• Arsenic Update: Top Technologies Revealed
    Arsenic Update: Top Technologies Revealed

    The federal regulation for arsenic has been in place since 2002, and yet many utilities remain noncompliant. The culprit isn’t treatment capability, but cost. It happens that the most popular treatment technique is also quite expensive — but it doesn’t have to be.

  • World Water Week: Water Management Key Priority For International Oil And Gas Sector
    World Water Week: Water Management Key Priority For International Oil And Gas Sector

    The global oil and gas industry association, IPIECA coordinated a session during World Water Week in Stockholm on water management within the sector from now to 2030.  

  • Feds Settle Arch Coal Inc. Water Violations With $2M Deal
    Feds Settle Arch Coal Inc. Water Violations With $2M Deal

    Federal water regulators have reached a $2 million deal with a major coal mining company over pollution charges.

  • New Water Chlorinator Could Save 1.5 Million Children
    New Water Chlorinator Could Save 1.5 Million Children

    What if the technology to provide developing countries with clean water was smaller than a bedside nightstand?

  • Reaching Zero Liquid Discharge: A Starter’s Guide
    Reaching Zero Liquid Discharge: A Starter’s Guide

    Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) systems employ cutting-edge technologies to minimize water use within a given industrial facility and maximize the reuse of its processed wastewater. In the perfect ZLD system, no effluent ever leaves the factory, savings are immense, discharge and reuse requirements are met with ease, and the praise of conservation groups is bestowed fervently.

  • Legionnaires’ Disease Claims 12 Lives In New York
    Legionnaires’ Disease Claims 12 Lives In New York

    New York City coped with its largest ever outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease this summer, contending with a severe and often fatal form of pneumonia that can spread through the water system.

  • Frac Water Management Industry Still Worth $1.9 Billion
    Frac Water Management Industry Still Worth $1.9 Billion

    As global oil prices have dropped, fracking activity has declined. But treating fracking wastewater remains a major opportunity for the water industry, according to a recent report by Lux Research.

  • Albertville WWTP Uses Biogas Blower To Replace Natural Gas To Fuel Boilers
    Albertville WWTP Uses Biogas Blower To Replace Natural Gas To Fuel Boilers

    As part of an ongoing effort to improve efficiency and lifecycle costs across all of its projects, a Municipal Utilities Board in Albertville, Ala.,set out to upgrade solids handling at the WWTP and pursue Class A biosolids certification, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designation for dewatered and heated sludge that contains low levels of pathogens.

  • Get PO'ed: 5 Reasons To Achieve 'Professional Operator' Certification
    Get PO'ed: 5 Reasons To Achieve 'Professional Operator' Certification

    A few letters after your name can make all the difference in your career — just ask any RN, CPA, or PE. They prove your ability, expertise, and work ethic. Such certification functions well for countless trades, so why not for water and wastewater operators?

  • 'Erin Brockovich Pollutant' Chromium-6 Returns To California
    'Erin Brockovich Pollutant' Chromium-6 Returns To California

    New data shows that the pollutant made famous by environmentalist Erin Brockovich appears to be tainting water in a California district and posing a potential threat to customer safety.

  • Cyanide Infects Tianjin Waterways After Chemical Plant Explosion
    Cyanide Infects Tianjin Waterways After Chemical Plant Explosion

    Waterways in China contain an appallingly high level of cyanide after an August 12 explosion at a chemical plant that killed at least 123 people.

  • The "Design For Autonomous Net-Zero Water Buildings" Project Funded By NSF
    The "Design For Autonomous Net-Zero Water Buildings" Project Funded By NSF

    The students at the University of Miami will know firsthand the importance of rethinking the way we handle wastewater and water with a Net-Zero water treatment system on site.   The project showed the viability and feasibility to take buildings off the water grid to provide water recycling and how it can be achieved without raising the cost of high quality water.

  • Sherbrooke Water Filtration Plant Video Testimonial
    Sherbrooke Water Filtration Plant Video Testimonial

    This video features the lead operator for the ozone and filtration systems at the Sherbrooke Water Filtration Plant in Quebec, Canada, Mr. Yves DelaFontaine.  As you’ll see in the video, Yves has high remarks for Pinnacle’s modular capability, built in redundancy and ease of installation, which took place in 2014.  

  • Oil, Gas And Water In Real Time
    Oil, Gas And Water In Real Time

    Recently launched by ABB, the VIS (VEGA Isokinetic Sampling) Multi-Phase Flow Meter is the ideal solution for measuring and monitoring flow rates of oil, gas and water close to the wellhead. VIS enables simultaneous measurement of the three different phases with extreme accuracy.

  • VIS Multiphase Flowmeter
    VIS Multiphase Flowmeter

    The VIS multiphase flowmeter can measure oil, gas and water in one real-time stream. The VIS is low maintenance requiring no calibration and is backed by a global ABB service network. 

  • 15 Million Gallons Spilled After San Andreas Pipeline Bursts
    15 Million Gallons Spilled After San Andreas Pipeline Bursts

    Regional water utilities in California had to call on backup water supply plans after a major water pipeline burst in San Bruno late last month, spilling millions of gallons of water.

  • California Pol Argues Left To Blame For Water Shortages
    California Pol Argues Left To Blame For Water Shortages

    Water shortages out West are largely the fault of the political left, according to a Republican House member from California who recently slammed Democratic politicians for opposing policies contained in a controversial drought bill.

