B. Grimm, and M. L. Ekberg. (2010) "Opportunities and Challenges for Managing Nitrogen in Urban Stormwater: A Review and Synthesis."  Ecological Engineering. Edited by J. Ecoleng. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 36(11):1507-1519. doi:10.1016.

US EPA (2009) "Nutrient Control Design Manual - State of Technology Review Report." (PDF) (104 pp, 3.2 MB) Publication No. EPA/600/R-09/012.

Top of page

Jump to main content.