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Cold Weather Preparedness

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Tis the season for cold weather and snow, which means it’s time to take action in keeping your home and loved ones protected when frigid temperatures hit. Always remember the 5 P’s of cold weather preparedness:   Protect People, Pets, Plants, Exposed Pipes and Practice Fire Safety.   Dress warmly…

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The History of Wastewater Treatment

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Travel back to Ancient Rome and you’ll find the use of privy vaults and cesspools to contain waste. Water closets, known as toilets, were installed in the 19th century, but were not connected to any sewer system at that time. It soon became apparent, with the growing population, that cesspools…

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Streamlining the Community Development Process

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Developing a new community involves meticulous attention to neighborhood planning, economic development, housing, the environment, public safety & health; among many other things. As you can imagine, this takes an extreme amount of preparation to coordinate all efforts in providing the best quality of life for future residents.   When…

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Summer Water Usage Tips

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Summer is here which means double the water usage!   Did you know the average household uses 300 gallons of water per day! During the summer that number almost doubles with the increased irrigation needs, water activities and laundry, dishes, etc. with children home from school. In turn, your neighborhood’s…

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Wastewater Treatment Technology?

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Did you know wastewater is made up of many different elements – biological material, suspended solids, nutrients, pathogens and viruses?   Wastewater treatment is the process of eliminating those elements in order to release clean, safe water back into the environment.   Removing each element involves various techniques as part…

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Join the Cause: World Water Day 2019

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World Water Day is reserved for March 22nd every year as a dedication to the world’s most precious resource and to raise awareness on global water concerns. The 2019 theme focuses on “Leaving No One Behind”, following the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development:  as sustainable development progresses,…

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Coast to Coast Coverage

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Curious about AUC’s service area? Check out our interactive map to locate AUC’s regional offices and respective territories.   AUC Group has provided wastewater treatment plants across the United States for over 45 years. Headquartered in Houston, AUC has satellite offices in Tucson, Arizona where Sr. Business Development Manger, John…

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