• Share Your Passion
    Share Your Passion

    Speaking at the Water 2.0: Digital Transformation for the Water Industry Conference in San Diego in early August was an exciting challenge. Here was a tech-savvy, deep-thinking audience that clearly saw the challenges and opportunities presented by America’s need to invest $2.5 to $4 trillion for water and wastewater upgrades over the next 20 years.

  • Teen Survives Brain-Eating Amoeba Infection
    Teen Survives Brain-Eating Amoeba Infection

    A Florida teen has survived a brain-eating amoeba infection, beating an attack that is usually fatal.

  • In Utah, A Study To Predict Toxic Algae
    In Utah, A Study To Predict Toxic Algae

    Toxic algae has become a major concern in different parts of the United States. Coastal areas like Florida have had many of the issues, especially with algal blooms affecting drinking water.

  • Katrina Lessons Help Water Company Weather Louisiana Flood
    Katrina Lessons Help Water Company Weather Louisiana Flood

    Water managers kept tap water flowing at many Louisiana homes despite disastrous flooding thanks to lessons from Hurricane Katrina over a decade ago and other storms in the area.

  • Potable Reuse Summit To Seize The Moment
    Potable Reuse Summit To Seize The Moment

    In October, the WateReuse Association’s 2016 Potable Reuse Summit will bring water professionals of all levels together to hear success stories and find out how to implement potable reuse programs in their own communities.

  • Global Water Solutions
    Global Water Solutions

    RWL Water will be back in the Big Easy for WEFTEC 2016. Stop by booth #5628 to discuss how we can help to solve your specific challenges in wastewater, waste-to-energy, and reuse.

  • With Federal Government Withdraw, Flint Residents Worry What’s Next
    With Federal Government Withdraw, Flint Residents Worry What’s Next

    The federal government, tasked with managing water relief for the past eight months on behalf of the citizens of Flint, MI, is stepping aside and allowing state and local officials to take up the responsibility.

  • Water Managers Flooded With Data Struggle To Interpret It
    Water Managers Flooded With Data Struggle To Interpret It

    Federal and state officials say they are receiving a flood of water data, but making sense of it isn’t always easy.

  • Open Sores, Hair Loss: Dioxane Contamination From Laboratory Burial Site
    Open Sores, Hair Loss: Dioxane Contamination From Laboratory Burial Site

    After a hazardous waste site in Dartmouth, NH, released pollution into a private drinking water well, members of one family said they experienced severely adverse health effects.

  • New Study: Solar, Energy Efficiency Can Help The Texas National Guard Save Money And Water
    New Study: Solar, Energy Efficiency Can Help The Texas National Guard Save Money And Water

    This year has seen historic flooding across the South. In addition to the devastating rains that recently hit Louisiana, severe floods pummeled Texas earlier this year. In both cases, the states’ National Guards were first responders, rescuing families, delivering meals and supplies to survivors, and providing local agencies with high-water trucks, boats, and helicopters.

  • Principle Of Colorimetric Measurement
    Principle Of Colorimetric Measurement

    Nutrients, metals or carbon components in a liquid can be measured using the colorimetric measuring principle with or without digestion. This video shows what it is about and how this measuring principle work.

  • Evaluating Total Cost Of Ownership Models When Choosing Advanced Metering And Communications Networks
    Evaluating Total Cost Of Ownership Models When Choosing Advanced Metering And Communications Networks

    This white paper describes how utilities can apply TCO evaluation, which takes into account on-going operations costs, replacement and lifecycle costs and personnel, as well as initial capital investment, to get a more complete picture of what systems will actually cost over time. These TCO calculations prove that point-to-multipoint fixed-network solutions can provide the best TCO of any competitive system, including manual, drive-by or mesh fixed-network solutions.

  • Liquiline CA80 Ammonium Analyzer Overview
    Liquiline CA80 Ammonium Analyzer Overview

    The Liquiline System CA80AM ammonium analyzer is designed for monitoring critical control points in water and resource reclamation facilities. The analyzer and sample preparation system defines a modern approach to process control and regulatory compliance, and will be extended as a platform across a range of measurement parameters.

  • Thermal Flow Meters Improve Digester Gas Monitoring
    Thermal Flow Meters Improve Digester Gas Monitoring

    Thermal mass flow meters are widely used to monitor gases from anaerobic digesters, landfill and agricultural/livestock digesters. The instrument's wide turndown provides an accurate measurement of the fuel gas produced, and a built-in totalizing function facilitates environmental auditing procedures of greenhouse gas emissions for Title 40 CFR Part 98 Subpart JJ.

  • Another City Finds Lead In School Drinking Water
    Another City Finds Lead In School Drinking Water

    Following revelations from coast to coast about high lead levels in school drinking water, another city has identified the problem: Beaverton, OR.

  • Using Smart Irrigation To Conserve Water
    Using Smart Irrigation To Conserve Water

    Using efficient irrigation for outdoor lawns is an effective way to save water and to delay the need for water utilities to develop new water sources. In 2005, Orange County Utilities (FL) began an effort to plan for alternate water sources in Orange County because its primary water source, the Floridan Aquifer, was predicted to meet its capacity to provide water.

