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    Detroit garnered a torrent of criticism this year when it shut off water service to delinquent customers, but it is hardly the first city to take this approach. 

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    Water Utilities Own The Value Of Water Equation

    I was listening to a web presentation on the value of water and heard this statement: “Most Americans don’t understand the true value of water.” I would argue that most Americans don’t understand the true value of water utilities.

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    The Top 12 Water Technology Hotspots In America

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    New Standard Applies To Every Water Manager, Everywhere

    Innovation can take many forms. In the water and wastewater industry, new and emerging technologies get most of the credit for being innovative and potentially transformative. However, new modes of thinking can have equal and sometimes greater impact.

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    8 Questions For Every Water Utility After The UCLA Water Main Break

    The water and mud from the big water main break that flooded the UCLA campus in Los Angeles in late July left behind several questions that could be asked of every water supplier in the country.  Find out for yourself how vulnerable your home town’s water supply is to leaks and breaks with these eight questions. By Ed Osann, NRDC senior water policy analyst

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    The national lead-free law that went into effect in January 2014 arrived with a certain amount of confusion tied to it. What does “lead free” really mean? What constitutes a pipe, pipe fitting, plumbing fitting, or fixture? How are lead-free products identified? How is the law enforced?

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    If You Can't Measure It, You Can’t Fix It

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    Two AquaDisk Cloth Media Filters Replace Six Granular Media Units, Boosting Capacity 540% And Cutting Backwash Volume By 97%

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    Utilities Get “Smart” About Disaster Preparation

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    Do You Know The Value Of Decentralized Infrastructure?

    According to the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association, onsite and decentralized wastewater treatment systems are an important part of a country’s permanent wastewater infrastructure. 

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    Water-Energy Nexus Data Drives Operational Efficiency

    When a water manager wants to optimize energy use as part of their operational plan, it helps to have the right software systems in place. Once you do, the big question is how to utilize it to get the most out of the relationship between power and water.

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The Reliant Model 2100SC Dissolved Oxygen (DO) Monitoring and Control System is the first nomaintenance DO analyzer/sensor system available for rugged wastewater treatment, mining, and other industrial applications.
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M-Series® Electromagnetic Flow Meters

Whether it’s improving accuracy, decreasing system maintenance or meeting the demands of challenging liquid conditions, Badger Meter electromagnetic meters deliver the performance your critical flow measurement applications require. Our electromagnetic flow meters are designed to achieve ± 0.25 percent accuracy.  In addition, the non-intrusive, completely open flow tube design virtually eliminates pressure loss.  And with no moving parts to impede the flow stream, maintenance is kept to a minimum – even in less than ideal fluid conditions.

TurboWash™ Screenings Washer

TurboWash™ Screenings Washer

The TurboWash agitator creates a highly turbulent mixing regiment zone in a channel or tank (similar to the water around a propeller on a motor boat), immediately preceding the screening equipment. Wastewater enters the agitation zone and is heavily mixed.

Flygt A-C Series Large Split-Case Pumps

Flygt A-C Series Large Split-Case Pumps

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Production ranging from 1 gal/day - 1,550 gal/day (3.8 L/day – 5,867 L/day) and engineered for reliable, safe on-site chemical generation. 

Xeramic™ High Efficiency Ceramic Diffuser

Xeramic™ High Efficiency Ceramic Diffuser

The Xeramic fine bubble ceramic diffuser from Sanitaire reduces the power consumption of your blowers through higher oxygen transfer efficiency (OTE). There is no need to replace any header piping as Xeramic diffusers fit in your existing holders, making installation easy and reducing installation labor costs.

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