  • Options To Replenish Depleting Groundwater
    Options To Replenish Depleting Groundwater

    It supplies drinking water for more than half of the total U.S. population and greater than 95 percent of the rural population. It helps grow our food because more than 60 percent of it is used for irrigation to grow crops. It's an important component in many industrial processes, and it’s a source to recharge lakes, rivers, and wetlands.

  • E-Coder® And R900® RF Help Data Go Deeper In Ventura County
    E-Coder® And R900® RF Help Data Go Deeper In Ventura County

    The majority of the water in the city of Simi Valley, California, is provided by Ventura County Waterworks District 8, serving approximately 26,000 metered connections — 22,000 of which are now read by Neptune’s R900® System.

  • Neptune’s R450™ System Helps Get Feet Off The Streets Of Laredo
    Neptune’s R450™ System Helps Get Feet Off The Streets Of Laredo

    The city of Laredo, Texas, had been walking to read its 67,543 water meters – 59,138 residential and 8,405 commercial accounts – using a manual method that took up to ten staff on the streets nearly an entire month to read to meet a monthly billing schedule. With the dawn of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems, the City began their search for the right metering solution for the department’s needs.

  • Olympic Water Quality Debacle Draws Protest In Rio
    Olympic Water Quality Debacle Draws Protest In Rio

    Concerns that water pollution will endanger athletes at the Olympic Games in Rio next summer have escalated to include protests and claims from athletes that they have already fallen ill.

  • Environmentalists Considering Lawsuit Over EPA Water Rule
    Environmentalists Considering Lawsuit Over EPA Water Rule

    Even before the EPA published a new rule to update the Clean Water Act, it was clear the controversial policy would draw legal fire from opponents, which include political conservatives and the agriculture industry. But now it appears the government may get attacked from the left as well.

  • Field And Office Technologies Improve Stormwater Systems
    Field And Office Technologies Improve Stormwater Systems

    Although the city of Bozeman, Montana’s stormwater system has been silently producing front-page news for decades, it has typically only flowed into the spotlight because of an incident or an emergency.

  • New Hose Pump Technology Improves Quality And Reduces Maintenance Costs
    New Hose Pump Technology Improves Quality And Reduces Maintenance Costs

    The benefits of APEX35 hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group  are proving impossible to ignore in the U.S., where two leading plants are among the latest to adopt this new and innovative technology.

  • Refinery Turns To Thermal Mass Flow Meter
    Refinery Turns To Thermal Mass Flow Meter

    An independent Midwest refiner operates refineries in multiple states with a combined crude oil processing capacity of more than 500,000 barrels per day. The company recently approved a project to improve the safety of its plant and reduce its costs for nitrogen gas used for tank blanketing. Read the full report to learn more.

  • Changxing Power Plant Debuts The World’s First Forward Osmosis-Based  Zero Liquid Discharge Application
    Changxing Power Plant Debuts The World’s First Forward Osmosis-Based Zero Liquid Discharge Application

    Desalination Technology Transforms 650 m3/day of Abused Industrial Wastewater

  • How The Industry Can Take On Wipes In The Waste Stream – And Win
    How The Industry Can Take On Wipes In The Waste Stream – And Win

    This is the first of a three-part series examining wipes in the waste stream. This first installment looks specifically at the growth of disposable wipes usage within the last decade.

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    NAWC: 'Public Or Private' Is About Solutions, Not Showdowns

    The following was addressed to Water Online’s editorial staff, which invites, appreciates, and respects varying perspectives on the topics we cover. It was submitted for publication by Michael Deane, executive director of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC).

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Jacobi Carbons Inc.

Activated carbon and ion exchange can be called two sides of the same coin. Where activated carbon purifies water by removing organic contaminants through an adsorption process, ion exchange removes contaminants under the surface via electrical charge. Jacobi Carbons is well known for its work on one side, as the largest worldwide manufacturer of activated carbons that utilize coconut shell, but for over a dozen years, Jacobi has been developing ion exchange technologies primarily in Europe. Learn more.

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TrojanUVSigna™ — Wastewater Disinfection System

TrojanUVSigna™ — Wastewater Disinfection System

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BREEZE® VOC Removal and Air Stripping System

BREEZE® VOC Removal and Air Stripping System

The BREEZE VOC Removal and Air Stripping System is a low-maintenance, low-cost alternative to filters, packed towers, and mechanical aerators for fast, efficient removal of dissolved gases and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from water.
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Sigma Air Manager Series

Sigma Air Manager Series

Modern compressed air systems have a variety of requirements. In addition to specific pressure, flow and air quality requirements, system reliability and energy consumption are key considerations.

MultiLab 4010-2, Two Channel pH, ORP, BOD Or Conductivity instrument

MultiLab 4010-2, Two Channel pH, ORP, BOD Or Conductivity instrument

The YSI MultiLab line includes the 4010-1 (single channel), 4010-2 (dual channel) and 4010-3 (three channel) instruments providing easy to use and calibrate menu-driven operation ideal for the laboratory.

Leopold® CT2 Submerged Sludge Collector by Xylem

Leopold® CT2 Submerged Sludge Collector by Xylem

By simplifying the water treatment process, the CT2® increases plant efficiency, reduces maintenance time, and total system operational costs.

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Premium Hurricane Carbon Cartridges

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VIS Multiphase Flowmeter

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