  • A Flight Simulator For Treatment Facilities: The New Frontier For Modeling Complete Treatment Plant Operations
    A Flight Simulator For Treatment Facilities: The New Frontier For Modeling Complete Treatment Plant Operations

    Inconsistent water availability, reduced capital and operational budgets and tightening regulations are posing real challenges for our water conveyance and treatment infrastructure today.

  • The Fine Points Of Headworks Screening (Part 2 Of 3)
    The Fine Points Of Headworks Screening (Part 2 Of 3)

    Protecting wastewater treatment facilities requires operators to think strategically about their unique challenges and identify the best solution for their specific requirements. Specifying the appropriate headworks system for the plant’s needs is arguably one of the most important design decisions a public works engineer will make.

  • More Private Partners Likely For Municipal Water Infrastructure Projects
    More Private Partners Likely For Municipal Water Infrastructure Projects

    The doors of opportunity are opening for private investors in the municipal water market in the U.S. With the country facing a water infrastructure funding gap of $532 billion over the next 10 years, private-sector investments and public-private partnerships (P3s/PPPs) are expected to play a growing role in ownership, management, and operation of municipal water and wastewater system projects.

  • Seeking Alternatives For Potable Reuse
    Seeking Alternatives For Potable Reuse

    A recent project by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation in Tucson, AZ, sought to vet more affordable and environmentally-friendly technologies to achieve potable reuse, with promising results.

  • Flint On Its Way To Recovery, But Hurdles Remain
    Flint On Its Way To Recovery, But Hurdles Remain

    Researchers at Virginia Tech, who were among the first to call out the lead crisis in Flint, say the water is improving but remains unsafe to drink without a filter.

  • Small Treatment Plant Makes Big Savings With Bacteria
    Small Treatment Plant Makes Big Savings With Bacteria

    The wastewater treatment plant in Montague, MA, is getting rid of its waste in a way that’s usually reserved for much larger operations.

  • Iowa Is ‘Starving’ For Water Data To Reduce Nutrients
    Iowa Is ‘Starving’ For Water Data To Reduce Nutrients

    Iowa leaders need to reach a deal on water quality, according to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

  • Does Chlorine Get A Bad Rap?
    Does Chlorine Get A Bad Rap?

    When it comes to disinfection at treatment plants, chlorine has quite the reputation. To some, it’s known as a reliable and trusted solution. To many others, especially among the public at large, it’s looked at with skepticism and concern – but that may be simply a matter of not knowing the facts. Either way, it’s one of the ubiquitous aspects of water and wastewater disinfection… and for good reason.

  • Beyond A Buzzword: Exploring New Models Of Public-Private Partnerships
    Beyond A Buzzword: Exploring New Models Of Public-Private Partnerships

    It’s one of the most frequently used “buzzwords” when it comes to one water: P3. But public-private partnerships that unite public infrastructure projects with private capital are not a new concept. And it is more than just a buzzword. From water system upgrades to green infrastructure installations, there have been increasing examples of how partnerships between public agencies and private companies have come together to advance water and wastewater management across the U.S.

  • A Rural Alaskan Native Village’s Journey For Safe Drinking Water
    A Rural Alaskan Native Village’s Journey For Safe Drinking Water

    I recently returned from a work trip to Alaska, where I met with colleagues from EPA’s Alaska Operations Office and Alaska’s Department of Conservation to discuss a variety of water-related issues and tour a few facilities, communities, and projects.

  • Indiana Ratepayers Tired Of Year-Long Brown Water Problem
    Indiana Ratepayers Tired Of Year-Long Brown Water Problem

    Those who call Sellersburg, IN, home are tired of finding their only source of drinking water brown and floating with particles.

  • Audit Reveals Dangerous Sewage Practices By United Nations
    Audit Reveals Dangerous Sewage Practices By United Nations

    An internal report conducted by the United Nations indicates that the organization may be worsening the public health crisis in Haiti through unhealthy sewage practices.

LATEST HEADLINES

More News
Water Online - News, Innovations, And Thought Leadership On The Water And Wastewater Industry

SPECIAL FEATURES

WEFTEC® 2016 – Creating the Future of Water, September 24 to 28 in New Orleans, is THE event for water quality professionals from around the world. WEFTEC 2016 offers the largest water quality exhibition in the world, with nearly 1,000 exhibiting companies; the latest equipment, services, and presentations in focused Innovation, Stormwater, and International pavilion areas on the exhibit floor; the Stormwater Congress, and more than 25,000 registrants from around the world and all sectors of water quality.

 


 

Evoqua

To achieve its plan to double the Company's reach, Evoqua is looking to add to its team and ensure it continues to have the best talent the industry. Learn more.

PRODUCT GUIDE

Aquametrix 2250 Multi-Parameter Controller Aquametrix 2250 Multi-Parameter Controller

Designed to be the most flex­ible, easy to use, and easy to see multi-parameter controller on the market, the 2250 and 2250 TX excels in measuring Conductivity, pH, ORP or Flow.

Magnetic Flow Meters Magnetic Flow Meters

Interchangeable sensors and transmitters provide ideal flexibility for flow measurement.

Mueller® Mega-Lite™ Drilling Machine Mueller® Mega-Lite™ Drilling Machine
The Mega-Lite machine's optimized design cuts quickly and at just 65 pounds can be handled by one person.
<B>Level Products</b> Level Products

Krohne Level Products

ZB 100-160 VSD Oil-Free Variable Speed Drive Centrifugal Air Compressors, 100-160 kW, 135-215 hp ZB 100-160 VSD Oil-Free Variable Speed Drive Centrifugal Air Compressors, 100-160 kW, 135-215 hp

Atlas Copco's low pressure ZB 100-160 VSD blowers guarantee a continuous, highly reliable, energy-efficient and 100% oil-free air supply - certified according to ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010). These blowers are directly driven by a permanent magnet synchronous motor, which is vastly superior to conventional types. Moreover, the unique stainless steel backward lean impeller has integrated labyrinth seals which lead to high efficiency and minimal air leakage. The ZB 100-160 VSD is supplied as an all-in-one, ready-to-run package with a small footprint. Vibration and noise levels are low, resulting in an agreeable working environment for your operators.

Microfiber Cartridges Microfiber Cartridges

Harmsco microfiber cartridges are designed for filter housings that utilize 2-1/2”, 2-3/4”, and 7-3/4” O.D. high flow cartridges.

OMNIFLO® SBR Systems – Jet Tech Technology OMNIFLO® SBR Systems – Jet Tech Technology

The OMNIFLO® SBR, part of the Jet Tech product line from Evoqua Water Technologies, is a robust, simple, flexible sequencing batch reactor system that operates in a “True Batch” mode.  These attributes create the opportunity to provide a solution in a small footprint that is cost effective, energy efficient, and can meet the most stringent nutrient removal requirements at any flow.

<B>xprafts</b>, Urban & Rural Runoff Routing Model (Australia Only) xprafts, Urban & Rural Runoff Routing Model (Australia Only)

The RAFTS water resources engineering software has been used in the analysis and management of both urban and rural watersheds and in the design of flood protection systems and the analysis of river systems for over 30 years.

More Products & Services

WATER ONLINE FEATURED VIDEOS

Global Water Solutions Global Water Solutions

RWL Water will be back in the Big Easy for WEFTEC 2016. Stop by booth #5628 to discuss how we can help to solve your specific challenges in wastewater, waste-to-energy, and reuse.

Principle Of Colorimetric Measurement Principle Of Colorimetric Measurement

Nutrients, metals or carbon components in a liquid can be measured using the colorimetric measuring principle with or without digestion. This video shows what it is about and how this measuring principle work.

More Videos

SUPPLIER OF THE MONTH

SmithLoveless

Smith & Loveless offers a diverse array of water and wastewater treatment and pumping system solutions for the world's water problems. Additionally, we deliver unique technologies and consumables for mineral processing. Please browse our many solutions to learn more about our product offerings. Learn more.

PREMIER PARTNERS

Our current premier partner is:

Click here to view a complete listing of our premier partners.

WATER ONLINE DIGITAL MAGAZINES

Providing expert insight into the most important topics in the water and wastewater industry.

  • Includes:
    Water Supply Management

    Antimicrobial Contaminants

    Biosolids and Residuals

    Water Reuse
  • Includes:
    Water Quality Analysis

    Nutrient Removal

    Sewer Systems

    SCADA
  • 2014 Innovations Water Magazine - Digital Magazine
    Includes:
    Membrane Maintenance

    Net-Zero Energy

    Consumer Outreach

    Flow Control
  • Includes:
    Resiliency

    Water Loss

    Resource Recovery
  • Includes:
    Treatment Plant Engineering

    Pipeline Maintenance

    Asset Management

ABOUT WATER ONLINE

Water Online is the leading source of technical information and thought leadership for the drinking water and wastewater treatment community. If you are an operator, municipal manager, engineering consultant or industrial plant manager involved in the design or maintenance of stormwater, clean water and wastewater systems, you now have access to a comprehensive Web community delivering the latest updates on water and wastewater collection, treatment and distribution technologies to give you the knowledge to succeed in your industry.

In providing this technical information, the site offers detailed coverage of the basic operational elements of the water and wastewater industry: the resource management, supply, treatment and distribution of drinking water and the collection, treatment and disposal of stormwater and wastewater. Water Online covers the many ancillary functions that are required such as: nutrient removal, contaminant removal, wastewater aeration, water instrumentation, utility management and automatic meter reading (AMR), water quality analysis, water membranes, reverse osmosis and desalination, drinking water disinfection, wastewater filtration, pumps, flow control & measurement, stormwater management and sludge conditioning and disposal.

Water Online serves the information needs of engineers, water management planners, operational managers, consultants, elected officials, government personnel and others who are involved in the municipal water supply industry, and the municipal and industrial wastewater treatment field. Reflecting the dynamic and interactive character of the Web, Water Online is the most convenient source of technical, operational, product, management and regulatory information available for the water and wastewater industry.

Please take a moment to join our community and discover the benefits of your free membership.